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Hawk lore

Hawk lore

These mostly diurnal (daytime activity) raptors are easily seen while the trees are bare of leaves. I have consistently seen a variety of hawks, some easy to identify, others not so easy. Most are content to sit watching diligently down onto the surrounding area with great patience, waiting for that moment to pounce upon an unsuspecting creature for a meal.

Saugerties Times letters (1/10-16)

Saugerties Times letters (1/10-16)

Topics include: In defense of Joe Maloney, the Saugerties legislator accused of an ethics violation; why is Maloney being investigated rather than the big fish?; the unmaking of America; observations on short-term rentals; criticism for politicans.

Wild turkeys are good eating

Wild turkeys are good eating

Turkeys admittedly have small brains, and many know-it-alls who have never hunted them consider them dumb. But when it comes to hunting, they are far from dumb. Very wary by nature, they are among the most difficult quarry to target and kill.

Why Delgado won

Why Delgado won

It was not so much that Delgado did better than 2016 nominee Zephyr Teachout had but that Faso 2018 performed less well than Faso 2016 — an indicator of intense Democratic engagement in this year’s election.