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GERMAN CAMP NEARBY

Federal Government Looking Over Land in Towns of Berne, Coeymans and Westerlo for Farm for Interned Germans — May Raise Food Stuffs for Mobilization Camp.

45,845 MEN NECESSARY

For New York State’s Quota to Make Up Initial Draft of 500,000 Soldiers — This State Furnishes Largest Number and Nevada the Smallest, 500.

A piece of history that Joe Merli salvaged now has a place of honor on the Gas Up grounds.

When the old Mobil station in Duanesburg was demolished, Merli had saved its cupola.

Bragle house, Slingerlands Historic District

While town officials say there are guidelines in place to protect the district, members of a grassroots group want a change in the law to protect the area.

KNOX.

Next Thursday evening, May 3rd, there will be the opening dance at Weaver’s saw-mill. The floor has been enlarged and other improvements made. Dances will be continued every two weeks thereafter on Thursday evenings.

VILLAGE NOTES.

CLARKSVILLE — Join the Clarksville Historical Society on Wednesday evening, May 3, at 7 p.m. at the Clarksville Community Church on Delaware Turnpike for an interesting presentation on New York license plate and vehicle registration history.

VOORHEESVILLE.

— Miss Stella Brunk has a record of being the only pupil having perfect attendance in the primary department during the month of March.

— Special Easter music was rendered in both churches last Sunday.

“It’s the 100th anniversary of World War I, and I figured there’s no sense having it hidden away.” 

Pat Canaday, Altamont Fair

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