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Festive events mark end of summer season in Rosendale

A bevy of cultural happenings were held last weekend around fun-filled Rosendale. The week, tainted by summer rains — culminating with torrential downpours on Sunday afternoon — did not dampen the spirit for hundreds of locals who turned out for events. Friday night kicked off the “premier” of Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, at the […]

Solstice Festival & Puppet Conspiracy

Solstice Festival a Success in Rosendale Amy McTear’s summer solstice celebration at the Widow Jane mine in Rosendale drew over 200 people to Lawrenceville, outside Rosendale. The June 21st gathering presented an uplifting, interactive musical (and meditative) concert of gong, crystal singing bowls, voice, didgeridoo, chimes, and drums. McTear is a spiritual counselor, sacred music […]

Another Summer Detour for Rosendale’s NYS Rt. 213

NYS DOT will be closing Rt. 213 in Rosendale for a month, starting July 5th, to complete a construction project along a short stretch in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. The work will disrupt east-west traffic between Rosendale and High Falls. It is the third time in recent memory that Rt. 213 has been detoured. Vehicles were […]

Century House Unfurls “Atomic” Cold War Exhibit

Spring 2011 marks the 20th season of activities at Century House Historical Society’s popular tourist destination, the A.J. Snyder Estate, located on the outskirts of Rosendale. Century House is a not-for-profit educational corporation dedicated to preserving access to Rosendale’s Natural Cement Historic District — in particular scenic land owned by the late A.J. Snyder II, […]

Townfolk Shall “Tell it from the Mountain.”

The town of Rosendale is further considering acquiring Joppenberg Mountain, through a series of transactions initiated by the not-for-profit Open Space Institute. A last-minute agenda item was added at the March 2nd town board workshop meeting, discussing a resolution scheduled for the following week, to hold a public hearing over possible land purchase. Joppenburg is […]