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News from the Past in Memory of Harry A. Sturges

In memory of Harry A. Sturges

News Herald – October 26, 1923 – F.E. Bleezarde, Publisher


  • A much-needed rain visited this section on Tuesday and Wednesday. It made that section of Main Street, which is under construction for the new road, a pretty slippery place for traffic.
  • Capt. Percy Wolfe, with the tugboat Bronx No. 2, passed by this village with a tow of barges loaded with sulfur, a shipment from New York to Buffalo by the Hudson River and barge canal. The shipment is to go to Duluth and Mr. Wolfe had charge of the tow as far as Buffalo.
  • A pancake and sausage supper will be served in the Reformed church chapel on Wednesday evening, Oct. 31, by the Ladies Aid Society. Supper 50 cents. There will be a short entertainment afterward relative to Halloween. The girls of the Junior Mission Band will sell popcorn and candy.
  • William H. Seabridge has been confined in his home the past few days by illness.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Frank LaPoint gave a party in their home on Church Street on Saturday afternoon in honor of their daughter Margaret. A number of her friends were present and a very pleasant time enjoyed. Each one received a Halloween favor.


  • The Ravena Lumber Company moved into its new office on Main Street on Tuesday morning. The new headquarters of the company is now in the center of their sheds and storehouses, and they are all equally accessible from the office. Besides the office, the paint and glass supply will also be kept in this new office location, which is directly east of the former office.
  • George Dunnigan, of Providence, R.I., and Miss Catherine VanAlstyne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Garret VanAlstyne, were quietly married at the Christian church parsonage on Sunday afternoon by the Rev. W.E. Baker. The brother of the bride, William VanAlstyne, attended them. The groom is an iron worker in the employ of the contracting or erecting bridge section of the Hudson.
  • The LeRoy M. Whipple Council, No. 90, D. of A., will hold its regular meeting this Friday at 8 p.m. Everyone is particularly urged to be present to help along with the fair, which is to be held in the near future.
  • N.O. Cronk brought in a fine big bunch of Columbia raspberries on Saturday, as evidence of the second crop on his plants.
  • The W.C.T.U. will have their annual dinner and supper on Election Day at Odd Fellows Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 6-8 p.m. The public is cordially invited to come.

Coeymans Herald – October 24, 1888 – S.H. & E.J. Sherman, Proprietors

  • Mr. L.R. Carhart is in the West, taking orders for Briggs’ ice harvesting machinery.
  • The young people of this place will give a private dancing party in Music Hall on the evening of Nov. 1. Invitations are out.
  • Orrie Seabridge has a position on the steamer Saunders, which with her consort, the Whitney, is in the West Shore’s service at Newburgh.
  • Conrad Smith will sell his entire stock of farming utensils, horses, cattle and household goods at auction, Friday, Nov. 2, 1888, at 10 o’clock a.m.
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