Dennis Koenig, The Balsamean, from Long Island to the Adirondack Mountains

The Balsamean; Scribblements from Balsamea ( or is a blog written by Dennis Koenig. This page is to identify him for people seeking to contact him.

  • Born in central Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
  • Graduated from Riverhead High School, 1974
  • Served in US Navy 1974-1980; Aviation Electronics Technician; tech school at Naval Air Technical Training Center, Millington, TN; served with Fighter Squadron VF-102 at Oceana Naval Air Station (Virginia Beach) and aboard the aircraft carriers USS Independence (Norfolk, VA) and USS Eisenhower.
  • Worked as service manager for computer dealerships in Riverhead, Rockland County, and Syracuse before joining the New York State Judiciary.
  • Worked for the District Administrative Judge of the ten-county Sixth Judicial District in Central NY, based first in Wampsville, then Binghamton, NY.
  • Founder and manager of the first statewide information technology unit of the four Supreme Court Appellate Divisions, including their statewide agencies: Mental Hygiene Legal Service, attorney discipline units, law guardian units, law libraries, court clerks / administrative offices, judicial chambers, and assigned counsel units.
  • Worked for a statewide law firm based in Rochester
  • Retired to “Balsamea,” a small, private forest preserve in the northern Adirondack Mountains.
  • No Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other so-called social media accounts except YouTube Channel of (pen name) Balsamea Walker containing things posted in the blog.
  • Married to Jovita, then Ann. Two stepchildren.
  • To contact Dennis, use the CONTACT PAGE.  Available via encrypted communication services by request.

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Town of Islip, NY

Central Islip, NY (Wikipedia)

Riverhead, NY

Suffolk County, NY

Navy Fighter Squadron VF-102 (Wikipedia)

Naval Air Station Oceana (Wikipedia)

USS Independence (Wikipedia)

New York State Supreme Court Appellate Divisions

City of Rochester, NY

Adirondack Park Agency

Adirondack Park (Wikipedia)

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