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29 October 2020 10:46AM
Karen Rosand
Local living
28 October 2020 08:31PM
John Cody

Getting ready for the holiday season. 2 photos 10/28/2020

Politics/Government | Local living | Kids and Schools
28 October 2020 08:16PM
Emily Sachar

Negotiation of a settlement is underway that would allow Bard College students to vote Tuesday on-campus while also keeping open the Methodist church on River Road for voters who prefer it.

Red Hook Town Supervisor Robert McKeon mentioned the settlement at the start of the bi-weekly…

Soft news | Local food/farms | Local living
28 October 2020 04:28PM
Barbara Reina

In its ninth year, Samascott’s 2020 corn maze is a special one. The design pays tribute to family member Kayla Beth Samascott Wilson, who died in February of cancer. At 36 years-old, she is survived by her husband, two small children, extended family and friends.


Politics/Government | Local living | Kids and Schools
28 October 2020 02:14PM
Emily Sachar

Days after a judge reversed herself and ordered a polling location for the 2020 General Election to be set up on the Bard College campus, the Dutchess County Board of Elections has made a last-ditch appeal to maintain the polling place at St. John’s Episcopal…

Tech | Business/Growth
28 October 2020 12:30PM
Emily Sachar


If you’ve noticed the roar of a (fake) crowd during recent NBA games, you have a Red Hook company to thank for creating that keen sense of excitement. My colleague, Stephen Haynes, gave Firehouse Productions some love and ink this week. Enjoy the full story…

Hard news | Politics/Government
28 October 2020 12:08PM
Emily Sachar


Red Hook’s own Karen Smythe is nipping at the heels of incumbent Republican Sue Serino in the final days of the 41st State Senate District.

Serino is clearly feeling the pressure. She has launched a snarky TV ad campaign against her challenger, complete with unflattering…

Local culture | Local living | Kids and Schools
28 October 2020 10:41AM

Get Your Monster Mash On This Weekend at The Hudson Valley Academy of Performing Arts in West Taghkanic.

Join Our Creative and Sort of Spooky Socially Distanced Halloween Event Featuring Ghosts & Goblins & Live Actors. Beware…you will hear a ghost story or two!


Business/Growth | Local culture | Local living
27 October 2020 06:40PM
Meissner's Auction Service


Sat. Oct. 31st, 2020
Preview starts @ 10:00 am
Auction starts @ 5pm
View pictures and COVID policy at our website
Left and qualified phone bids accepted
518 766-5002
Email: info@meissnersauction.com
438 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY

Soft news | Politics/Government | Local living
27 October 2020 06:26PM

This column has nothing to do with our current obsessions. It has nothing to do with Donald Trump, Joe Biden or the election in any of its manifestations. Of course, it has nothing to do with the pandemic either. After all, as Trump’s Chief of…

Local culture
27 October 2020 05:53PM
Fisher Center at Bard



Inspired by the writing of James Baldwin
Created by Meshell Ndegeocello
In collaboration with Charlotte Brathwaite
Featuring the contributions of Staceyann Chin, Suné Woods, Nicholas Galanin, Paul Thompson, Justin Hicks, and more.

A Co-Production of Bismillah, LLC and…

Local culture
27 October 2020 05:48PM
Fisher Center at Bard



“The greatest creation of dance theater so far this century.”—The New York Times

The pandemic has postponed future engagements for now, and so we offer audiences around the world the chance to experience Four Quartets from home.

You have the option of…

Business/Growth | Local living | Body/Soul
27 October 2020 04:42PM
Sadhana Center for Yoga


We did it! Sadhana received our approval from the Columbia County Department of Health, and we’re now offering Yin Yoga and Tai Chi classes in-studio!! Please stay tuned, as more classes will be offered in the future.

We also continue to offer daily live…

Local culture
27 October 2020 03:29PM

Saturday, October 31 at 4:15pm
Pay what you can. No one turned away. $7 advanced tickets available online to support musicians.

TSL opens up its spacious parking lot for a safe and socially distanced music. Masks required.

BRASSKILL: Based in Hudson, NY and founded in early 2018, party…

Local culture
27 October 2020 03:26PM


Special Sale! Saturday, October 31 from 2:00pm–5:00pm

New items! Antiques, collectibles, furniture, knick knacks, and other cool things. Not to mention loads and loads of books, records, CDs, DVDs, and blu-rays. All for sale in TSL’s Basement Bazaar!

Stuff Store open for business during our…

Local culture
27 October 2020 03:26PM

Saturday, October 31 at 2:00pm
Socially distant, outdoor book reading and signing of A Dog’s Life (October 2020) with author Peter Bogyo. Masks required.

Free admission! Please RSVP above. Book reading to be held outdoors in TSL’s spacious parking lot. Copies of A Dog’s Life to be…

Local culture
27 October 2020 03:23PM

Indoor Screening: Theater 1 (Capacity 25) – Per NY State Guidelines

Masks required. Please help TSL maintain a clean and safe environment. Concession temporarily closed and outdoor food and beverages prohibited. Thank you for cooperating.

***Actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate roles of Dr. Frankenstein…


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