Griffin Cooper

About Griffin Cooper

Griffin Cooper is the full-time writer and advertising associate for the magazine as well as our resident travelling utility man. Whether it’s tracking down story leads, speaking with our advertisers, or delivering magazines each month, Griffin has immersed himself in our area and enjoys being a part of the fabric of the community. A recent graduate of Suny New Paltz where he earned his degree in English, Griffin describes his dreams of writing as having taken him from coast to another. You can check out Griffin’s work in print or on our website and we look forward to what his future holds both here at Main Street and beyond.

Northern Dutchess Middle and High Schoolers Invited to Take Active Role in Local Addiction Prevention

Northern Dutchess Community Coalition Seeks Area Youth to Join Effort:

In an effort to deepen its connection with youth in Hyde Park, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Pine Plains, Millbrook, Webutuck and Amenia schools, the Northern Dutchess Community Coalition (NDCC) is inviting middle and high school students within these districts to serve on its youth leadership committee. The […]

By |2021-04-13T13:41:43-04:00April 13th, 2021|WOTS|

Town of Hillsdale Approves Jams in the Hamlet: Free Monthly Concert Series will run May-October in Hillsdale Hamlet Park

At its March 9th meeting, the Hillsdale Town Board approved a proposed monthly concert series to be held in Hillsdale Hamlet Park and hosted by the Hillsdale Hamlet Committee on the third Saturday of the month from May to September, and on the second Saturday of October (with Pumpkin Fest). The series will feature professional […]

By |2021-04-05T10:34:26-04:00April 5th, 2021|WOTS|

A Different Kind Of Compost

Few things are as proactive while being simultaneously one of the easiest ways to help the environment as the process known as composting. Made popular in recent years by city dwellers looking to corral large amounts of refuse in big cities, the environmental trend has found its way into homes and onto farms across the […]

By |2021-03-29T17:51:33-04:00March 29th, 2021|Our Environment|

Education In Sustainability

The concept of sustainability touches many aspects of society. From personal growth to economic development, the idea of maintaining a certain standard of principled development is viewed by most as one of the keys to existence. The same can be said of our environment and the ways […]

By |2021-03-29T17:46:39-04:00March 29th, 2021|Featured Article|

The Ground We Walk On

History is the greatest irony that pervades the human experience. It defines who we have become and is the method of transportation toward our future – yet often forgotten in the present. For those who watch history’s tidal cycles, it has become the answer to a very familiar riddle:

Die without me,
Never thank me.[…]

By |2021-04-08T10:48:54-04:00March 29th, 2021|Featured Article|

Let’s #MakeHomeHappen for Winnie!


The shelter is located on Route 9G also known as Violet Avenue. From Route 9 (either the North or South), turn on to St. Andrews Road (also known as County Route 40A). Follow the road to end at the intersection of 9G. Turn right and make an immediate left into the shelter. The […]

By |2021-03-26T12:39:40-04:00March 26th, 2021|In Need|

Cover Kitty

Fur obvious reasons, I’m an animal lovfurr. Which means Main Street Magazine’s March animal themed issue is my undisputed favurrite and most anticipated issue each year. I’ve submitted head shots purractically evfurry year in hopes of gracing the covfurr, and each year I have been passed over.

Allow me to present a few important reasons that […]

By |2021-03-24T10:33:49-04:00March 24th, 2021|The OTIS Feed|

Maple Weekend at Dutchess County’s Bowdoin Park

The Dutchess County Parks Division will host a Sap Happy Maple Weekend with tasty, educational, and fun events for all ages, in collaboration with the Office for the Aging, Poughkeepsie Public Library, and Farmers and Chefs restaurant, this coming Friday, March 26 through Monday, March 29 at Bowdoin Park, located at 85 Sheafe Road in […]

By |2021-03-23T13:05:32-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Main Street|
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