People & Places

Obituary: Jake Rosa

Obituary: Jake Rosa

He served for more than eight years on the town board and on the board of the Catskill Forest Association. His family has long espoused service in Middletown and Delaware County. His father Alan Rosa had been town supervisor and then was key to forming the Catskill Watershed Corporation where he serves as its executive director.

Cut-your-own Christmas tree at Bell’s Farm

Cut-your-own Christmas tree at Bell’s Farm

You’ve got your pick of Douglas fir, Canaan fir, concolor fir, Serbian spruce, Colorado blue spruce, balsam fir, grand fir, Korean fir, Meyer spruce, Fraser fir and Fralsam fir. Holly the Dog runs alongside as we cruise through sections planted in each of these varieties, and Gordie talks about the Bell family having worked this farm since the 1900s.