Book censorship, especially in recent years, has become an increasingly prevalent topic in both national media and local regions where book challenges have arisen. According to Unite Against Book Bans, an American Library Association (ALA) initiative dedicated to standing up against book censorship, “there were more censorship […]
When Colton was less than a year old, he was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition. I spoke with Michelle Hutchinson, Colton’s mom, all about her son’s story, how Colton’s XXXtraordinarY Cause came to be, the incredible outcomes they’ve seen, and what lies ahead for their organization.
The 2nd annual Hudson Valley Rodeo is coming to Amenia, NY, on Saturday, September 17! Held at Keane Stud, this is an event full of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Doors will be opening at 12pm, and there is plenty of fun to look forward to before the rodeo begins. You can see rodeo […]
Clermont State Historic Site, located in Germantown, NY, has belonged to the State of New York since 1962. We spoke with Susan Boudreau, historic site manager, and Jennifer Hemmerlein, executive director of Friends of Clermont, to learn about this historic location and how it has changed over […]
Local ambulance services have been integral to healthy, happy, and safe towns. The volunteers that make up the Salisbury Volunteer Ambulance Service (SVAS) greatly contribute to this effort, and with the struggles of the pandemic, it is doubly important to recognize just how much they serve the community and help those in need. We spoke […]
Incorporated in 1971, the Salisbury Volunteer Ambulance Service (SVAS) was founded when a group of Salisbury, CT, citizens realized that an ambulance was needed in town. We spoke with the Chief of Service, Jacquie Rice, to learn more about this organization as it celebrates its 50th year.
Prior to the SVAS, the Sharon Hospital was responsible […]
In an area like ours, where you can easily stumble across a local farm’s produce stand or a small business selling unique goods, farmers markets are a perfect way for the community to come together and appreciate these nearby offerings in one place. There are endless benefits […]
Ledgewood Kennel in Millerton, NY, is owned and operated by Chip Barrett and his wife Kirby. Barrett is a fourth-generation farmer in Dutchess County, and the couple has grown up on farms and taken care of animals all throughout their lives. This passion inspired the two to create an ideal place in the […]