All posts by Sharyn Flanagan

Corey’s Sugar Shack in Highland produces pure maple syrup products that put a spin on dinner

Corey’s Sugar Shack in Highland produces pure maple syrup products that put a spin on dinner

The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words “maple syrup” is probably pancakes. Or waffles, or French toast; whatever your breakfast food of choice that’s enhanced by butter and syrup is. But Debra and John Corey of Highland have other ideas when it comes to maple syrup. Why can’t it take its place at the dinner table, too?

Thirty-year veteran of Lloyd Town Police Department takes the helm as police chief

Thirty-year veteran of Lloyd Town Police Department takes the helm as police chief

A focus on community comes naturally to James Janso, newly appointed Chief of Lloyd Town Police. A lifetime resident of the town he serves, the 30-year veteran of the department has worked his way through the ranks as police officer, investigator, and for the past seven years, lieutenant. He succeeds former Chief Daniel Waage, who retired at the end of January.

Trolley Stop Cafe offers breakfast and lunch in historic Highland location

Trolley Stop Cafe offers breakfast and lunch in historic Highland location

Janet and Darryl Greene’s new Trolley Stop Cafe is located in the heart of the Highland hamlet at 58 Vineyard Avenue, just off Main Street in the downtown area. It’s a family business, with Janet running the front of the house and Darryl in the kitchen. Daughters Alanna and Geneva provide table service and son Nathan helps out when he can. No strangers to the hospitality business, the Greenes were longtime owners and proprietors of the now-defunct Inn at Orchard Heights in New Paltz.

A roundup of local chili challenges

A roundup of local chili challenges

The humble bowl of chili con carne was once the province of mid-19th century cowboys and the incarcerated in Texas. Designed to stretch out the cheapest cuts of meat into something edible, the savory stew is now mainstream, devoured with gusto by most of the population coast-to-coast.