ALTAMONT — St. Lucy/St. Bernadette Church in Altamont is sponsoring a tour to the imperial cities of central Europe: Prague, Vienna, and Budapest. The trip, which will run from April 16 to 26, 2018, with travel expert Jean Gagnon, will include transportation from Albany to New York City.

A second vote was taken at Knox’s town board meeting Tuesday night on establishing a second business district in the town. As at the July meeting, the vote failed with a tie of 2 to 2.

Tuesday was the first of August and, as we said before, the summer goes so fast, and winter takes forever — except, of course, for the ski enthusiasts.

A Greenville man crashed his car in Westerlo early Wednesday morning, according to the Albany County Sheriff’s Office.

In order for a cable company to qualify for a grant to fund expanding its internet service in Westerlo, the town must go through a multi-step process to approve a contract before Aug. 15. But last week at a board meeting, town officials were wary of being locked into a contract.

Joanna Bull

The founder of the organization Gilda’s Club, Joanna Bull, talks about Buddhism and the practice of social and emotional support when confronting cancer.

Again through the fog, the drizzle, and the rain, it was a dreary Tuesday morning, July 25. Still, through the mist, the Old Men of the Mountain met at the Home Front Café in Altamont.

In reviewing the proposed capital project to upgrade the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Elementary School, the board of education considered tacking on an extra cost to upgrade technology in the secondary school.

The draft of a shared-services plan for Albany County includes a recommendation to consolidate the town of Berne’s highway department with the county’s Department of Public Works.

KNOX — Liam Hanley, a Boy Scout in Troop 1079, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle Scout project, he built and installed three Take-A-Book, Leave-A-Book Libraries — one for each of the towns of Berne, Knox, and Westerlo. The libraries are located at each of the town halls.


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