A series of arguments and face-offs appears to have led to the firing of a town employee last September by the Berne Supervisor Kevin Crosier, according to accounts from other town employees.

A Voorheesville couple is now at odds with the solar energy company Monolith Solar.

The superintendent alleges the supervisor had overstepped his authority in several instances.

EAST BERNE — A daytime burglary at a home in East Berne may have been due to its seclusion.

BERNE — Although it has seen some increases this year, Berne’s library is still working toward a goal of receiving more funding, in the hopes of adding more hours to serve the public.

An impromptu inspection of a former boarding house has led to the Berne town building inspector to recommend that the town order it either secured or demolished by the owners, a church in Queens that uses the building’s property, but not the building, as a retreat center.

World Lymphedema Day, Emma Detlefsen

Some board members expressed concern over aging or disabled residents living on a portion of Stage Road closed for the winter, while highway Superintendent Randy Bashwinger said it was a dangerous intersection to plow.

The second hilltowns regional historical summit was held on Saturday to discuss and plan events that would promote history in the region, from Middleburgh to Duanesburg to New Scotland. At the meeting, it was decided to pursue setting up events and exhibits centering around local industry, alcohol production, and the Prohibition Era.

Tyler Harnett spoons out the insides of a potato to make loaded baked potatoes as part of the Junior Chef Cook-Off at the Berne Library.

Tyler Harnett won the Junior Chef Cook-Off at the Berne Library with 100 points out of 120.

A town board meeting in Berne last week saw the resignation — and appointment — of a board member.


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