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The benefits of a truly wild life! | Notes from the North Woods

Research continues to confirm what most of us already knew as kids, that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits that go well beyond the obvious fun and games.

Big shoes to fill! | Little Bits

Let’s talk shoes. I read somewhere Imelda Marcos had 3,000 pairs of shoes.

Fear sweeps Horicon | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – July, 1915

Camping memories | Little Bits

I love music and enjoy a little trivia. As the years roll by, though, many lyrics have escaped me like a slow leak in your car tire.

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Get back to nature and be happy! | Notes from the North Woods

In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.

Vandalism troublesome | Little Bits

Most of these “Little Bits” are what I call fluff—light and fun. This one is not. It’s about vandalism in cemeteries and how I believe it to be abhorrent

Porto Fino Restaurant opens | Turning Back the Pages

Fifty Years Ago – July, 1965

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Get out ... and stay out! | Notes from the North Woods

For people who haven’t been paying attention, it’s time to get outside.

How is the weather? | Little Bits

When we can’t think of anything else to jaw about, the weather is always a good topic.

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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