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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
There are some baseball enthusiasts who consider Willie Mays the greatest all-around player in the game's history, and for a time in the 1950s, the slugging outfielder of the then-New York Giants was … 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
He is a man who makes things happen, but it is hard to say if Myron Gittell envisioned when he formed his Load N Go Press some years ago that it would ultimately be responsible for publishing some of … 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
140 Years Ago - 1881 A Port Jervis butcher was in town Wednesday and bought three yoke of oxen of Charley Scheidell. There is much talk again of an acid factory at Long Eddy. It is said that … more
Largely through the efforts of the New York Manumission Society, which was founded in 1785 and counted among its early members John Jay, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, New York State passed a law … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 The largest load of bark ever taken to the Pike Pond tannery was drawn by Jacob Bauer's team last week. It weighed 7740 pounds. Arthur Bird, the late secretary to the … more
When the American Civil War broke out in 1861, the population of Sullivan County was more than 32,000, but there were just a handful of African Americans here. Despite their scarcity, they were well … more
These days, when one thinks of the most innovative of the old Sullivan County hotels, lots of places are likely to come to mind, including some of the most renowned names in our resort … more
130 Years Ago - 1891 Miss Lucy Woodward and Mr. Sheldon Ostrum, both of Rockland, were married January 8th at Rockland by Rev. A.S. Crispell. On January 11, at Rockland, Miss Mary A. Warren of … more
Although the number of Sullivan County hotels open during the winter months increased significantly beginning in the 1940s, there were attempts to market the county as a winter resort long before … more
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