A friendly warning | Athol-Thurman

Many enjoy the outdoors in various ways and so it is with care a word of warning is shared.

Animal Crossing | Bakers Mills News

Wow! It has been three weeks since I have sat at my computer to try and send some Bakers Mills Info.

Bike trail | Ramblings

Recovering from a strange malady recently, I ambled up a wonderful new trail that every oldster with workable legs and a walking stick or two should try.

Two philosophies and a hope | Notes from Planet Earth

As a nation, we appear to be struggling as to which of two competing, yet often compelling, philosophies we will follow as we head into the future.

America no longer a Republic

I agree with your editorial, except for the last part. America was founded as a republic, and ceased to be one in 1923.

National diabetes month

November is National Diabetes Month. Dedicating a month to diabetes helps raise awareness of the issues surrounding the disease and of the many people impacted by it.

Fundraising dinner successful

The Ticonderoga Heritage Museum would like to thank Dave and Beth Iuliano for sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner at Eddie’s on Oct. 28.

Getting the job done right | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

By the time you read this column the long awaited results from the 2014 mid-term election are now known.

Resiliency and Perspective | Kids Count

An eight-year-old boy arrives at home with a sad and distant look on his face because no one wanted to play with him today.

Tease photo

November is here! | Notes from the North Woods

The month of November has finally arrived on the wall calendar. I should have seen it coming, but I prefer not to spend much time gauging the time.

Comparing my life to others | Style and Substance

I constantly feel that I don’t have enough time, enough money, enough happiness.

A quiet weekend around town | Elizabethtown Column

It’s a quiet weekend around town as we adjust to the time change and the lack of strong sunshine.

Celebrating Andrea’s Vision | Keeseville Column

Not many trick or treaters this past weekend in my neck of Keeseville.

The Lunchbox | Essex Column

The Champlain Valley Film Society will presents “The Lunchbox” this Saturday evening at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall.

Ballard Park Ice Skating Rink | Westport Column

Most likely, you have noticed the doings at Ballard Park toward the end of October — dump trucks, big loads of stone dust, excavators, even some corrugated PVC conduit of the sort used in culverts.