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Berlin Town Board Action – Bear Burgers

October 17, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer Before the Berlin Town Board regular meeting began on Thursday, October 9, and after it ended, Berlin Town Supervisor Rob Jaeger showed his smart phone pictures of the car accident in which he hit a black bear on Route 22 near South East Hollow Road. The collision occurred on Monday while Jaeger [...]

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Berlin Town Board Action – Short And Sweet

September 19, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The September Berlin Town Board meeting on Thursday, September 11, was short and sweet. It lasted one root beer barrel and one hot cinnamon candy. Berlin Town Clerk Anne Maxon provides hard candy for the meetings, and this month she included root beer barrels – the penny candy from yesteryear. They are [...]

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No One Marches Alone!

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

Ruck March Is On September 20 From Poestenkill To Grafton And Back submitted by Gail Smith The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that there are 52,000 Veterans living in Rensselaer County and the surrounding five counties. Members of the military, from World War II to the War on Terror, experience a myriad of challenges, including post traumatic stress [...]

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BVFD Recognized Delevan As Frank Jones Scholarship Recipient

August 29, 2014 Leave a Comment 

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Berlin Town Board Action – Friction

August 22, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer District #2 Water District Supervisor Jim Winn received a letter from Sandi Slattery, Chair of the Berlin Board of Fire Commissioners, that prompted Winn to say that he was misrepresented in the report of the June Town Board meeting that appeared in this newspaper. Slattery’s letter says, “It has come to the [...]

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Kendra Kares

July 25, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Karen L. Roberts Kendra Roberts, 11, of Berlin participated in the June 21 Relay for Life in Bennington.  After five years as a team participant, Kendra created and led her own team, Kendra Kares, raising an impressive $1,304 to support Relay for Life’s fight against cancer. As part of her fundraising efforts, Kendra [...]

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Berlin Town Board Action – Gratitude

July 18, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The regular Berlin Town Board meeting, held on Thursday, July 10, was filled with gratitude – gratitude to Highway Superintendent Jim Winn and his department for installing two flag poles at the Municipal Center in time for the Fourth of July, gratitude to the volunteers who planted, placed and watered the flower [...]

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A Successful Berlin July Fourth Parade

July 18, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by the Parade Committee With a crowd as big as ever, hundreds of people lined the parade route despite the threatening weather. The parade brought families, friends and communities together to celebrate our nation’s birthday in spirited hometown tradition. The morning rain subsided before the 11 am start and held off for pretty much [...]

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Berlin Band Drum Donated

July 3, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Sharon Klein It was not uncommon for the towns of the Valley to have had bands composed of local musicians back in the 1850s up until World War II.  Band concerts were a special treat, and Berlin had a bandstand in front of the Soldiers’ Monument for many years. 

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Berlin July 4th Parade A Week Away – Dianne Mosher Named Grand Marshal

June 27, 2014 Leave a Comment 

Parade To Take Alternative Route submitted by Jean Barber The Berlin July 4th Parade will step off from the Berlin Elementary School, School Street, on Friday, July 4, at 11 am and will follow a revised route this year due to local construction on the Elm Street Bridge.

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