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Art in Poughkeepsie: The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Art in Poughkeepsie: The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center If you’re like us, you have seriously missed going out to museums and art galleries. However, things are slowly beginning to open up and we have [...]

Art in Poughkeepsie: The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center2021-04-09T09:05:41-04:00

John Burroughs: A Hudson Valley Essayist

John Burroughs: A Hudson Valley Essayist When the weather starts to warm up (like it seems to be doing right now), we head outdoors. We search for a trail to hike, a stream to fish, or a forest to watc [...]

John Burroughs: A Hudson Valley Essayist2021-03-26T09:06:06-04:00

What’s in a Name? – Dutchess County

What's in a Name? - Dutchess County Ever wonder how we got the name Dutchess County? It would seem like it has something to do with all of those Dutch settlers based on the way it's spelled. However, a [...]

What’s in a Name? – Dutchess County2021-03-18T08:51:28-04:00

Famous Local History Ladies: Madam Brett

Famous Local History Ladies: Madam Brett “Who run the world? Girls!” as Queen Beyonce says, and who ran things in southern Dutchess county from 1709 until her death in 1764? Why, none other than Cather [...]

Famous Local History Ladies: Madam Brett2021-03-12T08:43:33-05:00

An Actress in the Pest House

An Actress in the Pest House Nobody wants to be considered a pest, especially when your vocation is actually to entertain people with your talent for drama. So when a young actress found herself in the [...]

An Actress in the Pest House2021-03-05T09:05:06-05:00

John Sickley: War Time Librarian

John Sickley: War Time Librarian We all know the importance of having literary skills. Being able to read for both knowledge and pleasure is essential in our everyday lives. Sometimes, having a good no [...]

John Sickley: War Time Librarian2021-02-26T08:57:38-05:00

The Blizzard of 1888

The Blizzard of 1888 Have we had enough snow yet? It's only February, after all, but it does feel as if it wants to snow just a little bit everyday. We do have plenty of time left in our winter season [...]

The Blizzard of 18882021-02-19T08:40:14-05:00

The Slow Death of Segregation in Poughkeepsie Schools

The Slow Death of Segregation in Poughkeepsie Schools If you are a parent, then you know just how important it is that your child receives a proper education. Many parents are struggling right now with [...]

The Slow Death of Segregation in Poughkeepsie Schools2021-02-12T08:55:13-05:00

Sailing on Ice

Sailing on Ice Do you ever head outside for a walk this time of the year and think to yourself, "Why do I live someplace where the air hurts my face?" You just want to quickly head back inside, live li [...]

Sailing on Ice2021-01-28T09:13:26-05:00

Whaling in Poughkeepsie

Whaling in Poughkeepsie Everyone gets excited when they hear mention of a whale spotted swimming up the Hudson River. It doesn’t happen that frequently since the river is a mix of freshwater and salty [...]

Whaling in Poughkeepsie2021-01-21T11:59:45-05:00