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Drought grips NW Corner

CORNWALL — A summer of high temperatures and unusually low rainfall has brought a severe drought to the Northwest Corner, with river levels running low and grass turning to straw.

A survey of area experts indicates the worst may be yet to come.


The Cornwall Country Market in Cornwall Bridge, which dates to 1835, will be changing hands once again. Photo by Riley Klein

A country store again faces change

CORNWALL BRIDGE — After guiding the well-being of the Cornwall Country Market and its community for more than a decade, owners Idella and James Shepard have decided to sell the historic landmark business.


Peter del Tredeci, center left, discussed regrowth in Cornwall’s Cathedral Pines Park on Saturday, Aug.  27. Photo by Riley Klein

A walk in Cornwall’s Cathedral Pines

CORNWALL —The tornadoes that decimated Cathedral Pines Park in 1989 continue to shape the development of the forest to this day. On Saturday, Aug. 27, Peter del Tredici led a nature walk entitled “The Ecology of Destruction” to discuss the ongoing regrowth occurring within the park.


One of the nearly 50 artists exhibiting at the Rose Algrant Art Show was local favorite Jane Bevans. Her exhibit included examples of her whimsical door frame art. Photo by Leila Hawken

Rose Algrant Art Show dazzles

CORNWALL — In the wake of the pandemic, local artists emerged from their studios to participate in the Rose Algrant Art Show, now in its 63rd year of delighting area art lovers with a show and sale.

The show was held this year at the Cornwall Consolidated School, opening on Friday, Aug. 5, and continuing through Sunday.

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