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A resident of Brooklyn, Jon Garth stopped by the Cuizinestand in Wassaic to browse the assortment of publications on display.

Pop-up newsstand Cuizinestand offers fresh perspectives

WASSAIC — Over the next few weekends, community members and travelers passing through the region might find themselves drawn to a new installation in the hamlet of Wassaic: Cuizinestand, a pop-up newsstand featuring almost 30 independent publications centered on food, art, wine, culture and other like topics.

From left, Abigail Herace and Liz Burroughs spent a night on the town at a socially distanced block party held at the Four Brothers Drive-In Theatre on Thursday, July 16. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

Screening event draws real-world parallels

AMENIA — Teaming up with the Boondocks Film Society, the Four Brothers Drive-In Theatre invited spectators to a socially distanced block party featuring a screening of the film, “Do The Right Thing,” on Thursday, July 16, an experience that united the community while drawing parallels between the film and today’s racial tensions.

Welcoming performances by a talented cast of five, the Four Brothers Drive-In Theatre came to life last weekend with a live outdoor concert featuring songs from the Broadway musical, “SuperYou.” Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

Broadway comes to the country

AMENIA — Showing its support for live performances during the global coronavirus pandemic, which has shut down the heart of New York City’s theater district  until at least January 2021, the Four Brothers Drive-In Theatre invited audiences from near and far to spend an exhilarating night on the town with a live concert performance of the Broadwa

From left, Wassaic Project Director of Artistic Programming Will Hutnick treated himself to one of everything after browsing through the treats Victoria Hood and Dana Cowin were selling on the front porch of The Lantern. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

Bakers Against Racism: Bakers worldwide mobilize for change

WASSAIC — With the call for racial justice and equality growing stronger, people far and wide have sought to promote radical change these last few weeks, collaborating together on both an individual and community level in a united front for Black Lives Matter (BLM).

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Buttons the dog is a true gentleman, who is looking to make everyone’s day a little better during the pandemic. People can visit with him by booking an appointment on www.petstogether.org. Photo submitted​

A new way to meet that furry friend: Pets Together lets people and animals visit, virtually

BANGALL — In times of stress, people often look for comfort with their family or friends. During this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, finding such comfort might not possible, leaving many feeling abandoned and lonely.  


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