09/04/15 4:37pm
09/04/2015 4:37 PM

Apples on the North Fork are ripe for the picking (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

While the beach and backyard barbecue will be on many people’s mind’s this Labor Day weekend, apple picking season has begun.

That’s right, at least three farms have either already started apple picking or will kick it off this weekend,  including Harbes Family Orchard. READ

08/15/15 12:00pm
08/15/2015 12:00 PM


“My mother taught me very early to believe I could achieve any accomplishment I wanted to. The first was to walk without braces.”

Those words come from Wilma Rudolph, winner of three gold medals at the 1960 Olympics, who went from wearing braces on her legs to becoming likely the fastest woman in the world in her time. I’ll be honest, I don’t see any gold medals in my own future. But I do think her words send a strong message to any runner out there: You can do it, so long as you believe you can. READ