Mark Hohengasser, Berne

Andrew R. Gibson, the Westerlo resident who pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide following a drunk-driving crash that killed Berne resident Lisa Sperry in 2021, is hoping to reduce his sentence by convincing the court that his prior felony convictions are invalid.

The new Hilltowns Community Resource property — a house — is just down the road from where the group was previously located, at the Westerlo Reformed Church on Route 143. Having their own location provides them the opportunity to put on a diverse range of programs such as nutrition and cooking classes, health insurance enrollment, and more.

The solar energy company’s initial plans for a 4.4 megawatt solar farm in Knox failed in 2021 after a remote-meeting snafu in which a planning board member dropped out just before she was to cast the deciding vote. The company has resubmitted its proposal with “improvements in terms of stormwater management, setbacks, [and] landscaping,” according to a project manager.

After being arrested for suspected DWI last month and released, a Middleburgh man is alleged to have repeatedly violated an order of protection that prevents him from contacting his wife for matters unrelated to their children, including while police were interviewing his wife.

Maureen Abbott, East Berne

Kevin Crosier, Berne

Katherine Dieckmann, Westerlo

Kelly and Patrick Martin, Berne

Jeannette Rice, Rensselaerville


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