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Astrology at the Newburgh Free Library

I will be conducting an hour long lecture about astrology. If you are interested in the subject this is place to be. I will talk a little about what astrology is–and is not–and answer your questions. Even if you don’t “believe” in astrology this an an interesting lecture.  Bring your questions. Newburgh Free Library,...

The Summer of ’69

I was eight years old in the Summer of 1969 and lived about thirty miles from the famous Woodstock concert grounds. Of course, I had no idea what was going on over there. Not only was I only eight, but my parents were conservative Republicans and wouldn’t never approve of what those amoral hippies...

Learn Astrology

I am teaching astrology classes at the Desmond Campus of Mount Saint Mary College the first four Thursdays in August. The cost is ONLY $45. Trust me on this, you will not find basic astrology classes of this caliber anywhere else for this price. In this series of classes, you will learn to read...

60 Years Ago Today- Freddie Holmes- Grahamsville, New York

It’s been almost a decade since I have been writing about missing people. According to the FBI statistics, latest statistics, over 88,000 people are missing. I know from my years of writing that the number is deeply flawed. Those are the people reported missing, and trust me, there are at least that many who...

Irondequoit Jane

Irondequoit Jane Doe On July 31, 1988, the complete skeletal remains of a young woman were located behind 130 Bay Knoll Drive in Irondequoit, New York by a young boy playing in the yard. While the cause of death is undetermined, investigators have ruled the death a homicide. She was believed to have died...

The Boy in the Box

The Center for Missing and Exploited Children recently released a new artists drawing of the “Boy in the Box”, also known and “America’s Unknown Child”. I thought this would be a good time to refresh this story. I also thought it would be a good time to remind everyone that the safety of our...

Poetry Reading- Woodstock Library Forum

Cheryl Rice and fellow poets Marianna Boncek, Michael Platsky and Guy Reed gather to give a reading of their work as well as talk about the poets who influence that work. Woodstock Library, 5 Library Lane, Woodstock, NY 12498 Sunday, April 27 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. I suggest arriving early for a good...

Poetry Reading- Harmony Cafe

I will be reading poetry at the Harmony Cafe in Woodstock, New York on January 15, 2019. The reading kicks off at 8 p.m. Harmony has a full bar and a great and colorful audience. Open mic after the reading. Bring some of your work to share. No admission but a jar is passed...

Antique Doll Talk and Presentation

The field of antique doll collecting is fun and exciting. But people hesitate to buy an antique doll because sometimes they seem so expensive. After all, dolls are just toys, aren’t they? Come to this Explore and Expand seminar and find out about antique dolls. Find out how you can tell if a doll...

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