Thursday, April 19, 2018

TEMPLE ISRAEL OF NORTHERN WESTCHESTER BROTHERHOOD SALUTES COMMUNITY'S WOMEN OF VALOR MAY 6TH

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--TEMPLE ISRAEL Brotherhood Salutes Our Community's Women of Valor--Sunday, May 6, 10:00 AM - Admission $12 adults, Free for kids - RSVP is required to robin@tinw.org or 914.271.4705

Please join us for a delicious breakfast buffet, as we honor five impressive women who have founded community groups dedicated to healing our world. 

Rosalind "Roz" Morrissey - Founder, Croton Blood Drive
Anne Kennedy - Founder & Executive Dir., Croton Caring Committee
Mary Ann Sniffen - President, Croton Lions Club
Paula Miritello - Founder, My Brother Vinny
Kathy Stewart - President, Cortlandt Comm.Ambulance Corps

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

Still the most beautiful mid-century modern table lighter we have ever seen--fabulous lines--the ad is from 1959.

It's followed by a fabulous Christmas tree--courtesy of THE VERY TALENTED Thomas Quine--taken in Munich a few years ago--and filled with the kind of vintage and antique Christmas ornaments some of us can only dream about! The photo is sliced into sections so you can appreciate all the spun cotton and tinsel goodness up close.  Click on the photos and enjoy.

Check out this amazing piece of antique Easter tinplate: Lehmann rooster pulling a rabbit; see it here

Absolutely stunning antique First Communion scrap chromolithographs from Blumchen; we have never seen this subject matter before https://bit.ly/2Jc16Ul

Just a reminder for all those vintage coconut putz restorers and vintage inspired builders, Pete Oehmen has discovered the secret of coconut--in assorted colors--read and see more at https://bit.ly/2HeCyxk
 
In the mid-century modern hardware department--always a challenge to find--Repro mid-century modern front door escutcheons; more here

More from a blog that's fast becoming one of our faves--the PAPERGLITTERGLUE BLOG--YES A GHOST FOR THE GHOST HOUSE--MORE HERE

More about two of Croton's many notable residents in the acting profession:

Gloria Swanson and Lenore Ulric; click on the link to read and see more   https://bit.ly/2HAloKc

Almost gone--but not forgotten--POSTUM, the coffee substitute; more here  

32 degrees North is having a sale; check it out at https://bit.ly/2vu55K6

And in case you missed it--more vintage fun here

SENIORS OF CROTON, UNITE!

Courtesy of the Croton United FB page:

Click on the link below to read a letter from Joel Gingold, published in this week’s issue of the Gazette. 

An excerpt: "It is sad to contemplate that, during a hot, muggy day this August, some of our senior citizens may be forced to forgo the opportunity to cool themselves in the waters of the Croton River, or to just sit in the sun and reminisce with old friends about the good old days when our village board actually cared about all of the residents of Croton, not just themselves and their friends." READ MORE AT https://bit.ly/2HefrmR

CYC COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER, SAVE THE DATE

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SAVE THE DATE: The Croton Yacht Club College Scholarship fundraiser dinner is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 at the Croton Yacht Club, starting at 7 p.m. visit http://www.crotonyachtclub.org/ for details. 

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN...CYC RECEIVES AWARD; more here 

HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY ISRAEL

Happy 70th Birthday to Israel. Read and see much more here

AND...CELEBRATE 70! COME WISH TEMPLE ISRAEL OF NORTHERN WESTCHESTER A HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY, MAY 12TH. RSVP by 4/23/18.


For all the details, click here

SOME RECENT NEWS ITEMS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

--UPPER VILLAGE VANDALISM SHOULD BE A WAKE-UP CALL; the following letter was published in the 4/12/18 edition of THE GAZETTE; read more here

--CROTON HARMON STUDENTS SAFE AFTER TREE FALLS ON BUS; Tap into Yorktown; read more HERE

--CROTON GUIDES, PEEKSKILL ROTARY'S 1ST ANNUAL CHERRY TREE FESTIVAL; more here

--NEW LOWE'S TO OPEN BY DECEMBER, The Examiner News, more here  

--PETE AND CROTON COLONIAL, Estiator Magazine; more here

--HIGH COST OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS, JOURNAL NEWS, CROTON HARMON FUHRMAN CONTACT AND MORE HERE
 
--DAILY CALLER--House Hacking Suspects’ Father Transferred Data To Pakistani Government, Ex-Partner Claims--FAISALABAD, Pakistan — The father of Imran Awan — an IT aide to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz who investigators concluded made “unauthorized access” to House servers — transferred a USB drive to a Pakistani senator and former head of a Pakistani intelligence agency, the father’s ex-business partner, Rashid Minhas, alleged. READ MORE HERE

WIFFLE BALL SEASON!

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

Yes Virginia, people still play....WIFFLE BALL! And Shoprite has what you need! Click on the photo. Supplies are limited.

p.s. They also have basketballs, soccer balls and more in a huge bin--in the back of the store---again, supplies are limited.

MORE CROTON MUST-TRY THIS FOR YOUR TASTING PLEASURE

--The Yankee Bean Soup at Croton Colonial Diner is back, their Corn Chowder too; both very good! More about Croton Colonial here

--The Grilled Skirt Steak Chimichurri at CROTON GRILLE is a hit!  Served on sizzling platter, cooked to perfection.

--We don't normally tout "commercial" products here, but AUNT NELLIE'S THREE BEAN SALAD, glass jar, available at Croton's Shoprite, is one of the best we've ever had, including scratch-made.

--We love the SALMON TERIYAKI Kitchen Lunch Combination at Samurai 

--We love the OREO LIL' ROUNDERS at Croton Carvel (and on Thursdays they're half off); more here 

SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE CROTON MUST-TRY THIS here

UPDATED: LOCAL CHARITABLE OPPORTUNITIES & FUNDRAISERS, ONGOING AND UPCOMING

The Everything Croton listing of upcoming (and ongoing) fundraisers and charitable opportunities has been updated. Click on the link https://bit.ly/2J84TSw

And if you're looking for the 4/21 HENDRICK HUDSON, MATTRESS FUNDRAISER--here's the info! Parents Committee on Music is hosting their 1st Annual Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, April 21, 2018 to raise money for the Music Programs of Hendrick Hudson Schools. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!! We will convert the Hendrick Husdon High School Cafeteria into a mattress showroom from 10am-5pm. MORE INFO HERE

& NOW A WORD FROM LIFESTYLES BY LISA AND....CROTON HOME

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

New from Lifestyles & Interiors by Lisa--everything you need to create an outdoor "oasis" is right here

And check out everything else that's available at CROTON HOME their e-commerce site for home furnishings & curated accessories. 914-862-4163 https://www.shopcrotonhome.com/

Email: inquiries@lifestylesandinteriors.com

For personalized design services, visit www.lifestylesandinteriors.com

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

So many great things have come our way.

To the right, a full deck! ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY PLAYING CARDS, 1940's, Courage that runs deep! Beautifully illustrated!

They're followed by a previous find from Rob & Monica--a vintage pin the tail on the donkey game--we haven't seen one of these in years. (p.s. their blog posts will be back soon).


And after that, by request, an oldie but goodie---courtesy of ANGELAG--a great repro putz house by Christopher Radko--from their SPARKLETOWN line--long since discontinued--we've got this one too and the attention to detail is fabulous for a mass produced house--you can still find some old stock Radko putz houses online and at MISTER NOSTALGIA.

They used to have a website but are now on ebay http://stores.ebay.com/Mister-Nostalgia

CLICK ON THE PHOTOS AND ENJOY.

THREE MORE INTERESTING ‘BUILDING’ TINS, COURTESY OF TOYCONNECT; just keep scrolling down the page https://bit.ly/2qJph5Q


Step back in time when there were objects known as TV LAMPS: the concept behind TV lamps was to keep a person from damaging their eyes from watching too much TV. That the lamp would diffuse the light a little bit and keep people from going blind or whatever they thought would happen. READ MORE HERE

LOVE THIS NEW VINTAGE INSPIRED CHRISTMAS CANDY BOX BUILD FROM LAURIE; see it here

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR THE INDEX TO THE PACK-O-FUN PUTZ HOUSES?  Then click here

SAVE THE DATE" HOLY NAME OF MARY'S PARISH MAY PROCESSION IN HONOR OF THE BLESSED MOTHER 5/6/18 @ 2 PM

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

May Procession--SAVE THE DATE AT HOLY NAME OF MARY - Sunday May 6, 2018 At 2PM--Annual Parish May Procession in honor of our Blessed Mother Mary. All are welcome to join the procession at 2PM in the Garden of Peace adjacent to the Church, and process into our Church for the May Crowning. Please meet in the Garden of Peace at 1:45. Anyone wishing to participate further by representing their church ministry in reciting one decade of the rosary, please email marlenegalazin@yahoo.com.  Marlene will respond with details of the procession. Please feel free to bring flowers from your garden to the statue.

Click on the photo to see the May procession from 1981 at the Municipal Building.

You may also enjoy reading: https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2018/03/holy-names-art-deco-mary_24.html

MAN SAVED FROM DROWNING IN CROTON RIVER, DOG NOT FOUND

At Croton Gorge Park; Croton first responders etc.--more info here https://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/cortlandt/2018/04/18/croton-river-swimmer-stuck/530684002/

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

4/17 SOFTBALL SCOREBOARD, ASST'D TEAMS, CROTON-HARMON

Croton-Harmon 16, Valhalla 15: Nicki Bugliosi went 2 for 4 with a game-tying two-run double and scored the game-winning run. Meghan Giordano doubled, tripled, drove in two runs, and was walked three times for the Tigers. SEE ALL THE TEAMS AND SCORES HERE