All posts by William Dendis

Hudson Valley Farmers’ Markets: 2019 edition

Hudson Valley Farmers’ Markets: 2019 edition

Farmers’ market season has returned to the Hudson Valley. All the markets listed below will be open as of this posting, unless otherwise noted, with most ending in October and November. Many carry on with less frequent indoor markets over the winter, but we’ll leave those listings for another time.

Spring is the season for coyote conflict, warns DEC

Spring is the season for coyote conflict, warns DEC

This time of year, coyotes are finding dens and birthing pups, which means they need to hunt more aggressively and are more likely to attack pets they view as competitors. Humans and large dogs are, for the most part, safe, but it’s important to take precautions to protect cats and small dogs.

Remember your password with a poem

Remember your password with a poem

Another day, another massive data leak. Someone with bad intentions now has access to one or more of your online accounts. You should change your password. Why not make this perennial inconvenience of modern life an opportunity for committing a few edifying lines of verse to memory?

What’s being built in your backyard?

What’s being built in your backyard?

Some local news is easy to ignore. Elected officials come and go. New laws receive spirited debate, but usually result in only minor changes. But when a dilapidated building in the center of your town is renovated or a wooded lot where generations of children played is cleared for a new luxury resort, it affects the entire community. Here, we present a roundup of pending development projects in our readership area.