Reading, writing and arithmetic—and throw in some meat, milk and produce while we’re at it.
Veteran’s Day is a time to honor those who have fought for our freedom, a time to revere the memory of what they have done. What’s more, it is a time to show patriotic spirit alongside the brave men and women who are still fighting to preserve that freedom. In Beach Lake, PA, there’s a man who’s got a business doing just that, all year long.
It has been a great year for monarch butterflies. I am hearing everyone comment on the number of the beautiful orange-and-black butterflies that have been seen this year in the river valley.
When she called to say that “something terrible had happened at the house,” I jumped in the car and got there as fast as I could. “What is it? What’s wrong?” I shouted, pounding on the door, which creaked open, shedding light on the horrific scene before me. “It’s the dollhouse,” Gayle said, ushering me in. “There’s been a murder.”
The little white clapboard church building that is Freddy Gallery stands in a field of green just off a main road in Harris, NY. Behind it, the black iron gates of a cemetery protect the living from the dead. Or is it the other way around?
Actually, it was Max Yasgur and “here” is in Bethel, NY, where Yasgur lived, worked, and raised a family with his wife Miriam before, and after, a little music festival called Woodstock.
Just as the hype of summer is winding down, the lure of autumn activities is ramping up. The Callicoon Art Walk is scheduled for Saturday, October 6 from 12 noon to 8 p.m. The event is held annually and hosts a plethora of local artists and musicians.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” took center stage at a special halftime celebration during Livingston Manor Central School’s homecoming football game on Saturday afternoon, September 22.
SPEBSQA: Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (Inc.) If you’ve ever heard a barbershop quartet outside of a high school rendition of Music Man, you’ve probably been exposed to this mouthful of an organization.
BETHEL, NY — Summer is over, but fall is gearing up for a strong show of seasonal delights. Apple picking, wine tasting, cider sampling and even early Christmas shopping entice us, and most weekends our area boasts one or more special harvest-season festivals.