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Sat Apr 11th, 2015

Our friend and long-time subscriber Eric Petersen has made a study of our relations with Iran and, incidentally, the role of Israel in those relations.   In the following piece...

by Eric Petersen in Features
Thu Apr 9th, 2015

In the 23 years since the controversy about Iran’s nuclear ambitions surfaced much has appeared in the U.S. press and other media on this topic, most of it less than...

Mon Apr 6th, 2015

The evening of March 15 fifteen 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Dutchess Day School students arrived in Rome for a nine day tour of Italy. 
Their spent their first...

by Stephen Kaye in Features
Tue Mar 31st, 2015

Joshua Groffman, the impresario behind One Quiet Plunge, hosted his second mod music concert Saturday, March 21 at the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center in Poughkeepsie.  It was billed as a multi-media...

by Tonia Shoumatoff in Features
Mon Mar 30th, 2015

Amenia’s ordinances state that property owners are required to remove snow from the sidewalks on the hamlet streets of Amenia and Wassaic. (Article 101.13).  Nevertheless, as a courtesy to residents...

by By Tonia Shoumatoff in Features
Mon Mar 30th, 2015

Cassandra Whitehead played Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun at Webutuck High School last weekend.  She did not have to steal the show; she was the show.  Ms. Whitehead,...

by Carola Lott in Features
Tue Mar 17th, 2015

Just in time to convince us that Spring is really about to spring, Squirrel Hall Gifts at Twin Brooks opened its doors on Monday, March 16. 
As we wrote...

by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Mon Mar 16th, 2015

La Cage aux Folles at the Center for Performing Arts is not a Broadway production. That is good. The Broadway production was snazzy, dripping with glitter, projecting perfect voices. That...