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and a good time was had by all....
by Antonia Shoumatoff in Features
Tue Dec 13th, 2016

The Amenia talent show opened after the Festival of Lights parade with an array of mountains made out colorful afghan blankets by Jill Barnet-Fein sister of Jeff Barnet-Winsby. An abominable snowman...

by Carola Lott in Features
Wed Dec 7th, 2016

 On Friday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m.  U.S. Forest Service scientist Dr. Lindsey Rustad will give a special lecture on the ecology of ice storms.   

by Rick Kariolic in Features
Fri Dec 2nd, 2016

A few weeks ago a film was shown at Four Brothers in Amenia on the subject of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its allies fighting the pipeline that endangers...

by Antonia Shoumatoff in Features
Fri Dec 2nd, 2016

In September there were 1,500 hundred protestors and water protectors from 300 different tribal nations supporting the efforts of the Sioux nation to stand up for their water and burial...

by Our Man in Wyoming in Features
Mon Nov 14th, 2016

Within Wyoming, the Shoshone Indian Reservation occupies more square miles than Delaware, and nearly as many as Connecticut. The settlement the Shoshones received was in some ways not as onerous...

Webcast at the World Peace Sanctuary, Amenia
by Antonia Shoumatoff in Features
Wed Oct 26th, 2016

Friends of peace joined in heartfelt prayers with online viewers on October 22 to uplift the heart and soul of America by calling for peace to prevail in each of the 50 US...

by George Kaye in Features
Wed Sep 28th, 2016

Art Centro occupies a small brick townhouse on Poughkeepsie’s Main Street with inviting colored trim.  Stepping inside, we find ourselves in a brightly lit ceramics studio. Potter’s wheels are arrayed...

by Antonia Shoumatoff in Features
Mon Sep 26th, 2016

Amidst blaring Tibetan ceremonial trumpets, piles of colorful sacred prayer scrolls, and the distinctive presence of a 32-foot high statue of the Buddha Maitreya, the formal dedication of a new center...