Thursday, November 27, 2014

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM EVERYTHING CROTON & VINTAGE CROTON THANKSGIVING TOO

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Wishing you and yours a safe and Happy Thanksgiving:

NEWS 12 WEATHER http://westchester.news12.com/weather

NYS THRUWAY OPEN PER NEWS 12 

WESTCHESTER TRANSIT, NO INCIDENTS REPORTED BUT CHECK AHEAD  http://traffic.news12.com/westchester/metro-north/

MTA SERVICE STATUS http://www.mta.info/

BLACK COW OPEN TILL 1 PM; call ahead first; SHOPRITE IS CLOSED

YOUR EVERYTHING CROTON THANKSGIVING GUIDE; please call ahead first http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/11/final-wrap-up-your-everything-croton.html

THANKSGIVING MASS @ HOLY NAME - 9 a.m. in the HNM Church. There will not be an 8 a.m. or Noon Mass on Thanksgiving Day.

DAIRY MART IN HARMON OPEN @ 7

SUNSHINE AND CLOVER OPEN TODAY 9-12 NOON

CROTON COLONIAL DINER OPEN TILL 3 PM 

VAN WYCK WINES & LIQUORS IN THE CVS SHOPPING CENTER OPEN TODAY 9 AM TO 3 PM

GIOVANNI'S ITALIAN AMERICAN DELI WILL BE CLOSED 11/27 THRU 11/30 FOR THE HOLIDAY.

CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES. 

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN A CROTON THANKSGIVING 1958--AND 1973--CLICK ON THE LINK http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/11/a-croton-thanksgiving-1958.html

CROTON ARTIST MONYA BROWN EXHIBIT @ THE SILVER TIPS TEA ROOM

Welcome to Everything Croton, a collection of all things Croton--our history, our homes, our issues, our businesses, our schools--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.

Long-standing Croton collage artist Monya Brown is currently exhibiting Collages and more at the The Silver Tips Tea Room (3 N Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591, 914-332-8515).

You're invited to the opening party on December 8th from 3:30 to 5 pm.

You may also have an interest in this blast from Croton Art Scene Past; click on the link http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/09/1975-art-exhibit-gallimaufry-in-croton.html

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

KENOTIN GIFT SHOP @ THE ACKER HOUSE N CROTON, BLACK FRIDAY & WHITE SATURDAY!

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CLICK ON THE FLYER TO READ ALL ABOUT SANTA, BLACK FRIDAY & WHITE SATURDAY @ KENOTIN!

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/11/a-few-photos-from-opening-of-pop-up.html

BLACK FRIDAY & WHITE SATURDAY open 11 am to 6 pm.

MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON

Some wonderful finds for you today--first up, a fab photo (no copyright restrictions) from LOC--for the Wilson Store, circa 1910, 1920--a window filled with the latest baby carriages--it's followed by a close-up of the window so you can see all that vintage goodness.

And these are followed by a great battery operated 1950's made in Japan poodle with bone--and her name is Mimi of course! We don't know which we like better: the graphics on the box or the actual toy!

Click on the photos and enjoy!

And from Tom Hull, a mini hacienda putz house, made in Occupied Japan; click on the link and keep scrolling down the page once you get there http://bit.ly/1xU3JAO

Keep scrolling down this page for some cool Christmas paper mache—unfinished—objects—prices aren’t bad either http://www.thecraftshoppe.com/christmas.html and http://www.thecraftshoppe.com/christmas2.html

And drumroll please...WELCOME to the November, 2014 update of Trains-N-Towns(tm), the Official Newsletter of BIGIndoorTrains.com

This newsletter serves families who like O Scale trains and Christmas Trains, including those who are interested in combining On30, O gauge, or vintage toy trains with collectible villages or vintage accessories. It is produced in conjunction with the Big IndoorTrains(tm) and Big Christmas Trains(tm) web sites. Click on the following link.  http://www.bigindoortrains.com/trains_n_towns/14_11_newsletter_indoor.htm

AGENDA FOR 12/1 BD. MTG., GOUVEIA DONE DEAL ON AGENDA, $29K 4 CONSULTANT 4 NEW MUNICIPAL BUILDING, ETC.

Held on the second floor of the municipal building; 8 pm; televised on Channel 78 or webstreamed live at the village website; click on the link for the agenda http://crotononhudson.novusagenda.com/MeetingView.aspx?MeetingID=213&MinutesMeetingID=-1&doctype=Agenda

SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM CROTON'S OWN FEED THE BIRDS! & BLACK FRIDAY TOO

Welcome to Everything Croton, a collection of all things Croton--our history, our homes, our issues, our businesses, our schools--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.

AND NOW...HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM FEED THE BIRDS!  IN THE HEART OF HARMON: We are your one-stop Holiday shop for...

HAND-CRAFTED ORNAMENTS, UNIQUE WIND BELLS, BALSAM PRODUCTS, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, TOYS & GAMES, THE WREN CASITA and of course, EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO...FEED THE BIRDS!

Also this season, Feed the Birds! wants to help you get ready for Ole Man Winter with our ongoing heated bird bath sale. Just like us humans, our feathered friends need access to water all year round and there is no easier way to do this than with a heated birdbath.  For the first time ever, ALL of our heated bird baths are 20% off! 

We offer a selection of THE finest heated baths on the market --- all of them manufactured right here in America.

A sampling of our products are featured at this link--http://conta.cc/1y1O8Al--and make sure to scroll to the bottom for a money-saving, reusable coupon!

We hope to see you soon.

Robert & Maria Armanini
FEED THE BIRDS! (914) 862-4700 
326 S. Riverside Avenue - CROTON ON HUDSON

COME TO THE CABARET @ THE CROTON FREE LIBRARY 12/6

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AND AT THE CROTON FREE LIBRARY 12/6

Come to the cabaret! Cris Groenendaal (who starred as the Phantom of the Opera on Broadway) hosts the Broadway & Cabaret Showcase at the Croton Free Library. Sue Anderson, musical director for several Broadway shows, accompanies Cris and all other performers. The annual showcase is always a crowd-pleaser. Hear Cris, Sue, your family, friends and neighbors, including: Abbe Alvisio, Timothy Auld, Denise Bessette, Loretta Ciotoli-Murphy, Harry Cooper, Emeline DiCroce, Molly Holmes, Elinore O’Connell, Emily Riedel and Justin Crowe, Misty Sturm, Hannah Wolland and Julie Smith, Rachel Zief, among others (line-up subject to change). Saturday, December 6, 7:30 p.m.

WWW.CROTONFREELIBRARY.ORG

2014 VASSALLO PARK CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

Welcome to Everything Croton, a collection of all things Croton--our history, our homes, our issues, our businesses, our schools--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.

The 2014 Vassallo Park Christmas Tree lighting will take place on December 3rd at 6 p.m. Come join your neighbors for light refreshments and entertainment.

Click on the photo to see the tree in 2013, all rights reserved.

You may also have an interest in seeing some photos from the 2013 lighting here: 

http://bit.ly/1yWspqx

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

CROTON HARMON SCHOOLS: EARLY DISMISSAL FOR 11/26; YOGA SOL CANCELLATIONS; AN UPDATE FROM BAKED BY SUSAN, HEN HUD CLOSED, RECYCLING SCHEDULE CHANGED

--Per the district website as of this hour: With the expected storm, Croton-Harmon schools will be on the following schedule: CET will dismiss at 10:45; CHHS and PVC will dismiss at 10 am.

--AT YOGA SOL: Both Cathy’s Prenatal Yoga @ 6pm and Julia’s Men’s Beginner Iyengar @ 8:15pm are cancelled tomorrow -- 11/26 -- due to the weather predictions.

--BAKED BY SUSAN 11/26 - Pies at Baked by Susan. We are open from 7 am to 7 pm and WE HAVE PIES! 

--PER JOURNAL NEWS HENDRICK HUDSON SCHOOLS CLOSED 

--RECYCLING SCHEDULE CHANGED DUE TO HOLIDAY  http://www.crotononhudson-ny.gov/Public_Documents/CrotonHudsonNY_Board/04CAB2F5-000F8513

--LATEST WEATHER  http://hudsonvalley.news12.com/weather/news-12-hv-weather-alert-1.3930761

AND YOUR EVERYTHING CROTON THANKSGIVING GUIDE IS HERE--CALL AHEAD FIRST--THE EXPECTED STORM MAY CHANGE EVERYTHING http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/11/final-wrap-up-your-everything-croton.html

NOVEMBER 1893 IN CROTON

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AND NOW A LOOK BACK @ NOVEMBER 1893 IN CROTON--thanks to an enterprising Everything Croton elf and the Peekskill Highland Democrat newspaper. Click on the images below. You'll recognize a few "old Croton" names.

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN SEEING SOME SELECT SCANS FROM THE ASBURY METHODIST 1894 CHURCH SOUVENIR AND COOKING MANUAL http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/03/part-2-asbury-methodist-souvenir-and.html

CROTON'S RESTAURANTS IN THE NEWS, WESTCHESTER MAGAZINE

We're no longer a "foodie wasteland" according to Westchester Magazine; brief article on Hopscotch with mention of Ocean House, Tagine, Umami, and Memphis Mae's - thank you Croton's business community! Click on the link http://www.westchestermagazine.com/Westchester-Magazine/December-2014/Hopscotch-In-Croton-On-Hudson-New-American-Cuisine-With-A-Multicultural-Flair/

ST. AUGUSTINE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 2014 CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SCHEDULE & VINTAGE ST. A. TOO

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2014 CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SCHEDULE @ ST. AUGUSTINE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Click on the link to see their November-December newsletter/calendar http://www.stacroton.org/parish-newsletter.html

Annual wreath sale is 12/6, 10 a.m. You may also have an interest in:

--2014, ST. AUGUSTINE'S TO HOLD WINTER MUSIC CONCERT http://bit.ly/11sZ4ZC
--ST. AUGUSTINE EPISCOPAL CHURCH JUNE FESTIVAL 2012, PHOTOS http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2012/06/st-as-june-festival-2012-photos.html 
--ST. AUGUSTINE JUNE FESTIVAL 1958 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2012/04/more-croton-memories-june-festival-at.html
--1973, ST. A'S 125TH ANNIVERSARY http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/05/from-1973-st-augustines-125th.html

CON EDISON WORK CONTINUES ON CLEVELAND DRIVE, AVOID!

It's a mess---and a portion is closed off beginning at Olcott; a must to avoid. Street significantly torn up.

OUR SAVIOUR EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2014 CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SCHEDULE & VINTAGE OUR SAVIOUR TOO

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2014 CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SCHEDULE @ OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH:

"We will be celebrating the Birth of our Lord on Christmas Eve with a service of Lessons and Carols at 7:30 pm and a Family Eucharist at 5:30 pm. Christmas celebration will continue with a service of Holy Communion at 10:30 am on Christmas morning. Keep the true meaning of Christmas alive & in your heart by worshipping with us this year."

FOR MORE INFO: http://www.oursaviourcroton.org/ 

AND AN EVERYTHING CROTON HEADS-UP: If you like old-fashioned Christmas caroling, members of Our Saviour will be caroling around the neighborhood in the early evening on Dec. 12th.

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN--

1) THE 1939 DEDICATION OF OUR SAVIOUR CHURCH  https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@N07/sets/72157629576768607/with/6833039572/

2)  OUR SAVIOUR RECEIVES NEW BIBLE, 1958 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/11/our-saviour-lutheran-church-receives.html

3) 1972, A LOOK BACK @ THE REV. MORTON TALBOT  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/11/a-look-back-rev-morton-talbot-of-our.html

4) 1962 CORNERSTONE LAYING @ OUR SAVIOUR http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/01/1962-cornerstone-laying-ceremony-our.html