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On the morning of February 2, 1922 Los Angeles police were called to the Alvarado Street bungalow of well-known Hollywood director William Desmond Taylor. What they found there would set off an … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 Three mines at Leadville, Colo., have been purchased by Western capitalists for $5,000,000. The President has nominated James Russell Lowell to be Ambassador to … more
Late in the month of January in 1840, Elnathan Sears returned home to the town of Mamakating after an exhausting trip to Washington, D.C. where he had presented an impassioned argument to Congress in … more
110 Years Ago - 1910 Owing to the continued rain and warm spell of Thursday and Friday, the creeks along the Delaware became raging torrents, raising the ice and water in the river to such a … more
On January 23, 1795, John Sullivan, Revolutionary War general, two-term governor, and this county's namesake, died at his Durham, New Hampshire home at the age of 55. Despite his many … more
110 Years Ago - 1910 Chester G. Yager and Wm. J. Grishaber were in New York last week and purchased a large second-hand French touring car of 50 horse power, double chain drive and capacity for … more
In January of 1851, Mamakating resident William Palmer announced to two friends, James Larkin and Albert Squires, that he intended to kill his brother. The siblings had been at odds for quite a long … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 Four calves and an ox owned by Conrad Fried of this town died a few days ago. It is supposed that the calves died of hoose and the ox by black leg. Joseph Kille has been … more
The Orange-Sullivan Basketball League in the early 1950s included powerhouse teams from small cities like Newburgh, Kingston and Middletown, as well as a squad from Monticello, which was always known … more
110 Years Ago - 1910 The large boarding house of Chris Maus at Tennanah Lake came near being destroyed by fire on Wednesday afternoon. The parlor and another room on the ground floor were gutted … more
The last thing most newly elected District Attorneys need upon first taking office is a high profile murder case, but Benjamin Newberg, faced with just such a prospect in 1944, was undaunted. Just … more
140 Years Ago - 1879 The friends of Mr. Peter Eggan will be glad to learn that he is recovering from his late illness... Several parties have left this place this week to chop cord wood for the … more
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