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SCHUYLER FALLS — The towns of Plattsburgh and Schuyler Falls are currently discussing the possibility of dedicating the Morrisonville Bridge to Gordie Little, the famed local broadcaster who passed away unexpectedly last month. more

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Beloved media personality passed away suddenly on Wednesday more

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I began writing this column in a conflicted state. I’ve always been a bit of an opportunist, taking things as they come and trodding the road less traveled. more

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Fried bread dough. Does the mere thought titillate your taste buds? Mine are bouncing like an NBA dribble. more

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“To honor and obey.” They were part of our vows when Kaye and I exchanged rings in 1974. more

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Thanks to my friend, Jerry Rambach, my girth prevents me from seeing my feet. more

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I am far from an expert on punctuation. more

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My father was a poor preacher who was often compensated in fresh vegetables by his rural congregation. We ate well, but had little cash on hand. more

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They say, if you can learn one new word every day, your life will be enhanced. more

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“Mother, May I?” Who remembers that game? I always lost when “mother” sent me backwards or sideways and I wasn’t clever enough to outsmart her. more

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Row, Row, Row your boat gently down the stream.” How long has it been since you sang that out loud? It’s called a “round.” It shouldn’t be confused with another one you might recall: “Bill Grogan’s Goat.” That one is an “echo” song. more

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Do you remember when you took your driver’s test? Mine was in 1953. more

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The number of those who remember my radio career is dwindling. more

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For our family, April 14 will be tantamount to all the holidays together. Catherine M. Little will celebrate her 90th birthday with family and friends at our house. I call her Catherine the great. She is my wife. more

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“A motley sky won’t leave you dry.” Have you heard that saying? I spotted it recently in a social media post from an Au Sable Forks friend. more

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It’s time for a few silly sap stories. Pardon the alliteration, but I wrote this on St. Patrick’s Day and that always makes me silly. more

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What’s the good word? How many times have you greeted someone that way? More often than not, the answer is, “No good words.” more

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I’m on a roll. Up or down? Inside or outside? Those are the questions for today. Trivia, you say? Not so trivial for many. I’m referring to the toilet paper. more

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So, now it’s March. Big deal, you say. How much stock do you place in the centuries-old adage, “In like a lion; out like a lamb?” For me, it’s just a matter of hope. more

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We need a little silliness in our lives. Things are too darn serious these days. Call it comic relief. Call it anything you like. Allow me to deviate from all the talk of politics and news of doom and gloom. more

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