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With Labor Day the official end of summer looming at about three and a half weeks away, I cannot say that this particular summer with the blistering heat waves, torrential down pours, and the blanket … more
The summer barbeque season for our local organizations is in full swing. Par for the course I almost missed the Lumberland Fire Department’s barbeque which is one of my favorites and always … more
Well, this global warming-ancillary heat dome weather pattern we have had this summer has kicked our butts for sure with some alarming hot and humid temperatures. When I first moved up to Highland … more
July 18 – As a kid growing up, our Catholic Parish Church and other churches of various denomination in our community always held great summer picnics. The attraction for all the kids was … more
Its seems that the new Chilly Willy’s ice cream and food restaurant is now fully open. It is located at the site of Clancy’s Diner that then became the Barryville Kitchen and Creamery at … more
June 30 – If you are looking for some fun free activities for the family this summer you may want to start at the Sunshine Hall Free Library in Eldred. On July 7th through August 12th, they … more
Recently when the rainstorms agreed to a pause, a beautiful new “dove” flew into Barryville and landed on Route 97 near the eagle observatory last weekend. In many cultures a dove is … more
There is nothing more pleasing than when a long-established business gets sold and the space is re-imagined by other people from our community. For many years when I first moved here to Highland … more
Last weekend was Memorial Day-which was originally called Decoration Day. Three years after the Civil War ended on May 5, 1868, the leader of the Union soldier’s organization called the Grand … more
There is a new three-digit number you need to remember. It is 988 and like 911 it is the new suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline and just like 911-the 988 number works everywhere in … more
One of my favorite events is coming up next weekend and it is the Mohican Lake Rod and Gun Club’s Pulled Pork Sandwich Take Out Only Dinner. The dinner offerings are all homemade and its slow … more
May 9 – The Barryville Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting last Saturday for another new business that has opened up in Yulan. It is a tattoo shop called “MJZ TAT2’S and it is … more
April 25 – April is National Donate Life Month. This designation is to highlight the need and the importance of eye, tissue and organ donations and celebrate the exceptional impact of the gift … more
During this month of April Candy Bott of Eldred has decided to take a walk- not any old walk but a one-hundred-mile walk! And after her walk she probably will not end up far from the Town of … more
April 11 – Last Saturday was such a pretty warm day and feeling the need to be out and about I went to the ribbon cutting opening of another new innovative business in Barryville- The 2 Queens … more
I went to the Rich Watts Let It Shine benefit last Saturday in Town Hall and it was a really great event. It was raining and sleeting and could not be more miserable outside- but the place was … more
I went to the Rich Watts Let It Shine benefit last Saturday in Town Hall and it was a really great event. It was raining and sleeting and could not be more miserable outside- but the place was … more
It never ceases to amaze me that people go about living their honorable lives and do good things making their quiet contributions to better our community. And we know nothing of it until there is a … more
Cabin fever has us all in its clutches as we hunker down for the last gasps of winter. As I write this spring is only nine days away and the snow is swirling mightily around my house. We all know the … more
There is a new face at the front desk of the Sunshine hall Free Library. Starting last month, Ema Amato is the first ever Intern from the Eldred Central School District. The Library got a generous … more
With the weather doings its usual February misery, I have been spending a lot of time indoors dreaming about starting some new spring projects. One I have been thinking about is whether I should buy … more
February 14 – In this miserable dreary mostly sunless weather, I have been pouring over my seed catalogs and planning what I will plant in the garden and around outside the house in the Spring. … more
Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching, and the excitement and trash talking is well underway. Every Friday morning, I get the News Quiz from the New York Times and my score is inevitably crushed … more
It’s that time of the year when the best way to cope with all this lousy weather is start planning for summer gardens and remember all the good things the summer brings. One thing I love about … more
January 23 – Historians estimate that ice fishing in North America dates back at least 2,000 years when the native inhabitants lived in what is now Canada and the United States invented the … more
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