Released from prison just 10 days earlier, Casatelli was "a man on a mission," said lawyer for the prosecution Shannon Sarfoh in her closing statement: "He was going to have sex with a woman, any woman, regardless of her consent or lack of consent." 


Appointments and dismissals should be based on merit, not based on political reward or punishment.

New Scotland

A draft of a new plan for zoning the hamlet of New Scotland was presented to the town board on Thursday, Nov. 30.


The Hilltown Community Resource Center in Westerlo coordinates sponsors who make a donation of food or purchase gifts for a child or family.


At Knox’s upcoming meeting on Jan. 1, the town board — with newly elected members that ran with the Republican-backed supervisor — will be selecting a new town attorney, a new zoning board chair, and possibly several other positions. The supervisor has said he has received over 20 applications so far.


The Voorheesville Blackbirds boys’ basketball team hosted a Colonial Council matchup against Schalmont at home in which the Birds had a tough time cracking the Sabres’ defense in the 64-to-51 loss.