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LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — I hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend, spending time with family and friends. It is the official kick-off to the summer season, and the kids are counting … more
Spring is a great time of year to observe the activities of animals, birds and insects throughout the Upper Delaware River region. more
Milford’s community and legislative representatives have a stark choice. Do they pursue door number one—protecting the Milford Aquifer/Springs for future generations? Will they meet … more
During a mid-month hike a week or so ago, there were a fair number of things to see and hear. Pileated woodpeckers calling and drumming, bald eagles and vultures soaring above the mountain tops, and … more
About mid-March, when a couple of mild days arrived, I started hearing one of the first sounds that tell of the impending arrival of spring and warmer days ahead. I visited some vernal ponds, and on … more
I haven’t seen flowers yet—it’s a bit early—but the ice is melting and the earth is muddy with promise. The news is not good but we can step away from the headlines, look … more
For years, right after celebrating the New Year, my sister Janet and I would have the pipes drained, take down the bird feeders and wind chimes, clear out the fridge and freezer, and close our little … more
More snow is falling as I write this column. Schools are closed, and I’m scrambling to alert participants that my Sip N’ Paint class scheduled for tonight at El Sombrero in Rock Hill, NY, … more
“Sunday, March 20—Spring begins.” That’s what it says on my calendar as I write this column, and when I read the words aloud to Dharma the Wonder Dog, my heart skipped a beat … more
60th reunion at Narrowsburg High  NARROWSBURG, NY — Narrowsburg High School’s Class of 1961, with their spouses, joined over 100 other graduates at the All School Reunion on … more
MILFORD, PA — When the members of the Milford Township Planning Commission met on Tuesday, August 24 to discuss protecting the township’s water sources, that conversation was already well … more
May and June are the time of the fawns. You may have seen them already in your yard or nearby fields or forests. It is when they are seen on or near a road that they are of most concern. When … more
“I was walkin’ through the woods one day, in the merry merry month of May....” Yes, I’ve slightly adapted the song to suit my purpose here—to wake readers to … more
Make these beautiful meringue flower cookies “Who’s your favorite artist?” I’m often asked. “Mother Nature,” is my inevitable reply. I am constantly … more
MONTICELLO, NY — There’s the stuff you can put in a bag, which gets picked up in litterplucks. And then there are mattresses and tires. At Thursday’s public works meeting, … more
I should probably be alerting readers to the return of ticks throughout the Upper Delaware River region (yes, they’re out in full force) or to the advancing invasion of the spotted lanternfly … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community April 29 to May 5 more
DRBC announces start of basin-wide reservoir storage study DELAWARE RIVER — The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) announced the start of a basin-wide study to explore the … more
We’ve had some mild days, enough so that several species of reptiles and amphibians have been making appearances. Some of their favorite areas this time of year are small ponds and wetlands. … more
If you’ve lived here in the woods of the Upper Delaware River region for long, you’ve likely heard the night peepers. Every spring, they emerge as voices, rarely to be seen, in the … more
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