Rena Berkowitz, age 99, passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at her home in the village of Granville. She almost reached her 100th birthday. She was born in Sheshequin, Pa., on Nov. 12, 1909, the daughter of Miles Solomon and Fannie Solomon. Her family moved to Elmira soon after her birth. She […]
Local woman in the audience for unaired Oprah show The shootings at Columbine High School shocked the nation. As the tenth anniversary approached, talk show host Oprah Winfrey taped, but did not air, a program about the aftermath of April 20, 1999.
Albert Berkowitz, 97, passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at his home, in the village of Granville. He was born on June 25, 1910, in Glens Falls. Both of his parents, Hyman Berkowitz and Anna Berkowitz, immigrated to the United States from Russia in their early teens. Senator Berkowitz, known to everyone […]