Local News Stories in the Hudson Valley in June 2013

Remembering the Renegades’ first 20 years; tips for Father’s Day trips; and a pictorial celebration of Flag Day. PLUS: Where in the Hudson Valley contest, Commuter Corner travel column, and On the Town party pictures



Hudson Valley Renegades 20th Anniversary: 20 Years, 20 Great Moments in Renegades Baseball History

To celebrate the Renegades’ 20th season, we take a trip down memory lane and remember the top 20 moments in the minor league baseball team’s history
By Rich Thomaselli

Father’s Day Guide 2013: What to Do and Where to Take Dad for Father’s Day in the Hudson Valley

Local author Joanne Michaels details the best places to enjoy the Hudson Valley and the Catskills in her new book, Hudson Valley and Catskills
By Jennifer Leba and Joanne Michaels
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Local Author Joanne Michaels Launches TV Show Citizen Jo

A new local news program, hosted by author Joanne Michaels, covers financial, environmental, and political issues
By Jennifer Leba
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Flag Day: The Hudson Valley’s County Flags and the History Behind Their Emblems

A banner day: An in-depth look at the Valley’s flags. PLUS: Troy’s Flag Day Parade
By Rosemary O’Connor
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Mt. Beacon Fire Observation Tower Restoration Lead by Local David Rocco

Fired up: The Mt. Beacon Fire Tower is restored
By Jennifer Leba
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Real Estate Entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran Visits Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie on June 10

Author and star of ABC’s Shark Tank comes to the Valley
By Polly Sparling
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Where in the Hudson Valley Contest: “Timely Tribute” Ivy-Covered Clock Tower

A beloved doctor is memorialized in stone
By Danielle Ferrara
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Commuter Corner: Helpful Traffic and Gas Station Apps; Museum Mile Festival and Shakespeare in the Park Events

Making the most of our big-city neighbor to the south. PLUS: A commuter witnesses a dramatic arrest on the Metro-North
By Rosemary O’Connor
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Event Photos and Party Pictures: On the Town (June 2013)

See who’s been out on the town in the Hudson Valley in our June 2013 gallery of party pictures and event photos

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