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140 years ago - 1881 A girl with $50,000 has a very good figure. Constables attending a court now get $2 a day instead of $1.25 under a new act of the Legislature. The Jeffersonville Rifle … more
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
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
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
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
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
130 Years Ago - 1891 It's nearly time for our local politicians to make up a “spring slate.” Mrs. Curtis, wife of ex-Judge Jas. Curtis of Callicoon Center, is dangerously sick at her … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 Oscar Robisch, 10-year-old son of Walter Robisch of Hortonville, had his leg broken just above the ankle on Thursday afternoon while sliding downhill near the schoolhouse at … more
120 Years Ago - 1901 Born to John Sr. and Jennie Costa of Monticello, a son, William George, on December 31. 110 Years Ago - 1911 One of the phenomena that occasionally happens to the … more
90 Years Ago - 1930 Dr. J.C. Gain of Jeffersonville returned recently from a trip to Canada. Dr. Gain made the trip of over three hundred miles by auto to visit an aunt who was desirous of seeing … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 James Comfort of near Stevensville, died on November 28, aged 75. Snow, sleighing, pleasant evenings. Barryville has the scarlet fever. Wm. Myers of Eldred has … more
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