H. Rose Schneider

As an emergency foster-care parent, Linda Dunn hadn’t expected to care for Christine and Cheyanne White for very long. But four-and-a-half years after a tragedy brought them to her, she has now adopted them.

All three of the current elected assessors in Rensselaerville have said they support the town having a single, appointed assessor.

Some of what will be taught can be applicable to many other students as well as refugees, such as addressing childhood trauma.

While the only Knox candidates on the ballot for the June 25 primary are those nominated by Knox’s Democratic Committee, there is also the option to write in a candidate, which a Democrat running on the Republican line says she may campaign to do.

The sheriff's office has 20 days to release information on a two-year-old fire or say why it won’t.

The Knox town supervisor said that he personally does not believe — despite the ruling of the Albany County Civil Service — that the town acted illegally when a town board majority voted to fire workers but he said he did not want to burden the taxpayers with the cost of a legal battle.

Incumbent Matthew Tedeschi, who is currently the board’s president, is seeking another three-year term. Helen Lounsbury has decided not to run again. The other three candidates — Robin Becker, Mackenzie Hempstead, and Rebecca Miller — are making their first run for school board. 

Falling rocks on the Indian Ladder Trail in John Boyd Thacher State Park severed the spinal cord of a Clifton Park woman, leaving her paralyzed.

Jeff Perlee

Jeff Perlee, a Republican, and Fran Porter, a Democrat, are neighbors who live in the sliver of Guilderland between Altamont and Knox on Route 156. They are both running to represent the 31st District in the Albany County Legislature, which covers rural western Guilderland; the northeast corner of Berne; and about two-thirds of Knox, on its eastern side.

At last week’s school board meeting, Superintendent Timothy Mundell said that bids were over the project budget’s target of $15.8 million.

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