Sunday, April 23, 2017

YOUR EVERYTHING CROTON WEEKEND RE-CAP OF ARTICLES AND MORE YOU SHOULDN'T MISS--AND VINTAGE CROTON TOO

Welcome to Everything Croton, a collection of all things Croton--our history, our homes, our issues, our businesses, our schools, our houses of worship--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.
YOUR EVERYTHING CROTON WEEKEND RE-CAP OF ARTICLES AND MORE YOU SHOULDN'T MISS--AND VINTAGE CROTON TOO: 
 

--CROTON BASEBALL,Croton defeats Carmel 7-3. Chris Colombo 2-4 3 run HR. Colombo 5 k's for the win. Brian Smith with the save. @vzmercogliano @KDJ_N12Varsity

--Information about St. A's Annual Clothing Sale http://bit.ly/2oIemJj

--THE CROTON ART, MUSIC AND THEATRE SCENE IN THE 1960'S AND 1970'S http://bit.ly/2oVge1i

--FRANCIS DAILEY JR TO BE HONORED AT CROTON 2017 MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/francis-dailey-jr-to-be-honored-at-2017.html 

--CHAMPS ELYSEES RE-OPENS AFTER TERRORIST ATTACK http://westchester.news12.com/news/the-latest-trump-paris-looks-like-another-terror-attack-1.13499333

--TRAFFIC ALERT, CON ED GAS MAIN WORK BEGINS ON 4/24, BROOK STREET http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/con-ed-gas-main-work-on-brook-street.html

--Photos from the April 2017 CET class trip to Feed the Birds, courtesy of Mrs. Lynch  http://bit.ly/2oDqyee


--1983 A LOOK BACK AT THE CLEARWATER FESTIVAL http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/1983-look-back-at-clearwater-festival.html

--Daffodil Season on Benedict Blvd--See the photos from Dep. Mayor Anderson here http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/photos-daffodil-season-on-benedict-blvd.html  

--MORE SEASONS OF THE DUCK POND, PHOTOS, APRIL 2017  http://bit.ly/2oiYwBc 


--CEO CHAT SERIES, APRIL 25TH, MARK FRANZOSO http://bit.ly/2okpSsb

--CROTON NOTABLES AND WOMAN'S WORLD MAGAZINE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/croton-womans-world-magazine.html

--MYSTERY SOLVED, SAW MILL RIVER AUDUBON, FEED THE BIRDS AND CROTON POINT PARK http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/mystery-solved-feed-birds-saw-mill.html
 
 --JUNE 1983, EARLY SUMMERFEST, UPPER VILLAGE FAIR  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/june-1983-upper-village-fair-aka-early.html  


--MEMPHIS MAE'S AND VAN WYCK WINES, 5/1 WINE PAIRING DINNER https://www.facebook.com/events/1909077865975194/

--4/21 CROTON GIRLS LAX FINAL 10 VS. PAWLING 9

--THANK YOU CROTON AUTO PARK http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/03/and-once-again-crotona-uto-park-steps.html  

--THE CROTON KNITTER & CROCHETER http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/the-croton-knitter-and-crocheter-too.html 

--CROTON LOVES MUSIC, UPCOMING CONCERTS AT HOLY NAME AND ASBURY METHODIST http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/croton-loves-music-upcomng-concerts-t.html

--REMEMBERING THE RED BARON http://bit.ly/2pRR2XX
 
--NEW!!!!! EVEN MORE OF THE VERY LATEST PHOTO ALBUMS AND VIDEOS YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/more-recent-videoes-photos-you-shouldnt.html


--HUD ACCUSES WESTCHESTER OF "WHITE SEGREGATION" IN POUND RIDGE AND LARCHMONT; HUD is at it again.  http://westchester.news12.com/news/hud-accuses-westchester-of-white-segregation-1.13494302

CET PTA PRINCIPAL'S COFFEE

The next PTA Principal's Coffee to take place on Thursday, April 27th at 9:30 A.M., in the projects room at CET. The topic is the School Budget. Diane Chaissan, Assistant Superintendent of Business, and Kelly Maloney will present and answer questions.

REMEMBERING PAULETTE GODDARD......

Who died this date in 1990...an American actress (click on the photo). A child fashion model and a performer in several Broadway productions as a Ziegfeld Girl, she became a major star of the Paramount Studio in the 1940s. Her most notable films were her first major role, as Charles Chaplin's leading lady in Modern Times, and Chaplin's subsequent film The Great Dictator. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in So Proudly We Hail! (1943). (She was also fab in THE WOMEN). 

Read more about her here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paulette_Goddard

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN:
--CHARLIE CHAPLIN, THE CROTON CONNECTION http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/08/max-eastman-charlie-chaplin-croton.html 
--1939 AD FOR "THE WOMEN" http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/06/1939-ad-for-women.html 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

1983 - A LOOK BACK AT THE CLEARWATER FESTIVAL PART ONE

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

COURTESY OF THE OUTSTANDING ARCHIVES MAINTAINED BY THE VOLUNTEERS OF THE CROTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, A LOOK BACK AT THE CLEARWATER FESTIVAL 1983 PART ONE.

Click on the images below. You may also enjoy: http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/04/more-clearwater-festival-ephemera.html

PHOTO ALBUM - TOWN OF CORTLANDT EARTH DAY HIKE 2017 @ THE CROTON ARBORETUM... AND MUCH MORE

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

PHOTO ALBUM - EARTH DAY HIKE 2017 @ THE CROTON ARBORETUM - We’re honored that the Town of Cortlandt held their annual Earth Day Hike at the Arboretum this morning. Arborist Craig Stevens led the way and shared his encyclopedic knowledge of the trees and plants we encountered on the Beech Trail...READ AND SEE MUCH MORE HERE http://bit.ly/2pR1stm

CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF THE ARBORETUM? YOU MAY ALSO ENJOY THESE LINKS:

--TOP THREE 2013 EVERYTHING CROTON POSTS ABOUT THE ARBORETUM http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/01/the-top-three-most-read-2013-croton.html

--2012 LIONS SPOTTED IN THE CROTON ARBORETUM http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2012/12/lions-spotted-in-croton-arboretum.html 

WE LOVE SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS IN CROTON-ON-HUDSON

Yes. We do.  Click on the links below to see only some of what's happening in Croton...after all, it's your village...post comes down after 4 pm on Sunday.

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


THIS WEEKEND--FIDDLER ON THE ROOF AT CROTON HARMON H.S.--https://www.localevelevents.com/events/details/2847

4/22 AND 4/23 AT THE CROTON FREE LIBRARY--MUSIC! http://www.crotonfreelibrary.org/

4/22 WINE TASTING @ VAN WYCK WINES https://www.facebook.com/events/1919312691622100/

4/22 AND 4/23 EVENTS @ 3RD UNIVERSE https://www.facebook.com/pg/3rdUniverse/events/?ref=page_internal 

4/22 THRU 4/23 GAMBINO FUNDRAISER @ THE GRANDSTAND http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/and-now-word-from-grandstand-gambino.html

4/23 SIERRA LEONE CLEAN WATER FUNDRAISER @ OUR SAVIOUR http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/sierra-eon-fundraiser-for-clean-water.html

TIME TO GET THOSE HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS OUT! http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/its-hummingbird-season.html 

NEW SPRING HOURS @ SUNSHINE & CLOVER http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/spring-hours-at-sunshine-clover.html  

CROTON GAB 'N KNIT MEETS AT THE BACK COW ON SUNDAYS--MORE INFO HERE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/the-croton-knitter-and-crocheter-too.html

AND DON'T FORGET TO KEEP IT LOCAL--SHOPPING, DINING, NATURE AND MORE--WANT TO START RUNNING? THEN TRY https://www.facebook.com/runonhudsonvalleystore

HUNGRY--CHECK OUT THESE CROTON "MUST-TRY's" http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/more-april-croton-must-trys-for-your.html 

NEED TO DECOMPRESS? TRY THE CROTON ARBORETUM--GET YOUR TRAIL MAP HERE http://www.crotonarboretum.org/trail-map/

OR HOW ABOUT CROTON POINT? YOU CAN CHECK OUT THE PURPLE MARTIN HOUSES! http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/mystery-solved-feed-birds-saw-mill.html

MAYBE GET A LITTLE GARDENING DONE--CROTON COUNTRY GARDENS IS OPEN https://www.facebook.com/crotonunited/posts/769158926574474

EVERYTHING CROTON'S 2017 FISHING GUIDE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/03/everything-crotons-guide-to-2017.html 

REMEMBERING JANE FROMAN

Who died this date in 1980...an American singer, actress. During her thirty-year career, Froman performed on stage, radio and television despite chronic injuries that she sustained in a 1943 plane crash. Her life story was told in the 1952 film With a Song in My Heart. She was portrayed by Susan Hayward, who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance.

SEE MUCH MORE HERE http://janefroman.com/Gallery/gallery.html

Friday, April 21, 2017

CON ED GAS MAIN WORK ON BROOK STREET STARTING 4/24

FROM THE VILLAGE: Beginning Monday, April 24th Con Edison will be performing gas main work on lower Brook Street for approximately four (4) weeks. During this period, traffic flow on the lower section of Brook Street will be ONE WAY ONLY – towards Riverside Avenue Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am and 6pm. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

AND NOW A WORD FROM THE GRANDSTAND--GAMBINO FUNDRAISER THIS WEEKEND

Here's the amazing line up for Saturday and Sunday! We have some stellar talent that will BLOW YOU AWAY so plan on being here BOTH days people!!  CLICK ON THE PHOTO. 

MORE INFO HERE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1802231156770415/

and a few of the Raffle Items https://www.facebook.com/thegrandstandyankeefans/posts/10154234319636566

CHAMPS-ELYSEES RE-OPENS AFTER TERRORIST ATTACK

CROTON NOTABLES & WOMAN'S WORLD MAGAZINE

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

Via Joe Tucci of Senses Salon (sensessalon.com)--CROTON IN THE NEWS--WOMAN'S WORLD MAGAZINE did a write up on Croton local "Avarelle Restituyo"--Tucci did the hair for the photo shoot and a local photographer in Croton "Brian Stanton" did the photography! And all got the front cover of the magazine. See it in color here https://www.facebook.com/WomansWorldMag/photos/a.10150768656430575.464121.78805390574/10155047050985575/?type=1&theater

SPRING HOURS IN EFFECT AT SUNSHINE & CLOVER

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

SUNSHINE & CLOVER'S Spring hours are...Tuesday 11-5; Wednesday and Thursday 11-6; Friday Fri 11-7, Saturday 11-6 and Sunday 11:30-3:30. Fresh flowers available everyday. https://www.facebook.com/Sunshine-Clover-413739138705485/

SIERRA LEONE FUNDRAISER FOR CLEAN WATER 4/23

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

Sierra Leone Fundraiser for Clean Water 4/23 at OUR SAVIOUR EVANGEICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH; everyone is invited to enjoy home-cooked Sierra-Leonean dishes and African music. All proceeds are to fund access to clean water in Sierra Leone. No donation is too small. Access to clean water is a major problem in Sierra Leone. This lack of water exacerbated the Ebola problem and continues to cause havoc - 3 pm - Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 (56 Cleveland Drive).

REMEMBERING THE RED BARON

A.K.A. Rittmeister Baron Manfred von Richthofen who died this date in 1918.  

Widely known as the Red Baron, he was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service during the First World War. He is considered the "ace of aces" being officially credited with 80 air combat victories, regarded as a national hero in Germany, and was respected and admired even by his enemies. (Click on the photo).  READ MORE HERE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manfred_von_Richthofen

Want to know and see even more about the Red Baron--and World War I from all sides---including assorted media--then visit these links: 


THE FLYING CIRCUS https://www.flickr.com/groups/flyingcircus

GERMAN CHRISTMAS, WORLD WAR I, your editor's Flickr album https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@N07/albums/72157679589815524

CROTON UNITED REMEMBERS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICA'S ENTRY INTO WORLD WAR I AND ADDITIONAL LINKS http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/04/photos-croton-united-remembers-100th.html

Thursday, April 20, 2017

JUST A REMINDER: SPRING CLEANING & MORE

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

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT--AND YOU'RE DOING YOUR SPRING CLEANING--the county's Mobile Shredder is coming to the Croton Library--and Asbury Methodist is accepting donations for their upcoming tag sale--more info on both here http://bit.ly/2pk92Nu

AND DON'T FORGET--ST. AUGUSTINE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IS ACCEPTING DONATIONS FOR THEIR UPCOMING ANNUAL CLOTHING SALE--more info on that here http://bit.ly/2oIemJj

CROTON YACHT CLUB SCHOLARSHIP PASTA NIGHT

This annual event will be held on 4/29 from 7-10 pm at the clubhouse. All you can eat pasta, salad, coffee and desert--there will also be a silent auction and a 50-50 fundraising raffle. $20 donation for adults; $10 for teens; children 12 and under eat free. All net proceeds go to the Croton Yacht Club College Scholarship Fund. crotonyachtclub.org

HUD ACCUSES WESTCHESTER OF "WHITE SEGREGATION" IN POUND RIDGE & LARCHMONT

HUD is at it again. Read more here; this post is provided for information purposes; NO comments accepted http://westchester.news12.com/news/hud-accuses-westchester-of-white-segregation-1.13494302

SAVE THE DATE: MOTHER'S DAY ARTISAN MARKET 5/6 AND THE EVERYTHING CROTON ANNUAL MOTHER'S DAY GUIDE TO SHOPPING, EVENTS AND MORE

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

SAVE THE DATE: MOTHER'S DAY ARTISAN MARKET MAY 6TH AT BETHEL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER.  CLICK ON THE FYER FOR ALL THE DETAILS--and stayed tuned for Everything Croton's Annual Guide to Mother's Day! (Mother's day is 5/14!)


In the meantime you may enjoy these past posts, courtesy of Everything Croton, your local business community, the Everything Croton elves, the Croton Historical Society, Croton United and more.


--2016, THE DESSERTIST AND MOTHER'S DAY, PHOTOS COURTESY OF CROTON UNITED http://bit.ly/1YbGuNp


--1981 MOTHER'S DAY IN CROTON  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/04/1981-croton-mothers-day.html

--1959 CROTON MOTHER'S DAY AND GIRL SCOUTS TOO http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/04/mothers-day-is-510-blast-from-croton.html