Chatter: Local News Stories in the Hudson Valley in June 2012

Remembering a rock and roll legend; dancing on Poughkeepsie’s Walkway; and a look at historic Ulster County architecture PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley Contest and On the Town party pictures photo gallery

levon helm

Levon Helm: Remembering the Woodstock, NY Musician and His Midnight Rambles; A Memoir by Kitty Sheehan

How Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble concerts brought this Iowa transplant to the Valley to stay
By Kitty Sheehan


dainte' crystal gifts

Custom Crystal Gifts by Orange County Design Company Dainte’ Inc. in Monroe, NY

A local company designs novel gifts made of crystal
By Elora Stack


guinness world records danny girton jr

Guinness World Records Adjudicator Danny Girton, Jr. of Fishkill, NY to Record Walkway Over the Hudson’s Hokey Pokey Dance Attempt in June 2012

A local man adjudicates for Guinness World Records
By Rosemary O’Connor


wodl record eating contest

Walkway Over the Hudson Attempts Guinness World Record for Longest Single Line of Dancer with Hokey Pokey in Poughkeepsie, NY

Fund-raiser hopes to gather 3,000 people to dance above the Hudson
By Adriana DiFrancesco


extreme sports

Extreme Sports and Races in the Hudson Valley, Upstate NY

Local adventure-sports events leave participants dirty, tired — and exhilarated
By Polly Sparling


ulster county architecture

Houses and Estates in Ulster County New York: The Architectural History and Guide Book

An exhaustive guide to Ulster County architecture turns up a few surprises
By Jennifer Leba



where in the valley greek revival church

Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: Greek Revival Church Designed by Alexander Jackson Davis

Do you know where this church is located?
By Adriana DiFrancesco


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Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (June 2012)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our June 2012 gallery of party pictures and event photos



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