CONGRATULATIONS — Berkshire Bank honored Halpin’s Fuel Service, Inc., owned by Tim Halpin and based in Forestport, with a 2017 Small Business Excellence Award at a Syracuse luncheon on May 5. Tim Halpin oversees the day-to-day operations and his wife Karen oversees the office and billing. Pictured, left to right, are Patrick MacKrell, New York Business Development Corporation; Matthew Nicholl, Berkshire Bank; Halpin, and Bernard J. Paprocki, Small Business Administration. (Photo submitted)