The year was around 1950. There had been several reports by neighbors in East Cochecton who had seen a massive bear. During a deer hunt, Edward Hartmann spotted huge bear tracks in the snow. A posse gathered to include Eddie, Adam Sauer, Artie Bossert, Ken Just, Bill Lubeck, Charles Ebel, H. Schicht, and Bill and Charles Fisher.
Another trip to the ER, this time for my throat, Thank God it was not strep; just the start of a nasty cold. Yes, I had been resting and drinking plenty of fluids. I know so many who have this cold, and they say it’s a bad one.
COCHECTON, NY — Speakers and participants enjoy The Cochecton Preservation Society’s 11th Coffee, Tea and History on September 24 at the Cochecton Train Station. For anyone who missed it, you can catch it on a WJFF Radio recording available in their archives.
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — A 4-H volunteer teaches a child how to make a free turtle out of craft supplies at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) 4-H Youth Fair, held on August 18-21 in conjunction with Neversink Agriculture Society’s 138th Grahamsville Little World’s Fair.
HAWLEY, PA — The Wallenpaupack Brewing Company held a ribbon cutting on Saturday, September 30 at its location, 73 Welwood Ave. Wallenpaupack Brewing Company is a craft brewery and brewpub featuring craft beers on tap; a menu of locally sourced, in-house prepared food; and merchandise. Food and beverages are available through counter service.
I sometimes measure the success of my summer by the number of tomato sandwiches I eat. Few things capture the essence of the season better. (Except perhaps a white peach. Or grilled, buttered corn. Or fresh blackberries with cream.) A really good tomato is like a vivid, voluptuous expression of the sun.
The Equinunk Historic District is a national historic district located in Buckingham and Manchester townships, Wayne County, PA. Equinunk’s first settler, between 1776 and 1782, was Josiah Parks, a prominent figure in the early rafting industry on the Delaware River; his family lived in a cave in the rocks.
What beautiful weather we have been having and just perfect for the Honey Bee Fest last Saturday. Main Street was truly buzzing with children and adults dressed in black and yellow honoring the bees, and many wore a “Save the Bees” T-shirt. There was a lot to learn. It is surprising how many ways we can use honey.
I am so overwhelmed by all the well wishes, cards, emails, and phone calls about my ear. I went to the ENT, who said that I have a deviated septum and a sinus infection.
MILFORD, PA — The Black Bear Film Festival (BBFF) recently received The Greater Pike Community Foundation (GPCF) for a $4,000 Richard L. Snyder Grant. Pictured are BBFF Executive Director Bob Keiber, left, Greater Pike Community Foundation board members Maryanne Monte, Jim Pedranti and Joann Kalish; and BBFF fundraising chair Will Voelkel.