Imagine the snarl of commuters (and their vehicles) if the rail crossing on Broadway in Kingston stalled them every day. Fortunately, Broadway now dips below the tracks and you zip through unencumbered by rail schedules. The trolley in the postcard image is gone, but you can still see trolleys at the Trolley Museum in the Rondout—check out its winter schedule for a ride.
Warren Delano II’s widely travelled, well-educated, and handsome 26-year-old daughter Sara married the fifty-six-year-old widower James Roosevelt of Hyde Park in 1880 and on January 30, 1882 gave birth to a son named Franklin Delano in honor of his uncle. (The child of Sara’s brother Warren III, who also had been named after his grandfather, had recently died and his parents begged her not to use the name.) Franklin Delano Roosevelt would be Sara and James’s only child. But he would proudly bear two sets of New England genes. His parental grandmother was an older sister of James Lloyd Aspinwall;
For one afternoon in 1996, the day otherwise long ago lost in time, I sat in a sun-dusty room in Paul De Angelis’s house on North Road in Tivoli as he and Gail Jaffe-Bennek discussed a local publication they were about to start. As a memory it’s not much, its details mostly forgotten or discarded, like the calendar in which I’d jotted down the meeting’s date. So I was surprised when it resurfaced so vividly as I read Paul’s e-mail late this past August telling us that after 18 years, he and Gail were looking to sell AboutTown (of
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Experience the Hudson River In The Heart of The Hudson Valley. ~Sightseeing ~ Lunch~ Dinner ~ Victorian Picnic Cruise ~Dock & Dine~ Just minutes from Walkway over the Hudson, Vanderbilt Mansion, Franklin D. Roosevelt Home &
Library, and Culinary Institute of America.
Departs Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie
The finest mouthwatering cheese, savory sauce & a variety of toppings from the classic to the gourmet available on our New York style pizzas. Traditional, stuffed, Sicilian & party pies. Chicken wings, heroes, wraps, burgers, dinners, and more. Dine in, take out & delivery. Call for daily specials.
68 Main St, New Paltz
Iyengar Yoga in Rhinebeck: Provides a precise framework for yoga practice that builds strength and flexibility based on what really works . . . for you. Convenient and reliable class schedule with options for beginners, all levels, restorative and pre-natal. Find out what's possible for you so you can move better, and feel better.
6423 Montgomery St 17B, Rhinebeck
We would like to thank Gail & Paul for so many wonderful years of top notch publication. Best of luck in future endeavours. —Little Feet Too Preschool: A wondrous world of discovery and imagination.
The Chocolate Factory 54 Elizabeth St., Red Hook
Since 1973, we've been providing quality service & installation of overhead doors to homeowners, contractors, architects & commercial businesses. Let the "only real door company in the Valley" exceed your expectations.
40 Arlington Ave, Poughkeepsie
Custom cabinetry and furniture made to your specifications. High-end antique restoration. References and photos available on request. 30 years experience. Free estimates at our shop. Please call between 9:00am and 5:30pm, or email us.
New! Meats—Beef, Pork, Chicken, Rabbit, Duck. Dairy—Milk, Cheeses, Fresh pastas., Vegetables—Tomatoes, Peppers, Egglant, Onions, etc. Fruits—Apples, Pears, Oranges, Mangos, Avacados, Bananas and more. What more could you want? Freshness? Yes. Variety? Yes. Long hours to serve you? Yes, 10am to 7pm daily. AND Arthur Avenue Bread. Plenty of parking.
1826 Route 44/55, Modena
A historic 12 room boutique inn centrally located near many attractions including antiques, museums, arts & crafts, the Mohonk Preserve and the Shawangunk Wine Trail. Only 90 miles from NYC, we are easily accessible by bus, train or car. Call 7am-10pm.
435 Main St, Rosendale
Haldora’s own clothing designs sold exclusively at Haldora or Haldora.com. Handsewn in upstate New York. Quality, style, comfort that travels the globe well. Also jeans, bras, panties, hair accessories and jewelry.
28 East Market St. , Rhinebeck
Beadzo offers a wonderful selection of creative, artistic and ethnic jewelry from around the world as well as from our local artists and beaders. Necklaces, bracelets and earrings made from vintage, collectible and contemporary beads and metals are available. Semi-precious stones, pearls and lamp work beads have been made into unique creations and make special gifts. Silk scarves from Thailand and artistic hand knitted scarves can be found there as well. Folk art masks, clocks, earring holders and lively hand-painted wooden chests and jewelry boxes are also added to the mix. It’s all very whimsical, fun and full of spirit!
60 Broadway, Tivoli
Join us at our "cornerstone" where people have been having fun for almost 100 years. We serve a variety of lunch and dinner specials including fresh seafood, pasta dishes, and ribs. Children's menus, too. And of course, Stormy's Famous Chili, great soups, salads, & other specialties. Take-out, too.
91 Main St, New Paltz
Make one stop to shop for all renovation and new construction needs. Homeowners, contractors, architects, and designers are offered a wonderful variety of the newest products on the market. Walls, countertops, vanities, custom cabinetry, and flooring, Corrado’s brand new showroom features it all. Corrado’s also specializes in granite, stone, eco -riendly products and other natural resources. Corrado’s is known for 3 generations of industry artisans, experienced staff and cutting edge design program.
854 Violet Ave., Hyde Park
Open to the public, it’s “not just for chefs!” Consider this warm, friendly, (and lovely) home for your retirement. Just 15 residents, ages 62 and up, live in this beautiful complex on 400 acres of gorgeous, well-tended land. A gracious staff is available 24/7. All meals are prepared on premises and served in a wood-paneled dining room (after all, this was the original home of Oscar of the Waldorf). Decorate your room to your taste, travel in your own car, or use our transportation. Large comfortable game and entertainment room, in-house hair dresser and barber.
71 Old Tschirky Rd, New Paltz
Town of Lloyd (Highland) has $$$ to lend for new and existing businesses in the township. Low interest. Also, smaller loans with quick paperwork for facade improvements that conform to town's design standards. Call now for more information & loan forms.
12 Church St., Highland