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Queen Village Memories | Turning Back the Pages

When I am perusing old 50 or 100 years ago Warrensburgh newspapers, I often look for references to houses being built, cellar holes being dug and indoor plumbing being put in for the first time.

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The Reptile Adventure | Richards Library Column

Hello Patrons and Friends of The Richards Library! In this week’s column we will tell you some general information about the library you should be aware of and some upcoming events to be held at the library in July.

Where’s the refund?

It came to my attention a few days ago, that senior citizens who live alone are entitled to a big discount on their water bill.

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

Thank you to bike donors

Every year Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County offers local schools a program on bicycle safety or as we call it “Bike Rodeo.”

From the Front Lines of the Manhunt for Sweat and Matt

Our reporters detail what it was like to cover the history-making prison break

It’s over | Little Bits

A headline read, “It’s Over.” Like other traumatic events, most of us will remember what we were doing when the second of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees was shot. This one lived.

A time for celebration and change | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Once again we are proud to join with members of the free community newspaper industry this July to celebrate the services provided to over 50 million homes around this great nation.

The name is in the game | Turning Back the Pages

Warren County Airport was renamed Floyd Bennett Airport in the fall of 1998 in honor of the pioneering Warrensburgh aviator, Floyd Bennett, who joined with Commander Richard E. Byrd on May 9, 1926 to make what is supposed to be the first flight made over the North Pole.

Originality means more

I have been reading with interest the exchange between Mr. Binczik and Mr. Sharkey on the Pledge of Allegiance; and I think it’s time to approach this subject from a different perspective.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

Our thoughts for area grads | Editorial

Graduates, your time has finally come. No more gym, full-day/5-day a week classes or dreaded school lunches.

Green peppers and the summer solstice | Little Bits

It’s summer. Some of us pay attention to the solstice. Others don’t. I didn’t stare at the western sky and my watch to see if it really was the longest day of the year.

Violence taking center stage | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Violence and needless deaths have been a part of the human race since the beginning of time, but it appears we’ve learned little from those who came before us.

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