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Ed Forbes is a newspaperman who lives in Westchester County with his wife, Emily, and their beagle, Kennedy.

He holds degrees from St. Lawrence and Columbia and is the Senior Digital Editor and Digital Team Leader at The Journal News.

When not worrying about the future of newspapers or daydreaming about the Adirondacks, he enjoys a good cocktail and collecting matchbooks.



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Couldn’t resist a @stlawrenceu theme for new @canvaseyewear shades. #sluaec #scarletandbrown

Some days, we have artisanal cheese. Other days, we have ice cream. It’s our quarterly social media awards @lohud #insidelohud (at

My grandfather, Edward O. Forbes Jr. would have been 106 today. Here he is withy grandmother, Carrie Wilton, left, and one of her dear friends at West Point in 1933 or 1934.

Let’s go, Buffalo! 28 July 2007. (at Country Club of Buffalo)

This crew. 28 July 2007. (at Country Club of Buffalo)

Yes. (at Pleasantville Farmers Market)

#Repost from @lindseyfurnary333 #babyforbes killing it. —- Why is this #stlawrenceu tervis empty? Wonders #babyforbes @edforbes02 @emilyhuntforbes @chrissyh33 @leighdhf @seanwoliver

The Queen’s Park Swizzle. Rum, lime juice, syrup and @angosturausa #cocktails #lohudfood (at 67 Grandview)

#tbt My grandfather, Edward O. Forbes, is seen here in July 1933 in Maine. His birthday is next week — he would have been 106.

Mai Tai. That is all. #lohudfood (at 67 Grandview)

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