Wednesday, November 30, 2016

DICK NAGLE INDUCTED INTO COUNTY SENIOR HALL OF FAME

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

11/30/16 - Fifty-eight Westchester County senior citizens will be honored Friday at the 34th Annual Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon, including Croton's own Richard W. Nagle (click on the photo from Summerfest 2013 to see him as Parade Grand Marshall, photo all rights reserved). See the entire list of honorees here  http://bit.ly/2fG5X5O

WHEN DOES HANUKKAH 2016 BEGIN...TEMPLE ISRAEL OF NORTHERN WESTCHESTER

Hanukkah 2016 begins in the evening of December 24th and ends in the evening of January 1st. Temple Israel of Northern Westchester's Hanukkah-Thon is ongoing; if you'd like to donate, click on the link, SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE TO THE GIFT OF LIGHT https://tinw.org/

On Sunday, Dec 4th, at 10AM Brotherhood will host Cantor Ben Ellerin for a delicious, educational, musical breakfast. Cantor Ellerin will present a beautiful selection of music, along with a discussion of his own perspectives on the pieces. All are welcome to attend the breakfast. Admission is $12 for adults. Reservations may be made with the TINW office (271-4705 ext 121).

--FOR MORE EVENTS @ TEMPLE ISRAEL, VISIT TINW.ORG 
--BROTHERHOOD OF TINW PAGE https://tinw.org/who-we-are/our-community/brotherhood 
--SISTERHOOD OF TINW PAGE https://tinw.org/who-we-are/our-community/sisterhood 

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN SOME HISTORIC TINW ARTICLES:
--2006, 1961 AND 1957 HANUKKAH @ TEMPLE ISRAEL http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/11/a-look-back-hanukkah-in-croton-2006.html 
--1972 PEOPLE TO PEOPLE WEEKEND http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/02/circa-1972-people-to-people-weekend.html 
--1960 TEMPLE ISRAEL BREAKS GROUND http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/07/1960-crotons-temple-israel-breaks-ground.html 
--1962 SISTERHOOD @ TEMPLE ISRAEL http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/02/1962-sisterhood-of-temple-israel.html

FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF THE VINTAGE ALUMINUM CHRISTMAS TREE

For those who can't get enough of the Aluminum Christmas tree--a collection of links:

--ROB AND MONICA, FROM 2015: It's Christmas at their place--complete with mannequin, vintage 1960's Pom Pom Aluminum Christmas tree with Sputnik ornaments and the required color wheel of course (click on the photo)--there's also lots of vintage Made in Japan holiday goodness (boy do they LOVE deer)--friends, family and more. Click on the photo--then click on the link to see more http://bit.ly/1ZFRWCt

--Click on the second photo to see Rita's pom pom tree.

--Want to know more about the aluminum Christmas tree? Go here for ephemera, a photo gallery of 221 aluminum trees, and much more.  

Courtesy of the forums at FAMILY CHRISTMAS ONLINE DOT COM; click on the link: http://bit.ly/1NZug5x

--1950's/60's ephemera; HOW TO DECORATE YOUR ALUMINUM CHRISTMAS TREE http://bit.ly/1LKLeVn

--A 1962 brochure for Evergleam Aluminum Christmas tree accessories  http://bit.ly/2gIcnio

CONNECTICUT POST: CANDID CAMERA'S 8 DECADES OF SMILES @ RIDEGFIELD PLAYHOUSE, PETER FUNT

As many of you know, Allen Funt lived in Croton-on-Hudson on an estate known as White Gates...From today's Connecticut Post - CT POST - CANDID CAMERA'S 8 DECADES OF SMILES at Ridgefield Playhouse 11/30/16 - Some highlights FROM THE CT POST ARTICLE...Read THE REST OF IT HERE http://bit.ly/2gj3T2N 

-The television show that delivers laughs by revealing what happens when everyday people are confronted by unusual situations will be celebrated in a fast-paced new stage production at the Ridgefield Playhouse, Friday, Dec. 2. It’s called “Candid Camera’s 8 Decades of Smiles!” and features host Peter Funt with clips, quips and fun...Hilarious videos from “Candid Camera” experiences will be shared as Funt brings the legendary show — created in 1948 by his father, Allen Funt--to life...at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road. Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. $60, $40. 203-438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org 

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