As late summer slid into autumn, I found myself ready to attempt my hand at making wild marshmallow fluff … again. I don’t know if anyone remembers seeing it here two years ago in September 2012 or if any even tried preparing it, but it was a big flop, I thought. Not that the mix didn’t do w…

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Obituaries

ANDES - Robert C. Storey Jr., 55, of Andes, passed away peacefully at home on April 2, 2020, following a courageous battle with cancer. His family was by his side. He was born on May 1, 1964, in Margaretville. He was the son of Robert Storey Sr. and Barbara T. Bouton (Turner). He attended Ma…

YORKTOWN, Va. - Frederick L. Page of Yorktown, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020. He was born in New Berlin, on July 30, 1937, to George and Loretta Page. He was predeceased by his father, George Page; stepmother, Wilma Page; and stepfather, Frank Cursh. He is survived by his mo…

MIDDLEFIELD - Lloyd D. Allen, 86, formerly of Middlefield, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, following a short illness, at Onslow Hospital in Jacksonville, North Carolina, where he was residing with his daughter and son in-law. He was born on June 15, 1933, in Exeter Center. He was the…

ROXBURY - On Sunday morning, April 5, 2020, Joseph Johannsen passed away in the company of friends at the age of 86. Joe was born on March 2, 1934, in Astoria, Queens, to Joseph and Betty Johannsen. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Loretta Jean. He proudly served in the U.S. Army …

I can hear the rain coming in the distance; can feel its moisture with the slight and gentle wind. Better go close some windows. We could use this rain for the second wave of harvesting that is to come. Garden tomatoes are ripened, zucchini’s overflowing, yellowdock leaves ready for processi…