Harold Lewis Orelup

KNOX — Harold “Harry” Lewis Orelup — who  lived much of his life passionately serving others in some form of law enforcement — died on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at his home Knox following a long illness. He was 75.

Knox residents will be able to help build a new playground at the town park this July.

The Albany County Planning Board determined the proposed Knox business district was incompatible with the town’s zoning and character, and suggested the comprehensive plan first be reviewed.

Jennie Jablonowski Stevens

KNOX —  Jennie Jablonowski Stevens was devoted to her church and to the Stevens business but took her greatest joy from her family. She died peacefully on Monday, May 14, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was 99.

Two property owners want restrictions in old contracts removed.

A 10-year-old from Knox has been charged with two felonies after he set fire to his bedroom.

A landowner, thinking the end of the burn ban date was May 2, intentionally set his shed on fire, leading to Knox Volunteer Fire Company to respond.

A newly appointed alternate to the Knox Zoning Board signals a third change to the town’s planning and zoning boards, following several new appointments and the enactment of an attendance law.

Marla Briggs, a former Knox Conservation Advisory Council member and experienced environmental planner, was appointed to the CAC in March after another appointee angrily turned down the post.

The owners of a recently approved snack bar in Knox hope to make use of the influx of visitors at John Boyd Thacher State Park.


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