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Vanderbilt Garden 30th Anniversary Formal Garden Tours September 9

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

In 2014 the Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association is celebrating their 30th Anniversary of their founding and the beginning of the restoration of the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. On Sunday September 21, the Vanderbilt Garden Association interpreters will offer free tours of the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National […]



Akin Library and Museums to Host Meeting Past Exhibit

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

2014 marks the fourth year that artist/curator, Bibiana Huang Matheis has organized the “Meeting Past” exhibit at The Akin Library and Museums in Pawling. This year Bibiana Huang Matheis has reached out to 80 artists for inclusion in the exhibit. Locating “Meeting Past” within historical and natural history collections may seem at odds with a […]



Dutchess Tourism 30th Anniversary Celebration at Dutchess Stadium

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

August 27th Dutchess Tourism teams up with Amtrak for a 30th Anniversary Celebration, as the Hudson Valley Renegades take on the Aberdeen IronBirds!  Enjoy America’s pastime with a BBQ dinner from your seats in the picnic area. Plus, everyone has the chance to win a pair of Roundtrip Amtrak Train Tickets, which are good for […]



Maloney Kicks Off “Made in New York” Tour

Aug 10th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) kicked off his “Made in New York” tour at Thornwillow Press in Newburgh, which makes limited edition custom book and stationery, before stopping by Nexans in Chester, a local manufacturer that employs more than 160 folks in the Hudson Valley and produces cables and cable systems for commercial buildings and […]



Youth Opera Workshop to begin at Bethel Woods

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Beginning on August 10th, children will fill the Conservatory at Bethel Woods to begin an in-depth study of the classic art form – opera. For two weeks, these young performers in grades 2-6 will actively participate in the rehearsal, design, and performance of the opera pastiche, Rumpelstiltskin. The workshop, known as Youth Opera Experience, is […]



Schooner Lois McClure will be in port in Poughkeepsie August 12

Aug 4th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure will be in port in Poughkeepsie at Waryas Park on Tuesday, August 12th with public hours from 10 AM to 5 PM during her tour commemorating the War of 1812 Bicentennial. This year’s thematic and interpretive message is 1814: From War to Peace.  “The shipbuilding races and naval […]



Orange Regional Re-Accredited With CEO Cancer Gold Standard

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Orange Regional Medical Center was re-accredited by the CEO Roundtable On Cancer with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™, acknowledging its commitment to the health of its employees and their families by agreeing to meet a high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ calls for companies to evaluate their […]



Cumberland Farms Celebrates New Concept Store With Kick-Off Fundraiser

Jul 30th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Cumberland Farms is hosting an opening event of its store in Dover Plains, New York, at 3205 Main Street. Featuring a modernized design and architectural features, the store will offer a range of hot food items from pizza to grilled hot dogs to fried favorites. A grand opening event on Thursday, July 31st will be […]



Summer Happenings in City of Beacon Recreation

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Registration for our new basketball program, Hudson Valley Ultimate Hoops Camp! Applications are now available, and our camp will be hosted by coaches Tom Powers & Jim Harter. This program will be held August 4th through 8th in the Beacon High School Gym, and camp will meet from 9am until 3pm. Our summer basketball clinic […]



Clearwater Welcomes Matt Soper as New Development Director

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Matt Soper has joined Hudson River Sloop Clearwater as Director of Development. In this role, he will be responsible for creating strategies to increase individual giving, foundation and government support, corporate sponsorships, planned giving, and membership. Soper brings extensive experience in major gift fundraising, annual giving, foundation support, and has also worked closely with volunteer […]