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Sifting Through the Sands of Time

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80 Years Ago 2 March 21, 1930 2 The Ninth Planet More...

The Garden Scribe

Celebrate Yellow

If you love the idea of forcing paper white narcissus but aren’t keen on their scent or white color so redundant with snow and ice, try the as easily forcible Craigford variety in your container of pebbles or potting mix. More...

‘I Remember When’

Tapping Maple Trees

There are certain things in life that we can recall back to our earliest youth and the annual tapping of maple trees in mid to late February is one of them for me. More...

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Keeping an Eye on Our Representatives in D.C.

Schumer Seeks to Pressure China, Europe Returning to a signature issue of his public life, Senator Charles Schumer said he would push for a vote in May to punish China for currency manipulation. More...

Pastimes

Viewing the Hudson from Garrison’s Arden Point

Near the southern entrance to the Garrison train station, it would be easy to miss the sign for the trail to Arden Point. More...

‘From Servitude unto Redemption’

“In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month between the two evenings is the LORD'S Passover. And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the feast of unleavened bread unto the LORD; seven days ye shall eat unleavened bread. More...

To the People of the State of New York:

FEDERALIST NO. 62: THE SEnATE (PART II )

Here is part two of James Madison’s exposition of the purpose and size of the United States Senate. More...

“Under the Hood”

When a Car Repair Costs Too Much

Name the most frustrating thing about getting your vehicle repaired. I bet I guessed it! I am a technician and not a psychic, but I bet you that your answer was, “Not knowing whether or not I’m getting ripped off.” More...

Aesop’s Fables

The North Wind and The Sun

A di spute arose between the Nor th Wind and the Sun, each claiming that he was stronger than the other. At last they agreed to try their powers upon a traveller, to see which could soonest strip him of his cloak. More...

What’s for Dinner?

Serve Frozen Seafood: You Won’t Have To Fish For Compliments

(NAPS)—Many Americans might enjoy a more delicious and nutritious diet if they didn’t fall for certain fish tales—and discovered how flavorful and reasonably priced frozen seafood can be. More...

Police News

Murder Suspect Still Hospitalized Two years ago this week the mutilated body of a Lake Carmel man was found inside his home and the victim’s wife was located in an adjoining room and was later charged with his death. More...

Let’s Play a Game . . .

Where in the County is The Courier?

LAST WEEK’S WINNER: More...

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