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The Knox Reformed Church

Letters from a score of congregants commenting on Pastor Timothy Van Heest’s worth were submitted to the Albany Classis.

Katy Vescio

Gary Kleppel said that swine are “no more or less a potential nuisance” than any other livestock.

KNOX — On his 55th birthday, Aug. 27, Gary Salisbury quit his job as the Knox highway superintendent.

“It was because of the politics,” he told The Enterprise on Sunday. “The last couple of years were really tough … I cannot take the disrespect.”

A vote on a proposed zoning change in Knox, which would require at least four of the five board members’ approval, is expected to take place at the town board’s September meeting.

Knox Town Hall

The town of Knox filed its financial report for the year 2018 on Tuesday, months after it was due. Financial reports for the two previous years were also filed this year.

Unless local governments can demonstrate raising pigs is a threat to public health and safety, farms in an agricultural district are protected under state law from unreasonable regulations, a state official said.

Acting as Knox appeals officer for the state’s Freedom of Information law, Supervisor Vasilios Lefkaditis, as the law requires, released the name of the resident making a recent request for transfer-station videos.

Violations issued against Shaw Funding between May 2017 and July 2018 are still unresolved, with over $30,000 in penalties due.

Dana Sherman, who is enrolled in the Independence Party, said he is campaigning to represent himself, rather than a party’s values.

“Government is the public’s business and ... the public, individually and collectively and represented by a free press, should have access to the records of government …”

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