Category Archives: historic preservation

Food Trucks in the Historic District?

There was an application to the Saugerties Historic Review Board to place a Taco & Burrito food truck in the district, with picnic tables and rainbow colored umbrellas. There are no Village laws regulating food trucks, so it fell to … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press April 2012 NY Books Newsletter

Hope Farm Press April 2012 NY Books Newsletter 2012 April Vol XIV Issue IV New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press *************************     FROM THE EDITOR Finally – I’m buckling down to focus on … Continue reading

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The Last Page – Carnegie Library Preserved

For many years, years after I served on the Library Board shepherding the school/village/town supported library into its own entity with its own tax district, I promoted keeping the library in the village. Believe it now, or not, at that … Continue reading

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France & US in WWI Remembered On Veteran’s Day

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, the War to end all wars was declared over. 93 years later we celebrate November 11th as Veteran’s Day, a memorial to all soldiers, living and … Continue reading

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All Modesty Aside

Writing Your Own Bio Isn’t Easy Recently I was accepted as a contributing journalist for the travel website Travelingboy.com One of the hardest things I had to do to achieve that status was write my own bio. I’m a quiet, … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press July ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 July Vol XIII Issue VII New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press ************************* FROM THE EDITOR June and the July 4th Holiday are over. The Beira Interior region of Portugal was fantastic – great … Continue reading

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Beria Wine Region of Portugal

It is unusually warm here for the season; I love it. Cool at night (sweater weather) and 27-28 C days & sunny. Last evening we attended a private concert before dinner. A small chamber orchestra of young people played on … Continue reading

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Crossroads at Work

My part time job at Hudson Valley Dessert Company just got more interesting. I started at 2 half days baking. Now I’m doing 2 full days baking, and 2 days baking and cooking, with 2 more days up in the air. Meaning, if … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press June ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 June Vol XIII Issue VI New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press *************************   FROM THE EDITOR France (Dijon & Reims) was fantastic – great food, champagne & burgundy. I even videotaped a few … Continue reading

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Reims

Reims is one of those French cities that was 80% destroyed in WWI when the Germans isolated the city and artillery rained down. The Cathedral, the Basilica, and most other buildings – including residences – were left in ruins. The people … Continue reading

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