Letters to the Editor in October 2013

Read our letters to the editor for October 2013, including our Where in the Hudson Valley “River Refulgence” contest answer

Where in the Hudson Valley…?

Write to us: edit@hvmag.com

We challenged readers to locate a local beacon of light in last month’s contest. Germantown’s Tony Stagno quickly identified it as the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, which has guided ships away from the dangerous Middle Ground Flats for more than a century. This month, click here to see if you know where to find an auspicious observatory…

What a sight this is — as are the many historic lighthouses that line the upper Hudson Valley on the mighty Hudson River.
Diane Potthast
New Paltz

This is the Hudson-Athens lighthouse, often called the Hudson City Light. It is actually a little closer to Hudson than Athens. We often visit the lighthouse when the boat tours are offered from Hudson. It is a great place to visit on a nice day.
Linda Forte and John Curcio

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Hikers’ Haven

I enjoyed the article “Ultimate Outdoor Adventures” (July), and found good information about hiking activities. I wished, though, that you had mentioned our local hiking club, the North Jersey Ramapo chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. We conduct hikes every weekend throughout the year in the Hudson Valley.
Peter Reiner
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Just received a copy of your September issue. Thank you so much for including us in your “Five Fall Getaways.”
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I bought a six-pack of Southern Tier Porter after reading the “Guide to Local Beer” article (August) and loved it!
Andrew Stone

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The gardens at Mirbeau Inn & Spa are modeled after Claude Monet’s paintings of his gardens at Giverny, not Givenchy as we erroneously stated.

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