Hudson Valley

Rhinebeck: Jewel of the Hudson Valley

By Terry Conway In “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Washington Irving tells the fearsome tale of the gangly, superstitious, schoolteacher Ichabod Crane being menaced by a mighty headless horseman on a lonely night ride. Readers of Irving’s evocative prose will be pleased to learn that the lush landscape of the Hudson Valley Irving once described …

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Exploring the North Country of the Empire State

by Terry Conway  Adirondack chairs at the Harren Brook Inn stare across majestic Saratoga Lake, the namesake of the mountain range that rises on the horizon.  Anglers flock here each summer in pursuit of large and small mouth bass, northern pike and walleye.  But the season’s end ushers in another tradition in these parts: leaf …

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Hudson Valley’s Haunted Happenings

 Story by Jeff and Stephanie Sylva The beach parties and clam bakes of summer have ended, the Labor Day holiday is past and the fall season is in full swing. With the Thanksgiving holiday too far in the future, people are looking for another holiday to celebrate. This craving to celebrate has spurned a tremendous …

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