Governor Cuomo’s dramatic January announcement that he will fund our Omnibus Consortium Circuit Breaker—a relief package aimed at shifting funding for services from the property tax back to the state coffers—has changed that to some degree.
Much to the chagrin of her professors, Dr. Maggie Carpenter chose Family Practice as her specialty in medical school.
There are a lot of beautiful red barns in Gardiner, many falling to ruin, but the barn with the success story is the one at 471 Guilford Road, owned by Cliff Appeldorn, an architectural designer.
On Saturday, May 9th, in its fourth annual “Sweep,” New York’s clean water advocate Riverkeeper will, no doubt, remove thousands of pounds of debris from the Hudson River and some of its tributaries; last year 1,900 volunteers working in 82 locations gathered 31 tons of debris. Due to the efforts of local man Arthur Cemelli, the Wallkill River will be added to the list of locations this year.
Applying for Grants: At a Town Board meeting in January a presentation was made by Glenn Gidaly, a Gardiner resident and professional grant writer. Gidaly covered the basics of how the Town of Gardiner could apply for grants and low cost loans. There is always some town infrastructure that needs financing, like the Clove Road bridge which currently needs rebuilding. Mr. Gidaly emphasized that application for a grant should start a year ahead of the deadline. Most grants require that…
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Annie O’Neill has been creative in art most of her life. The only variable that has changed over the years is the medium.
If I can get past the (extraordinary) steaks, which is very hard to do, I’ve discovered that Tuthillhouse Restaurant is that illusive place that will not give you a dirty look if you show up and just want coffee and dessert.
The new owner, Town Supervisor and serial entrepreneur Carl Zatz, envisions a venue where folks can go to the counter, order quality food and sit down at a comfortable table with friends and family, or a newspaper.
Every spring these salamanders migrate from their underground forest homes to wetland ponds (“vernal pools”) to breed.
Maureen Gallagher, Gardiner Tax Assessor, explained, “Many Gardiner home owners are eligible for exemptions on a portion of the real property taxes on their primary residence if they meet the following requirements and file for exemptions on or before March 1, 2015.”
We have more events in the planning stages, so stay tuned for updates and additions to this list.
If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need …
Greg Raymond grew up in Gardiner under the looming rock face of the Gunks and, as he puts it, “I never yearned for a life beyond the beauty of my own home in Gardiner surrounded by woods and steeped with mountains.”
STS in Gardiner is run by an Assistant Manager and (since last June) a new Manager, Bernie Obry, a lifelong Gardiner resident who is delighted to be providing quality service for his neighbors and people he has known for years.