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A Call for Help: Birders Watch Declining Populations

By, John Torsiello

Millerton, NY, resident Jane Rossman grew up watching birds at the feeders her family set out near their house. Thus was born, at an early age, a love and passion for the beauty wild birds bring to our lives. “Later, I became more active by going on walks and trips with other local […]

2020-06-02T16:16:16-04:00June 2nd, 2020|

Area Golf Courses Presently Welcoming Golfers


Even though the current COVID-19 virus health crises has curtailed many residents’ enjoyment of sports, one activity some continue to take part in is golf, although the situation remains fluid.
Courses in New York and Connecticut have been allowed to remain open during the crises, albeit under rather strict guidelines issued by the CDC […]

2020-04-21T14:31:14-04:00March 31st, 2020|

Lauren Segalla

As she completes her second season with the University of West Virginia women’s soccer team, Housatonic High School graduate Lauren Segalla is still waiting for her career to fully blossom. The sophomore has been watching the action for most of the fall with an injury. But she continues to work hard and remains a part […]

2019-11-13T15:13:27-05:00November 13th, 2019|

The Railroad’s Lasting Impact

Railroads are, for the most part, an almost forgotten part of life in Dutchess County. Oh sure, we can still hop onto a Metro North train and travel to New York City from stations to the south. But the enormous influence the iron horse once played in the […]

2019-10-03T20:49:24-04:00October 3rd, 2019|

Jenifer Garzone Dons the Head Coaches Cap

When we concluded our chat, Jenifer Garzone was off and running to softball practice at Wolcott Tech. Another season begins for this woman of all seasons.

Garzone coaches softball, soccer and football at Tech and she recently made history by becoming the first female high school football coach in Connecticut history when she was chosen to […]

2019-11-13T15:14:07-05:00October 2nd, 2019|

Millbrook Grad Eddie Opoku Playing Professional Soccer

It’s a long way from Ghana to playing professional soccer in the United States. But it is a journey that 22-year-old Eddie Opoku has made with one important local stop along the way, at the Millbrook School.

A 2015 graduate of Millbrook, Opoku went on to attend the University of Virginia until 2017, at which time […]

2019-11-13T15:14:50-05:00September 30th, 2019|