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Will we ever go back to normal? What even is normal?  I stay in. I only go out to go food shopping, visit the bank or post office, or stop at the office. Both of my brothers are doing much … more
Abe Minckler was part of a crew of rattlesnake hunters in late 19th century Sullivan County As we sit indoors, let’s reflect on something we could be doing but won’t: rattlesnake … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — I have to start off by saying I made a goof in my last column. Supervisor Gary Maas brought it to my attention that the Litter Pluck is not canceled, it will be … more
Amen, hallelujah: My first brother Christopher who got the coronavirus is doing really well. He is almost back to normal. My brother Johnny is doing much better but not out of the woods yet. My … more
As I sit here and type my column, I am very nervous for my youngest brother Christopher who has the coronavirus. He lives in Elmhurst Queens. He was not feeling well and took his temperature and it … more
It’s a little chilly out there; the wind does not make it any better. Spring is right around the corner, and I hope we have seen the last of the snow. When I was a kid, I loved the snow: … more
It’s that time a year again when I get to wish my friend The Judge a very happy and healthy birthday. Whenever you run into Bob Meyer, it always puts a smile on your face. He is just that type … more
Go ahead and search “job hunting tips for seniors.” The internet will give you lots of suggestions, from “don’t be lazy” (Thanks, internet!) to “use Indeed and … more
Holy moly—the hardest part of tax season is over, thank God. It’s not a hard job, but there’s lots of pressure. Once they’re delivered, I have 24 hours to enter the tax … more
Most of you know I am Cochecton’s tax collector, and we are getting to the end of January. If you did not make the January 31 payment, you cannot make payments, you have to pay in full.  … more
I had such a great time at the high school on Sunday watching the Harlem Wizards play basketball against some of the teachers and staff. I have to tell you my neighbor Dan Parisi worked up a sweat … more
It’s my last column of 2019. I have been so blessed throughout the year, between all of my loving family and friends who check in on me and make sure all is good. I have to say that 2019 was … more
Is your tree up, is your shopping done, are you wrapped and ready to go? The best part of this time of year is seeing old friends and family. On Saturday, my brother Teddy and I went to Queens to see … more
TEXAS TOWNSHIP, PA — An 81-year-old man is dead as the result of an exploding propane heater during a hunting incident. Pennsylvania State Police say that Gregory Scheer of Florida—who … more
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends. My mother would always say that when Santa comes at the end of the Thanksgiving Day parade, it’s officially Christmas … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf on Nov. 27 signed legislation that will allow hunting in the state on three Sundays during the year. One of the Sundays will be during rifle deer season, another … more
Hunting is about much more than the hunt and the harvest—it’s a lifestyle that permeates much of what you do throughout the entire year. There’s a charge of stewardship that goes … more
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced on Nov. 15 that it has opened access this year to 2,956 additional acres of water supply land where outdoor enthusiasts can … more
With October in the rearview mirror and Thanksgiving looming on the horizon, signs of the season’s shift toward winter are all around. Take some time to tune in to the passing peculiarities and … more
Extra, extra, read all about it: Heinle’s General Store has been sold to a very nice guy named Raj. I stopped in there one day and met with Raj and Nick, the old owner. I was told that the … more
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