The Albany County Pomona Grange No. 4 will celebrate Rural Life Sunday on May 3 at 7:30 p.m.

A service will be held at the Huntersland United Methodist Church at 1355 Huntersland Road in Middleburgh. Pastor Carol Coltrain will give an address.

BERNE — The committee planning the town’s annual summer event has started lining up vendors and musicians to fill the town park on Aug. 22.

The day will again feature a car show, a climbing wall, live music all day from the pavilion, and expanded children’s activities. It will culminate with a fireworks display.

BERNE — Jean Elizabeth Goodfellow excelled in school and used her to nursing skills to look out for the needs of children.

She died on April 3, 2015, after a long illness. She was 89.

BERNE — The Berne Fire District Commissioners will not meet on April 14, as originally scheduled, but will hold their monthly meeting instead on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Berne firehouse.

A transfer request was made because both judges in Berne recused themselves to avoid the appearance of impropriety and to "insure the appearance of fairness" in Marcia Pangburn's case, in which she is charged with resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration.

Berne Fire District Chief Richard Guilz said firefighters had trouble ventilating and entering the single-family structure because of its age and layers of roofing.

BERNE — Mark Crawford was a sweet man who stayed in Berne to be near his grandchildren.

He lived across the street from his son, Everett Crawford, and was like a parent to grandchildren and would help them get on and off the school bus.

HUNTERSLAND — A homemaker who sewed brightly-colored quilts and kept her cookie jar full for her grandchildren, Daisy May Schanz was a caring and social woman.

Her pies, which she gave to people on happy or sad occasions, were made from scratch with lard, and she knitted mittens and quilts by hand.

To the Editor:

The town of Berne is inviting nominations for membership to the Board of the Game Farm Road Project.  This will be a working board comprised of seven individuals both eager and interested in the future of the property and its uses.

BERNE — Thoroughly dedicated to his family, Donald Emil Moser was happy to come home from his travels and be at baseball games to watch his son.

Mr. Moser died on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. He was 80.

Mr. Moser was born in Schenectady on May 2, 1934, to the late Emil and Teresa Moser.


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