Defending soccer champs Berne-Knox-Westerlo may have a new coach, but the team's philosophy remains intact. 

BERNE — The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Alumni Association is holding its 80th Annual alumni Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 4.

The banquet will be held at the Western Turnpike Country Club in Guilderland.

For 37 years as a veterinarian, Robert Link traveled through the countryside of the Helderbergs and Catskills, tending to animals. Now he paints those scenes.

He lives in Delmar and enjoys time spent at his summer cottage overlooking Crystal Lake in Rensselaerville.

BERNE — A Red Cross blood drive will be held at Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School on Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The school is located at 1738 Helderberg Trail in the hamlet of Berne.

To the Editor:

Mark your calendars for this year’s Farms and Artisans Tour on Sept. 13 and 14!  It is an opportunity to take a ride through rural Albany County and enjoy the beautiful days of late summer in the countryside.

The town of Knox will have its annual youth soccer program with six Sunday sessions starting on Aug. 24 and ending on Oct. 5. The sessions run from 3 to 4 p.m. each Sunday.

BERNE — The second annual Summerfest, to be held Saturday at the Berne town park, will feature food, fun, crafts, and community — and quirky contests.

Gad-Zukes! It’s Sas-Squash in the Hilltowns!

To the Editor:

On behalf of the Women's Auxiliary to the Knox Fire Department, I want to thank everyone who made our fourth annual town-wide garage sale a success.

With all your help, we were able to raise over $250 for the auxiliary.

To the Editor:

I’m writing in defense of carpenter bees (Xylocopa), important pollinators and friends!

Last month’s article about killing them was like a punch in a sore spot for me. Twenty dead carpenter bee friends! Please don’t kill them next year. Here’s why.

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