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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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Town Board reviews NECC transportation program

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AMENIA — The Town Board opened the first part of its meeting on Thursday, May 17, to a presentation regarding the North East Community Center’s  (NECC) transportation program.
All board members were present, save for Councilwoman Vicki Doyle.
As NECC Interim Executive Director Jennifer Dowley was unable to attend the meeting, Director of Programs Anna Clune and Transportation Program Director Ivana Powers stepped up to deliver a report on the program’s success in the community.

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Town Board approves monopole agreement with MTA for Wassaic

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AMENIA — The Town Board approved an agreement for a monopole tower at the Wassaic Metro-North train station on Thursday, May 3. The board met at Town Hall; all members were in attendance, except Councilman Damian Gutierrez.

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Trade Secrets tells all about Amenia gardens

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AMENIA— The Women’s Support Services (WSS) for the Northwest Corner welcomed vendors, volunteers and community members to its 18th Annual Trade Secrets on Saturday, May 19 through Sunday, May 20.

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Bike the US for MS Cyclists stop in Amenia on 2,200-mile journey to Bar Harbor

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AMENIA — Located on Route 22, the Amenia Fish & Game Club opened its doors on Friday, May 18, to welcome a group of cyclists riding from St. Augustine, Fla., to Bar Harbor, Me., to raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS) research.

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Principal’s pride

Webutuck High School Principal Katy McEnroe, center, recently congratulated eight students for making the Principal’s Honor Roll for the third marking period. The school board offered congratulations at a recent meeting. Pictured above are Daisy Matus, left, McEnroe and Isabella Tomasetti at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 7. Though they were unable to attend the meeting, Sophia Caldas, Dylan Johnson, Hannah Lounsbury, Disha Patel, Emily Simmons and Angela Zubradt were also recognized for their achievements.

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Trade Secrets shares details of area gardens

AMENIA — The Women’s Support Services of the Northwest Corner will be hosting its 18th Annual Trade Secrets on Saturday, May 19 through Sunday, May 20. The annual garden event will kick off with a Rare Plant and Garden Antiques Sale at Lion Rock Farm in Sharon, Conn., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. Up to 60 vendors will be featured at the event, bringing their rare and unusual plants and garden antiques for attendees to take home with them.

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A fond farewell...

Members from around the Amenia area attended a party to celebrate the retirement of outgoing Amenia Free Library Director Miriam Devine, second from right. Among the many who turned out to honor Devine were, from left, town Supervisor Victoria Perotti, library board President Alan Gamble and library board member Mary Ann Wilkens. Devine retired after 28 years of service, and many memories.

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Maplebrook art show takes off …

AMENIA — A total of 52 artists brought 182 pieces of studio work plus 10 pieces painted in plein air style to Maplebrook School on Saturday, May 5. The private school for students with learning differences held its annual Kentucky Derby Art Show and Sale as a fundraiser, from 4 to 7 p.m.
The evening featured the usual Derby fanfare — mint juleps included — along with tours of the school’s new saltwater pool. 
The exhibit remains open with art for sale on weekends from 1 to 4 p.m. through Saturday, June 2. 

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Spiritual medium helps Amenia residents connect with the other side

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AMENIA — Given the popularity of last year’s fundraiser, the Amenia Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary decided to again host spiritual medium Karen Kilmartin at the Amenia firehouse to help raise money for its ongoing community outreach on Saturday, April 28.
The firehouse held a large crowd. With the lights extinguished, the medium and audience were ready for an evening of enlightenment.

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Erika Palombo takes over as new director of Amenia library

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AMENIA— Visitors and patrons stopping by the Amenia Free Library can expect to see a smiling new face from behind the front desk — Erika Palombo — the new library director.
A resident of Hopewell Junction, Palombo first heard about the position through the NYLINE, a listing site used by public libraries across the state for job openings. While her interview in early February marked her first time at the Amenia Free Library, she said she tried to do as much research about the library and the community as she could beforehand.

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