H. Rose Schneider

More than a decade since the pool closed at Thacher Park, the Knox Youth Council will offer free swimming lessons to children in the Hilltowns this summer.

Acting Supervisor William Bichteman said he thought it was inappropriate to include Westerlo’s town seal in campaigning materials because it could be misleading. Trademarking town seals is not allowed and so the use of it by other entities is allowed.

Joseph Sullivan was a perennial candidate in Albany politics. But his refuge was in the Hilltowns and Thacher Park.

Clyde Filkins’s niece once commented that she would never know what happened when her uncle was captured at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. A diary discovered over a decade later paints a harrowing picture of what happened.

BERNE — Patients in the Hilltowns are wondering where they will go for medical care after learning that a decades-old doctor’s office, now known as CapitalCare Family Medicine Berne, will be closing.

Gregory Bischoff

Gregory Bischoff said he felt a sense of duty to serve as a town judge in Rensselaerville following the death of Judge Ronald Bates. Bischoff had served as town judge before, from 2012 to 2016.

BERNE — In a close race, Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board President Matthew Tedeschi won another three-year term on the board Tuesday.

The number of employees allowed to work at a home business would increase in both Berne and Knox should proposed amendments pass.

The property at 22 Hammond Road, which a former county legislator wanted to buy for $60,000, was sold for $66,500 to a couple who has lived on adjacent property for years.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo superintendent says that he has every right to post campaign signs in front of his home, supporting the current school board president, Matthew Tedeschi, and his running mate, Rebecca Miller, for the district’s board of education.


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