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Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:37

Shattemuc Yacht Club

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SHATTEMUC YACHT CLUB BEGINS CUTTING EDGE EXPANSION ON OSSINING WATERFRONT

The club will create deep water slips for boaters visiting the Ossining area, replace its dilapidated barges with a high-tech wave attenuation system and provide deep water slips for its members. Shattemuc Yacht Club, founded in 1888, announces that it has finalized a Boating Infrastructure Grant awarded by the United States Fish & Wildlife Service and begun the first phase of construction for a series of deep water marina upgrades.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:34

THE “MILFORD STAR”

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A CREATIVE APPROACH TO SCALE MARINE MODELING

A creative approach to building a model is like turning lemons into lemonade. For example, take the object of this article, the CalderCraft “Milford Star” fishing trawler. The content of the kit is pretty complete but there are shortcomings and opportunities where the modeler has to or can be creative.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:29

Barge Proposal Hearing

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Notesfrom the NYS Senate Public Hearing on the Hudson River “Barge Proposal”

The Hudson River Barge Proposal calls for 16 new USCG long-term anchorages between Yonkers and Kingston

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:27

Superbowl Sandwich

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Superbowl Sandwich from Heaven

Football season is finally here. You know what that means to me, don’t you? Sunday football parties of course! Sunday is my Husband’s day to sit and scream at the TV. I am an old fashioned girl when it comes to football; I really have no interest in it. I do however; have a serious interest in Superbowl FOOD.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:18

The World’s Greatest Rib Roast

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The World’s Greatest Rib Roast

I love making Rib Roast this time of year. They are available and they are on sale!!! To me, cooking up that big honking hunk of meat is a true sign of the holidays. I have a recipe that is so easy, so delicious; you are going to fall in love with it too.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 12:56

New Canal Museum

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Canal Museum Opens At Lock C-5 in Schuylerville

On the recent Canal Inspection Tour given each year by Canal Corporation Director Brian Stratton, officials, citizens and dignitaries got a glimpse of a new museum that opened right at Lock C-5 in Schuylerville, convenient to boaters and landlubbers alike

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 11:02

BEN SORKIN RISING STAR

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BEN SORKIN RISING STAR

Ever since Benjamin Sorkin ’17 was a kid, the marina has been his laboratory. For as long as he can remember, his family spent their summer vacations at a remote cabin on Lake George in upstate New York. After earning his boating license at age 10, Ben began collecting old engines from the 1960s and restoring them to vintage condition. His prize project was a 1961 Glasspar G3 ski boat that he rescued from a barn where it sat unused for thirty years.

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Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:49

Ivey’s In My Kitchen - Holiday 2016

I feel thankful every time I sit down to write this column. Who knew, back in 2002, that I would have become part of this funny, kooky, quirky, loving, boating family? So many of you love food the way that I do and everyone was so receptive to me, I felt instantly befriended. Nice people, and I get to talk about food all day long. How could I not feel lucky?

I can honestly say that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. There are no religious obligations, no presents to buy and at my house, you get to spend the day in your pajamas. Every year growing up, I looked forward to sitting on the floor with my sister, Mara, rolling a years-worth of change from a jar, while my father screamed at the football game on television.

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