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150 Years Ago - 1873 Sheriff Winner was in town the other day armed with papers with which those two worthies, Ludington and Waller, are bound to compel the Board of Supervisors to give Waller a … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 Mrs. Christina Weintz of Beechwoods has by far the finest orchard in the Town of Delaware, containing about 700 fruit trees, all of choice and selected varieties. John … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 On Saturday the Callicoon Fire Department sold to the newly organized Lake Huntington Fire Department, the hand engine which was used here before the hydrants were put in, … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 Messrs. Gardner, Casey & Co. of Hortonville offers the following rates of good rye straw — $11 per ton is offered for flail threshed rye straw; $9 per ton for … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 The Lenape Lake Club near Livingston Manor was fined $120 last week for using traps in their private lake. The lake was stocked several years ago and is one of the best … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 I have just returned from New York and have a complete stock of all that is latest in exquisite millinery and would be pleased to have you call and inspect same. Mrs. … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 The Birch Ridge Sunday School picnic takes place today. A pretty banner has been made for the occasion. A shoe peg factory will soon be added to the industries of the … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 The Town of Callicoon may claim with no small degree of pride that it stands alone as the promoter of agricultural interests in our county. We know of no other section in … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 The “island” in the Delaware River was completely swept away by the late flood. Mr. Charles Muller of Jeffersonville has recently produced an accurate and … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 The new charter of the village of Port Jervis passed both houses of the legislature. Our neighbor, Mr. Scheidell of Jeffersonville, has completed a new fence on the border … more
150 Years Ago -  1873 Pigeons are again flocking over the county. Several flocks have been seen at different points. Owing to considerable opposition, it is doubtful if Monticello’s … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 A. Brown and A. Mitchell of the garage firm of Mitchell and Brown have dissolved partnership. Mr. Brown will open and conduct a machine shop and garage on the completion of a … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 Mitchell & Brown, garage and machine shop of Callicoon and agent for Detroiter cars, offer the cars for sale at $850 and $900. Mr. and Mrs. Alec Brown of Callicoon … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 A fire-charred and completely gutted frame is all that remains of the large garage and machine shop owned by Martin Hermann of South Main St., Callicoon. Five automobiles, … more
150 Years Ago -   1873 Sullivan County has one solid Republican on its Board of Supervisors. Think how lonely that poor fellow must be. The Hammonds are about to close their tannery at … more
150 Years Ago -  1873 The following is the result of the recent elections which we did not publish last week and are borrowed from the Watchman: Mamakating, Lewis Rhodes, Dem., elected … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. George Raum of Kenoza Lake on February 28. John Brustman cut a tree measuring fifty-five feet in length and as straight as a string on the … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 In a message delivered by Past District Deputy grand master Charles T. Curtis at the last annual public installation of Delaware Lodge No. 561, Callicoon, he gave evidence … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 In this issue of the Democrat we publish an article from the pen of Charles T. Curtis and it is not only interesting but is of great historical value, probably being the best … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 The Rev. F.A. Crane will supply the Presbyterian Church at Youngsville and Jeffersonville next Sabbath. Service at Youngsville 10:30 a.m. and at Jeffersonville 3 p.m. … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 A train on the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company’s railroad ran 22 miles in 21 minutes a few days ago. Middletown has a woman who has lived within nine miles of … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 The youth of Hurd Settlement have of late manifested a very commendable desire for education. Quite a number have entered the Eureka High School in Mongaup Valley for the … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 District Attorney Alpheus Potts, assisted by E.H. Pinney, moved last Wednesday that the indictment against Jerome Masten for assault on the person of James Collins of … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 Charley Quick, that model hunter, has shot 43 foxes this winter. With the aid of a welltrained dog, a good gun and a Quick ear, he has proven himself a terror to the fox … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 Frank Miller of Middle Village, L.I., and Mrs. Elizabeth Kalbfleisch of White Sulphur Springs, were united in marriage Wednesday, January 8 at the Catholic Church in … more
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