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AMENIA — By the end of the month, the Amenia Town Board will have adopted a detailed budget for 2018.

A brief public hearing was held at the board’s workshop meeting on Thursday, Nov. 2, to discuss the preliminary budget, though there was no comment from the public. 

Prior to the budget’s adoption at the next meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16, town Supervisor Victoria Perotti said there are a few details that the board hopes to work out and that the adopted budget will reflect those changes. 

As part of their discussion of the budget, Perotti...

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Church donation helps temple in need

AMENIA — The First Presbyterian Church of Amenia has been a presence in the community since 1748. The current building and connected manse were dedicated in 1867, at a time when the population and economic prosperity of Amenia was at its peak. Sadly, in September of 2015, it was agreed the congregation was to be dissolved.

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Town Board considers benefits of Climate Smart Community Grant Program

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AMENIA— During its final meeting of the summer, the Town Board contemplated the advantages of participating in the Climate Smart Communities Grant Program.
Members heard a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 17, on upgrading to LED lighting by Big Shine Energy. Tonia Shoumatoff, former Conservation Advisor Council chairperson for Amenia, introduced the presentation. 
Clean Energy Communities  Coordinator Europa McGovern shared the program’s objective. 

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Indie film ‘Double Belgian’ looking for extras in Amenia

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AMENIA — Extras will be needed for a feature-length independent film shooting scenes in Amenia on Saturday, Aug. 26, and Sunday, Aug. 27.
Directed by Graham Winfrey and co-written by Winfrey and Doug Weeden, the comedy, “Double Belgian,” focuses on long-term friends as they pursue their goal of opening their own craft brewery.

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Sashaying and strumming into the past

On Wednesday, Aug. 16, Four Brothers Drive In welcomed young and old alike to enjoy a night of nostalgia with the Seenagers Dinner & Dance Party on its patio. Attendees were encouraged to dance to hits from the ’50s and ’60s as performed by local music duo, Jody & Bill. Dinner was accompanied by craft cocktails and other drinks. 

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Town of Amenia negotiates for new highway garage site

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AMENIA — After 15 years of searching for a suitable site for a new highway garage, the town of Amenia is now in the early stages of negotiating with the state of New York for five acres of land on Route 22.

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Wassaic Project dances the night away with August Festival

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WASSAIC — Tucked away in the hamlet of Wassaic, a throng of art lovers were treated to an entertaining weekend of dancing, film shorts and live music at The Wassaic Project’s first August Festival.

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Learning the ways of Indian Rock Schoolhouse at picnic and community day

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AMENIA — For roughly 20 years, Amenia residents have celebrated the Indian Rock Schoolhouse with an annual picnic and community day at the schoolhouse grounds on Mygatt Road. 
Ann Linden, who helps organize the event and was instrumental in the schoolhouse restoration years ago, was again on hand for the festivities this month.
“I think it’s great,” she said, wishing more people were in attendance on Saturday, Aug. 12. 

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Looking racism squarely in the face

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AMENIA— Racism exists. Everyone knows it. Fortunately, there are some people working to stem the tide, making serious efforts to eradicate it once and for all. 
Enola Aird, founder and president of Community Healing Network, Inc., which seeks to “develop a unified global response to the root causes of the devaluing of black lives,” is among those fighting hate and racism. She was at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Amenia on July 30 to begin a dialogue with local residents about the issue.

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Eat and play at picnic and community day at schoolhouse

AMENIA — Each year, Indian Rock Schoolhouse has a picnic at the schoolhouse featuring the 1858 antique school and surrounding community.   For more than 10 years, folks have come together to enjoy and learn.
The Annual Indian Rock Schoolhouse Picnic and Community Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
This year the theme of the picnic is food.

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