Forts Ferry Farm Brings Farm Fresh Produce and Unique Gifts to Hudson with New Farm Shoppe
Forts Ferry Farm, a well-known produce farm in Upstate New York, has opened the Farm Shoppe in Hudson, New York. The farm, managed by a group of chefs, farmers, and artists, is dedicated to providing high-quality produce to New York communities. The Farm Shoppe, located at 554 Warren St, Hudson, New York, extends this mission by offering farm-grown produce, baked goods, soups, frozen meals, and pantry items. The shop also sells antique tableware and unique gifts, sourced by chef Emma Hearst.
Con Edison Athlete of the Week: Croton-Harmon wrestler Henry Martin
Athletics: At the NYSPHSAA championships last weekend, Martin became the first Croton-Harmon wrestler to medal by finishing seventh in the 152-pound weight class. ... He's the Section 1 Division 2 champion in the 152-pound weight class. ... He finished the season with a 42-3 record, breaking the school record for wins in a season. ... Martin garnered All-League and All-Section honors in his sophomore and freshman seasons. ... He competes for Empire Wrestling year round.
NY weather update: Weather alert for gusty showers in New York Wednesday night
An updated report was issued from the National Weather Service on Wednesday at 8:15 p.m. for gusty showers until 9 p.m. for Rensselaer, Columbia, Ulster and Dutchess counties. Expect pea-sized hail (0.25 inches) and wind gusts of up to 50 mph. "At 8:14 p.m., Doppler radar tracked gusty showers along...
Local Schodack Resident's Journey: From Childhood to Taekwondo Black Belt and Emma Willard Student
The article, 'One of 360: Comet D. '26', is a narrative about a young person from Schodack, a small town 30 minutes from Troy. The author's mother immigrated from Beijing, China, and their father is from Long Island. The author has three older half-brothers, John, Peter, and Matt, and is particularly close to John. They also have several pets, including four cats, a dog, and a bird.
Red Hook, NY Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to red hook..
New bakery in Saugerties specializes in gluten-free goodies
Being able to live day-to-day without having to cope with dietary sensitivities, allergies or intolerances is a privilege that most of us take for granted. And, like white privilege or male privilege, the consequences of not enjoying such status can sometimes be perilous, even life-threatening. Imagine how your life would’ve been different if taking a bite out of a peanut butter sandwich could send you to the emergency room, or if every morsel of bread or pasta to pass your lips caused the villi coating your intestines to wither away.
Athens Borough Police looking for help identifying suspect in burglary
The Athens Borough Police Department is looking for information that would lead to the identity of a suspect in a burglary at a Main Street business in the early morning hours on Saturday. The burglary occurred at the Stop N Shop tobacco shop at approximately 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb....
THROUGH THE WOODS: A Messy Woods
HAVE YOU EVER CONSIDERED the style or history of a forest? In the Adirondack Mountains of NY State, there are forest areas where nature has been left to itself and hosts many forms of life not seen in places that man has disturbed. In my youth I hiked the Northville-Plattsburgh Trail to Northville Lake Placid Trail. One spring, a friend and I carried loaded backpacks and used a network of fallen trees to cross a flooded marsh covering this trail. We followed markers on standing trees and jumped from one flattened tree to another until we found someone’s faded flannel shirt and jeans lying on a log. We looked around for the owner and worried we would find someone deceased in the deep mud. Thankfully we didn’t, but questions still linger.
NY weather: High wind warning issued for New York until Thursday morning
On Wednesday at 3:14 p.m. a high wind warning was issued by the National Weather Service in effect until Thursday at 7 a.m. for Schenectady, Saratoga, Albany, Rensselaer and Columbia counties. "West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph," comments the weather service. "The strongest gusts...
Local Schools Announce Early Dismissal for Staff Development Day on March 5, 2024
On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, all students from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 will be dismissed early for a staff development day. Elementary school students will eat lunch before leaving at 12:30 p.m. Buses will depart then, and parents can pick up their children from 12:20 p.m. Afterschool childcare will continue as usual, but children will return home three hours earlier.
A century and a half later, Clovelea thrives again
For 30 years the building had been crumbling. The famous 1992 Dragon Inn fire nearly destroyed the once glorious 1882 Queen Ann style mansion known as Clovelea, at 134 Burt Street (Route 9W) in Saugerties. The blaze ripped through the kitchen of the restaurant and rendered the structure a derelict.
Local Alert: Temporary Closure and Possible Delays on Columbia St due to Tree Removal Project
This article discusses the ongoing tree removal project on Columbia St's 300 block. The tree is near Columbia St and Hudson St intersection. The project might temporarily close Columbia St between Hudson and Giles St, causing possible delays.
Local Catskill High School Freshman Wins Class C Wrestling Championships
Congratulations to Catskill High School freshman Will Clanton for taking the competition to the mat at the Section 2 Class C wrestling championships on February 5 and clinching first place in his weight class! Will went on to take 5th in Section 2 overall. Cats can and Cats will!Visit here for more details.
History as Ecology walk looks at bricks in Greenport Conservation Area
GREENPORT–Conrad and Claudia Vispo founded the Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program in 2003 as a research and outreach program. The Vispos have led a series of walks in the county they titled History as Ecology. They tour and talk about how various industries intersect with the local ecology, from railroads to charcoaling to farming and, in this final walk of the series, brick-making in Greenport just north of Hudson.
Happy birthday to New Jersey’s first Leap Day baby
Born today at 12:21 a.m. at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, Ivana weighed in at 7 pounds and 14 ounces.
Taste the Trio: Top 3 Must-Try Pizzas in Chatham
In this article, we explore three exceptional pizzerias in Chatham. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Local Nursery Schools Are Closing or Expanding; Other Choices are Limited
After more than two decades, Red Hook’s Little Feet Community independent preschool is closing its doors at the end of this summer. Owner Patty O’Connor, who is retiring, said it was a difficult decision but as a longtime proponent of Universal Pre-K (UPK), she is encouraged to see Red Hook and in the fall Rhinebeck offering at least some free full-day classes for four-year-olds. In addition, Panorama Early Childhood preschool is moving from Red Hook to the former Primrose Hill school site in Rhinebeck later this year, with a plan to expand.
Teacher involved in “Gender Queer” book investigation controversy to return to teaching
Stockbridge and Great Barrington — The teacher who was involved in the “Gender Queer” book investigation controversy, eighth grade ELA teacher Arantzazu Zuzene Galdos-Shapiro, will be returning to teaching at W.E.B. Du Bois Regional Middle School. Her return to teaching was announced during the Berkshire Hills Regional...
Many firefighters put in a busy afternoon
STOCKPORT—Columbia 911 dispatched the Stockport Fire Department and the Greenport Rescue Squad for a reported structure fire at 1094 Route 9, Tuesday, February 20 at 1:39 p.m. Responding to provide mutual aid were Stottville, Stuyvesant, Stuvyesant Falls, West Ghent, Hudson, Claverack and Valatie fire departments. Columbia County Fire Coordinators...
Intense fire destroys Coeymans Hollow home
Fire destroyed a home in Coeymans Hollow. Several fire companies were called to 58 Lawson Lake Road around 1:30 Monday morning. Propane tanks in the home were exposed to extreme heat, and helped feed the fire, investigators said. There were also water supply issues, they said. Firefighters were called back...