Matt Cook

BERNE — While the school board is close to changing one Berne-Knox-Westerlo tradition, another is holding strong.

ALTAMONT — Nine years after the project was conceived, work is officially completed on a $6 million road construction project in the village.

BERNE — Eva Messer’s troubles didn’t end with her short life. The 21-year-old’s grave is the source of one of the Hilltowns’ most persistent rumors: that there’s a witch buried there.

KNOX — Most older people move south, from New York to Florida. Paul Schneider went in the other direction to give two of his daughters the opportunity of a lifetime: to run their own fine-dining restaurant.

ALBANY — A new study urges area business leaders to learn from the experience of another state capital.

BERNE — The Helderberg Christian School is going to be back for another year at the Westerlo school building.

BERNE — For the first time in three years, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School District budget passed on the first vote.

ALTAMONT — This summer, Altamont residents may travel less to get fresh produce.

BERNE — Four candidates are seeking one seat on the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board, a rarity for the district. Three of them have never held an elected public post.

In split vote
R’ville board adopts moratorium

RENSSELAERVILLE — The town board last week narrowly passed a one-year moratorium on new major subdivisions in the town.


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