H. Rose Schneider

Liz Joy, campaigning

“Every vote in an election is a seed sown … sown in the land we’re given,” said Liz Joy, who is running for Congress next year. She told those attending her talk in Westerlo that it is extremely important for Christians to vote, and that elections would put either godly or ungodly people in power.

The town supervisor said that the Berne Town Board’s Wednesday meeting was cancelled due to safety concerns following an incident on Tuesday afternoon relating to that meeting. Councilman Joel Willsey told The Enterprise on Wednesday afternoon that, after reviewing a recording of last month’s town board meeting, he had on Tuesday requested better security during meetings. 

SCHENECTADY — Robert J. Bosset Sr. was a warm-hearted man who enjoyed life’s simple pleasures such as word searches and long drives. At the age of 72, he died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.

WESTERLO — Ronald J. Bryan, a quiet man who was always there to serve his community, died on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, after a brief illness He was 77.

A quiet and generous man, Mr. Bryan was “always willing to help,” and volunteered everywhere, said his daughter, Stephanie Tapia.

The Foxenkill will no longer be a tavern, says new owner Joe Plouffe, but a family-style Renaissance-themed restaurant.

Local drivers, both experienced and new to demolition derbies, can participate in the event at the Altamont Fair. Two winners from each of the first four rounds will crash into one another at the championship event, until the last car running wins.

“Unfortunately for those South Westerlo folks, there’s a thought of South Westerlo becoming ‘Solar Westerlo,’” said Councilman Joseph Boone at Westerlo’s town board meeting.

Fifteen members serve on the Westerlo Rescue Squad, a mere 0.4 percent of the town’s population of about 3,400. The average age of the members is 60. Both factors have led to the decision for the volunteer ambulance to close at the end of the year.

A crowd of around 30 people was waiting outside the Rensselaerville Town Hall for the arraignment of Harley A. Kelly, the driver in a June car crash that killed Emily Fydenkevez. Some were friends or family of Fydenkevez; others were there for Kelly; but several had known both of the 19-year-old Middleburgh residents, who were said to be friends.

Joe Coffey, the commissioner of the city of Albany Water Department, said that the city generally never uses the Basic Creek Reservoir in the late summer and early fall because of its tendency to have algae blooms, both toxic and nontoxic.


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