Category: Sherman

Obituary, Eleanor Sterry

On Monday, March 18, 2019, Eleanor “Ellie” Sterry, grandmother to all, passed away at the age of 86. Eleanor was born in Poughkeepsie NY in 1932. She lived in Pawling, NY until, she married George Sterry on November 5, 1950….

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Guided Tour of Early Graves in Hillside Cemetery

Guided Tour of Early Graves in Hillside Cemetery Sharon, CT:  On Saturday, March 30 at 2 PM, the Sharon Historical Society & Museum will host a free public guided tour of the oldest part of Hillside Cemetery. The tour will include visits to…

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Gardening in Mud Season

Gardening in Mud Season Raised vegetable beds at Berkshire Botanical Garden help dodge mud season and provide a jump start on planting.   By Thomas Christopher           Growing up in a New York City suburb, my first encounters with mud season…

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Hunt Hill Benefit Soups & Songs – Boogie Boys to Perform March 30th @ 5:00pm

Hunt Hill Benefit Soups & Songs – Boogie Boys to Perform March 30th @ 5:00pm Home made soup, fresh bread, and hand-made bowls New Milford, CT March 30 – Soup, bread, hand-made bowl and a concert for $20 to raise…

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Consider Seed Starting to Expand Your Vegetable Garden Choices

Consider Seed Starting to Expand Your Vegetable Garden Choices Berkshire Botanical Garden’s senior gardener and propagator Christine Caccamo recommends starting seeds in a “soilless” mix that is a blend of sphagnum peat, perlite, vermiculite and limestone.   By Thomas Christopher   There…

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DCC Events to Celebrate Women’s History Month

DCC Events to Celebrate Women’s History Month February 21, 2019 – The Dutchess Community College annual celebration of Women’s History will feature a presentation by singer-songwriter Dar Williams, a panel discussion with women in the STEM fields, a lecture by…

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Hunt Hill Benefit Concert -Myles Mancuso to Perform March 8th @ 7:30pm

Hunt Hill Benefit Concert –Myles Mancuso to Perform March 8th @ 7:30pm Uniquely talented Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist New Milford, CT February 16 – Myles Mancuso a talented Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist to appear March 8th at Hunt Hill, performing songs from…

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WCSU Fall 2018 Dean’s List

WCSU Fall 2018 Dean’s List DANBURY, CONN. — The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester at Western Connecticut State University: Sherman: Hannah Barbiero, Media Arts; Peter Calbi, Biology; Shea Coughlin, Musical Theatre;…

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Be-a-Better-Gardener, Cold Framing 101

Cold Framing 101 A backyard cold frame can extend the harvest or give you a jump start on the season.   By Thomas Christopher   It’s not often that I can claim my garden rivals those of despots, but in at least one respect…

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Pets of The Week: Sully, Whisper

Sully:   Sully is a happy, friendly guy who loves to play in the snow. Just look at that big smile! Sweet, playful Sully is waiting for a new loving home. Stop by and meet all our wonderful adoptable dogs any…

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Be a Better Gardener, A Gardener’s Resolutions

A Gardener’s Resolutions Thinking towards the future: Planning this year’s garden based on last season’s results.   By Thomas Christopher   The weather keeps me indoors much of the time at this season of the year, and so I have an opportunity…

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Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Navy Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent

Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Navy Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed that flags on State government buildings be flown at half-staff in honor of Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon…

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Pets of The Week: Captain, Pie

Captain: Captain is a handsome senior guy who was found as a stray. He is a really terrific dog, but as with many German Shephards, he’s a bit bossy! Captain is longing for a loving home with an experienced owner where he…

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Oil Paintings and Children’s Books art by Michael Garland

I will be having a show of my paintings and children’s book art at the Sherman Library in Sherman CT. The opening reception and artist talk will be held on Friday. January 11th, 6:30-8:00 pm. Stop by and say hello….

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Housatonic Valley Association receives a grant to plant over 3000 trees and shrubs along local waterways

Housatonic Valley Association receives a grant to plant over 3000 trees and shrubs along local waterways $49k NYSDEC grant supports “Trees for Tribs” efforts in the Ten Mile River and Green River watersheds WASSAIC, N.Y. – January 7, 2019 – The…

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