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Fiction/Memoir
17 October 2021 04:41PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

If one can go into mourning over a kitchen appliance that’s what I experienced when I recently plugged my beloved Braun Citromatic orange juicer into an electrical outlet, as I’ve done a thousand times before, placed half an orange on top of its juicing cone…

17 October 2021 04:41PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

If one can go into mourning over a kitchen appliance that’s what I experienced when I recently plugged my beloved Braun Citromatic orange juicer into an electrical outlet, as I’ve done a thousand times before, placed half an orange on top of its juicing cone…

17 October 2021 04:00PM
AT Mann

The Aries Full Moon happens on Wednesday, 20 October, at 10:58 AM EDT and once again is quite dramatic, as Mars is conjunct the re-balancing Libra Sun and the combination includes many aspects that enliven up things for us all. Most of the planets are…

17 October 2021 11:40AM
Mat Zucker

anchor.fm/cidiot/episodes/54--Fall-Forward-e18i0du

“Fall is a season of things dying to be reborn.” Found that wonderful thought, unattributed, on the Internet.

Now in the thick of fall and facing the reality of winter, this episode makes an argument for planting seeds now that you want to bloom later. This…

13 October 2021 05:54PM
Jamie Cat Callan

My father never liked cats. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York with a large Dalmatian dog named Brigadoon. My mother also liked dogs, but she loved cats.

In 1960, when I was a child, she discovered Siamese cats. She found Gato at…

12 October 2021 02:37PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York–Spencertown Academy Arts Center presents “Music Lessons” written and performed by Ed Napier on Saturday, November 13 at 7:00pm. Directed by Robert LuPone, the production also features William Lewis on piano and soprano Maria Gabriella Landers. For Covid safety, proof of vaccination will…

12 October 2021 12:11PM

Monday, October 18, 6:00 – 7:00pm on Zoom

Join us for the first of a series of history programs on FDR, presented by Jeff Urbin, educator from the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library in Hyde Park.

Though blessed with the Roosevelt name, fame and fortune, Eleanor Roosevelt’s…

11 October 2021 02:50PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale. On Tuesday, October 19 at 7:00pm, Eisner Award-winning writer and…

11 October 2021 02:49PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale. On Sunday, October 17 at 4:00pm, Sonia Purnell and Clare…

11 October 2021 02:46PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale. On Sunday, October 17 at 10:00am, Ann Gainer, storyteller and…

11 October 2021 02:42PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale. On Saturday, October 16 at 10:00am, children’s book author Nancy…

11 October 2021 02:40PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale. On Thursday October 14 at 7:00pm, historian and author Russell…

10 October 2021 02:03PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

With the exception of a few stragglers, hummingbirds have departed the Hudson Valley for their winter homes in southern Mexico and Central America. Most of those that remain can be spotted at an exhibition called “Cross Pollination; Heade, Cole, Church and Our Contemporary Moment.” It’s…

10 October 2021 02:03PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

With the exception of a few stragglers, hummingbirds have departed the Hudson Valley for their winter homes in southern Mexico and Central America. Most of those that remain can be spotted at an exhibition called “Cross Pollination; Heade, Cole, Church and Our Contemporary Moment.” It’s…

9 October 2021 01:28PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

GHENT, N.Y. — The challenge seemed simple enough: Take the motley crew of beets I managed to extract from my garden this summer and turn them into borscht, the hearty Ukrainian beet soup. So, I went online looking for a borscht recipe.

As the testimony of…

9 October 2021 01:28PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

GHENT, N.Y. — The challenge seemed simple enough: Take the motley crew of beets I managed to extract from my garden this summer and turn them into borscht, the hearty Ukrainian beet soup. So, I went online looking for a borscht recipe.

As the testimony of…

9 October 2021 09:10AM
Jamie Cat Callan

In the summer of 1962, when I was eight years old, my mother and I were in a horrible car accident on the Connecticut Turnpike. My mother’s car crashed into one of those huge light poles on the side of the road. I…

5 October 2021 09:25AM
Claverack Library
5 October 2021 09:09AM
Claverack Library
5 October 2021 09:00AM
Claverack Library
5 October 2021 08:40AM
Claverack Library

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4 October 2021 01:41PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale.

On Tuesday, October 12 at 7:00pm, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and…

4 October 2021 01:39PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale.

On Sunday, October 10 at 4:00pm, internationally acclaimed children’s book…

4 October 2021 01:36PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale.

On Saturday, October 9 at 3:00pm, culinary professional and author…

4 October 2021 01:33PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale.

On Thursday, October 7 at 7:00pm, the Festival kicks off with authors…

 

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