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Tuesday, November 13, 2018



Undecided? Please read

If you have already made up your mind on who you are going to vote for this November, you may want to stop reading. But for the small percentage of voters who are still looking for a reason to pull the lever for the best candidate possible, please read on.
This election season - known as the more


County Workers To Protest Budget

To the editor:
The proposed 2019 Sullivan Count budget has something for everyone except its own employees in the offices of the Aging, Veterans, DMV, the 911 Center, County Clerk, Real Property Tax, Treasurer's, Information Services, Family Services, Community Services, Public Health, the Care more

Inside Out

The best time to clean is ... later

If I could provide just one piece of advice to eager homeowners, it's this one: Do not convince yourself you absolutely must start that cleaning project you've been putting off for months while your body is fighting off bronchitis.
I don't care if you think that you're nearing the finish more


LIFELINES: Antonio Delgado Wins
We have a new Congressman! A Rhodes scholar and a graduate of Harvard Law, Antonio Delgado grew up in Schenectady, the son of working-class parents who had jobs at General Electric. His wife Lacey Schwartz Delgado grew up in Woodstock and Kingston, the daughter more

Long Ago

Thanks for the memories

On Monday the Wallkill Quilting Bee will celebrate our eleventh year as a craft group. With a membership of more than 30, weekly attendance is always 20 or more crafters. There are gifted craftladies and one gentleman in our group.
I can't even estimate how many items have been donated by more

The Way I See It

B.A.T.S. In Liberty

There has been a lot of news on the creation of a Veteran's home located at 15 Dixon Street Liberty, New York. This home was donated to the New Beginnings Community Worship Center of Liberty. The Congregation thought of what would be the best possible use for this generous donation made by the more

Sense of Direction

It's a Small World Part II

In my last column I wrote about my former Callicoon Center neighbor, Stephen D'Agostino meeting Jim Hasson in Reading, Vt., where they both live, and discovering that Jim had worked on my Uncle Harold's farm when he was a teenager. Since then I've spoken to Jim on the phone and have learned more more

Here & There

Meeting CT Townsend

Our recent vacation travels to the great state of Tennessee not only directed us to the city of Townsend, Tenn. but also guided us to the National Quartet Convention in Pigeon Forge where we heard one of the most dynamic preachers today Evangelist CT Townsend.
Now it's not easy to explain how more

Guest Editorial

Honoring those who served

Veterans Day is November 11th. It's one of this nation's foremost National Holidays. A Day set aside to pay honor and to offer a “Grateful Nation's" salute to our living veterans from all wars and conflicts.
The most respected category of people in our country should be our veterans, and not more


As I see it …

For the last several weeks, I have been writing articles primarily against Mr. Trump. It has gotten to a point that I will simply be saying the same thing again. It is interesting to note that the folks who write in do not respond to the fundamental questions that I have raised in regard to the more

Cooking in the Country

My take on Amy's White Bean Chili

My cousin Amy makes a KILLER white bean chili. She used to make it for my grandmother and I on special nights, and I remember thinking that it had such a different flavor from the typical chili, but gave me that satisfying and comforting feeling chili normally gives me.
Make this for a fall more

My Turn

Home away from Home

The summer of 68'. I'm turning 16 and working at the outdoor pool of the Concord Hotel as a cabana boy. I was friendly with a man who worked at the Hotel for years and took kindly to me. His son was a driver at Monticello Raceway. One day he pulled me aside and told me if I wanted to make a few more

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