Frank Juliano, Hudson Valley Writers' Center

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

As a kid I remember each new school year would start with sharpened #2 pencils in hand and a brand new black-and-white composition book open and ready for the first assignment… how... Read more »

Economy, Education and erudition: Inter-Village Continuing Education

Inter-Village Continuing Education has several words to the economy-rise; pare down and cheer up. Read more »

DIY Summer Party Decorating

What’s more festive than a summer pool party?  Even without the pool, I find a summer bash is so much more relaxed than wintertime indoor entertaining.  Recently I had to whip together... Read more »
Historic Hudson Valley

Historic Hudson Valley’s River Day – Hands-on Activities include Kayak Rides, Fishing and more

Visitors can win one of three Fujifilm cameras at Van Cortlandt Manor’s River Day on Sunday, Aug. 1, by taking pictures and posting them on Flickr.com. The festival-style River Day, which takes... Read more »
Marcy Lekagul

As We Celebrate Friends & Families Sometimes a Heroine Shines Through

Marcy Lekagul, who was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease (HD), is just about to graduate from the New York State Esthetics (skin care) program. Huntington’s Disease affects about 30,000 Americans and Marcy is... Read more »
Britney Fitzgerald

Remembering Britney Rae Fitzgerald… 1st Annual Memorial/Scholarship Fundraiser

On Saturday, August 28 from 1-6 p.m., the 1st Annual Memorial/Scholarship Fundraiser will take place at Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow, under the gazebo. One year ago on August 27, 2009,... Read more »
Fawzia Afzal-Khan

The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center – Twilight Readers’ Series

Writers Fawzia Afzal-Khan and Herbert Hadad will be the featured authors at this month’s July 15 Twilight Readers’ Series event hosted by The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, 300 Riverside Drive, at the... Read more »

Graduates — What Lies Ahead

Congratulations class of 2010!  Welcome to the real world.  Or almost the real world. Read more »

Internet Decorating Comes of Age

A decade ago, when the internet was burgeoning forth to change our lives forever, when websites were springing up like weeds in spring and technology was promising to do everything faster and... Read more »
Landscaping in Today's Economy

Tending Your Garden – “Smart Landscaping in Today’s Economy” Part 2

In my last article I talked about the importance of investing in your landscaping – especially in this economy. Here’s how to make smart choices that will give you the best results. Read more »