Month: April 2023

Biker alert!

When I talked to the workers installing the bright orange mesh fencing along the Hudson River Park Bike Greenway, I was surprised to learn that this work was in preparation for repaving the Greenway bike path.

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Rediscovering a Village Steel Magnolia

Known in the 1940s for the decorated tiles and ceramics she created in her Village studio and sold uptown which were eagerly purchased by wealthy shoppers on Fifth Avenue, she was a photogenic, engaging woman with a New York society drawl. Downtown she dressed bohemian and suited up when heading uptown.

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Parks—Let’s Have it All

Children benefit by putting their hands in the earth, planting seeds and helping them grow, but most downtown children are denied time in natural areas because it doesn’t exist here.

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Church and State

OPINION By MARCY PRIKTUR “Don’t tell me about no separation of Church and State. State is the body. Church is the heart. You take the heart out of the body, the body dies.” If you’re like me, when you read this quote, you were...

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Lessons To Be Learned

Lessons To Be Learned By GORDON HUGHES It’s just a little over a year ago that the Russian Federation marched across the border and invaded the Ukraine. It’s just a year ago last April that I wrote an article titled “Two Small...

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Village Pet Pages

  • Holiday Health Tips
    As a medical team we want to share some ways to for people and pets to enjoy the holidays and prevent some hazards.

Joy in the Moment

  • Expect Nothing! You won’t be let down.
    Have you ever looked forward to an occasion, be it time with someone, a trip, a gift, a holiday…you name it? Then, when it didn’t work out as expected, or better said, as you expected, then you felt let down?

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