There are towns tucked within our storied valley, with their quiet regality and pastoral charm, that have come to establish their own unique identity over the last half-century. From food of course, to wine, music, and most recently even beer. Both lifetime locals and entrepreneuring newcomers have worked […]
Standing on the corner of Routes 22 and 23 in Hillsdale, NY, and looking up at the quintessentially provincial brick colonial – formerly known to nearly every generation of Hillsdale native as the Aubergine – now refurbished and redesigned in a masterfully subtle way by Carrie Herrington in […]
Sitting in my truck on a hot August afternoon in the parking lot of the Bagel Tyme in Valatie, NY, waiting to meet with Youth Voices Matter’s program specialist Lori Teaney for a chat over a cup of coffee about her specialized outreach in the area, it’s hard […]
There is perhaps no more remarkable moment in our lives than -if we are lucky enough- the experience of welcoming a child into the world. For the Hutchinson family, the birth of their son Colton brought with it the kind of intense love and connection typical for new parents. After a few months, Colton’s mother […]
Ongoing tariffs on Chinese goods shock US corn and soybean prices.
As summer winds down and comes to a close in the Hudson Valley, so too does the growing season for many area farmers. With the all-too crucial fall harvest just around the corner, farmers across the region have good reason to keep their eyes on […]
As multimedia businesses continue to innovate on all platforms in order to keep up with the fast paced environment of social media marketing and brand awareness, one local cable company is utilizing a unique alternative to its traditional media platform that is further expanding its identity as a business staple for both Columbia and […]
Three Trails to Explore.
Though the famous bustle of New York City and its vast urban environment has earned its namesake as ¨the greatest city on earth¨ and thus has defined the very identity of the rest of the state for many Americans, traveling up one of the most famous rivers in the country and hiking […]
For over forty years the Roe Jan Historical Society has made its mission to preserve and celebrate the stories and traditions of our local area. After being founded in 1974, the society has successfully kept the community connected with its past through exhibitions featuring historic pieces from the towns of Hillsdale, Copake, Ancram, Taghkanic, and […]
Maintaining physical fitness can be a challenge for anyone. Whether it’s our diet, exercise routines, or just being physically active, our busy work and personal lives don’t always leave much time for ensuring our bodies are at peak performance. But, as local Spin Cycling instructor Kristina Shepard […]