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Updated at 9:43 AM

HAWLEY – William Muir was a Civil War Union veteran who managed through life despite a war injury, becoming Superintendent of the Delaware & Hudson (D&H) Gravity Railroad. He lived in Hawley before the war, where he gained experience for his life work on the gravity rail system here. Muir was born of Scotch parents in Philadelphia on August 27, 1937. He came to Hawley, Wayne County in 1852, the year he turned 15.

Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 3:05 PM

The snowiest and second-coldest winter on record  here in New England gave us a golden opportunity.  We had the chance to test an all-wheel drive (AWD) Subaru Impreza on all-season tires vs. a...

Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 12:45 PM

I always loved Minnie Minoso.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 9:46 AM

The way I see it, we have two choices.We can set up our economic system so that every able-bodied person who wants to work hard can succeed.

Updated Feb 23, 2015 at 4:28 PM

Gibbs was first in Hawley to own a car

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 10:12 AM

The great thing about a 10-year plan is that there are so few things that are truly impossible.In 10 years I could go from only playing golf a couple of times a year to becoming the top golfer on the Champions Tour.

Updated Feb 16, 2015 at 4:51 PM

HAWLEY – With the waning of the canal and gravity rail operations in the late 19th Century, Hawley developed into a busy manufacturing town. In addition to silk fabric and garments, among the chief products was fine cut glass. The leading cut...

Updated Feb 9, 2015 at 4:30 PM

His family carried on the Hensel photo legacy

Updated Feb 9, 2015 at 10:04 AM

A friend asked me last week how I would rank the Obama administration in comparison to the other presidencies of U.S. history. He finished his query by adding, “Would he be last?” I will ignore his follow-up comment and focus on some...

Updated Feb 4, 2015 at 10:25 AM

What is wrong with us?Vaccinations have as much business in the political arena as a rotund rodent has being trusted for a 42-day weather forecast.

Updated Feb 2, 2015 at 3:45 PM

HAWLEY – Two brothers, Franklin and Harlan Woodward, started the long and successful journal, The Hawley Times, in 1874, when they were in their 20's. The Hawley Times was published for nearly 78 years, gaining high respect in the community.

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