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Autumn Walk  Walk out of summer. Step into fall. The miracle of goldenrod, The alchemy of frost Tell us again that summer is lost. Hear the wild geese call? Don’t look … more
CALLICOON CENTER, NY — “What a joy to be here,” sang the cast, opening the Delaware Valley Opera’s first production of the 2021 season.  It was indeed a joy to be … more
On the subject of planting season, I have more to do than I can say. Since I’m about to spend a page of the paper talking about it, you can assume just how much I really have to do. Farming … more
The first six weeks or so of the 2021 trout season have been a mixed bag of weather and streamflow. When the season began on April 1, flows were down due to early snowmelt, with the release from … more
“Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear. Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes—how do you measure, measure a year?” Those words were written and … more
I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas. I know I did. For Christmas Eve, I was home alone with five eggplants, three pounds of sausage and peppers. I had my brother Teddy and my friend Kathy and … more
I wish you a Merry Christmas and an extremely healthy and happy new year in 2021.  Yes, it is that time of year: tax season. The town hall will be open to pay your taxes in person as long as … more
Anyone with animals dreads the time of year when the waterers and spigots begin to freeze. The season of chipping out buckets and filling hot water just to pour over stuck water lids has officially … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — “I have a good wife who lets me do my thing,” said veteran modified driver John Cote of New Milford, CT. For the last 20 years, he has considered Bethel Motor … more
Fall is here and is making its presence known. Migrating birds are on the move, and I have heard some geese flying high overhead. The other thing that’s flying (downward, anyway) are leaves. … more
Logic might dictate that current weather conditions would be reason enough to forget fishing today. The local meteorologists report that this is one of the driest summers on record, with lawns, crops … more
Fall means different things to different people. Under normal conditions, fall means back to school for students and the beginning of another work year for teachers. Sadly, the virus has interrupted … more
And just like that, summer draws to a close. Oh, sure, officially it ain’t over until September 22, but we in the Upper Delaware River region know it’s all downhill from here. And by … more
Out here, there are a few things that we take very seriously—as seriously as religion or a fiscal promise in business. I’m speaking to the ritual that is fall hunting season. Most of us … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Last week, the PA Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) approved an advisory committee's recommendation to allow the fall sports season to start on schedule this year. … more
PA partisanship over mask mandate PENNSYLVANIA — Gov. Tom Wolf and PA Health Secretary Rachel Levine issued an expanded mask order last week. Residents must now wear masks whenever they … more
HARRISBURG, PA – Effective 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), in consultation with the Office of the Governor, Pennsylvania Department of … more
ALBANY, NY — On March 24, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded New Yorkers that trout and salmon fishing season opens on Wednesday, April 1. New … more
Holy moly—the hardest part of tax season is over, thank God. It’s not a hard job, but there’s lots of pressure. Once they’re delivered, I have 24 hours to enter the tax … more
My friend and colleague, Jonathan Fox, scooped me last week by writing about his diagnosis of SAD (seasonal affective disorder) and one of its treatment options, the Happy Lite. Having already touted … more
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