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Most people have witnessed it at one time or another. A small bird dives at another, larger bird. Or perhaps a lot of smaller birds vocalize in the same tree in which a larger bird happens to be … more
ELDRED, NY — A full audience was in attendance at the May 10 Highland Town Board meeting. They heard about summer plans for a full-day six-week day camp for Highland youth, a permitting process … more
If you happen to see a bald eagle nest while paddling the river or from across the lake, you will probably first notice the size. They are massive nests constructed of sticks. more
During the winter, the resident bald eagles have been enjoying their time off from breeding activities for the most part. Some banded eagles, documented as part of territorial pairs in the … more
ELDRED, NY — Frank Monteleone wants to know why the Town of Highland requested that his four properties at the four corners in Eldred be combined without telling him. He appeared at the … more
Even though Valentine’s Day has passed and spring has yet to commence, the call of the wild has been heard here in the mountains, and many creatures have already begun the mating dance. It … more
Those of us who have lived in the area long enough probably remember that once there were not as many bald eagles seen here as there are now. We may have seen some wintering eagles from Canada and … more
Over the Rainbow offers bereavement music therapy MONTICELLO, NY — The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, or any other form of dementia, in a loved one brings with it an immediate onset … more
‘What really matters’ from the Yarnslingers CALLICOON, NY — The Yarnslingers, a group of storytellers, will perform on Sunday, January 23, beginning at 2 p.m. The event will take … more
There isn’t an abundance of peregrine falcons here. They are not as common in the region as the bald eagle is at the present time. Both species were thriving during the 1800s and into the … 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
The past few decades have seen a resurgence of bald eagles in the region, thanks to the banning of DDT, as well as efforts by state wildlife agencies to re-introduce the species during the 1970s to … more
ELDRED, NY — It was not business as usual at the Highland Town Board meeting. The two-hour meeting on August 17 had a series of revelations that brought $295,000 into the town coffers, required … more
It’s hard to believe that summer is already upon us, especially for those of you who are new to the region and thought that winter would never end. On the flip side, spring was particularly … more
In the early 2000s, when I first started tracking bald eagle nests in the upper Delaware River corridor, there were about 10 nests between Port Jervis, NY and Hancock, NY. This was an encouraging … more
Bald eagles in Canada have been making their migration trip south to areas with open water in order to dine on their favorite food, fish. The Delaware and Mongaup river systems, along with … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — If you’ve known Narrowsburg since before the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad discontinued passenger service between Hoboken and Hancock, you might think it’s basically … more
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The background Today, it’s not uncommon to venture near a river or waterway and see a bald eagle—frequently, you can spot more than one. They’re usually seen soaring overhead or … more
Innovative ideas in the community October 29 to November 4 more
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