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Middletown is balancing its past against its present and its future as it marks its 125th anniversary this week.
The celebration kicked off Saturday with a black-tie Summer Breeze Ball and the opening of the “Railroads of Middletown” exhibit, which will remain on display from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. through this Saturday at the former TD Bank building at 2 South St.
“We were an old railroad...Read more »
Ditch the sofa and potato chips for a tent and fire-roasted marshmallows. Summer is in ideal time to go camping, and if you want to travel outside of your backyard and hit the great outdoors for a more authentic experience, here are four campsites in the Hudson Valley worth visiting.
Surrounded by the majestic Catskill Mountains, the Kenneth L. Wilson Campground in Ulster County offers something...Read more »
The Village of Rye Brook inaugural carnival, which was scheduled to begin Friday at 5 p.m., has been postponed due to weather. The event will now run on Saturday and Sunday only.
Open to all ages, the weekend event will feature a variety of carnival games and 15 rides, including The Starship, The Dizzy Dragon, Circus Town, The Swinger, The Hampton, Bumper Cars and a 30-foot Ferris wheel.
“The...Read more »
You can eat well while supporting a good cause tonight as 42 The Restaurant in White Plains hosts a "Feast for the Beast," a fundraiser for South Salem's Wolf Conservation Center's Atka Ambassador Program. Atka is the oldest wolf ambassador at the center, which hosts programs for children and adults and travels with Atka to outside events.
Chef Anthony Goncalves, who crafted the...Read more »
Hudson Valley, come on down! “The Price is Right” live tour will make a stop at the Westchester County Center on May 29 (198 Central Ave., White Plains; 914-995-4050; wmconcerts.com). If you want to have the game show experience without traveling to Hollywood, tickets for the event go on sale next week.
“The Price is Right” is crisscrossing the country to commemorate the iconic game show’s...Read more »
In ripped tights, her dyed black hair pulled into a side braid sticking out of her safety helmet, Aileen Walsh, a 34-year-old pediatric physical therapist from Stony Point, tightened her roller skates and prepared for battle.
"There's more to suburbia than white picket fences and housewives," said Walsh, a skater for Westchester County's Suburbia Roller Derby League, which has about...Read more »
Looking for a mid-week laugh? Empire City Casino in Yonkers is continuing a weekly Wednesday night comedy series, and has announced the featured comics set to take the stage through June.
“Empire City Casino’s weekly Wednesday Comedy Night is considered the best-kept comedy secret in the tri-state area,” said Taryn Duffy, the director of public affairs at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway....Read more »
Looking for ways children can celebrate Black History Month? Kids can learn about an important African-American role model at a story walk, make crafts to commemorate historical figures and hear a reading and meet the author of a book about skin color and identity as seen through a child’s eyes. Find all the details here.
Sunday: Story walk in White Plains
Families with children in grades...Read more »
The 85th Academy Awards are Sunday, Feb. 24, and if you’ve yet to see many of the nominated films, don’t despair -- there’s still time to get to the theater, watch some of the nominees and make educated picks for your office’s Oscar poll.
Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville
Rather than programming only the big-name Oscar nominees, this independent film house and education center...Read more »
Legendary rock vocalist Darlene Love, a Suffern resident, will make a hometown appearance when she performs a sold-out show at the Lafayette Theatre on Valentine’s Day (97 Lafayette Ave., Suffern; 845-369-8234; www.bigscreenclassics.com/lafayette.html). Love also will be the special guest Wednesday on Rockland’s WRCR AM 1300 radio program, “Mostly Movies with Mercedes and Big Jim.”
Mercedes...Read more »