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AMENIA — With the holiday spirit appearing on every corner, the town of Amenia and hamlet of Wassaic rang in the holidays with the town’s annual Parade of Lights on Friday, Dec. 7, and the hamlet’s annual tree lighting on Saturday, Dec. 8.

On parade night, families shivered against the chilly night as they waited for the annual spectacle to begin. Meanwhile, police officers directed evening traffic through town, setting up orange cones to mark the route.

By 6 p.m., the first vehicle started making its way around the bend and the children on the sidewalks...

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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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Women of Studio 343 return to their roots

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AMENIA — The women of Studio 343 Hair Salon spoke recently of the salon’s move to the Cascade Plaza, on Route 22 just north of Freshtown. Both women had worked at the Cascade Plaza previously: one at Kelly & Company Hair Salon and the other at Melissa’s Hair Magic.

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