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140 Years Ago - 1881 We expect that Jeffersonville will have some summer boarders this summer. An Indian maxim says: “Plant your corn when the leaves of the oak are the size of a mouse's … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 “The poor ye have with you always, but the rich go away in the summer time.” Assemblyman E.H. Pinney spent last Sabbath at his home in Jeffersonville. The Erie cars … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 M. Moore of Jeffersonville has bought the blacksmith of Casper Kohler at Pike Pond. A few days ago while George Filweber and N. Vogt of North Branch were in a wagon at … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 A ten and a half pound boy was born to Editor and Mrs. A.M. Scriber of Monticello, a week ago Saturday. It is reported that a resident of Long Eddy has purchased the White … more
140 Years Ago -1881 A zinc mine is soon to be opened in Wurtsboro. Harrison Traynor of Callicoon Depot has returned to Kansas. There were 35 rafts in the Beaverkill between Cooks Falls and … more
130 Years Ago - 1891 The retail price of sugar dropped on April 1st from eight to six cents per pound. Lovers of dancing will have an opportunity to indulge in that favorite social past-time at … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 Benjamin Raymond, Liberty Falls, and Clark Meddaugh of the same place, have exchanged real property. The Liberty “village dads” have appointed Dr. W.S. Webster, Dr. … more
140 years ago - 1881 They say recently that Gen. Sherman is developing a great weakness to kill all the young and pretty girls he meets. As men grow older, they grow wiser. John Leonard has … more
140 years ago - 1881 A girl with $50,000 has a very good figure. Constables attending a court now get $2 a day instead of $1.25 under a new act of the Legislature. The Jeffersonville Rifle … more
140 years ago - 1881 We are reliably informed that owing to the fear of spreading the smallpox through the town, the schools and churches of Obernburg and Fremont Center are closed for the … more
140 years ago - 1881 Short time ago eggs sold in this place for thirty-five cents a dozen. Senator Madden has introduced a bill to divide this county into two school districts. The Callicoon … more
Several years ago I asked this newspaper for help finding the recipe for Hamburger Pie (HP), that was a lunch staple at Liberty High School. I received several tasty suggestions and enjoy this dish … more
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