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Fields of Interest

The variety of subjects I pick to write about reflects my wide interests. Here are links to just the past month’s articles . . . Continue reading

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SAVE THE RAILS

To the elected officials of Ulster County My name is Richard Frisbie. I’m a voting resident and business owner in Ulster County. I greatly resent the County’s attempt to remove an important historical element of our cultural heritage – the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Woodstock before Woodstock

“He writes with witty turns of phrases and endearing details that create a charming picture of youth, and innocence lost.” Continue reading

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Getting beyond the Trail vs Train Controversy – Considering the Big Picture

There is a fight going on in Ulster County, NY, with the county planning to rip up the tracks and build a rail trail while their tenant, a tourist railroad, has a lease and operates seasonal theme rides that generate … Continue reading

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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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Hope Farm Press February 2012 NY Books Newsletter

Hope Farm Press February ’12 NY Books Newsletter 2011 February Vol XIV Issue II New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press *************************      FROM THE EDITOR Strange “winter season” we’re having. I had a Great … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press October ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 October Vol XIII Issue X New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press ************************* FROM THE EDITOR September flew by – or should I say poured by? I’ve never seen so much rain and flooding … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press September ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 September Vol XIII Issue IX New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press *************************   FROM THE EDITOR August is a blur of sunshine and gardening capped off with an earthquake and hurricane. What a … Continue reading

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CASTELLET & WINE TASTING WITH LUNCH

I write cruise destination excursions for places I haven’t been . . . Begin your tour this morning with a scenic drive to Le Castellet, a typical Provencal hilltop village. Perched on wooded hills above the vineyards, this remarkable stronghold … Continue reading

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