H. Rose Schneider

The resolution refers to the supervisor’s lie that he had filed the town’s 2016 annual report in 2017 when it was actually filed this year.

The homeowner was found sitting at the side of the road in her nightgown, her only possession not destroyed in the fire that burned down her home on Nash Road in Knox, the fire chief said.

Berne Highway Superintendent Randy Bashwinger said that he took on another job at the Albany County Board of Elections for the extra income. While he says he can carry out both jobs, Democratic town board members expressed concern that he would not be adequately supervising workers.

BERNE — Around 3:30 in the afternoon on Thursday, a person driving on Route 156 in Berne saw a car stopped in the middle of the road, still running. Looking inside the Chevy Malibu, the passerby saw three people were unconscious and called 9-1-1, said Chief Deputy William Rice, of the Albany County Sheriff’s office.

William Bichteman

Amie Burnside said it was nerve-wracking being the only Republican on Westerlo’s town board, but then, two years ago, another Republican joined her. Now the GOP is running for the majority.

The Knox Democratic Committee has nominated Russ Pokorny for supervisor, incumbents Earl Barcomb and Dennis Barber for town board, and Joan Adriance for town clerk. Supervisor Vasilios Lefkaditis has said he will run for a third term.

An opinion issued March 15 by the Albany County Department of Civil Service states that the two transfer-station workers who worked for the town for over five years should have been protected by the state’s Civil Service Law.

Westerlo Town Board, Rapp

Acting Supervisor William Bichteman, when asked who would take charge of the town during a planned absence, said that he had appointed former supervisor Richard Rapp and Councilman Joseph Boone as deputy supervisors.

Paisley Bunt

Penny Shaw, along with her husband, Rich Bartley, is directing a new generation of Comedy Kids in a new version of Shaw’s play “Not Yer Av’rage Fairytale.”

An overflow from a sewage pump in Berne last summer was a “saturation” of water used for cleaning, rather than a sewage spill, said the town’s supervisor, Sean Lyons. Last June, Lyons had commended the town board because it had not “escalated into an Enterprise event and TBM [town board meeting] disruption.”

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