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Walking in a winter wonderland

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hile hiking is seen as a summer or fall activity, the winter can be just as wonderful. Just imagine the brisk air, the landscape covered in white powdery snow, and the sun shining through the bare trees. It’s a great way to get outside, get some exercise and learn to love the winter. But hiking in the winter takes a little more preparation before heading out in the cold. While some experienced hikers might know the ins and outs of winter survival readiness, this article focuses more on the basic knowledge that beginners will be keen to learn. We reached out to all-things-outdoor expert Lisa Lyons of Morgan Outdoors in Livingston Manor. You can stop in to the store and Lyons will provide a good hike suggestion and will help connect you to the great outdoors.

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Lyons especially loves winter hikes and wants to share that passion with everyone. The first thing she recommends is to find the right trail. She can provide insight or you can also check out trailkeeper.org, which is a directory to all trails in the region. “The first thing I think about in winter is that it’s so active and exciting in the woods, so I’m thinking about going away from the built environment of people, that’s my personal goal,” Lyons remarked. “For you it might be just a wonderful walk along a section of Rail Trail.” The right trail will depend on how long you want to be outside in the cold, if you want a flat or steep terrain, and travel time to and from the trail. For beginners, Lyons especially recommends the Walnut Mountain Trail in Liberty. It’s located not far from Main Street and is mostly flat with some incline, which leads to an overlook area with amazing views. This trail is part of the Sullivan O & W Rail Trail, a series of rail trail segments created along the route of the old New York, Ontario and Western (O&W) Railway, a mixed passenger and freight line that crossed rural

upstate New York, connecting Oswego on Lake Ontario with the New York metropolitan area. The rail trails are not plowed or shoveled during the winter, so know the conditions in advance and be prepared for snow and ice. If the snow is higher than eight inches, snowshoes are recommended. Morgan Outdoors rents MSR snowshoes for adults and youth, as well as poles, gaiters (knee-high waterproof protectors) and microspikes (for when there is more ice than snow). Lyons said the two most important things to keep in mind are weather and the sunset. In other words, know what the weather conditions will be. And also keep in mind that it gets darker earlier in the winter, so leave ample time to hike before the sun sets. Another important tip is to dress in layers. You should wear a base layer of moisture-wicking fabric to keep your skin dry, topped with insulating layers such as wool or fleece, and then waterproof or water-resistant outer layers. Avoid cotton fabrics, which hold moisture. Also wear thick socks, a winter hat,

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gloves or mittens and boots that are waterproof, insulted and laced up (this is important for providing ankle support so your feet don’t slide around). If you become hot, you can remove layers. Remember: you can still sweat in the winter, so make sure to stay hydrated and don’t overheat (if you’re going for a longer hike bring water). You can also still get sunburnt in the winter, so wear sunscreen and sunglasses. Now that you have chosen the right trail and are wearing the proper attire, it’s crucial to be prepared. Lyons recommends always bringing a map, because cell phone batteries can die in the cold. Also wear a watch and bring a flashlight, so you’re not relying on a phone. With these tips in mind, you can head out and enjoy the spectacular winter views. “I love the winter landscape,” Lyons said. “I love snow on the ground covering everything, every boulder, every down tree. I love seeing animal and bird tracks and trying to figure out who was there, what were they doing.”

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Resources: Morgan Outdoors 46 Main St, Livingston Manor, NY 12758 (845) 439-5507 Winter Hiking Safety from the DEC www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/112 826.html Trailkeeper www.trailkeeper.org

Winter Hiking Tips: • Know weather conditions beforehand • Leave enough time before sunset (remember, it’s earlier in the winter) • Wear proper attire: warm layers, waterproof outer layer, insulated boots, hat, gloves or mittens • Wear sunscreen and bring water • Bring a map • If the snow is above eight inches, wear snowshoes

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Winterfest returns to Roscoe Beer Company

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elebrate the season this January with the Roscoe Beer Company’s fifth annual Winterfest. Nothing breaks the winter blues better than sampling a fine collection of local beer, listening to live music and enjoying the warm, friendly atmosphere with friends and neighbors. This young tradition returns again on January 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 145 Rockland Rd. in Roscoe. The popular ice carvers will be returning this year. Stick around for live music or keep warm around the bonfire. There’s fun for the whole family with games, horse-drawn carriage rides and hot cocoa. Stick around past 4 p.m. for the afterparty. This former firehouse turned brewery has been totally transformed from the initial 400 square foot tasting room that was open to the public to a sprawling 1,600 square foot tasting room, brewery, gift shop and beer

the brewing process. Call to schedule your visit at (607) 290-5002 or just stop in. Tours take place every Saturday at 1 p.m. with the brewer.

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beer and a deep-rooted love for their hometown of Roscoe, the Roscoe Beer Company launched its flagship brew, Trout Town American Amber Ale in April 2013. Since then the brewery has added on delicious new favorites such as the Brown Ale and the Rainbow Red Ale. Brewmaster Rich “The Beard” Rogers will brew seasonal beers such as the The Bavarian or the Barley Bonfire throughout the year. The brewery had outgrown its original space within the first year and has expanded into a larger tasting room which opened in the Spring of 2015. Walking into this beautiful space, you will quickly start to wander around and admire the artwork, antiques and trinkets on the walls of the lounge area which makes for a great place to stop and enjoy life for a little. Local artist, Roger Baker has been instrumental to the brewery. From the train

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‘Walking into this beautiful space, you will quickly start to wander around and admire the artwork, antiques and trinkets on the walls of the lounge area...’ set on top of the tap wall to the large decals on the walls and the images used for all labels Roger has been giving the brewery its visual identity. Roscoe Beer Company is the perfect stop for day trippers and family to enjoy the great outdoors and take in all that Roscoe has to offer. “People from all walks of life are joining us here at the brewery, asking questions,

When brothers Jake and Eric Polick of Stump Devils are not making custom wood carvings, benches, palette furniture or fixtures, they’re carving ice. Last year’s Winterfest attendees sipped some cold beer while watching the Policks carve a double trout ice statue in honor of Trout Town, USA.

While sampling award winning beer and listening to live music, visitors at Winterfest warmed up around Roscoe Beer Company’s bonfire.

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wanting to find out more about Roscoe Beer Company and Roscoe,” says Shannon “Birdie” Feeney. “It’s been a great experience so far, and we can’t wait for the next patrons to walk through those doors to welcome them.” Now in their sixth year, Roscoe has been adding on larger events for people to attend such as their annual Summerfest and Oktoberfest attracting hundreds from far and near to celebrate the great outdoors, embrace the community and value all the great Publisher: Co- Editors: Editorial Assistants: Design: Advertising Director: Assistant Advertising Director: Special Sections Coordinator: Advertising Coordinator: Business Manager: Assistant Business Manager: Telemarketing Coordinator: Monticello Office Manager: Classified Manager: Production Associates: Circulation & Distribution:

things the county has to offer. “They are business owners, mothers, fathers, fishermen, hunters, bikers, horsemen, educators and hikers. They work hard, play hard and absolutely enjoy a great beer when the time is right,” says Shannon “Birdie” Feeney about attendees of the brewery and their events. So if you haven’t already done so, get in your car, take exit 94, go through the only red light in town and up Rockland Road. They can’t wait to welcome you.

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Beat the winter blues FRIDAY, JANUARY 3 First Friday at the Calder Cafe. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7:15 p.m. Musicians, if you would like to perform for this most appreciative audience, please contact Pat at (570) 224-0223. Plan for three songs or about 15 minutes of performance time. Acoustic only, please - the room is intimate. Light refreshments are available for purchase. Call (570) 224-8500 for info. First Fridays run from Nov. to April. Come join the fun. 1972 Pine Mill Road, Equinunk, PA.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4 Introduction to Cameras 10:30 a.m. Learn the pros and cons of various types of cameras: point and shoot, cellphone, 35mm, and DSLR. Mamakating Library, 128 Sullivan St., Wurtsboro. Call (845) 8888004 to register. LEGO at the Library - Come in from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and get creative! Dive into the Port Jervis Free Library’s giant box of LEGOs and build anything. Completed works will be displayed in the Children’s room. No cost or registration necessary. The Port Jervis Free Library is located at 138 Pike St., Port Jervis.

Stress Reduction & Relaxation Techniques - 1 4 p.m. at River Family Wellness located at 21 Lower Main Street, Callicoon. Got stress? Come learn stress-reduction tips and experience techniques to lower stress and promote relaxation in a supportive group setting right here at River Family Wellness! $40 per person. Pre-registration is required. To reserve your spot, e-mail mmlorenzo12@gmail.com.

Fly Fishing in the United States: Part I, History - Learn about the birth and history of fly fishing in the United States. 2 p.m. at the Mamakating Environmental Education & Interpretive Center, located at 762 South Rd., Wurtsboro.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 5 First Sunday Concerts at the Sullivan County Museum Doors Open 1 p.m., Music starts at 2 p.m. Guests will include guitar virtuoso Van Manakas. On percussion and vocals will be Ellen Iovino. Bassist Jeff Anderson will appear at the Museum for the first time. Possible drop-ins include the Allen Brothers, Jay Ganz, Mickey Barnett, and some surprises too! Snow date is January 12. The event is free, though donations are gratefully accepted. Sullivan County Museum, 265 Main Street, Hurleyville. Call 434-8044 for more info, or visit scnyhistory.org.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 Free Yoga Class 2 - 2:30 p.m. Chair Yoga. Held at Ellenville Regional Hospital Main Lobby. Fruit infused water provided. Bring yoga mat! To sign up call Shanna Nigro at 647-6400 ext. 336. The Culinary Club 5 -7 p.m. Are you someone who wants a deeper understanding of different cultures and their popular cuisine? Participants will enjoy preparing foods for the “theme of the month” to share with fellow foodies. A choice of 2-3 books will be available at the beginning of each month. This month's theme: Tailgating Party. Bring an appetite and a prepared appetizer suitable for Game Day. Call 888-8004 for info/register. Mamakating Library, 128 Sullivan St., Wurtsboro. PRICELESS

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This 10-foot snowman was photographed on Swiss Hill Rd., Jeffersonville just after a newly fallen snow. Making snowmen and forts is a great past-time in the winter. Photo by Fred Stabbert III.

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SUNDAY, JAUNARY 12 Cross Country Skiing with Mike Medley 10 a.m. Flat terrain on D&H Canal towpath great for beginners and intermediates. Dress in layers; bring water. Excursion lasts at least 3 hours. Weather permitting, meet at Haven Road DEC parking lot (on left coming from Route 209). Call Mike to register and/or check snow conditions at (845) 754-0743. Info: facebook.com/thebashakill.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15 “Keep it Short...Story” Discussion Group 3 -4 p.m. Stop at the circulation desk two weeks prior to the meeting date to receive a copy of the month’s selections and come ready to discuss the stories. Tea and light refreshments will be served. Call 888-8004 for info/register. Mamakating Library, 128 Sullivan St., Wurtsboro.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 Keeping Healthy with Essential Oils 6 - 7 p.m. An essential oil is a concentrated, volatile, aromatic liquid that is obtained from the fruits, seeds, flowers, bark, stems, roots, leaves or other parts of a plant. Pre-registered participants will make and take home an essential oil immune support roller bottle ($5 per item materials fee). Call 888-8004 for info/register. Mamakating Library, 128 Sullivan St., Wurtsboro.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25 The Fifth Annual Winter Fest - Join us from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for our Fifth Annual Roscoe Beer Co #WinterFest. It’s a great way to get out and enjoy the beauty of Winter in the #Catskills! This year we will have our ice carvers back doing live sculpting PLUS live music. There will be fun for the whole family with games, horse drawn carriage rides plus a large bonfire and hot coco to keep you warm. Stick around for the after party kicking off at 4 p.m.! The Roscoe Beer Company is located at 145 Rockland Road, Roscoe. Keep posted to the Sullivan County Democrat’s upcoming events section for more fun happening near you!

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A soup for the season A special edition of Cooking in the Country BY CLAIRE STABBERT

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t’s a known fact that my Aunt Laurie is a wonderful cook and baker. She makes wonderful soups and I always look forward to her dishes come holiday time. This season, she shared her beef barley soup recipe. I really love the versatility this soup has and all the wonderful suggestions of additions. I hope it keeps you nice and warm this holiday season. To make her beef barley soup you

will need 1 lb stew meat (bite size pieces), 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 onion diced, 3 cups mixed vegetables (carrots, corn, beans, peas really anything you wish to add), 4 cups beef stock (may need more to cover all), 1 cup diced tomatoes, 6 oz tomato paste, ¼ to 1/3 cup barley, and salt and pepper to taste. To begin, in a dutch oven, heat your olive oil and add meat and brown. The dutch oven is going to place a nice crust on your meat and all that brown fond on the bottom of your pan will add to the flavor of this soup.

Feel free to deglaze with some red wine after browning the meat. Add diced onion to your beef and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add all the rest of the ingredients with enough stock to cover. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 2 to 3 hours (liquid will reduce.) My aunt Laurie mentioned the option of adding 2 tablespoons of pesto and/or 2 or 3 shallots. She likes to use pesto made from wild ramps that are frozen in cubes. (2 to 3 cubes adds wonderful flavor). I always love greens in a soup, and

chopped kale can be added. (add them at the end). This soup can be made with venison if you have it! This can also be a super simple recipe by using a can of Veg-All, a can of tomato soup and a envelope of onion soup and just water instead of the stock. Really this is a basic soup that you can add anything to. Black beans, wild rice instead of barely, let you imagination and taste buds lead the way. Do not forget to season as you go to taste! Happy Winter!

How to care for wild birds this winter

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he arrival of winter forces everyone to confront the changes synonymous with the season, and local wildlife is no exception. Low temperatures, harsh winter storms and a scarcity of food can make it challenging for wildlife, including birds, to thrive throughout the winter. Even though several species of birds are migratory and travel to warmer climates to wait out winter, many others stay put. The Audubon Society says that keeping close to home helps some species of birds maintain their territories. Some birds will puff up to retain heat; others will seek shelter in dense foliage or cavities to avoid the elements. Many birds will huddle together to share warmth. Another way of keeping warm is building up fat as an insulator and energy source. The Audubon Society says more than 10 percent of some birds’ winter body weight may be fat. That can be challenging to maintain

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Winter can be hard on wildlife when their usual food sources become scarce. A bird feeder can help our feathered friends make it to spring.

when common sources of food, such as insects and berries, disappear as winter wears on. This is when some human intervention can prove handy, advise ornithologists. A few simple

efforts may benefit birds and other wildlife that may not hibernate winter away or escape to the tropics. • Have a supply of food, bird feeders, houses, and any other bird-relat-

ed gear at the ready before the storms really rev up. • Invest in nutritious food, such as black oil sunflower seeds or blends that are high in black oil sunflower seeds. You also can make available more foods that are high in fat, such as suet, peanut butter or even whole peanuts. Mother Nature Network also suggests adding meal worms if they can be found. • Choose feeders that will keep seed dry; otherwise, it will be prone to bacterial and fungal growth. • Don’t discard fallen leaves or any downed twigs or pruned boughs from trees. This will give birds material for creating shelter or hiding away when the weather gets especially brutal. When the Christmas tree is finished for the season, place it in the yard as a windbreak for birds. • Put shallow water sources around so birds can drink. Replace them frequently if water freezes.


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functioning properly, wipers cannot do their jobs. Drivers should replace their wipers at the first indication that they are no longer effective. In some conditions, wipers can freeze or

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How to help the homeless this winter T

he problem posed by homelessness is considerable. The National Alliance to End Homelessness says that, on any given night in the United States, more than half a million people are experiencing homelessness. And the problem is not exclusive to the U.S., as the Homelessness Partnering Secretariat (HPS) estimates that between 150,000 and 300,000 individuals experience homelessness in Canada each year. Many homeless people are single adults who have nowhere else to turn. Veterans make up approximately 9 percent of all homeless singletons. While homelessness is challenging at any time of the year, winter is especially brutal for homeless individuals. Those who have no indoor places to sleep (shelters fill up quickly in the cold or are avoided for other reasons) typically must confront harsh winter weather, which can increase their risk for hypothermia. Art from the Streets,

a nonprofit organization that strives to help the homeless, says winter weather can prove fatal for homeless communities, which is perhaps one reason why the average age of death for a homeless person is 47. People who have the comfort of warm clothing and shelter may not realize the plight of the homeless this time of year. But with some generosity and volunteerism, anyone can help the homeless community this winter. • Alert professionals. Many different charities help place homeless people in temporary shelters or get them a warm bed or meal. Do a quick search of homeless organizations in your area and give a call to find out if they can assist someone you may have spotted on the street. • Donate coats, scarves and gloves. In 2017, residents of Bristol, England, tied scarves to the city’s lampposts for homeless to use. Similar concepts can be implemented in towns and cities across the globe. In addition, look for organizations that collect

warm clothing for the homeless and the needy. • Volunteer with a soup kitchen. Soup kitchens routinely provide hot meals for homeless visitors, and such facilities are often in need of volunteers. • Partner up with an organization. The Blessing Bag Brigade is a New Jersey-based nonprofit that is dedicated to providing various items of comfort to homeless individuals. The organization routinely collects toiletries, snack foods, socks, razors, and breakfast bars and packages them up in bags to deliver to the homeless. Learn more at www.blessingbagbrigadenj.org. • Provide hot meals or beverages to a homeless individual. Many times someone who is homeless may benefit significantly from a small token of compassion. If you do not want to give cash to panhandlers, then instead buy a hot sandwich and deliver it to someone who is homeless.

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