Courtney McInvale chronicles ghostly tales of Mystic


Courtney McInvale of Colchester grew up in an old haunted house in East Hampton where paranormal occurrences were the norm. There, she developed psychic abilities and a passion for history, legends and local lore. This led her to start up Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours and Ghost...

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Halloween greetings from your local owls

As Halloween approaches, I’ve seen more and more decorations that feature owls.

California dreamin’ of a good burger

I completely forgot to write my column last month because my son, Dillon, got married in Santa Cruz, Calif., to Emma, a beautiful and gracious young woman whom I am proud to call my daughter-in-law.

DEAR ABBY

Occasional hookups keep flame alive for 10 years

DEAR ABBY: I have known “Justin” for 10 years. I’m very interested in him. I’m sure he knows it, but we have never talked about it.

Pesky peacocks are featured in invitation to dinner party

DEAR ABBY: A former colleague recently moved nearby and sent us an invitation to dinner at her new residence.

Search for husband stumbles over scars on woman’s legs

DEAR ABBY: I am a 21-year-old woman from the Philippines. I have been insecure all my life.

Wrong number leads woman to think she’s met Mr. Right

DEAR ABBY: I met a guy over the phone when he called my number by mistake. After a brief conversation, not particularly polite on my part, the call ended.

Verbal abuse at day care cries out for intervention

DEAR ABBY: I would like to weigh in on your response to “Day Care Drama in Indiana” (Sept. 1), whose neighbor screams at the children in her day care.

Halloween cowgirl can leave her pistol at home

DEAR ABBY: Halloween is around the corner, and my 7-year-old daughter has decided to be a cowgirl.

Cheap candy might work magic on Halloween goblins

DEAR ABBY: I am a retired widow, crippled with rheumatoid arthritis. Every October, I start dreading Halloween, which I consider to be a legal form of extortion.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - Oct. 25

SCORPIO: Stick to basics and concentrate on your creative goals, not on what others are doing or saying.