In Knox, the town board struggled to approve minutes in a sometimes heated debate of when quotes were appropriate or not. Quotes from Supervisor Vasilios Lefkaditis and Councilwoman Amy Pokorny, who are running against one another for supervisor in the fall, were especially debated.

Tanja Morse is being represented by the same law firm as a Berne woman also arrested for animal abuse this summer.

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.

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.

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.

A Dog Day Celebration, held in the Knox town park on Saturday, July 22, brought together dog owners in Knox and surrounding areas to vaccinate and register their dogs, as well as participate in activities held by the town.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Board of Education reviewed a draft of board goals compiled from ideas discussed with community members at a reorganizational meeting of the board. 

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