Weaving a winter hat

Photo by Jason Kaplan Using a knitting loom, Jacklyn and Kevin Grafer created a wool hat during Saturday’s winter bash at the Cornwall Public Library. Other activities included face painting, making snowballs out of yarn and snowflakes out of paper, as well as a magnetic figure skating on ice.

Photo by Jason Kaplan
Using a knitting loom, Jacklyn and Kevin Grafer created a wool hat during Saturday’s winter bash at the Cornwall Public Library. Other activities included face painting, making snowballs out of yarn and snowflakes out of paper, as well as a magnetic figure skating on ice.

Frozen fun!

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Photo by Jason Kaplan  An Arctic blast of cold weather, lasting two weeks, aided in freezing the water in Rings Pond. Last week the ice was measured as being over six inches thick, certainly sturdy enough for some leisure skating or a game of hockey.

Beating the bitter cold

Photo by Jason Kaplan Steven Davis, a carrier with the United States Postal Service, has been enduring the recent frigid temperatures while making his daily deliveries. His secret to staying as heated as possible is warmers in his gloves and sneakers, three layers plus a coat for his upper body, as well as an additional layer under his heavy pants.

Photo by Jason Kaplan
Steven Davis, a carrier with the United States Postal Service, has been enduring the recent frigid temperatures while making his daily deliveries. His secret to staying as heated as possible is warmers in his gloves and sneakers, three layers plus a coat for his upper body, as well as an additional layer under his heavy pants.

Will there be white Christmas?

Photo by Jason Kaplan The first day of winter was Thursday and already a couple of minor storms have left some accumulation. Meteorologists are predicting a chance of sleet and snow Christmas Eve into Christmas morning. Once the storm passes, it’s possible one to three inches of fresh powder will be covering the ground. By this time last year, the region had already experienced one snow and two ice storms.

Photo by Jason Kaplan
The first day of winter was Thursday and already a couple of minor storms have left some accumulation. Meteorologists are predicting a chance of sleet and snow Christmas Eve into Christmas morning. Once the storm passes, it’s possible one to three inches of fresh powder will be covering the ground. By this time last year, the region had already experienced one snow and two ice storms.

Promoting outdoor play

Photo by Jason Kaplan Cornwall Central School District’s Jerome Pincoske observes as Scott, an employee with Flanagan Tree Service, makes a cut into a tree trunk. Using a tree from behind Cornwall-on-Hudson Elementary, Flanagan created a natural outdoor play area at the school for climbing and leaping.

Photo by Jason Kaplan
Cornwall Central School District’s Jerome Pincoske observes as Scott, an employee with Flanagan Tree Service, makes a cut into a tree trunk. Using a tree from behind Cornwall-on-Hudson Elementary, Flanagan created a natural outdoor play area at the school for climbing and leaping.