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Say hello to Samantha, an absolutely gorgeous, mostly black long-haired cat. Samantha has big, light green eyes and a white spot on her chest. Read more

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In this column, last week, I strived to bring the Chestertown Rural Cemetery’s most famous burial back, for just one more time, into the bright light of modern day. John Butler Yeats was a remarkable man and in his lonely grave, far from his... Read more

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We’re all guilty when it comes to pushing off the tough tasks to a later date. Our government entities are far worse when it comes to kicking the can down the road. Read more

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We have been hearing it for the last year or two, the invasion is coming, no not migrants, the Emerald Ash borer. Read more

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Would you like to know more about our Teen Rec program? Those eligible for membership, or already Teen Rec members, and their parents are invited to be our guests at a Teen Rec Open House and Picnic on Friday, Sept. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. Read more

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Singing in a choir makes you happier! It’s science. Jaime Babbitt recently wrote an article for Chorale Director magazine entitled “Your Brain and Singing: Why Singing in a Choir Makes You Happier.” Read more

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Every year my quiet little community becomes a bustling shopping center when it has a garage sale, thanks to Vince’s coordination. This year was to be no different. It was scheduled to begin July 12. Read more

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Last week’s column about the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton received a fair amount of commentary this week. It seems the column struck a nerve on both sides of the aisle, but not for reasons you may think. Read more

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Post office inspectors, who for the past three years have been trying without apparent success to fasten upon H. Bernard Hawley, Lake George, the crime of stealing a registered mail pouch containing $22,500 in currency from a Hudson Valley... Read more

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If you remember the column from a few weeks ago about Sweet Pea, the loving beagle with the sad back story, then you already know Panda’s as well. Read more

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With the warm weather, stream fishing for trout has come to an end for now. That means it’s time for bass, sunnys, bluegills and other warmwater fishing. Read more

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Small nonprofit organizations in rural towns are special places. They face unique challenges but are rewarded with a great sense of community involvement and impact. Read more

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Our handsome and sleek short-haired tuxedo kitty, Francisco, was picked up as a stray, but a cat this sweet and social must have been a pet at some previous time in his life. Francisco is assumed to be about 3 years old... Read more

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The old saying is that everything changes while everything remains the same. I look back at the way we are now and at things as they were 100 years ago and it is almost like the same play but with different actors. Read more

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From New York to California, Iowa to Louisiana, high-profile shootings have robbed America of the men and women that have sworn to protect their communities. Read more

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It is the last chance to enjoy live performances ‘On the Center Lawn’ – the final Tuesday of July will feature storytelling and salsa. Michael Caduto presents “The Rainbow Garden: Celebrating Cultural Diversity” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 30. Read more

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Orlando Bryant, a 70-year-old who on June 18, 1919, at his farm on Harrington Hill shot and severely wounded in the foot, 10-year-old John Shaw who was picking blueberries on his place. Read more

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Say hello to Lady, another super-sweet beagle here at the NCSPCA (we do have more than just beagles at the shelter, I promise). Lady is about a year old. She is a small beagle but she has a huge, loving personality that is just waiting to fill... Read more

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In 1985 while playing a pickup game of softball, I chased down a foul ball. Even though it hit the ground and there was no play to be made, I charged the ball hard and stuck my left leg in the ground and leaned, apparently awkwardly, with my... Read more

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Jade is an absolutely stunning, petite, 2-year-old female gray diluted tortoiseshell cat. Jade has these limpid, pale green eyes that bring to mind the semi-precious stone for which she’s named. Read more

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