H. Rose Schneider

Richard Rapp, who has been Westerlo’s supervisor for more than 40 years, left his post on Tuesday.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo students with disabilities who were tested were among the lowest 10-percent in their group for English, math, and science, and were also among the lowest 10-percent for growth in English and math, according to a spokeswoman for the State Education Department.

Benjamin Rauf pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection to the death of his former fellow law-school student, who was found shot to death in his car in Delaware almost four years ago.

The lawsuit states that pharmacies and other distributors of opioid painkillers ignored red flags of drug abuse while profiting from an influx of opioid prescriptions.

The Albany County Planning Board gave nearly identical reasons as to why they disapproved of the proposed multi-use recreational district as they did when the town of Knox had proposed a business district in the same area.

The Helderberg Earth and Sky Observatory and Science Center is now seeking land in Rensselaerville to build an observatory, but is first trying to connect with the community.

A Westerlo man was arrested and sent to Albany County’s jail after he was found with one pound of marijuana packaged for sale, and a search of his home turned up six pounds of marijuana, police say.

Jacob C. Ostrander

A 26-year-old man shoved his ex-girlfriend into a door, where she hurt her hand, and choked her, police say.

The deadline for property-tax payments in Berne was extended to Feb. 21.

The town of Knox submitted its 2016 annual report just last week. Its 2017 and 2018 reports have yet to be submitted, and an audit of the town by the state comptroller’s office is to be conducted this spring.


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