A town board meeting in Berne last week saw notifications of seasonal road closings and an arranged fee schedule for Switzkill Farm.

The roads they travelled now honor five Hilltown men who died in the Vietnam War.

WESTERLO  —  When is a road no longer a road?

At its July 5 meeting, the Westerlo town board availed itself of its power to certify that a road is no longer a public road because it has had little, or no, use and has been unmaintained for a long time — for at least six years to be exact.

The road where Glenn Gilbert lived will be named after him.

Although the Berne highway superintendent said Sunday’s flooding in Berne was worse than that caused by Tropical Storm Irene, federal funds are unlikely.

Rick and Helen Ketterer, Guilderland

National Grid was contacted and immediately responded to the scene to fix the line.

Bill Hennessy, councilman, Town of New Scotland

Nick Viscio, Knox councilman

BERNE — The bridge carrying Route 443 over the Fox Creek in Berne closed on Monday, June 29, and is scheduled to re-open on Aug. 31 as part of an ongoing rehabilitation project.


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