Knox

In Knox, furniture and other unwanted items are often left at the transfer station. The town is now seeking a partnership with the Capital Region Furniture Bank, which would take some of the furniture and bring it to those in need.

In Knox, a proposed solar array was debated again at a second public hearing held by the town’s planning board, with many against it due to concerns about construction, the viewshed, and wildlife.

Amy Pokorny, Vasilios Lefkaditis

Although elections are half-a-year away, two candidates have announced they are running for Knox town supervisor: Vasilios Lefkaditis, the current supervisor, and Amy Pokorny, a town councilwoman.

KNOX — It’s spring and with it comes rain, robins, Easter, and vacation!  We covered it all during April!

Setting up a system to easily certify home businesses that don’t disturb neighbors or the environment would benefit all.

 Indiana bat, United States Fish and Wildlife Service

A solar array proposed in Knox has drawn the ire of many Knox and Guilderland residents who live by the property located on Route 156 at the border of the two towns.

With only one business district that has no known businesses, the town of Knox grappled with the question of how to promote businesses that are not in zones for businesses.

The study is in part from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to save money by consolidating municipal services, with the town of Knox also eyeing a merger of its own.

Supervisor Vasilios Lefkaditis continues to push for additional business districts in Knox as the board deals with the logistics of mapping out the three proposed districts and informing neighbors. Lefkaditis questioned the validity of the planning board’s recommendation against a new business district, calling members “a bunch of appointees.”

Planning chairman Robert Price says the current Knox garage is structurally sound and can be upgraded for $62,000 while building a new garage would be costly.

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