Daily Archives: August 31, 2020

On Our 20th Anniversary – Profiles of Our Founders: Sylvia Erber


Twenty years ago, four women, members of a Red Hook Library book group—Sylvia Erber, Sara Hardman, Carol Lee, and Josette Lee—agreed that the area needed affordable high-quality education for seniors. The Marist College Center for Life Time Study had a years-long waiting list. There were no nearby alternatives. Sylvia wanted more.

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Montgomery Place Orchards Wayside Stand

Montomery Place Orchards Wayside Stand

This family-operated treasured farm stand, located just north of Rt 199 on 9G in Red Hook, is celebrating its 34th year of providing high quality produce to local folks and area visitors. Talea and Doug Taylor and their daughter, Caroline Fincke, comprise the family, while a small group of Jamaican seasonal workers and younger employees who attend the stand are considered part of the family team.

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A Lifeline to Lifetime Learning

The World of Before

I have such clear images in my memory of the World of Before, like photographs of a lost world, they drift up in my mind from time to time. 

Sunday, March 8th: a gorgeous concert by the Bard Conservatory Vocal Arts students, “Rest in Pieces,

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