Judy Garrison

100 YEARS AGO – JUNE 2021

100 YEARS AGO - JUNE 2021

The burial of the late Harry Dowie was made Sabbath afternoon in the Dowie cemetery and eulogistic remarks were made by Hon. M. Linn Bruce.  [JA: Harry Dowie was the Andes native who relocated to NYC and managed a large butter distribution business.  His nephew, Alexander Shewsbury Dowie, owned the corner store which was the local butter collection center in the late 1870s and 1880s.

JIM ANDREWS: RETIRED BUT NEVER RETIRING — May 2021

JIM ANDREWS: RETIRED BUT NEVER RETIRING --- May 2021

   I know Jim quite well. He was my next-door neighbor for 25 years and we collaborate on 100 Years Ago for this paper. Still, for this piece I interviewed him on aspects of his life like any reporter would.

THE WAY WE WERE —- May 2021

THE WAY WE WERE ---- May 2021

There is still no clue to the yeggs who burglarized the Andes National Bank on the morning of May 16, and probably never will be. That morning about 4 o’clock a car with four or five men in it passed the laundry in Delhi and turned down Elm street.

THE WAY WE WERE – April 2021

THE WAY WE WERE - April 2021

A tribute to John Burroughs, naturalist of world renown and a native of Roxbury, who died suddenly on March 29

COZYING UP TO GEORGE WASHINGTON — MARCH 2021

COZYING UP TO GEORGE WASHINGTON -- MARCH 2021

By Judy Garrison Did you know that George Washington had little schooling and no college? That deficit of formal education bothered him throughout his life but didn’t prevent him from writing beautifully, reading widely and having a highly developed and curious mind. Did you know that his mother, Mary Washington, a life-long complainer and apparently…

100 YEAR AGO — MARCH 2021

100 YEAR AGO -- MARCH 2021

Adam Biggar, a highly respected farmer residing in Biggar Hollow in southern Bovina, died early Sabbath morning, February 27, as a result of an attack of measles. [Jim Andrews: Prior to its vaccine, measles was a deadly disease, which notoriously killed children and adults alike.]