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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:33

Ivey’s In My Kitchen

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Iveys In My Kitchen

This has been a revolution turned revelation and ended with a recipe revision. Whip less, cream more, kicking cheesecake back to classic old school. And it’s all thanks to Shunpike Dairy’s Tuition Cheese. Shunpike Dairy in Millbrook NY is a Baldwin family owned and operated farm since the 1930’s. Currently, Liz Baldwin and her clan are the gatekeepers to the most delicious raw milk in the world. Their blend comes from Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Ayshire, Linebacker, Jersey and even a few of the original family of Holstein cows. Happy cows. No antibiotics or hormones are ever given to the cows. I have been feeding my kids “Liz Milk” as they call it, since they were very, very small. And, they are not small anymore. They are big and healthy happy children. It must be the milk?

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:30

Your Finances

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Anchor Your Portfolio with Index Funds

The anchors you carry on your boat are not complicated or high tech devices, but you wouldn’t leave the dock without them; they can hold your boat in place when you’re not driving, keep your bow headed in the right direction, and help prevent your boat from being swept away in a storm. This article explains how index mutual funds might be able to provide similar benefits for your investment portfolio.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:19

Which Prop Is Right For Your Boat?

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Precision Propeller

Gabe Capobianchi and his brother Mike own Precision Propeller in Newburgh, New York.

When customers come to my shop, they see many different propellers three-bladed ones, four-bladed models, aluminum props, stainless-steel beauties, some with rounded blades, some with pointy blades — displayed on my wall. Most gravitate to the shiny high-performance propeller, and they say to me, “Will that make my boat go faster?” My answer is almost always “What kind of boat do you have?”

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the ribbon is cut

People who visit the area north of Albany by land or sea will have even more opportunities to explore the canal trails signifying our nation’s past, thanks to continued work by the Town of Halfmoon and the New York State Canal Corporation.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:07

A Near Perfect Paddle

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hudson river view

Ahhh, ya gotta love those quaint, historic, charming river towns: Lumberville, Frenchtown, Stockton, Lambertville. Wait a minute; hold the phone: Lumberville, Frenchtown??? Whoops, I’m so used to the Hudson being The River that it really didn’t dawn on me that another river—in this case the Delaware—could also have quaint, historic, charming river towns. Now, having Been There, Done That, I have been “enlightened”.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:02

Letter to the Coast Guard

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letter to the coast guard

To Whom It May Concern:

The Hudson River Boat and Yacht Club Association (HRBYCA), representing thirty one (31) boat clubs and three thousand (3000) individual members on the Hudson River, is strongly opposed to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) proposal to put barge anchorage sites along the Hudson River. We request that the Coast Guard hold public hearings so that all factors are considered before any commitment is made regarding such anchorage sites. We also request that a complete environmental review be conducted to explore any potential negative impact on the ecosystem and native wildlife.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 10:47

Tug Boat Round-Up

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Tug Boat Round Up

This morning was beautiful. A bit of smoke on the water as mist rose through a great September sunrise. The air a bit cooler and drier than it has been. 

Really, though, the weather has been great and it was nearly perfect for the Roundup - which was pretty darned good!

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 10:37

The Vikings Have Landed in the Hudson!

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vikings on hudson river

This trip, taking a historic copy of a large Viking ship across the North Atlantic from Norway to Labrador,Canada and then to the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes, was truly epic in every sense of the word! The many videos on Youtube provides the viewer with a real sense of what it was like for the original Vikings to have made this trip a thousand years ago. “Oh, you did not know that Vikings explored much of the Northern part of our continent long before anyone else”? Well they did, and there is plenty of proof given to us by archeologists that this is so. Actually on this trip some of the archeological findings were featured in support of the ships trip.

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chelsea yatch club view

Letter to the US Coast Guard

Dear Mr. Lapiejko:

We are writing to express our concerns with the proposed rule which would establish ten new anchorage grounds along the Hudson River between Yonkers, NY and Kingston, NY. Chelsea Yacht Club’s Interest in the Proposed Rule Chelsea Yacht Club is located on the east bank of the Hudson River approximately two miles north of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. Our facilities include a mooring field, boat ramp and launching pit. A Submerged Land License from New York State authorizes up to 140 moorings in our mooring area. Members’ boats range in size up to 36 feet overall length.

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