Most people don’t plan on getting addicted to drugs or alcohol. They might start out by taking painkillers for a medical reason or do a little experimenting with drugs and alcohol because of peer pressure or social anxiety.
“It won’t happen to me” is a type of denial that helps us to survive, yet it can also have the opposite effect, moving us toward destruction. How can one mental stance hold out powerful potential for such opposing outcomes?
Milanville is one of the most historically significant communities in the Delaware River Valley, the center of the Cushetunk Settlement, established ca. 1755 by the Delaware Company. While the original settlement was destroyed during the Revolution, many of the original settlers returned after the war.
My television viewing patterns have changed a lot in recent years: less channel surfing; more watching what I want, when I want. At our house, we usually stream movies and shows on Netflix and YouTube. But did you know that the Western Sullivan Public Library system offers a free movie streaming service?
It’s a little wet out there this weekend, all I can say is its better than snow. You do not have to shovel rain, hope no one flooded. Stay safe.
Dental care is very important for human health, and the same thing applies to a pet’s overall health. Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. Over 80% of dogs and cats over the age of three have dental disease.
REGION — The Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund grant applications are now available. Eligible organizations are those providing services in Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Sullivan and Rockland counties and are dedicated to rescuing, sheltering and defending animals.
In the 1930s and 1940s, the cash crop that reigned supreme in the Catskills was the cauliflower. The cool evenings and warm days provided ideal conditions for the growing of the vegetable cousin of broccoli. With nearby New York City providing a lucrative market, dozens of local farms began growing cauliflower.
As I sit here writing my column it is snowing out. I just want to thank the Cochecton town crew for keeping our roads clear and safe.
REGION — Jennie Waligroski, an award-winning, top-producing local realtor, has joined Century 21 Geba Realty. Waligroski, a repeat winner of The River Reporter Readers’ Choice Best Real Estate Agent, is a full-time real estate associate broker and is licensed in New York as well as Pennsylvania.