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Children, families take photos with Santa Claus on the Walkway

Santa Claus made an appearance at the Walkway Over the Hudson Friday afternoon and took photos with children. The event was free and open to the public. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Santa Claus made an appearance at the Walkway Over the Hudson on Friday afternoon, and a long li

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 20:16:15

Film captures making of the Great Sacandaga Lake

The Great Sacandaga Lake is a playland for boaters, swimmers and anglers, but beneath the surface lies a story of personal sacrifice for the greater good. A new documentary, "Harnessing Nature, Building the Great Sacandaga," tells that story. The film, produced by the Sacandaga Lake Advisory Council

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-24 11:25:03

Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure: Editorial

Subscribed, but don't have a login? While it's years away, the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close, and there will be huge ramifications, including here in Dutchess County. New Orleans-based Entergy, the plant's owner, faced many regulatory hurdles and lawsuits if it continued a permit renew

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

Tour these historic properties during the holidays

Aside from being beautiful places to tour during the holidays, these Hudson Valley homes are a piece of local history. "Harmony Hall-Jacob Sloat House remains an important surviving example of exceptional 19th Century architecture associated with an important Rockland County founding family, Jacob S

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:03

Grateful Dead auction features artwork of Ulster artist Jan Sawka

An auction of rare Grateful Dead memorabilia is showcasing the Hudson Valley's strong links to the rock band known for its enduring legacy and loyal following of fans. More than 100 items are on an online auction block from Nov. 22 through Dec. 9 thanks to Jesse Kant, wife of the late Hal Kant, the

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Spend Thanksgiving weekend with wildlife at nature museum

CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON - Bring the family for some post-holiday fun to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a special Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center, celebrating the museum's live animals. The Wildlife Education Center is at 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson and will be open from

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

December events planned at Moreau Lake State Park

MOREAU, N.Y. >> The following events are planned at Moreau Lake State Park in December. December 1: Mud Pond Hike (8-10 a.m.) Fairly easy, at about 2.5 miles round trip. December 1: Full Moon Hike (6-9 p.m.) Led by park naturalist. December 2: Holiday Craft for Kids (10 a.m.-noon) Held at park natur

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Rail trail getting a face-lift

On Kenwood Avenue in Slingerlands there is a gravel parking lot along the Albany County rail trail, the 9-mile running and biking trail between the Port of Albany and Voorheesville on the old Delaware & Hudson Railroad right-of-way. But the nondescript lot, which has become a major public access poi

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-23 22:17:53

Lady Mustangs favored in Second District

Last season, McCracken County's girls basketball team was decimated by injuries and two bouts of the flu. But still, the Lady Mustangs managed to go undefeated in the Second District on the way to a successful district championship defense, making it as far as the First Region semifinals before losi

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-23 23:52:14

Morgan's, Lakeland host holiday service

More than 100 people from in and around the community took part in a Holiday Service of Remembrance organized by Morgan's Funeral Home and Lakeland Chapel.FURNISHED PHOTO The owners and staff of Morgan's Funeral Home and Lakeland Chapel hosted their second annual Holiday Service of Remembrance on Fr


Cookie Walk planners continue preparations

Local baker Julie Wright is sharing one of her favorite cookie recipes she often prepares for the annual Cookies for a Cause cookie walk to benefit the Caldwell County Free Clinic. This year's cookie walk is planned for Friday, Dec. 1, from 4-7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Ch


Cash Express plans holiday collection

Cash Express of Princeton will sponsor its 13th annual coat and toy drive for local children through Dec. 15, and a Stuff the Cruiser event is planned for Dec. 2. "We are pairing up with our local food bank and family resource center to become a blessing to families in our community," said Kayla Joh


Retention policy on elementary school site-based council's radar

The retention policy was a hot topic at the Dawson Springs Elementary School site-based decision-making on Monday. The kindergarten teachers suggested the council look at the school's retention policy. In years' past, when a student had the possibility of being held back, school officials met with t


Citizens gather at board meeting

Amy Elam addresses the Dawson Springs School Board on Monday night, Nov. 20. The school board conference room and the agenda were pretty full on Monday night for the Dawson Springs Independent Schools regular board meeting. About a dozen people showed up in support of Ethan Garrison, a senior who wa


Dawsonians see the light: Chaney recognized for service

The faithful came. And so did the cold. Dawson Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Program hosted Christmas Open House and the Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Sunday afternoon and evening downtown. Shoppers shuffled from store to store and children scurried to see Santa. A crowd gathered in


Aluminum tab collection tops 1 million

Dawson Springs resident Richie Shepherd has been collecting aluminum soda can tabs. And on Friday, Nov. 10, he and his wife, Marilyn, traveled to the Ronald McDonald House in Louisville to deliver the latest load of tabs. Shepherd, with help from various local people, has collected and more than 1 m


Williamsburg Health and Rehab wins 'Best of Kentucky' award

The Overall "Best of Kentucky" award was presented to Williamsburg Health & Rehabilitation Center. Photo above, left to right, event sponsor Volker Wellman of EcoLab, Williamsburg H&RC Director of Nursing Joy Petrey, Williamsburg H&RC Administrator Laura Creekmore, and Miss Kentucky Molly Matney. Wi


Williamsburg hosts Ky.-Tenn. Kiwanis Governor's Banquet

The leader of the Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis district encouraged Williamsburg Kiwanis Club members and others to seek out new members and continue to grow their clubs, including new members that don't look like them. 2017-2018 Kiwanis Governor of Kentucky-Tennessee Division Six Dale Hawkins was the


Residents say trailer fire on Dowis Chapel Road sparked by space heater

Residents say a space heater is to blame for a fire that damaged a double-wide mobile home on Dowis Chapel Road Friday morning. Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters were called to the scene at 437 Dowis Chapel Road about 9:30 a.m. Dispatchers advised firefighters that no one was in the residence loca

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 16:17:09

Corbin officials to begin issuing citations for violations of garbage ordinance

Since Corbin Public Works began its efforts in April to decrease the number of residents who fail to comply with the city's ordinance detailing how garbage is to be set out at the curb for pickup, officials said the number has been cut in half. The remaining residents are being given one final "cour

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-24 15:16:56