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Residents without grocery flock to Rosendale Farmers Market

It’s small, local, and weekly during warm weather. But for some Rosendale residents, Sunday morning’s Farmer’s Market is the only game in town to buy fresh vegetables. In a community known for its lack of a grocery store, the Rosendale Farmer’s Market (RFM) represents a viable alternative for driving many miles to Stone Ridge, Kingston, […]

Rosendale’s festival volunteers leave Main Street spic & span

Last weekend, throngs of thousands swarmed the streets and back alleys of downtown Rosendale, for the annual summer street festival. The two-day festival was marked by sweltering heat, causing lower turnout. On Sunday, temperatures began to break,drawing out more celebrants Main Street. But long after the people have left town, a cadre of dedicated volunteers […]

Rosendale Street Festival, July 23-24, 2011

It’s been thirty-three years since Rosendale held its first festival in 1978. While the event hasn’t happened consistently every year, it’s lately been becoming an annual summer mainstay. This week, tens of thousands will throng Main Street in Rosendale to celebrate two days of free music and festivities. Vendors will line the avenue, while 74 […]

Rosendale Street Festival Gears Up for 2011 Season

Rosendale’s Main Street is preparing for the next Summer event featuring music, food, shopping and fun. The nonprofit Rosendale Street Festival, Inc. gave its preliminary report to the town board at the May 4th workshop meeting, presenting a draft of the new site plan, and discussing several issues. Festival volunteer Bill Liggin related to officials […]

March 9th, 2011 Rosendale town board meeting recap

Spring is coming, and the town of Rosendale is doing its best to help the fledgling Farmer’s Market blossom into a local area mainstay. The market is held Sundays from 9am to 2pm, from June 5th through October 30th, to support regional agricultural producers by providing them with direct access to consumers. The Rosendale Farmer’s […]

New ZBA chairperson to be chosen for Rosendale

Rosendale will be appointing a new chairperson to the Zoning Board of Appeals — the first change to that position in nearly four decades. The matter came up at the Feb. 15th ZBA meeting last week. January’s meeting was canceled due to inclement weather. ZBA member Ron Parenti presided over the meeting, explaining the current […]