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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One Hundred Years Ago – June, 1915
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.
Nearly 5,000 years ago, a pair of ancient anglers waded out into the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea.
I’m not very smart and have few original ideas.
Fifty Years Ago – June, 1965
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.
Have you ever heard the phrase, “I’m all in but my shoe laces?”