Now that Halloween is over, it seems like the focus is on Christmas. It’s as though Thanksgiving might be forgotten.
On Sunday I took the grandkids to see the new movie “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.” A pleasant version of the classic, but I must admit I slept through most of it. I suppose it’s designed to put the viewer in the Christmas spirit but to me it just feels too early for that.
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO
Town Animal Control Officer Beau Payne told the November 8 meeting of the Deer & Tick Committee there are plans that would enable homeowners to burn sections of their property for tick control. (more…)
This week Richard spends time in his old stomping grounds.
I spent last Friday going back in time.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A patient receiving a flu shot.
According to various statistics that I’ve read recently, if I were around in 1950, I’d already be dead.
What I mean is that the life expectancy of a male in 1950 was about 65 years. The life expectancy today of an American male is about 78 years. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Long Island cheese pumpkins.
Have you noticed how Halloween is marked these days?
Or should I say the Halloween season? After all, the official date for ghosts and goblins is October 31, the day before All Saints Day on November 1. But the season of pumpkins begins around the last week in September and runs through the month of October. (more…)