By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 2:37 pm
Times Herald-Record outdoor columnist David Dirks gets wistful over elk, last seen in New York State in the 1840s.
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 - 10:21 pm
And we're celebrating it. (Maybe you thought there was no black history in the Catskills?) Check out this find from the papers of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society: depositions from an 1822 trial in Catskill, Greene County in which "James Fox a negro" is... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010 - 9:48 pm
Circa 1855, that is. Nineteenth-century Bovina had double the town's current population--and enough local purchasing power to support several shoe stores, a woolen factory, and no less than four wagonmaking blacksmiths, town historian Ray LaFever writes.... Read more