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Take a Hike Tuesday at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm 

  Take a Hike Tuesday at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm    Take a Hike Tuesday The Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm 57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT  06784 Tuesday, November 21 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost – CAS Members: free; nonmembers: $5 Sherman, Conn. The Connecticut Audubon Society at Deer Pond Farm…

Obituary, William Arthur Wilbur

  William Arthur Wilbur William Arthur Wilbur, 93, of White Hollow Rd, Sharon, CT, died October 31, 2017 at Noble Horizons. He was born January 2, 1924 in Sharon and made his lifelong residence. He graduated from Housatonic Regional High School in 1941 and grew up as a farm boy and started the Sharon Pheasant…

Paramount Pictures Announces The Start Of Principal Photography On John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place”

  Paramount Pictures Announces The Start Of Principal Photography On John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place” THE FILM WILL OPEN IN THEATERS ON APRIL 6TH, 2018. HOLLYWOOD, CA (September 5, 2017) – Paramount Pictures announced today that principal photography is underway on director John Krasinski’s “A QUIET PLACE”. Krasinski (“THE HOLLARS”) also co-stars in the film…

Join the Wisecracking, Heart Warming Women of “Steel Magnolias”

  Join the Wisecracking, Heart Warming Women of “Steel Magnolias” It’s 1987 and the place is Truvy’s Beauty Salon where the motto is ‘There is no such thing as natural beauty’. Make an appointment for the Staged Reading of “Steel Magnolias” on Saturday, September 9th at 7:00 PM at the Cultural Arts Coalition’s Studio Around the Corner…

DAVALOIS FEARON DANCE  TO PERFORM AS PART OF THE  WASSAIC PROJECT’S AUGUST FESTIVAL

  DAVALOIS FEARON DANCE  TO PERFORM AS PART OF THE  WASSAIC PROJECT’S AUGUST FESTIVAL (Wassaic, NY) – Davalois Fearon Dance, under the artistic direction of critically acclaimed dance artist Davalois Fearon, will perform excerpts of the artistic director’s work in progress Lift Up as part of the Wassaic Project’s August Festival. The performance will take place on Friday, August…

Be-A-Better-Gardener – Irrigation

  Be-A-Better-Gardener – Irrigation  A drip irrigation system or soaker hose will water deeply and minimize water waste. By Thomas Christopher   July is typically the hottest month of the year in the Northeast.  That means it’s the time when plants have the greatest thirst; they evaporate water off the surface of their leaves to cool…

Be-A-Better Gardner – Rose Rustling

  Be-A-Better Gardner – Rose Rustling One of the author’s ironclad, very fragrant and nearly thornless old rose that was rustled for him from a Connecticut farmyard by a friend.   By Thomas Christopher   Why order rosebushes from a catalog when you can start your own for free, and get types especially adapted to your local…

Saving Seeds

  Saving Seeds    Under certain storage conditions, your garden seeds can be saved to use next year By Thomas Christopher I’m a sucker for seed catalogs – I find irresistible the descriptions of the colorful and delicious harvests I can raise from their little paper packets.  But my dreams for my garden always outrun reality.  I always order more seeds than…

Pet of the Week: Harley and Kittens

  Kittens:  We have kittens … all sizes, all colors.  Come and be entertained by their antics.  They are all in need of loving families to help them grow and learn.  Our babies can be seen every day from 10-4:15. Harley:  Harley is a quiet boy who enjoys the company of those he knows.  He walks well on…

New York State offering $5,000 reward in Columbia County hate crime case

  New York State offering $5,000 reward in Columbia County hate crime case NEW YORK STATE POLICE George P. Beach II Superintendent Beau Duffy Director of Public Information  (518) 457-2180     PRESS RELEASE   The New York State Police is asking for the public’s assistance to help solve a suspected hate crime case in the town of Taghkanic,…

Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 426 AM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017     CTZ001-013-MAZ025-NYZ058>061-063>066-221100- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Southern Berkshire- Western Greene-Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia- Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess- 426 AM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the eastern Catskills, mid Hudson Valley, central and southern…

Summer Proofing the Lawn

  Summer Proofing the Lawn Lawn grasses in our region can flourish even in drought conditions if you provide proper care. By Thomas Christopher Summer is settling in, bringing with it the period of greatest stress your lawn experiences all year.  There are a number of precautions you can take, though, to help your turf through…

OVERNIGHT SECURITY GUARD WANTED (AMENIA, WINGDALE & PAWLING AREA.)

  OVERNIGHT SECURITY GUARD WANTED (AMENIA, WINGDALE & PAWLING AREA.) Compensation: Will be discussed at interview based on experienceEmployment type: full-time OVERNIGHT SECURITY GUARD – 9:30 PM TO 7:30 AM SIGN ON BONUS (After 6 months of work)Must be able to work overnights, have own car as no public transportation is available. Security Vehicle supplied on the siteGuard…

Memorial Day Crackdown in Dutchess County Leads to 33 Impaired Driving Arrests

  Memorial Day Crackdown in Dutchess County Leads to 33 Impaired Driving Arrests During the Memorial Day Crackdown period of May 26, 2017 thru May 30, 2017 members of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, City of Poughkeepsie Police Department, Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department, Town of Hyde Park Police Department, Town…

“Be-a-Better Gardener” Tomatoes for the Northeast by The Berkshire Botanical Garden

  Tomatoes for the Northeast       By Tom Christopher Memorial Day weekend is the traditional time to plant tomatoes in the cooler parts of the Northeast, and for good reason.  It’s only recently that in an average year, the weather has begun to suit this warm-weather crop.  Tomatoes originated in the subtropics and although…

Hudson Data Jam Awards Expo Features Creative Work by Regional Students

  Hudson Data Jam Awards Expo Features Creative Work by Regional Students Family-friendly event to be held at Marist College Science and Allied Health Building, Saturday, June 3   (Millbrook, NY)  The public is invited to attend the fourth annual Hudson Data Jam Awards Expo. Support regional students while learning about the Hudson River in…

“A Day at Hogwarts: Celebrating 20 Magical Years of Harry Potter!”

  “A Day at Hogwarts: Celebrating 20 Magical Years of Harry Potter!”   Attention Wizards, Witches and even Muggles! Harry Potter Fans of ALL AGES are welcome to attend “A Day at Hogwarts: Celebrating 20 Magical Years of Harry Potter!” This celebration is in honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of “Harry Potter…

Crown Maple Estate to Host Hudson Valley Market

  Crown Maple Estate to Host Hudson Valley Market   Crown Maple Estate is a beautiful destination for friends, family and significant others to visit to celebrate summer’s arrival. With 800 acres of sustainably-managed maple trees, walking trails, scenic fields, and the “Sugar Chateau” with its tasting room and a maple-centric cafe, the Estate is…

Show Off Your Vehicle from the 1950’s at the Brewster Chamber 60th Anniversary Shindig!

  Show Off Your Vehicle from the 1950’s at the Brewster Chamber 60th Anniversary Shindig!   Do you have a vehicle from the 1950’s? Show off your car at the Brewster Chamber of Commerce 60th Anniversary Shindig! This 1957 themed celebration will take place on Sunday, August 6th at Wells Park on Oak Street in Brewster, NY. This…

State Police in Cortlandt are searching for missing Montrose man

  State Police in Cortlandt are searching for missing Montrose man NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander       PRESS RELEASE   Cortlandt, New York – The New York State Police from Cortlandt, in conjunction with the Montrose VA Hospital, is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate 78-year-old Francis Dalessio,…

DEC Urges New Yorkers: If You Care, Leave It There

  DEC Urges New Yorkers: If You Care, Leave It There DEC Cautions Residents Not to Disturb Fawns and Other Young Wildlife     The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today cautioned visitors to natural areas against interacting with newborn fawns and other young wildlife as the peak birthing season starts. Those…