Amy Funderburk

Amy Funderburk, the daughter of Edward Ackroyd of Knox, has been named the 16th clerk for the Supreme Court of North Carolina, the state’s top court.

“She’s bright, bubbly, and seemed to be always studying,” said Ackroyd of his daughter, who had lived in Berne as a child.

VOORHEESVILLE — The Voorheesville Community and School Foundation has awarded $3,000 in grant funding to local performing arts programs, renewing a long-standing commitment to school and community-based theater.

KNOX — The Hilltown Winter Fest on Saturday drew about 200 people to the Knox Town Park where they enjoyed a bonfire, hot dogs, hot chocolate, donated baked goods and a variety of crafts in the Town Hall warming station.

Examinations for people seeking a license to practice the sport of falconry, become a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, or use leashed tracking dogs to find wounded or injured big-game animals are scheduled for Friday, April 13, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, which gives the tests.

The Brain Injury Association of New York State will host Certified Brain Injury Specialist training at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs on June 12 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.