Tuesday, February 21, 2017

COMPASSION MEDITATION SESSIONS IN CROTON

On Sunday mornings at The Organic Teaching Kitchen--THE ART OF LIVING SLOWLY--open to all faith backgrounds and experience levels. Click on the link for additional details https://www.meetup.com/Art-of-Living-Slowly/

THE VINTAGE CAMERA

By special request--and because the face of photography has changed so, some vintage camera and photography links!

First up--click on the photo--the 1961 Sears Camera Catalog--courtesy of Jussi/Nesster--click on the link  to see the entire catalog from 1961 http://bit.ly/2a1iZau

Yale Joel, famous Croton photographer for Life Magazine 1981 plus links back to other famous Croton photographers  http://bit.ly/2kHzlvj

And your editor's flickr album--THE VINTAGE CAMERA--featuring ads and catalog pages from the 1890's through the 1970's https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@N07/albums/72157627461699952

VOTE: BEST OF WESTCHESTER 2017 FOOD & DRINK

Westchester Magazine - Best of Westchester 2017 Food and Drink - Show your support for your local favorites, there are a LOT of businesses from Croton in this round--to name a few--Baked By Susan, The Dessertist, The Blue Pig, Hot Dippity Donuts. The Black Cow Coffee Co. and of course The Tavern at Croton Landing is up for Best Lobster Roll!!! Get out the VOTE! CLICK ON THE LINK  http://www.westchestermagazine.com/Best-Of-Westchester-Readers-Voting-2017/#.WKrpI4uY7dI.facebook

CORNELIA COTTON, 10 OUTSTANDING CROTON WOMEN, CROTON FRIENDS OF HISTORY

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

FROM THE CROTON FRIENDS OF HISTORY FB PAGE - MARCH 2ND AT THE CROTON FREE LIBRARY -  To celebrate women's history month Cornelia Cotton will tell the stories of 10 outstanding Croton women, starting with Elizabeth Duncan, Isadora's sister, who directed the first school founded by her sister in this country, and ending with Jessye Norman, world-famous singer. In between we'll learn about a great poet, a wonderful sculptor, a glittering film star, a brave suffragette, and other Croton women who made major contributions to the world and to the reputation of our village—adding to its lustre. SEE MORE HERE https://www.facebook.com/events/937913513012735/ 

YOU MAY ALSO ENJOY THESE ADDITIONAL ARTICLES FROM THE EVERYTHING CROTON ARCHIVES: 

--CRYSTAL EASTMAN, BIG MEN CONSULT VASSAR GIRL http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/07/crotons-bohemia-crystal-eastman-big-men.html 

--LILIAN NORDICA BY ROBERT SCOTT  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/02/lillian-nordica-more-chronicles-of.html 

--LOUISE BRYANT, LIFE GOES ON AFTER JOHN REED, BY CROTON'S ROBERT SCOTT http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2012/12/robert-scotts-chronicles-of-crotons.html

--PLAYWRIGHT MARGARET MAYO  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/02/a-look-back-crotons-margaret-mayo.html

Monday, February 20, 2017

CROTON CARVEL CELEBRATES PRESIDENTS' DAY

And now a word from the Croton Carvel on Hudson FB page:

The Croton Carvel FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO SAY THANKS TO OUR PRESIDENTS, PAST AND PRESENT FOR THEIR SERVICE TO OUR GREAT COUNTRY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

ENJOY PRESIDENTS DAY AND AMERICA'S FAVORITE ICE CREAM. Click on the link to see 15 photos of presidents eating ice cream!


FOR MORE ABOUT CROTON CARVEL, VISIT http://bit.ly/2lEq3jm

A LOOK BACK AT CROTON IN MARCH OF 1983

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

By special request and courtesy of The Croton Historical Society, A LOOK BACK AT MARCH 1983 IN CROTON...click on the images below, which includes the 1983 transit strike and an article on Elliott Stark, Mr. Lacrosse.

You may also have an interest in http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/02/more-croton-in-february-1993.html


HAPPY PRESIDENTS' DAY

Washington's Birthday is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States, who was born on February 22, 1732.

It can occur on the 15th through the 21st of February inclusive.
Colloquially, the day is also now widely known as Presidents' Day and is often an occasion to honor all persons who have served as president, not just George Washington. READ MORE HERE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington%27s_Birthday

VILLAGE OFFICES ARE CLOSED; TRASH PICK-UP NORMALLY SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY WILL BE ON TUESDAY INSTEAD; BANKS AND SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED.

Click on the photo to see vintage die-cuts, courtesy of Rob and Monica--and a sale-ing adventure from 2013  http://ouradventuresamongsttheducks.blogspot.com/2013/11/in-pursuit-of-leftovers.html