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Charles Alsheimer Obituary

Obituary of Charles Alsheimer Charles J. Alsheimer, 70, of Avoca, New York, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira.  Charlie was born in Bath, New York, on May 1, 1947, the son of the late Charles H. and Eleanor (Rose) Alsheimer.  On April 22, 1972,...

Remembering Charles Alsheimer

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we report the sudden passing of longtime Deer & Deer Hunting Senior Field Editor Charles J. Alsheimer of Bath, N.Y. He was 70. Charlie was not only our longest-tenured contributor (since 1979), he was a very dear friend to everyone on our...

Study: CJD Risks Rare or Nonexistent in CWD Endemic Areas

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the risks involved with chronic wasting disease in deer. Can CWD be transmitted to humans? A recently completed 50-year scientific study indicates that it’s very unlikely. The study also shows no evidence that human deaths due to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease are linked to endemic...