Saturday, January 28, 2023

Interesting Folks

INTERESTING K-9: Blairstown Mourns Police Dog Caster

Blairstown residents have been showing their love for Caster, the police K-9 officer, who passed away Jan. 8. Photo by Joe Phalon

INTERESTING FOLKS: Hanna Rose Miranda Oseguera – A Unique and Bold Tattoo Artist

An intriguing chest tattoo by Hanna Rose Miranda Oseguera of Frelinghuysen. Photo by MB Journe, Nov. 2022

INTERESTING FOLKS: Knowlton Mayor Adele Starrs Adjourns After 9 Years at the Helm

After nine years on the Knowlton Township Committee, the past eight as mayor, Adele Starrs will be moving on to her next chapter. The town is probably breathing a little easier as a result of her tenure.

INTERESTING FOLKS: NWHS & WCCC Grad Kelly Molinare Always Reaching for New Heights (Literally)…

Kelly Molinare has always had an independent streak in her, from growing up in Blairstown and hiking the trails of the Delaware Water Gap, climbing mountains, from living on her own (with her sister) as a teenager, working full-time to support herself, and making what some people might think are risky life decisions about one's future. Seen here on Mount Washington in the White Mountains, New Hampshire is, the tallest peak north of North Carolina and east of the Mississippi River... The most interesting part of hiking this mountain was that she did it despite an injured knee. 

INTERESTING FOLKS: Jane Voorhees of Blairstown, an Artist who Inspires Beauty

Jane Voorhees is known for her beautiful silver jewelry, stunning pastel paintings and rustic twig accessories. Her work is intricate, with Old World craftsmanship....

INTERESTING FOLKS: North Warren Welcomes Vet Walking 9/11 Memorial Trail

Army veteran Kevin Wilson and Calvin arrive in New Jersey during their hike of the entire National 9/11 Memorial Trail. Photo by J. Phalon, Oct. 2022

INTERESTING FOLKS: Andreas Hambos of Blairstown – a determined and hardworking 10 year-old

Already young Andreas Hambos exhibits an enviable work ethic, helping his family every Saturday morning at the Blairstown Farmers' Market. They run a very popular food stand

INTERESTING FOLKS: Blairstown’s Monica Zimmerman Turned Home into a Welcoming Animal House

Monica Zimmerman and her family moved to Blairstown in 2019. Their home is a menagerie of all types of pets. They have three dogs,...
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