John Frank Brooks

    John Frank Brooks, 89, died peacefully at home in Fall River on March 21, 2009, a beloved father and grandfather. Born in Salem, MA, to Frank Ashby Brooks and Grace Choate Gifford, his step-father was Samuel H. Batchelder, also of Salem. Full Story

Cultural Events

    JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. 301 & 9D (845) 265-3040 Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. 12-3pm Fri. Apr. Full Story


From Bean to Bar: Chocolate Musings at Boscobel

    Long offered on as a gift of love, used to satisfy cravings and indulge a sweet tooth - Chocolate is a universally loved and desired treat. Full Story

Silent Film Series Continues with The Kid

    The Butterfield Library's popular Silent Film Series with live musical accompaniment continues with The Kid, a 1921 film starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan on Saturday, April 11 at 7pm. Full Story

"Show Me the Truth" Film Series for Teens, by Teens

    Are you or someone you know struggling with making the right choices? The Butterfield Library is very pleased to present "Show Me the Truth": a new film series for teens and recommended by teens for their content and message. Full Story

Nationally Known Writers Read Their Work at The Chapel of Our Lady

    The Sunset Reading Series brings Hudson Valley writers of national renown to Cold Spring. The 2009 season will feature poet and best-selling memoirist Nick Flynn, novelist Valerie Martin, and poets Edwin Torres and Jeffrey McDaniel. Full Story

"Fulton, Livingston & the Steamboat" Lecture at Club

    Travis M. Bowman, New York State Preservation historian, Clermont curator, and author of Bob's Folly: Fulton, Livingston, and the Steamboat will be giving a free lecture on Friday, April 17, 2009, at 7pm. Full Story

Broadway Playwright Stages Initial Reading of New Work

    Noted Broadway playwright, John Pielmeier ( Agnes of God, The Boys of Winter, Voices in the Dark, Slight of Hand) has adapted The Exorcist for the stage with initial staged readings of the play, produced by TrueNorth Theatre Project on Ap Full Story


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