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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Ann Lombardozzi C.P.E. and daughter Michelle Lombardozzi-Strollo have over 30 years combined experience. Computerized equipment thermyolosis, electrolysis and blend methods. Disposable needles used. Gender friendly. CDC sterilization methods. Electrolysis—the only method of permanent hair removal.
22 E. Market St., #201, Rhinebeck
Vicki L. Haak, CFP®, Financial Advisor—Personal financial planning, including planning for risk protection, taxes, retirement, estate preservation investments and asset allocation.
30 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
Sanford Levy. Country and formal furniture, paintings and accessories. Buying, selling and appraising antiques and art at this address since 1974. Located four miles south of town on Route 32, just past Locust Lawn Museum. Open weekends, other days by chance, or by appointment.
520 Route 32 South, New Paltz
845-255-4876 or 845-389-5379
Open Daily serving Lunch, Dinner, and weekend Brunch. Late-night live music and large billiard room with pool, ping pong, foosball and darts. Over 40 years of hearty food and tasty drinks served in a warm neighborly atmosphere. We are the Hudson Valley’s original craft beer bar, now also brewing our own. Monday-Friday 11am-3am. Saturday and Sunday 10am-3am.
4 S. Chestnut St, New Paltz
Dr. Elinor B. Descovich, Optometrist
Eye Examinations, Contact Lenses, No Line Bifocals,Prescriptions Filled
in Dedrick's Pharmacy Plaza
188 Main St, New Paltz
Indoor & Outdoor Cafe & Bakery in the heart of downtown. Celebrating 30 years.
13a N. Front St, New Paltz
Rent from us and you'll be out over the Hudson River without using any roads or sidewalks. Walkway Over the Hudson is 1.28 miles long and it connects you to miles of paved and unpaved rail trails in Ulster and Dutchess counties. Enjoy the rail trails or our lovely rural roads without the hassle of lugging your bicycle. Those who are physically challenged to walk long distances can rent an electric scooter to partake of the fun on Walkway and the rail trails.
We are conveniently located with direct access to the paved Hudson Valley Rail Trail and the approach to Walkway Over The Hudson.
Bicycles are just $13.89 for the first hour. Scooters are $18.52 for the first hour. Lower rates for longer rentals. Free Parking for bike or scooter renters.
7 Linwood Ave
HV Rail Trail at Vintage Village, Highland
Don't need office space full-time? Rent your office by the hour. Includes wireless internet service, telephones with private voice mails, copier, fax, furniture, conference room with wall board easel, etc. $15. per hour for office space, less for full-day, weekly, or monthly rentals. Rooms are spacious and light and can accommodate groups or serve as break out rooms. Just off Route 9W , across Milton Avenue from the fire station. Good parking, near restaurants and banks.
20 Milton Ave
Rte 44/55, Highland
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Taste the difference. We provide high quality food and catering with attention to detail and exquisite presentation. Seasonal fresh, local ingredients used. Call to discuss your upcoming event.
One E. Market St., Red Hook
Get hot & cold subs & the best pizza in town at this family-owned community gathering spot in the heart of the village.
7514 N. Broadway, Red Hook
Safe, Clean, Quiet Environment featuring Express Laundry Machines.
Convenient location in the Middle of the Village behind Starbucks®.
5A Plattekill Ave, New Paltz
Pizza, wings, dinners, subs, salads, and our own ice cream stand. Gluten free pizza, too. Sit down or take out. Catering, of course. Next to Hudson Valley Rail Trail near Walkway Over the Hudson.
3590 Rte 9W, Highland
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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