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Record breaking number of stays at New York State Campgrounds in 2021 climbed to record highs this year as visitors embraced safe, healthy and affordable recreation during the Covid-19 … more
I spent much of the ride to Thanksgiving dinner with my eyes focused on my phone, my mind working to distract itself with anything besides the adventure we were undertaking. This was, after all, … more
It seems that the hills are alive with the sound of visitors up here in the Catskills. The Catskills, once thought to be moribund as a vacation destination, is flourishing. The influx of new … more
In two days we sit down to eat the traditional Thanksgiving dinner including the cranberries, candied yams, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, turkey and ham and I also crave and enjoy having my … more
The text came in the middle of the day. I checked my phone, expecting to see the usual: A request that I pick up yogurt when I went to the grocery store, a reminder from my teen that they were … more
Did you have to be reminded to change your clocks on Nov. 6 well don’t feel bad because Kathleen Frankovic, one of the world’s leading experts in public opinion polling said in an article … more
It’s almost become instinctive. You cough in the middle of a Zoom meeting and quickly announce, “Don’t worry. It’s not COVID.” Not that they could catch it anyway. … more
Well, these last few rainy days have brought all the leaves down, and the trees are looking bare and desolate. And the sun sets at 4:30 in the afternoon. A bit depressing, in my opinion. Thank … more
Amanda Ripley has written a book that our entire world needs to read in these fraught times. High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out is Ms. Ripley’s example-rich examination of the … more
Haven Levi Julian reporting for the Jewish Press and the staff from the Brooklyn Eagle have reported that State Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assemblywoman Emily Gallagher are mulling a bill requiring … more
Paging through the Democrat’s recent Pride publication for the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, I spotted something unexpected. Did I see that the Chamber had named a 45-year-old a … more
My grandmother, whose column appears in the lower left-hand corner of this page, was a big fan of the kaffeeklatsch or coffee klatch. Although she never actually defined the term for me, I knew it … more
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