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May 2021

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Fighting for Sensible Solutions

As May floods into the Hudson Valley and winter’s levee breaks, its cold, barren seams burst giving way to an overflow of boundless greens and fertile earth. As it is each year, residents of rural upstate New York begin to fantasize of […]

Advocacy in Motion

The human body, and its ability to endure, will never cease to captivate and inspire with each story of struggle and perseverance. As the dust settles upon the events of the past year, these stories seem to be more present than ever […]

Walk the Line

French high-wire artist Philippe Petit speaks so passionately about his desire to learn, that it’s ironic to hear him discuss his experiences as a schoolboy.

“When I was a kid, I was thrown out of several schools because I was caught practicing magic […]

The Legendary ’69 Hemi

As a kid, I was always brought along to big, loud car shows and flashy, bustling car auctions. Meanwhile, I never really understood why anything besides the fried food was so important. Cars haven’t been a huge part of my life by […]

Word on the street is…

Glamping Tents Appear at Iron Mine Pond: Local Petition Garners Support

Longtime residents of the Village of Millerton and the Town of North East suddenly found themselves face-to-face with tourist-driven vacation tents erected on the trail running along the historic Iron Mine Pond area in New York State's Taconic State Park this week. New York City based Tentrr, the company responsible [...]

String of Late Night Thefts hit Millerton

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several larcenies from vehicles, three vehicle thefts, and an attempted burglary all occurring in the north eastern Dutchess County Town of Amenia as well as the Village of Millerton. Each incident is reported to have occurred recently during the late-night and early-morning hours, [...]

What’s happening on a Main Street near you

Ulster Savings Bank Celebrates 170th Anniversary with 170 Random Acts of Kindness

Hudson Valley Bank Marks Milestone by Spreading Kindness All Year Long  Since 1851, Ulster Savings Bank has been serving customers throughout the Hudson Valley region – and this year marks the bank’s 170th anniversary. Ulster Savings is the oldest bank headquartered in the Hudson Valley and the eighth oldest bank in New York State. Ulster Savings Bank CEO/President, Bill Calderara. Over the bank’s long history, millions of dollars have been donated and thousands of local residents have been helped by its [...]

Mother’s Day Virtual Run Empowers Moms Everywhere

This Saturday, May 8, locals across the area will gather virtually to run or walk in the 4th Annual Run to Believe virtual run. Since its inception four years ago, the virtual race has raised over $13,000 for Every Mother Counts, an organization founded by international supermodel Christy Turlington Burns to raise awareness and to educate the public about childbirth-related complications. This year, the Run to Believe virtual run will be donating 100% of its proceeds split evenly, between Every Mother Counts [...]

Baking with Olivia & Caroline

May 2021 Recipe – Gluten-free Molten Lava Cake

There are so many chocolate desserts to enjoy: chocolate cakes, chocolate cookies, chocolate pudding, chocolate mousse, chocolate pastries, chocolate donuts, the list is endless! So, given all these delicious options, how did we decide which chocolate recipe would be our May dessert of choice? Easy, we picked one that is simple, quick, warm, and – well – very chocolatey! Not just lava, but molten lava! Molten Lava Cake is the go-to dessert in our house when we need something in a jiffy [...]

Wine of the Week

Wine for the In-Between

We're in that delicious in-between period, where it can feel like summer one minute and early spring the next. It's the perfect time for a wine that's not too light and not too heavy. In other words, a Pinot Noir. And not just any Pinot Noir. A Hudson Valley Pinot Noir, because the climate here yields a more delicate and less berry-forward note than a California Pinot. Millbrook Winery has a fabulous Pinot, which they describe this way: "This wine exhibits deep [...]

Deal of the Week

Must See Home in Salisbury

357 Twin Lakes Rd, Salisbury, CT 06068 Colonial 5 bedrooms 3.5 bath 5.01 Acres 3,888 sq ft $1,150,000 This spectacular home is a must see! Built in 1998 with extraordinary detail including a lifetime metal roof that has a slate appearance. A spacious floor plan, perfect for entertaining, includes a living room with fireplace, family room, formal dining room and large eat-in kitchen with island and wet bar. French doors lead out to a screened porch, a patio with a [...]

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