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AMENIA UNION — When The Rev. Betsy Fisher preaches her final sermon on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Amenia Union, it is likely there will be more than a few damp eyes in the congregation. 

Every once in a while, the right person comes along at just the right time. So it was in the tiny church when the now retiring Rev. Fisher arrived. She is known far beyond the boundaries of her parish, throughout Dutchess County and even into Connecticut as her good works — particularly in fighting for the hungry — have provided practical...

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Amenia Garden Club celebrates private gardens

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AMENIA — Residents looking to surround themselves in the area’s scenic beauty are invited to tour seven private gardens on Saturday, July 14, as part of the Amenia Garden Club’s  celebration of private gardens.
When the event’s original organizers moved away, the Garden Club took a hiatus from hosting the tour. Though plans to reintroduce it started to hatch last year, garden enthusiasts had to wait until this summer to enjoy the area gardens featured on the tour.

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Folan Road group home alternative OK’d

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AMENIA — The Amenia Town Board approved a resolution for Greystone Programs, Inc., to develop a proposed individual residential alternative at 9 Folan Road during a special board meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26.
To provide context, town Supervisor Victoria Perotti said the board received a notice on Wednesday, May 23, from Greystone Programs, Inc., that explained its intent to convert an existing home at 9 Folan Road to an individual residential alternative for six individuals with developmental disabilities.

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Amenia Fire Company brings back town parade and block party

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AMENIA— The Amenia Fire Company finished the month of June with a festive community celebration -— a parade and block party — on Friday, June 29.

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Maplebrook School graduation

AMENIA— The Maplebrook School graduated 22 students (15 in the academy and seven from the Institute of Collegiate and Career Studies) on Sunday, June 3. 
Lucia Dorley, student government president, spoke, along with her mother, Leymah Gbowee, who was the commencement speaker. Gbowee is a Nobel Peace Prize Winner for her work with women in Liberia.  

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Kildonan School founder Diana Hanbury King passes away

AMENIA — The Kildonan School and the local community are mourning Diana Hanbury King, who passed away at her home on Friday, June 15, at age 90.

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Webutuck’s Tomasatti and Edmundson, top academic grads

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WEBUTUCK — With graduation on the horizon, Webutuck High School seniors Isabella Tomasetti and Taylor Edmundson will soon be leading this year’s graduating class as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.

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Maplebrook School honors Dutchess County Sheriff at President’s Breakfast

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AMENIA — Maplebrook School presented Dutchess County Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson with its President’s Award on Tuesday, June 5.
The President’s Breakfast was held in Whalen Hall on the school campus. Following introductions by Master of Ceremonies George T. Whalen Jr. and an invocation by Maplebrook School Pastor Gary Witt, guests began lining up for the breakfast the school’s culinary management team prepared with French toast, eggs Benedict, bacon, sausages, potatoes, pastries and more.

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Book Fair and Strawberry Festival make for a special day in Amenia

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AMENIA — The skies remained clear on Saturday, June 9, much to the relief of those attending the Amenia Free Library’s Book Fair and Bake Sale and the Harlem Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Strawberry Festival and Grand Bazaar. As has been the tradition for many years, the two events were held simultaneously, though this year while the Book Fair was at the library the Strawberry Festival and Grand Bazaar were held at Four Brothers Drive-In. 

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Amenia remembers fallen heroes on Memorial Day

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AMENIA — At the strike of 11 a.m., residents from around the Harlem Valley gathered at Fountain Square in Amenia to commemorate the solemn Memorial Day holiday.
Organized by both the town of Amenia and VFW Post 5444 out of Dover, veterans stood erect while children waived tiny American flags in honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Proud patriot

Three-year-old Anthony Russo waived his American flag during the Memorial Day service at Fountain Square in Amenia on Monday, May 28. For another photo and full story, see Amenia remembers fallen heroes on Memorial Day.

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