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Local food/farms | Local culture
24 July 2017 10:43PM
Daniel Zuckerman

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/food-and-literature-fest-returns-basilica

HUDSON — Foodies and book aficionados came together Sunday when the Read & Feed Festival of Literature of Food was held at Basilica Hudson for the second year.

The festival came about after the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses noticed a drop in attendance for…

Environment | Local living
24 July 2017 10:39PM
Daniel Zuckerman

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/gardens-through-history

AUSTERLITZ — Visitors to Steepletop, home to the Pulitzer Prize winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, had the option of touring the estate’s numerous gardens Sunday as part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program.

The Garden Conservancy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving, restoring…

Business/Growth | Local living
24 July 2017 10:31PM
Daniel Zuckerman

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/new-bank-branch-local-touch

COPAKE — The buck stops here.

After 10 years of discussion, the Bank of Greene County announced Thursday it will open a new branch in Copake at 179 County Route 7A.

This will be the fifth branch of the bank in Columbia County and 14th overall, Bank…

Politics/Government | Local culture
24 July 2017 10:26PM
Daniel Zuckerman

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/greene-sees-new-dimension-tourism

CATSKILL — The future’s so bright, you’ll have to wear goggles.

The Greene County Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Planning wants visitors to experience the area through virtual reality headsets.

The Greene County Legislature discussed authorizing submission of a Consolidated Funding Application on behalf of the…

Hard news | Politics/Government
24 July 2017 08:27PM

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Berkshire PAC to Collaborate with NY-19 Dems to Defeat Faso

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – The newly established Catskill Freedom Network will hold its first public event, an ice cream social and fundraiser, at the law offices of Sherwood Guernsey, located at 69 East Housatonic Street in Pittsfield,…

Local culture
24 July 2017 08:13PM

Churchill(PG)
Starring: Brian Cox & Miranda Richardson
Running time: 105 minutes

Winston Churchill is conspicuous by his absence from Nolan’s Dunkirk, but Churchill more than makes up for it. The moment is the end of the war, not the beginning, as the Allies prepare for the D-Day invasion…

Local culture
24 July 2017 08:11PM

Beatriz at Dinner(R)
Starring: Salma Hayek & John Lithgow
Running time: 82 minutes

I’ll go to see anything featuring John Lithgow, anything directed by Miguel Arteta, and anything written by Mike White. Beatriz At Dinner is all three. A comedy about race and class with enough…

Local culture
24 July 2017 08:09PM

Dunkirk(PG-13)
Starring: Fionn Whitehead & Damien Bonnard
Running time: 106 minutes
Showtimes: week of Friday 7/28 through Thursday 8/3
Friday 7:20pm & 9:30pm

Soft news | Business/Growth | Local culture
24 July 2017 07:59PM
Chad Weckler

www.hvmag.com/First-Annual-Summerfest-Hits-Hudson/

“With the summer in full swing, be sure to add the first annual Hudson Summerfest to your list of upcoming activities this season. Head to the beautiful Henry Hudson Waterfront Park on August 19 for a day of fun and philanthropy. Stunning views of the…

Politics/Government | Local living
24 July 2017 07:29PM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/columbia-county-buy-gerald-simons-commerce-park-property-fire-training-facility

GHENT — The County Board of Supervisors came to an agreement to buy property for $840,000 in the Gerald R. Simons Commerce Park where the county will create a firefighter training center and a central location for emergency vehicles and equipment.

The county negotiated a purchase…

Politics/Government | Local living | Body/Soul
24 July 2017 07:18PM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/planned-parenthood-holds-rally-valley-support-women%E2%80%99s-rights

HUDSON — People who support Planned Parenthood came together in Hudson over the weekend in a show of solidarity so public officials and the rest of the state can see that area residents are behind the organization 100 percent.

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood held a weekend-long…

Local culture | Local living
24 July 2017 06:13PM
Jacqueline LaChance McKeon

Bakers of all ages should look in their gardens and put on their chef’s hats now in preparation for this year’s Holiday Cookie Championship for the Bounty Cooking Contest at the 177th annual Columbia County Fair in Chatham.
Locally grown ingredients are key in this contest…

Soft news | Local living | Kids and Schools
24 July 2017 05:50PM
North Chatham Library

Storyteller Karen Pillsworth will be at the North Chatham Free Library on Tuesday August 1 from 10am to Noon.
Karen brings the ancient art of storytelling alive! It builds empathy and connections whether by battling dragons, learning the importance of a ‘big orange…

Local culture | Kids and Schools
24 July 2017 05:34PM

We are pleased to announce on Sunday, July 30 and Monday, July 31 from 6-7pm the Hudson Area Library will be hosting performances of original short plays created from childhood stories by the Hudson Area’s Library own Teen Theatre Players!

Kids ages 4-8 and their families…

Soft news | Local culture | Local living
24 July 2017 03:15PM
Carrie Haddad Gallery

hudsonvalleyone.com/2017/07/17/jenny-nelsons-chaos/

In Jenny Nelson’s studio, a former garage made light and airy by white walls, skylights, and a bank of windows, the Woodstock artist is finishing up a batch of paintings for her show at Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson, running from August 9 to September…

Soft news | Local culture | Local living
24 July 2017 02:30PM
Suzanne Trevellyan

ps21chatham.org/event/parsons-dance/

PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century is thrilled to welcome back the internationally acclaimed contemporary American dance company Parsons Dance, Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5 at 8:00 pm. These two evening performances will kick off the annual PS21 Chatham Dance Festival, which…

Fiction/Memoir
24 July 2017 01:21PM
Maureen McNeil

imby.com/claverack/userblogs/the-red-diary/

July 24, 1962

Dear Red,
I took Maf for a jog around the Brentwood loop before anyone was out. We listened to the dogs and the birds, smelled coffee brewing and fragrant lemons in the early
heat. I may sell this house when I settle in New…

Hard news | Local living | Body/Soul
24 July 2017 01:10PM
Betsy Miller

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/hudson-area-library%E2%80%99s-ghostly-gallop-5k-returns-17th-year

The 17th annual Ghostly Gallop 5K to benefit the Hudson Area Library will be held at Hudson High School on Sunday, Oct. 22. The 5K course has been certified by USA Track & Field and its entire length will be closed to traffic for…

Soft news | Local culture | Local living
24 July 2017 01:06PM
Henry Diamond

Wednesday, September 20 8:00PM

Matthew Sweet

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Pop-rock singer-songwriter Matthew Sweet, who emerged from the same Athens, Ga., college-rock scene as R.E.M., is best known for his 1991 breakthrough album, “Girlfriend.” With its catchy melodies, ineffable hooks, funky rhythms, pitch-perfect guitar…

 

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