Tag Archives: Dutchess County

Senior Moments

“One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it’s such a nice change from being young.”  Will Rogers It has been a privilege and a learning experience to be a member of the New York … Continue reading

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On the Campaign Trail

The first weeks of our March 20th Special Election campaign for the 103rd New York Assembly District have gotten off to a terrific start. It has been wonderful to reconnect with friends and supporters from 2010 and I am inspired by … Continue reading

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Candidate for the New York State Assembly

Dear Reader, This week I was nominated by the Democratic and Working Families Parties to be their candidate in a special election for the 103rd Assembly District seat vacated when Marc Molinaro was elected Dutchess County Executive in November. The election, … Continue reading

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A Fresh Look at Farm Fresh

The following column appeared in the October 5-11, 2o11 edition of the Hudson Valley News . Many of us who are blessed to live in the Hudson Valley especially enjoy living here because of the proximity to working farms.  We love … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Profile: Growing, graying and more…

The recent release of data from the 2010 Census offers  a spotlight with which to focus on who actually lives in our region.  While the total census count determines the state by state breakdown of the 435 seats in the … Continue reading

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Hug a Farmer — Family Farms Need You

You’ve joined a CSA (and have learned to prepare vegetables you’d never even heard of five years ago). You frequent the weekly Farmer’s Market, not just in your town, but in the surrounding towns. You know the local farms and … Continue reading

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Farm Tables: Dining in the Field

The facts about farming speak for themselves: America has been losing more than an acre of farm and ranch land every minute to development.* New York State has lost almost half a million acres of farmland to subdivisions, strip malls … Continue reading

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