Baseball’s official historian puts on his game face, writer Susan Orlean goes to the dogs, and Halloween haunts PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley and On the Town

John Thorn: An Interview with Major League Baseball Historian, Hudson Valley (Catskill, NY) Resident, and Author of Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball’s colorful history has a new champion
By Paul Post
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Susan Orlean: An Interview with New Yorker Writer, Hudson Valley (Pine Plains, NY) Resident, and Author of The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend

Susan Orlean’s latest book is (literally) a dog’s life
By Greg Ryan
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O+ (O-Positive) Festival 2011 in Kingston, NY, Offers Music, Art, and Film to Support Healthcare for Local Musicians, Artists, and Filmmakers

Bartering art for health care
By Melissa Esposito
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Garden Conservancy Supports and Protects American Gardens with Open Days Program and Events

A local organization’s annual garden tours are in full flower
By Sara Greenberg
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Dutchess County Fair Pillsbury Pie Contest Awards First-Prize to 91-Year-Old Grandma Alice Murphy of Glenham, NY

Life is sweet as pie for one Dutchess County nonagenarian



Hudson Valley Halloween Guide 2011: The Best, Scariest Haunted Houses, Hayrides, and Events in Upstate NY

How to celebrate Fright Night in the Hudson Valley; PLUS: four frightening recipes featuring pumpkins


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Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: Artist’s Anti-Fracking Sculpture in Upstate NY

Frack attack! A temporary art installation makes a bold statement
By Melissa Esposito
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Event and Party Photos: On the Town (October 2011)

Our October 2011 collection of party pictures and event photos showcases who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley recently



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