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Imagination is a powerful tool, and whether its conscious or sub conscious, using it is a great gift. More...

Posted 12/5/2017 08:22 PM

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This past week a little known ‘holiday’ passed mostly unnoticed. “Use Less Stuff Day” might sound less than serious or official, but the meaning deserves serious consideration.  More...

Posted 11/14/2017 07:46 PM

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Important elections are coming up next Tuesday Nov. 7. These elections put people in positions of authority across the board, from heads of highway departments, Town Board members, tax assessors and judges. More...

Posted 10/31/2017 10:23 PM

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Are you reading this in a public place? Or maybe you're at home? Stop for a minute, listen, do you hear that? It's a good chance that is the sound of sniffling or coughing, because unfortunately it's cold and flu season!  More...

Posted 10/17/2017 07:10 PM

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Fall is finally here – at least for now! When temperatures dropped on Saturday and Hubbell’s Family Farm was swamped for apple pressing activities, locals knew this most glorious of seasons was actually here. More...

Posted 10/3/2017 07:27 PM

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The dramatic dumping of orange leaves on area lawns this past week has signaled the unofficial commencement of autumn. More...

Posted 9/19/2017 10:39 PM

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As we witness the state of Texas, and the world responds to the catastrophic flooding of Hurricane Harvey, one might consider their own role in the aftermath of a natural disaster. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 07:33 PM

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National Dog Day is Saturday, August 26! This day is used to recognize and celebrate all the many types of dogs, and to appreciate the dogs in our own lives, as well as spotlighting the dogs that still need their ‘Fur-ever’ homes.  More...

Posted 8/22/2017 07:43 PM

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This week in 1930, Betty Boop made her cartoon debut in Dizzy Dishes. More...

Posted 8/8/2017 08:11 PM

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You may not have National Moth Week marked on your calendar, but fear not! We take pride in recognizing obscure national observations, and sharing them with you! More...

Posted 7/26/2017 09:30 AM

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July is National Anti-Boredom Month; a month to remind ourselves and our children that there is just no reason to be bored! More...

Posted 7/11/2017 09:14 PM

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The year seems to be flying by, and once again it’s time to celebrate the momentous day that is our country’s Independence Day. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 10:35 PM

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June 18 is Father’s Day! Time to honor Dear Old Dad. Many will handle the honors by spending time with Dad – quality time. That often replaces a gift – because dads can be very hard to buy for. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 10:05 PM

Author will read at Bovina Library

Bovina — The Bovina Public Library hosts and toasts author Ada Calhoun on Saturday, June 17 at 6 p.m.  Calhoun will read from her new book Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give followed by Q&As and a celebratory toast – to marriag More...

Posted 6/6/2017 11:29 PM

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Memorial Day weekend is here and before everyone gets to barbeques, baseball and other favorite traditions, the News staff wanted to take a moment to reflect on the origination of the holiday and the sacrifices honored this weekend every year.  More...

Posted 5/23/2017 09:25 PM

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Sunday is Mother’s Day.

Wikipedia tells us the modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, a peace activist who cared for wounded soldiers on both sides of the American Civil War.&nbs More...

Posted 5/9/2017 09:58 PM

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For those endowed with well developed senses of humor, “Have you heard the one about…..?” is among the most frequently used phrases.  More...

Posted 4/25/2017 11:03 PM

MRCC mounts resident’s fine art show

Michael Heinrich is a painter, and a collector, and a resident of Mountainside Residential Care Center who has mounted an eclectic art show that vividly demonstrates his wide array of interests. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 06:28 PM

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Penguins flying? Pigs riding horseback? Lincoln posting on Facebook? Check your calendar. There’s a good chance it’s April 1! More...

Posted 3/28/2017 07:26 PM

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Massive amounts of snow hit the Catskills and surrounding areas last week. The National Weather Service reported high winds and from 24-38 inches of snow in the Catskills – less than a week before spring began. More...

Posted 3/21/2017 11:09 PM

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Tea and coffee are an essential part of life for many, and about 85 percent of the United States population relies on caffeine daily. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 08:49 PM

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It seems like the best and brightest MBA graduates go to work for marketing firms. In 1989, one of them came up with a great idea to increase snack sales in the ho-hum month of February. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 08:46 PM

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Some people hate it, calling it commercialized and forced. More...

Posted 2/7/2017 06:12 PM

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Since humans became sentient, we have always had hobbies. It started out with smaller hobbies, such as swimming, hunting, and drawing on cave walls. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 05:51 PM

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Last year was a tough winter for ski resorts but over the last month, there’s been room for optimism about the coming ski season. For some people, no snow is fine: no snow to shovel off driveways and cars, few freezing days. More...

Posted 1/3/2017 09:10 PM

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Saturday November 25th was Small Business Saturday, and local towns were bustling with events to kick off the holiday season and give a boost to the economy.  More...

Posted 11/28/2017 08:38 PM

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Thanksgiving is this week and whether celebrating with a large family dinner or quiet gathering of friends, it’s a time when heart and home may be filled with more gratitude than usual. Being grateful is a proven way to live a happier life. More...

Posted 11/21/2017 08:02 PM

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With Veterans Day ahead on Saturday and officially celebrated by local schools on Friday, the News reached out to a number of our nation’s finest to see what they still remember most about their days of service. More...

Posted 11/7/2017 05:55 PM

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Halloween is coming up, and it’s always nice to see folks getting into the spirit. Fun outside decorations have been popping up in neighborhoods across the county. More...

Posted 10/24/2017 10:04 PM

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, also known as Pink October. During this month, organizations push education, outreach, and fundraising for breast cancer research and treatment. More...

Posted 10/10/2017 07:43 PM

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Starting at sundown last Wednesday, Jews the world over marked Rosh Hashanah. More...

Posted 9/26/2017 08:06 PM

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Most of us can remember the anticipation and nerves that consumed us leading up to the beginning of a new school year. More...

Posted 9/12/2017 08:58 PM

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Labor Day is nearly here which means back to school is right around the corner for local students and teachers! Hopefully this summer has offered everyone a refreshing break from rigorous studies. More...

Posted 8/29/2017 08:30 PM

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The week of August 15-21 is National Aviation Week, as the birthday of Orville Wright falls on August 19. More...

Posted 8/15/2017 07:52 PM

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The first Sunday in August is recognized as National Sister’s Day and here at the News, we think it’s something to celebrate because even those who have no direct, blood-related sisters probably have or had someone in their life who fille More...

Posted 8/1/2017 09:21 PM

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It’s prime camping season for many people; time to air out the sleeping bags, charge up the solar lanterns and head to the woods for some time off the grid.  More...

Posted 7/18/2017 09:24 PM

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National Camera day recently slipped by on the calendar. But we couldn’t let this one go without acknowledging the importance of the camera, and the photographs they magically produce.  More...

Posted 7/4/2017 05:52 PM

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As wet and cold as the prior months have been, the past two weeks have proven that summer, in all her sunny glory, has finally arrived. June 21st marks the 2017 Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year.  More...

Posted 6/20/2017 07:29 PM

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Sunday was National Cheese Day! It was a great day to celebrate in the Catskills because of the wealth of cheese producers here in the region making unique, flavorful, and fresh (or as fresh as an aged product can be) cheese here. More...

Posted 6/6/2017 11:29 PM

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It’s National Hamburger Month. Just in time for the start of summer and the uptick in outdoor activities centered around the grill! More...

Posted 5/30/2017 07:47 PM

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For as long as most people can remember, kids have been popular media stars. From Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney to Shirley Temple and Spanky and Our Gang, kids have lit up screens, making adults laugh and cry.  More...

Posted 5/16/2017 08:30 PM

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According to the National Day Calendar, May 3 is National Paranormal Day. “Each year on this day all people who believe in paranormal activities are encouraged to get together and share their experiences with each other.”  More...

Posted 5/2/2017 09:14 PM

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Stress happens. Sometimes it’s unavoidable, at times it is unbearable. That’s why taking time for self is invaluable. It’s healthy to relax, renew, and rejuvenate.  More...

Posted 4/18/2017 07:47 PM

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Organ donors save lives and improve lives for those who are desperately in need of transplants. Even in this small rural area, there are people living healthy lives today because caring people gave this gift of life. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 08:26 PM

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Daylight Savings Time began on Sunday, March 12, at 2 a.m. (so if you’re wondering why you’ve been late for everything this week, that’s probably why!) and ends Sunday, Nov. 5. More...

Posted 3/14/2017 06:30 PM

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What’s the most important trait you’d like to develop in your child? If you’re like most parents, intelligence is probably at the top of your list. More...

Posted 3/7/2017 08:43 PM

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February is National Heart Month, and even if we choose to ignore it, we all know that living a healthy lifestyle, can help keep blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar normal and lower the risk for heart disease and heart attack. More...

Posted 2/21/2017 09:39 PM

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Pets require a commitment of time, money, and care, but they give back more than you may realize. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 07:39 PM

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Inauguration weekend is behind us now and the Women’s March on Washington the day after the inauguration provided an organizational structure for peaceful protestors. More...

Posted 1/24/2017 08:45 PM

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What many people consider “The All-American Food” will be celebrated during National Pizza Week, January 8-14. The word pizza was first documented in AD 997 in Gaeta and successively in different parts of Central and Southern Italy. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 08:53 PM