Get Out and Vote!

Get Out and Vote!

Election Day will be here before we know it, (it’s Tuesday, Nov. 5), and with early voting in New York this year, it will be easier than ever to cast your ballot. And, before we go any further, now is the perfect time to remind you that if you want to be...
An Ode to Rescue Dogs

An Ode to Rescue Dogs

You’ve probably heard the phrase “adopt, don’t shop.” This is meant to encourage you to get your next furry forever friend from a shelter instead of from a pet shop, (which could soon be illegal anyway) or a breeder. I do understand why in...
Hiking Challenge Accepted!

Hiking Challenge Accepted!

Editor’s note: We are about to enter what I consider premiere hiking season in upstate New York. While you might have more time in the summer to get outside, the drawbacks of hitting the trail June through August are, in my view, many. It’s hot, for one...
Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

A long-standing summer tradition in upstate New York – and Columbia County, in particular – is the chicken barbecue. Usually, these events are held with the dual purpose of bringing people together and raising money for some cause or another. It seems no...