Noah Zweifel

Beyond Plastics National Organizing Director Alexis Goldsmith told The Enterprise that she and other activists were “disappointed” that Congressman Paul Tonko’s bill makes allowances for waste incineration, which she described as counterproductive to the fight against climate change.

Christopher Lewis is alleged to have stolen more than $2,500 worth of items from the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School District, including a television, several laptops, and a stereo system.

New sign-up opportunities for relief through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Assistance Program will begin April 5.

Berne Highway Superintendent and Albany County Republican Party Chairman Randy Bashwinger said that he’s “not proud” that he had to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy but that he had no choice.

The attorney representing three Berne residents who feel the town’s purchase of the 100-acre Switzkill Farm was illegitimate said earlier this month that he was seeking an unspecified document that he thought would give him leverage in an out-of-court settlement.

Jonathan Quinn was charged with third-degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.

Hilltown Healthcare is currently located at 1772 Helderberg Trail, in Berne, in a building owned by James and Kimberly Conklin. Nurse practitioner Jill Martin is building a new office at 1705 Helderberg Trail.

Nursing home workers gathered in support of legislation proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo that would reduce understaffing practices, and improve quality-of-care for residents as well as working conditions.

One bill would, among other things, require public bodies to make all documents to be discussed in an open meeting available at least 24 hours in advance of that meeting, while another would prevent agencies from charging a fee for certain Freedom of Information Law requests.

John Sweeney said that he believes there’s “an opportunity for a negotiated settlement” between the town, Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, and the three Berne residents he represents.


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