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Dear Mariah Carey: sorry/not sorry, but this column has nothing to do with you. Now that the boxes have been opened, the gifts unwrapped and the last piece of gaily colored tissue paper has fluttered … more
“Wow, man, is it winter already? Where did the summer go, girl?” I wheezed at the dog. “Much less autumn? I guess the leaves fell off of the trees when I wasn’t looking” … more
Collectors love antique Christmas postcards, especially ones that feature Santa Claus. He is even more desirable if his red suit is not red but some unconventional color such as blue, green or, … more
Thanks to my recent appearances on Food Network’s “Halloween Wars” and “The Big Bake,” I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the various TV competitions … more
Happy Merries, everyone! I would guess that you’re already familiar with the tale of the Christmas Truce, right? (If not, stop what you’re doing right now, go to YouTube, and listen to … more
I think about Mary, the mother of Jesus. I think about her journey to Bethlehem in the middle of chaos, at her time of delivery. I imagine her anxiety, her concern, as well as that of Joseph’s … more
Christmas is observed all over the world by Christians as they celebrate the birth of Jesus. Many people who are not Christians also join in with a celebration of gift giving and a reenactment of … more
During my interview with Santa last week, he uttered those familiar words and it got me thinking. What? it happens. In a Utopian society, the concept of peace on Earth is a given, but every … more
NEW YORK SERVICES Bloomingburg, NY Our Lady of the Assumption 845/733-1477, 8 High St. Christmas Eve: 5:30 p.m. Christmas Day: 9:30 a.m. Callicoon, NY Holy Cross Catholic … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and the community December 16 to 22 more
By ELIZABETH LEPRO REGION — As many are still recovering from the economic impact of the pandemic, some local organizations running holiday toy drives say they saw an increased need for … more
The 122nd Audubon Christmas Bird Count on December 18 in the White Mills Circle will soon be upon us. The count records all the birds found in the 15-mile-wide area within a 24-hour period. The data … more
Hanukkah may have come and gone, but according to some random post I stumbled across on the internet, there are “approximately 29 holidays observed by seven of the world’s major religions … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and the community December 9 to 15 more
LAKE LUZERNE, NY — New York State Christmas tree farms contribute $13.8 million to the economy, a news release from the state department of agriculture announced. And New York ranks sixth in … more
Authors Stephanie Matolyak and Deborah Bailey and their children’s book A Farm Animals Christmas have been asked by Santa himself to join Davis R. Chant Realtors for an amazingly fun Santa Day at The Wake Zone located at 274 Route 507 in Tafton, Sunday, December 5 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.  more
Birding during this time of year is always interesting. Things are still in transition with the last of the fall migration. Some visitors from the north have arrived; you may see buffleheads on lakes … more
Find some Christmas magic in Narrowsburg on Sunday NARROWSBURG, NY — The Tusten Youth Commission will create Christmas wonder in Narrowsburg, with a celebration featuring a tree-lighting, … more
I hope you all had a very happy, healthy and fun Thanksgiving. Mine was great. I cooked for my brother and some of my friends.  Kathy, my friend since first grade, and now my coworker, wanted to … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and the community November 25 to December 1 more
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