BERNE – Nick Tommell is a bit of a farming anomaly.

There’s the traditional, he grew up on a farm; the not-so traditional, he earned his bachelor’s degree in finance; and, the anomaly, he started his own farm.

The Rotary Club of Albany held its 34th Annual Youth Recognition Awards this week to honor youth who otherwise may not be celebrated by the community.

Since New York’s Compassionate Care Act went into effect in 2016, both the State Senate and Assembly have considered bills that would expand the use and availability of medical marijuana.

John Nicholas

Supporters of the “conversion therapy” ban included a social worker, psychiatrist, psychologists, and someone who nearly went through with such “therapy.”