Thursday, May 28, 2015

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH

Is in effect for the entire area until 7 pm. For more info, click on the link http://www.hudsonvalleyweather.com/

TOURING TUESDAYS @ YOUR LOCAL AREA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

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TOURING TUESDAYS @ YOUR LOCAL CATHOLIC SCHOOLS: Are you interested in learning more about Catholic schools serving children in grades Pre-K through 8th Grade? Please visit a Catholic school on TOURING TUESDAY/June 2, 2015, from 9am-11am or by appointment.

-ST. AUGUSTINE SCHOOL IN OSSINING http://www.staugustineschool.org/index1.shtml
-HOLY NAME OF MARY MONTESSORI SCHOOL IN CROTON http://hnmmontessori.org/

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR...

--What's happening @ The Croton Free Library? Go here crotonfreelibrary.org

--Info on the Croton Booster Club annual golf outing? Go here http://bit.ly/1ArOyCC 

--Joel Gingold's Gazette letter, a walk in the sunshine? Go here http://on.fb.me/1JTnIWh 

--Susan Konig, Dick Cavett and the Long Island Literary Festival? Go here http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/03/susan-konig-dick-cavett-as-featured.html 

--Destination Imagination Team NY Rankings? Go here http://bit.ly/1Q855h0  

--Photos and video from the 2015 Memorial Day Service? Go here http://www.everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/05/photos-video-from-crotons-2015-memorial.html

--The Associated Press expose of the Clinton LLC? Go here http://yhoo.it/1POPmZt

--Where Julie Corbalis is playing next? Go here  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/05/ferry-sloops-presents-julie-corbalis.html

VAN WYCK WINES & LIQUORS TASTING TODAY 2 BENEFIT THE OSSINING CHILDREN'S CENTER

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CROTON'S VAN WYCK WINES & LIQUORS - Join us for one of the biggest wine tasting events in Westchester! We'll be pouring scores of wine for you to taste at the Westchester Marriot in Tarrytown, NY. A portion of all the proceeds will benefit the Ossining Children's Center!

May 28th, 6:30-9:00pm, Westchester Marriot, 670 White Plains Rd, Tarrytown, NY 10591

AMAZING COLLECTION OF VINTAGE VALENTINE CARDS

Yes yes, we know that Valentine's Day is long gone but our friend Frank has such an outstanding collection of vintage Valentine cards posted online (click on the photo), we just had to share the link:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/41606952@N07/sets/72157627396770846

Some amazing examples from the 20's, 30's and more. Enjoy.

And if you love vintage anything and everything: http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/05/more-fabulous-vintage-websites-finds_27.html

USA: RUINS OF VIKING SETTLEMENT DISCOVERED NEAR HUDSON RIVER

Many thanks to Jennifer Rutheny (ruthenyjewelry.com) for posting this link on her FB page. An exciting story: 

USA: RUINS OF VIKING SETTLEMENT DISCOVERED NEAR HUDSON RIVER--Stony Point, NY| A team of landscaping workers, proceeding to an excavation near the banks of the Hudson river, has discovered the archeological remains of a Norse village dating from the 9th or 10th Century AD. The workers were digging with a mechanical shovel near the shores of Minisceongo creek, when they stumbled upon the ruins of an ancient building. READ MORE HERE http://worldnewsdailyreport.com/usa-ruins-of-viking-settlement-discovered-near-hudson-river/

EVERYTHING CROTON EAGLE WATCH CONTINUES!

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Yes we're eagle watchers all year long--and while there are few to see this time of year--some have indeed remained in the area (two immature at Croton Point Park last week)....

Click on the link to see photos and read about an injured eagle that was rehabbed and released on 5/27 http://www.lohud.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2015/05/27/the-eagle-takes-flight/28025577/ 

And we continue to periodically spot a mature eagle in the treeline at the pond adjacent to Ralph & Dave's, not to mention egrets and cormorants--good food, great location, a gem! https://www.facebook.com/ralphanddaves?fref=photo

You may also have an interest in:
--OSPREYS BACK @ THE CROTON PARKING LOT http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/06/ospreys-nesting-croton-harmon-train.html 
--WHAT'S HAPPENING @ FEED THE BIRDS! In the Heart of Harmon https://www.facebook.com/pages/Feed-The-Birds/124684690934636?fref=photo

ONE SMART DOG! CROTON'S THEO, THEN & NOW!

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED RUTHENY JEWELRY
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It wasn't all that long ago that Everything Croton introduced you to Theo--a four-legged addition to local jewelry artisan Jennifer Rutheny's family.  Click on the photo to see him in all his adorable puppy-ness.

Now click on the link to see Theo today--that's one smart dog! 

https://www.facebook.com/AFVAnimals/videos/1097205053627341/?fref=nf 

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN:
-EVERYTHING CROTON'S TOP 3 DOGS FOR 2013 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/12/winner-iseverything-crotons-top-dog-of.html 
-JENNIFER RUTHENY'S WEBSITE http://www.ruthenyjewelry.com/

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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

Picked up this archival matted Texaco Christmas ad for two dollars at the Peekskill Attic Treasures Flea Market last Sunday; it's from the 1952 edition of the Saturday Evening Post. Utterly charming! 

Click on the photo.

And...REMEMBERING THE RAT PATROL! "The Rat Patrol was an American TV program that aired on ABC during the 1966-1968 seasons. The show followed the exploits of four (three American and one British) Allied soldiers who were part of a long range desert patrol group in the North African campaign during World War II. Their mission: "to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field Marshal Rommel's vaunted Afrika Korps". READ MORE HERE http://www.vintagetoyroom.com/review/oct2007Review.shtml

A wonderful collection of vintage putz houses https://www.flickr.com/photos/debbeans/3115064531/

Another house, close-up https://www.flickr.com/photos/debbeans/3115064537/in/photostream/

An oldie but goodie--putz house Christmas tree from Angela https://www.flickr.com/photos/17041736@N07/5365800785/in/photostream

Imported from the USA--Raquel Welch! http://filmstarpostcards.blogspot.com/2015/05/imported-from-usa-raquel-welch.html

Want more vintage? Go here http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/05/more-fabulous-vintage-websites-finds_26.html

CROTON'S SILVER LAKE 2015 SCHEDULE, ADDITIONAL INFO, VINTAGE SILVER LAKE ETC.

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SILVER LAKE IS OPEN WEEKENDS THROUGH JUNE 21ST 11-7 PM; OPEN FULL TIME DAILY BEGINNING 6/26, 11-7:30 PM.

FOR PERMIT, VILLAGE I.D. AND FEE INFO, CONTACT CROTON RECREATION OR CONSULT THE SPRING/SUMMER BROCHURE @ http://www.crotononhudson-ny.gov/Public_Documents/CrotonHudsonNY_Rec/index

YOU MAY ALSO ENJOY:

A VERY VINTAGE SILVER LAKE 
SEE PART 1 HERE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-very-vintage-silver-lake-part-1.html
SEE PART 2 HERE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-very-vintage-silver-lake-part-2.html

SEE PART 3 HERE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/06/a-very-vintage-silver-lake-final.html

1962 SILVER LAKE SWIM MEET http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/05/1962-silver-lake-holds-swim-meet-croton.html

AND MORE:  http://www.crotonfriendsofhistory.org/silver-lake/

THE SIDECAR IN CROTON IS IN THE NEWS AGAIN...

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THE SIDECAR @ THE TAVERN IS IN THE NEWS AGAIN, JOURNAL NEWS LOHUD BLOG...

Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Sidecar at the Tavern is a cafĂ©, prepared food store, and gift shop all in one. "I want to feature fewer items, but do more with them," says Panessa.  Read more here: http://www.lohud.com/story/life/food/2015/05/27/sidecar-tavern-croton-dining-scene/27984067/ 

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/05/a-little-northriverside-history-barber.html

& MORE ASSORTED ITEMS FROM THE SPRING OF 1976 IN CROTON

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Courtesy of the archives maintained by the volunteers of The Croton Society, some assorted items from the spring of 1976.  Click on the photos and enjoy. 

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/04/more-assorted-items-from-spring-of-1976.html

OPEN MIC NIGHT @ CROTON ACADEMY OF ARTS 5/30/15

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OPEN MIC NIGHT - MAY 30TH @ CROTON ACADEMY OF ARTS.

Click on the flyer!

6/6/15: CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION @ CROTON'S HNM

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June 6th @ Holy Name of Mary: Corpus Christi procession at 5PM Mass 

See some photos from the 2012 procession here https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@N07/sets/72157630098144642/ 

You may also have an interest in  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/05/holy-name-of-mary-knights-of-columbus.html