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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

“Dusky Nomads” from Scotland | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – June, 1915

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Fly fishing competition lands in Placid | Conservation Conversations

Once again the USA Fly Fishing Competition came to Lake Placid. Some of the top fly fishing guys from around the country, gathered to test their skills and try their luck on the West Branch of the Ausable and Mirror Lake.

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The original anglers | Notes from the North Woods

Nearly 5,000 years ago, a pair of ancient anglers waded out into the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea.

Show the love: Tie a blue ribbon round the ole oak tree! | Little Bits

I’m not very smart and have few original ideas.

Town acknowledges Emerson gift | Turning Back the Pages

Fifty Years Ago – June, 1965

Richards first column

Welcome to the first of twice monthly column that lets patrons, and friends in the surrounding communities, know what is going on at The Richards Library.

Tying your shoe laces | Little Bits

Have you ever heard the phrase, “I’m all in but my shoe laces?”

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