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KNOX — When it came to parenting, Elizabeth Shedina stood by her convictions, but the flowers in her vase changed with the seasons.

Elizabeth J. (née Kolb) Shedina died at her home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was 91.

KNOX — Like her favorite president, Harry Truman, Donna Lynn Mosley Simpson came from a hard-working background and overcame tough odds.

Jean Forti Day in the Knox Town Park on Saturday will raise funds for Forti's medical expenses. She was diagnosed with liver cancer in May and will undergo surgery on July 2.

Judge James Corigliano allowed jurors to infer that, since the prosecution did not maintain the video footage requested by the defense, the missing evidence would have harmed the prosecution's case.

The change to a tax-assessment reduction for veterans was pushed for by Knox resident Edward Ackroyd. It passed on June 10 with four votes in favor and one abstention.

After a brightly colored parade, residents gathered to hear solemn speeches in the hamlet of Knox on Memorial Day. “We’re here to honor the dead,” Don Champion, an Army veteran and member of the Knox Volunteer Fire Company, said in his introductory remarks during the ceremony.  

Kristen Reynders, the owner of Hitmans Towing, appeared in Knox Town Court with her lawyer, father, and several supporters. Her lawyer requested the trial be heard by a jury, scheduled for July.

Meteorologists of the National Weather Service rated the site of a destroyed home in Duanesburg to be EF3 and all other parts of the tornado’s roughly seven-mile path to be EF0 and EF1, with EF5 as the highest rating. 

The area along Route 156 is called "mixed-use" zoning, where residential and commercial uses are allowed. The law is set up with planning board oversight, with the aim to sustain the historic qualities of the district.

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