Paul Gilchrist

‘Sticky Wicket’ croquet event returns this Sunday

Keen but friendly competition with a historical flair — plus good food and socializing — are in store at the 19th annual Sticky Wicket croquet tournament set for 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Warren County Fish Hatchery pavilion in Warrensburg. more »

Aug 5, 2015 2:52 PM Articles

Reflections on library director Sarah Farrar’s retirement

There have only been three directors of Warrensburg's historic Richards Library since it was founded. Sarah Farrar — known to be socialble, witty, conscientious and dedicated to lifelong education — is retiring as of Dec. 31. more »

Dec 11, 2013 10:53 AM Articles

Reception set for 1 p.m. Sunday honoring retiring long-time library director

Richards Library, revered institution in Warrensburg, has only had three directors in its 112-year history — Sarah Farrar, director and librarian for 39 years, is to retire in a few weeks, and area residents will be honoring her at a reception at 1 p.m. Sunday Dec. 1 at the Library. more »

Dec 1, 2013 7:42 AM Articles

Warren County's Rural Heritage Festival revives the past

In the rural Adirondacks, the bygone days aren't that far back in time — so many old-timers attending the Rural Heritage Festival & Youth Fair in Warren County Aug. 10 were nostalgic about a steam-powered woodsplitter, a wood-burning water pump and other novel feats of antique engineering; while others enjoyed games of horseshoes and croquet as well as wares offered by artisans and local farmers. more »

Aug 14, 2013 10:42 AM Articles

‘Sticky Wicket’ tourney draws a crowd

The annual croquet tournament known as "Sticky Wicket' always features friendly competition with a historical flair, home-cooked food, good socializing and genial debates over the rules with Croquetmaster Delbert Chamberss. This year's edition was no exception. more »

Aug 14, 2013 10:24 AM Articles

Clarification on library proposition

The Warrensburg Central School District legal notice published earlier in April stated that the proposed levy for Richards Library would be Proposition #3 on the ballot at the May 15th election at the high school. more »

May 13, 2012 6:00 AM Opinions

Thanks for library story

Thanks to the Adirondack Journal for publishing a fine article about Richards Library in its April 14 issue. I’d like to elaborate a little further: more »

Apr 19, 2012 12:00 PM Opinions

Libraries have evolved as technology has advanced

For thousands of years, libraries have been storehouses of knowledge, information, and literature. more »

Nov 30, 2011 11:50 AM Opinions

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