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LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — By a vote of 4 to 1, the Cochecton Town Board adopted a resolution at its March 11 meeting requesting the withdrawal of a renewable energy amendment from New York … 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
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — “My brain hurts. My voicemail is full of nasty messages. And I don’t know how I’m going to fix all these problems,” said tax collector Eileen … 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
About a dozen fire truck responded to a fire on Bernas Rd. in the Town of Cochecton. Smoke was coming from the roof of a barn that was outfitted with solar panels.  Firefighters cut through the … 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
Letters to the editor: January 23, 2020 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
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Year-end town board meetings usually tie up fiscal loose ends, develop reorganizational meeting agendas, honor outgoing board members, and pass the torch to incoming board … 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
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — They had only three hours. Three hours to name a social justice issue, to create a T-shirt that offers a positive solution, to determine the financing and marketing of the … 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
What's going on in your community December 5 to December 11 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
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Sullivan County farming, in decline for decades, is apparently on the rise, as evidenced by a noticeable drop in assessed value for properties in the Town of … 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
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — If there’s frost on the pumpkins, it must be time for annual negotiations between Sullivan County and the Town of Cochecton for continued operation of the Western … more
Last year, an eight-year-old girl made headlines in Mexico for inventing a simple solar device to heat water. Her name is Xóchitl Guadalupe Cruz Lopez and she lives in Chiapas, the southern … more
Did you miss me? I was away on vacation with my sister, brother-in-law and best friend Paula. We went to Seattle, Washington for a few days before taking a cruise to Alaska. I had the best time. I … more
There's something about watching a sunset with no land in sight.  The gentle lull of a boat, swaying in  the waves.  The fact that I was in a chair, taking selfies and reeling in a … more
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