October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Columns

Our Neighbors

From Near Death Experience to Survival Story

Sandra Berry of New Milford goes up and down the same set of stairs in her house countless times a day—a task so simple and natural it hardly requires thought. However, a misstep on the stairs in April nearly ended Berry’s life. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

90 Years Ago 2 O ct. 15, 1920

Hang It Up     We are sending out as supplements in this issue a fine portrait of the candidates on our national ticket. More...

AMERICaN SPIRIT

Honoring Our Heroes, Past & Present

John ‘Doc’ Bradley Raised the Flag at Iwo Jima   More...

Let’s Play a Game. . .

Where in the County is The Courier?
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Gardening Gusto

Praise for ‘Taters

Although we often think of potatoes as ubiquitous, they originated solely from a tiny area isolated high in the Andes. More...

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Keeping an Eye on Our Representatives in D.C.

New York Faces Lawsuit     New York State is facing a lawsuit from the federal government for not providing military personnel who are registered to vote in four New York counties with ballots in a manner that is compliant with federal la More...

Meander Through the Green Expanses at Philipstown Park

Best of Pastimes

In 2005, the Philipstown Greenway Committee published “22 Hikes in Philipstown” to showcase what the town had to offer outdoors enthusiasts. I took their advice recently and hiked a trail in Philipstown Park.   More...

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Weekly Quotation

‘Where Jesus is now the star divine, Brighter and brighter he will shine, Oh beautiful star of Bethlehem, shine on.’ ~R. Fisher Boyce