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From mid-December or so until now, we have been able to fill bird feeders and not have them pulled down or otherwise damaged by our big bruin friends. The bears seek their wintering places around … 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
One of the little joys of living out here is the sharing of tales between friends. One outdoorsman to another, you will find there are uncountable tales, some fictitious, others just a small stretch … more
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — On Saturday, September 25, the Bears of Tri-Valley (1-2) took on the Sullivan West Bulldogs (2-0) in a classic high school football rivalry, a homecoming gridiron clash that … more
Bump. Thump. Clatter. You’re lying in bed, trying to scare up a pleasant dream when you hear this disturbance outside. If you’re a married man in the country, the next thing … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — It all boiled down to 35 seconds when, on Tuesday, March 30, the Sullivan West Lady Bulldogs (1-1-1) hosted the Lady Bears of Tri-Valley (0-2-1) in a girls’ varsity … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The Sullivan West football team (2-0) defeated the visiting Bears of Tri-Valley (0-2) 16-8 during their under-the-lights homecoming game on Friday, March 26. Before the … more
Dear new neighbors: I’m guessing that winter was rough for many of you, having made the (possibly rash) decision to relocate from fill-in-the-blank to the Upper Delaware River region within the … more
BARRYVILLE, NY — Dave Jones calls the Kittatinny Canoes recreation enterprise an “Adventure Destination.” For most of his 66 years, he’s worked at or managed it. His … more
We’ve all heard it bandied about: “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight; red sky at morning, sailors take warning,” but is there any validity to the old proverb? According to … more
My birthday is in January, and as a child growing up in Liberty, NY, I remember how it was always too cold and snowy for me to have a party. On the plus side, the ice, snow and freezing wind made … more
One dark night before the time change, as I was driving to work along NY State Route 97, I met a bear on Basket Bridge. I work an overnight shift, so it was nearing the witching hour of midnight … more
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SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Recently a member of the “Living in Barryville” Facebook community posted a report that a bear cub had been shot by homeowners in Liberty. The posting was … more
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