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Owing to the extremely cold weather and over-abundance of snow of this record-breaking winter, things are in a bad way up in Sodom, a little hamlet in the Town of Johnsburgh. more

Feb 21, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Fifty-five years ago: Winter 1963 more

Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

It was just 50 years ago — around Feb. 10, 1913 — that a cold snap struck Old Mother Earth. more

Feb 7, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Did you ever look around the streets of Warrensburg and wonder to yourself: “Where have all the old-timers gone?” more

Jan 31, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

It has been a miserable, cold winter. I wish I could think of a stronger word than “miserable,” but such a word escapes me. more

Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

One hundred years ago – January 1918 more

Jan 17, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

These are modern times. I do not have to hope I chopped enough wood to keep warm on these frigid winter days and nights as my grandfather did more

Jan 10, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

The year 1917 is finally at its end, one of the most fateful periods in the world’s history, it has brought to mankind a full measure of woe and suffering. more

Jan 3, 2018 3:28 PM Community Columnists

One hundred years ago — December, 1917 more

Dec 20, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

The Horicon Hotel, a place once conducted by Mrs. Emma Brace and situated in the part of Horicon known as Bartonville, was destroyed by fire Thursday night, Nov. 15, 1917, with all of its contents. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Since Stony Creek was founded on Nov. 3, 1852, when it was separated from the Town of Thurman, it has been the average citizen for which the town is to be credited. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

One Hundred Years Ago: December, 1917 more

Nov 29, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

One Hundred Years Ago: November 1917 more

Nov 22, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Last fall at this time, I was confined to my home recovering from an operation. more

Nov 15, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

A cold wave followed in the wake of the heavy rains as November labors onward in this area. more

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

One hundred years ago ­— November 1917 more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

A glimpse of the past more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

One hundred years ago – October 1917 more

Oct 18, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

One hundred years ago – October 1917 more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

It is a strange phenomenon that an unusual and history making story can break out in the Adirondacks, which occupies the local people’s full attention, and  many years later a similar tale can replay once again ... more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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