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WARRENSBURG — This year’s Sticky Wicket Croquet Tournament and Picnic marks 20 years of keen, but friendly competition with a historical flair. more

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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

The Sun

A new book has been released that details Warrensburg history — but it's not a dry recitation of facts, its a collection of colorful articles on people, places and events that gives readers a taste of life in Warrensburg during bygone years. more

The Sun

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

The Sun

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

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It might have taken about a decade to become a reality, but it was worth waiting for. the new addition at Richards Library in Warrensburg not only offers a lot of new amenities, but it is now truly ready to be adopted as a community cultural center. more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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By Paul Gilchrist

Armed with knowledge of historical architectural design, Warrensburg residents take at homes they see often and experience a new appreciation. more

The Sun

Beloved traditions of the Warren County Fair, dormant for decades, are revived due to a first-ever collaboration between Warren County Historical Association and the Cooperative Extension 4H. more

The Sun

Warren County politicians battled for the top honors in a first-ever competition — featuring the normally genteel sport of croquet — during the recent Warren County Rural Heritage Festival more

The Sun

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

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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

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

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    Sloane Bullough from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation explains how owners of historic homes and commercial properties can apply for 20% tax credits for undertaking restoration work on their buildings. The program, presented at the Senior Center on July 16, was the fourth in a series on historic preservation sponsored by the Warrensburgh Historical Society, Warrensburgh Beautification, and Richards Library. Informational materials may be picked up at the library or the museum or can be viewed at www.nysparks.com.

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