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Friday, 26 May 2017 15:27

Uber is almost here.....

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New York State government has approved Uber throughout the state!

Uber is making fast strides in providing services from various waterfront locations to Fill boaters requests. The above is a screen shot example of one of the earliest Uber estimates from Pearl River Hilton to Haverstraw Marina.

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Thursday, 25 May 2017 15:22

SOLAR SAL 44

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HUDSON RIVER MARITIME MUSEUM’S RIVERPORT WOODEN BOAT SCHOOL ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION of “SOLAR SAL 44”

Sustainable Energy Systems, Inc. and Gerr Marine Team with Museum to Design and Construct Zero-Fuel, One Hundred Percent, Solar-Electric Passenger Tour Boat.

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017 15:12

LARGEMOUTH BASS

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The Largemouth Bass....quite possibly the most popular freshwater gamefish in the country, even the world. I know the trout guys will argue this, but hey, you can go to almost any farm pond, lake, creek, reservoir, or river in the Hudson Valley and catch Largemouth Bass.

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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 15:08

GET YOUR “GRASSROOTS” DEGREE!

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It used to be that many a child would go to their grandparents when they were old enough to walk to get a basic understanding of what life is all about! That included fishing, hunting, trapping, and how to operate a boat. These children were perfectly capable of handling the boat and going fishing by the time they were twelve years old.

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By Pete Bardunias

A funny thing happened in the 50 years since the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County was founded, in part, to attract a name brand hotel to Clifton Park in upstate New York’s Saratoga County – some 1000 hotel rooms have appeared! Coupled with the nearly 500 rooms in nearby Malta, this little stretch of former “flyover country” between Albany and the resort towns of Saratoga Springs, Lake George and the Adirondacks has become a new Upstate destination!

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Five years ago, Historic Lock 19, located adjacent to the present-day Mohawk River/Erie Canal in Vischer Ferry, was in tough shape. Lost behind a canopy of trees, vines, roots and refuse, the ravages of time were evident. Vegetation growing up through the structure threatened to dislodge hand-laid stone blocks, first constructed during the enlargement of the Canal in 1842. This venerable part of Industrial Revolution history was in grave danger.

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Saturday, 20 May 2017 14:26

It’s A Matter of Patriotism!

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Leo Thorsness, Medal of Honor Winner, passes at age 85. No matter how you feel about the Vietnam war, you cannot possibly question the valor, heroism and sacrifice of men who served during that
controversial era!

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by Capt. Brian T. Young
SALUTE TO FREEDOM” TIMETABLE
VERPLANCK STEAM BOAT DOCK - 11:10 AM
CHINA PIER (CHARLES POINT PARK) -11:25 AM
PEEKSKILL YACHT CLUB -11:35 AM
HIGHLAND FALLS WATERFRONTS -12:10 PM
GARRISON YACHT CLUB/WATERFRONT -12:20 PM
WEST POINT -12:25 PM
COLD SPRING WATERFRONT -12:45 PM
NEWBURGH YACHT CLUB -13:20 PM
NEWBURGH WATERFRONT/RIVERFRONT MARINA - 13:30 PM

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Thursday, 11 May 2017 17:04

Your Insurance with Cathy Karas - May 2017

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IT’S MAY ANCHORS AWEIGH!

Whatever type of vessel(s) you have, seeing the leaves on the trees, grass and flowers coming up and birds singing signal the start of the boating season! When we had that warm spell in February I actually saw someone out in a small outboard on the Hudson. Besides the fact that he must have had to at least get his feet wet in the launching process, this is a crazy idea, especially to undertake by yourself since it would only be minutes before hypothermia would set in if you fell in.

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Cathy J. Karas, President, Certified Insurance Counselor, KARAS INSURANCE AGENCIES INC, 321 SO. RIVERSIDE AVE, CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY 10520.

You can contact me for quotes or questions at 914-271-5188 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are a 3rd generation family owned agency, with only licensed brokers to help you.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 17:00

Ivey’s In My Kitchen - May 2017

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Ivey Loves Clams Gluten Free

CLAM UP AND READ! This month’s recipe research, gave us a new favorite and todays Gluten Free trend has really worked out in our favor. So we decided it was time I talk to you about our lovely bi-valve, the clam. If I were on death row, my last request would be to order–in Baked Clams from La Parma II in Huntington LI. I was just there last weekend for a celebration It is still incredible. La Parma is my old, hometown, Wednesday-family night dinner place. It was simply and still is, heaven!

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