RENSSELAERVILLE —  Endorsement by three parties, no opponent, and a temporary appointment to the board makes John Dolce the proverbial shoo-in for a town board seat come Nov. 8.

On Friday, Judge Gerald Connolly  in Albany’s State Supreme Court denied a motion by the county and the sheriff to dismiss the Article 78 petition  by Scenic Rensselaerville, the citizens’ group that court papers describe as having 170 members, many of them artists.

RENSSELAERVILLE — They don’t call them the Hilltowns for nothing.  Bike riders in  this year’s Rensselaerville Ride on Saturday, Sept. 16,  sponsored by the Carey Institute for Global Good, will be reminded of that fact no matter which of the four rides they choose.

Maryanne Overbaugh is the wife Mark Overbaugh, the town’s building inspector and code enforcement officer.

Memorials to  a much-loved town clerk and to Rensselaerville veterans look their mid-summer best.

RENSSELAERVILLE — Perry M. Moak and Ellen A. Schenk fell in love in their youth and formed a union that lasted 63 years.

He died peacefully on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. She died two days later with a broken heart, her family said. He was 84 and she was 82.

RENSSELAERVILLE — Each summer, guest preachers from different faith traditions are invited to deliver sermons on a common theme at the historic Rensselaerville Presbyterian Church on Main Street in the hamlet.

The town of Rensselaerville held their annual town wide picnic at town hall on June 12th.

RENSSELAERVILLE —  A flurry of resignations announced at the June 9 meeting of the town board  created two volunteer vacancies — one on  the planning board and one on the ethics board — and  a vacancy in an important town job.

A few months into his term, Kevin McGrath cited "personal reasons" for leaving the Rensselaerville town council.


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