The Beat Category - Hudson Valley Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:32:39 GMT 'Yin and Yang' Exhibition: Two Points of View A Smorgasbord of Photography and More Hudson, N.Y. - The exhibition Yin and Yang, taking place at Columbia Green Community College now through Sept. 28, is a visual collaboration by David Slutzky and Francis X. Driscoll demonstrating that sometimes different points of view can create a balance. Sometimes the same subject captured slightly differently can convey a very ... Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT Hudson River Valley Ramble Continues This Weekend September Celebration Features Over 225 Events  (Albany, NY) -The 17th annual Hudson River Valley Ramble continues this Saturday with a weekend full of activities and continues throughout September with more than 225 exciting outdoor adventures across New York's Hudson Valley.  The Ramble offers visitors and residents of all ages an opportunity to experience the distinct cultural heritage and landscape of the region by hiking a trail, visiting an historic site, or paddling on the river during the Northeast's most beautiful time of the year. For a complete listing of events, visit Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT OSI Protects Hudson Valley Heritage Trail Network at MANITOGA Vision of famed designer Russel Wright, trails also enhance access to Appalachian Trail, Hudson Highlands State Park Garrison, N.Y. - The Open Space Institute announced today the protection of the trail network at Manitoga, a National Historic Landmark and celebrated Hudson Valley cultural attraction. The agreement guarantees permanent public access to Manitoga's scenic footpaths while protecting a key access point to the Appalachian Trail, through the adjacent Hudson Highlands State Park. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT Greenway Announces New Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Map-Guides, Mobile Website, and Guidebook Tools will Grow Hudson River Tourism and Recreation Kingston, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and National Heritage Area announced today a suite of tools that will make it easier for residents and tourists to explore the Hudson River from the Adirondack Park to New York City.  They include a new Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Four-Map/Guide Set, a new mobile responsive website, and the latest edition of The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Guide.  Water Trail enthusiasts were joined at Kingston Point Beach by Kingston Mayor Steve Noble and other dignitaries for the announcement.   The announcement was followed by a paddle led by Mayor Noble on the Hudson River and Rondout Creek. Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT With a variety of challenging and scenic courses, Orange County, N.Y. is a golfers’ paradise Spring is the perfect time to hit the beautiful Hudson Valley greens Orange County, N.Y. (May 10, 2016) - From seasoned golfers to those teeing off for the first time, anyone looking for a day on the links can find a course that's right for them in Orange County this spring. Golfing is a great way to take in the picturesque Hudson Valley landscape while getting exercise. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT 18th Century Medicine Talk Offered at Washington's Headquarters Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) - The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, "18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution," at 1:00 PM. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT Far-fetched and Fantastical Fun Celebrate fairies, ghosts, UFOs, and swashbuckling family adventures in Orange County, NY. Orange County, N.Y. - Pay special attention to your surroundings during your next Orange County, NY excursion. Amid the astounding Hudson Valley views, you just might glimpse a ghostly orb or flying saucer, or catch the spray of fairy dust. Come all ye curiosity seekers, night sky watchers, swashbuckling pirates, enchanting fairies, believers and non-believers! Just one-hour north of New York City, an out-of-this-world adventure awaits. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT Orange County Summer Calendar is Filled with Festivals Orange County, NY is the destination for outdoor family fun! Orange County, N.Y. - Orange County, NY is sure to be a destination of choice for day trippers and weekenders looking for fun outdoor festivals this summer. From live music and craft vendors to road races and even an airshow, each event offers a unique opportunity to experience all this scenic Hudson Valley county has to offer. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT Staatsburgh State Historic Site Season Opens Highlighting Gilded Age Opulence, Tales of the Titanic, Tea Talks and More Staaatsburg, N.Y. (3/25/16) - Staatsburgh State Historic Site, also known as the Mills Mansion, will open for the season on Friday, April 15. Drop-in tours will be offered Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., last tour at 4 p.m. Often called a time capsule of the Gilded Age, the 79-room mansion retains its original furnishings and opulent décor. Admission for the standard tour is $8; $6 for seniors and students; children age 12 and younger are free. Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT ‘Think Differently Dash’ Planned for Walkway Marathon Weekend Race Specifically for Disabled in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, June 11th Poughkeepsie, N.Y.- This year's Walkway Marathon Race Series will feature the Think Differently Dash on Saturday, June 11, providing people with developmental and physical disabilities a one-mile race of their own through downtown Poughkeepsie, organizers announced at a press conference this week. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT