General Meeting For 11/14/12 Is Canceled
JANUARY 16

Due to the fact that so many are just now recovering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy we have decided to cancel tomorrow's General Meeting scheduled for 7:30PM at Antrim. We hope to see you at the final weekend for Dividing The Estate this weekend and at our next General Meeting scheduled for Wednesday January 16, 2013 at 7:30PM.  

NOVEMBER 16, 27
WAYNE NJ

The Asperger's Skill Building Network is happy to announce our Fall Open House Presentations at William Paterson University on *Tuesday 11/27/12   7:00pm - 8:30pm
Friday 11/16/12  10:00am - 11:30am  Pre-registration is strongly recommended.
See attached flyer for details. Due to popular demand, a new group is forming.  Come and see what we are all about!

NOVEMBER 27
SLOATSBURG

It is both an honor and pleasure to extend to you a cordial invitation to attend a special ceremony on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 to be held at the Municipal Building commencing at 7:30 PM. At that time the Village of Sloatsburg will recognize and honor ALL VETERANS in general, and those of World War II in particular. We must never forget those courageous Americans who have defended our nation and its way of life.

Sloatsburg will also be saluting and paying tribute to the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 1643 on their 50th anniversary (1963-2013). During this time period their support for the veterans and our community is immeasurable. Their programs and activities have done much to enhance the quality of life of us all.

The veterans of our community have served the nation, state and community with distinction, valor and honor. Sloatsburg wishes to thank them for their contributions.

 

Westchester Broadway Theatre

Presents 
Miracle On 34th Street
Music By Doug Smith
Book and Lyrics  by Vern Stefanic
Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford
Musical Direction by Leo P. Carusone
November 29, 2012 - December 31, 2012

Based on a holiday tale, written by Valentine Davies and made famous by the movie of the same name, Miracle On 34th Street  has music composed by Doug Smith and book and lyrics by Vern Stefanic.  Kris Kringle takes on the cynics among us in this musical adaptation of the popular holiday favorite. A white-bearded gentleman claiming to be the real Santa Claus brings about a genuine "Miracle on 34th Street," spreading a wave of love throughout New York City, fostering camaraderie between Macy's and Gimbel's Department Stores, and convincing a divorced, cynical single mother, her somber daughter and the entire state of New York that Santa Claus is no myth. Filled with humor, spectacle and such wonderful songs as “This Is What I Live For,” “Just Imagine” and “I Believe In Miracles,” Miracle on 34th Street is a traditional celebration of the magic that is Christmas. This joyous, heart-warming musical is pure family entertainment! The movie won three Academy Awards; was ranked 9th by the American Film Institute on 100 years… 100 Cheers, a list of America's most inspiring films; and its fifth best film in the fantasy genre and has been selected for preservation in the United States Film Registry of the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant."
Toni Triano will star as Kris Kringle, Garrett Long as Doris Walker, Sean Hayden as Fred Gailey, Gene Jones as Dr. Sawyer, Gary Lynch as RH Macy, Marguerite Wilbanks as Dr Pierce, Amelia Allen and Zoe Wilson will alternate as Susan Walker.

The multi-talented ensemble includes, Bjorn Bolinger, Rachel Boone, Chloe Hurst, Jessica Jaros, Peter Marino, Leisa Mather, Joel Pellini, Joshua Phan-Gruber, Jacob Samuels, James Shackelford, Jonatham Stahl,
The production is Directed and Choreographed by WBT favorite, Richard Stafford, who had been at the helm for several WBT productions including; Fiddler On The Roof, Can-Can, George M!, Hairspray, Beauty & The Beast, Gypsy and Singin’ In The Rain. Jonathan Stahl is the Associate Choreographer. The Musical Director is Leo P. Carusone, Set Design is by John Farrell, Technical Director is Steve Loftus, Lighting Design by Andrew Gmoser, Sound Design by Jonathan Hatton and Mark Zuckerman, Costume design by Matthew Hemesath,  Production Stage Manager is Victor Lukas and the Assistant Stage Manager is Ron Rogell. Properties are by Grumpy’s Props. As with all our productions, Lisa Tiso is The Associate Producer.
 
Tony Triano (Kris Kringle)- This is Tony’s first appearance at WBT. Now living in New York,he is a recent transplant from Jacksonville, Florida, where he was the resident character actor at the Alhambra Theatre since 1988- over 150 productions! Nationally, he has been seen in Hello,Dolly!, Fiddler on the Roof, Annie and La Cage aux Folles. In New York, Tony appeared as Mortimer in the Sullivan Street Playhouse production of The Fantasticks and in the New York Theatre Ensemble’s productions of As You Like It and Twelfth Night.
 
Ticket Prices: Dinner & Show range between $52.00 and $80.00 PLUS TAX depending on the performance chosen. Beverage Service & Gratuities are not included in the ticket price.   Discounts are available for children, students, and senior citizens at selected performances.    Also check the website for on-going Special Offers!  More news at: www.BroadwayTheatre.com

Show Times: Wednesday Thursday & Friday Matinees: Lunch: 11:30am &. Show: 1pm.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday Evenings: Dinner: 6:30pm. & Show: 8pm
Sunday Matinees: Lunch: 12pm &. Show: 1:30pm.
Sunday Evenings: Dinner: 5:30pm. & Show: 7pm  
 
Reservations:  Call (914)-592-2222. Also at:  www.BroadwayTheatre.com

Group Reservations:  Discounts for Groups of 20 or More: Call 592-2225.
 
Luxury Boxes:  Call 592-8730. For private parties of 6 to 22. Enjoy dining and theatre in an elegant private box. Additional features include an expanded dinner menu, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, private powder room, and Luxury Box reserved parking. Additional cost, call for details.    
 
WBT  Mainstage:
Fiddler On The Roof  1/3/13 – 2/3/13
In The Heights    2/7 /13 – 3/17/13
Guys And Dolls   3/21/13 – 5/26/13
The Sound Of Music 5/30/13 – 8/4/13
Oliver!  8/7/13 – 9/1/13
Kiss Me Kate 9/5/13 – 11/10/13

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents 


Miracle On 34th Street
Music By Doug Smith
Book and Lyrics  by Vern Stefanic
Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford
Musical Direction by Leo P. Carusone
November 29, 2012 - December 31, 2012

Based on a holiday tale, written by Valentine Davies and made famous by the movie of the same name, Miracle On 34th Street  has music composed by Doug Smith and book and lyrics by Vern Stefanic.  Kris Kringle takes on the cynics among us in this musical adaptation of the popular holiday favorite. A white-bearded gentleman claiming to be the real Santa Claus brings about a genuine "Miracle on 34th Street," spreading a wave of love throughout New York City, fostering camaraderie between Macy's and Gimbel's Department Stores, and convincing a divorced, cynical single mother, her somber daughter and the entire state of New York that Santa Claus is no myth. Filled with humor, spectacle and such wonderful songs as “This Is What I Live For,” “Just Imagine” and “I Believe In Miracles,” Miracle on 34th Street is a traditional celebration of the magic that is Christmas. This joyous, heart-warming musical is pure family entertainment! The movie won three Academy Awards; was ranked 9th by the American Film Institute on 100 years… 100 Cheers, a list of America's most inspiring films; and its fifth best film in the fantasy genre and has been selected for preservation in the United States Film Registry of the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant."
Toni Triano will star as Kris Kringle, Garrett Long as Doris Walker, Sean Hayden as Fred Gailey, Gene Jones as Dr. Sawyer, Gary Lynch as RH Macy, Marguerite Wilbanks as Dr Pierce, Amelia Allen and Zoe Wilson will alternate as Susan Walker.

The multi-talented ensemble includes, Bjorn Bolinger, Rachel Boone, Chloe Hurst, Jessica Jaros, Peter Marino, Leisa Mather, Joel Pellini, Joshua Phan-Gruber, Jacob Samuels, James Shackelford, Jonatham Stahl,
The production is Directed and Choreographed by WBT favorite, Richard Stafford, who had been at the helm for several WBT productions including; Fiddler On The Roof, Can-Can, George M!, Hairspray, Beauty & The Beast, Gypsy and Singin’ In The Rain. Jonathan Stahl is the Associate Choreographer. The Musical Director is Leo P. Carusone, Set Design is by John Farrell, Technical Director is Steve Loftus, Lighting Design by Andrew Gmoser, Sound Design by Jonathan Hatton and Mark Zuckerman, Costume design by Matthew Hemesath,  Production Stage Manager is Victor Lukas and the Assistant Stage Manager is Ron Rogell. Properties are by Grumpy’s Props. As with all our productions, Lisa Tiso is The Associate Producer.
 
Tony Triano (Kris Kringle)- This is Tony’s first appearance at WBT. Now living in New York,he is a recent transplant from Jacksonville, Florida, where he was the resident character actor at the Alhambra Theatre since 1988- over 150 productions! Nationally, he has been seen in Hello,Dolly!, Fiddler on the Roof, Annie and La Cage aux Folles. In New York, Tony appeared as Mortimer in the Sullivan Street Playhouse production of The Fantasticks and in the New York Theatre Ensemble’s productions of As You Like It and Twelfth Night.
 
Ticket Prices: Dinner & Show range between $52.00 and $80.00 PLUS TAX depending on the performance chosen. Beverage Service & Gratuities are not included in the ticket price.   Discounts are available for children, students, and senior citizens at selected performances.    Also check the website for on-going Special Offers!  More news at: www.BroadwayTheatre.com

Show Times: Wednesday Thursday & Friday Matinees: Lunch: 11:30am &. Show: 1pm.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday Evenings: Dinner: 6:30pm. & Show: 8pm
Sunday Matinees: Lunch: 12pm &. Show: 1:30pm.
Sunday Evenings: Dinner: 5:30pm. & Show: 7pm  
 
Reservations:  Call (914)-592-2222. Also at:  www.BroadwayTheatre.com

Group Reservations:  Discounts for Groups of 20 or More: Call 592-2225.
 
Luxury Boxes:  Call 592-8730. For private parties of 6 to 22. Enjoy dining and theatre in an elegant private box. Additional features include an expanded dinner menu, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, private powder room, and Luxury Box reserved parking. Additional cost, call for details.    
 
WBT  Mainstage:
Fiddler On The Roof  1/3/13 – 2/3/13
In The Heights    2/7 /13 – 3/17/13
Guys And Dolls   3/21/13 – 5/26/13
The Sound Of Music 5/30/13 – 8/4/13
Oliver!  8/7/13 – 9/1/13
Kiss Me Kate 9/5/13 – 11/10/13

JUNE 8
NYC

125TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION GOLF EVENTS
MARK MILESTONE FOR SAINT ANDREW’S GOLF CLUB
 
Commemorating 125 years of golf in the United States, The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club has planned a week-long celebration next June, with a series of special golf events leading up to its Gala Anniversary Dinner Dance at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, on Saturday evening, June 8. 
Continuing its legacy of charitable involvement, Saint Andrew’s has designated The First Tee of Metropolitan New York and the Folds Of Honor Foundation as the two key beneficiaries of the celebration, which is expected to attract a variety of distinguished guests, from renowned golf champions and current tour pros to celebrities and sports legends. 
“Our 125th anniversary gives us an opportunity to celebrate this unique milestone while giving back to the broader golf community to which Saint Andrew's belongs," said George Miller, President of The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club.  “We have structured the program to include a charitable element, a focus on investing in future generations of golfers, which we believe endows it with an even greater purpose and wider significance." 
The schedule for the Saint Andrew’s Golf Club 125th Anniversary Program: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013: Festivities commence with the Folds Of Honor Golf Tournament.  The pro-am is being organized in cooperation with the Folds Of Honor Foundation, which supports the families of members of the military who have been killed or disabled in serving their country.  The field will include a number of military veterans, along with select professionals from the Metropolitan New York PGA.  Play will be 18 holes at SAGC. 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013: This day is dedicated to women golfers, with the 125th Anniversary Girls Golf and FORE!  Themed around the history and growth of women in golf, specifically in the New York area, the pro-am is being coordinated with The First Tee and Met PGA, to promote their charitable programs that support the development of life skills and golf for young women.  Play will be 18 holes at SAGC. 
Friday, June 7, 2013: The 125th Anniversary Pro-Am is an invitation-only event for key supporters of the 125th Anniversary Program and club members, featuring a lineup of golfers from the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour and Champions Tour.  The pros will be paired with Saint Andrew’s Golf Club members and their guests, which will include representatives of The First Tee and select golf clubs and associations, along with golf celebrities and industry leaders.  The day’s agenda includes a Legends Clinic, featuring one of the special guest pros, and a presentation by The First Tee.  Play will be 18 holes at SAGC, followed by an Awards Dinner at the Clubhouse. 
Saturday, June 8, 2013: The Gala Anniversary Dinner Dance at the Waldorf Astoria revisits the historic venue for the Club’s previous anniversary celebrations.  This special evening, together with several golf events to be held earlier that week, will celebrate Saint Andrew’s storied past, while also helping to support the continued growth of the game and its positive values through support for The First Tee of Metropolitan New York.  All of the net proceeds from this Gala and its associated events will be dedicated to this essential youth development organization that serves more than 5,000 young people in the metropolitan area. 
To inquire about attending the Saint Andrew’s Golf Club 125th Anniversary events, or to participate as an event sponsor, contact Karen Degnan at (914) 478-3500. 
As the oldest golf club in the United States (established in 1888) and a founding member of the United States Golf Association, The Saint Andrew's Golf Club is rich in history and tradition.  
The par 71 at Saint Andrew’s is a combination of classic golf course architecture, breathtaking views from dramatic elevation changes and impeccable conditioning.  In 1983, Jack Nicklaus directed a restoration project to ensure Saint Andrew’s maintains its rightful place among the most respected golf courses in the game.  Now a Jack Nicklaus signature course, Saint Andrew’s plays to 6,641 yards, with a slope of 147 and course rating of 73.9 from the championship tees. 
Members of The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club are cognizant of their stewardship of the club’s place in golf history, and the significant role that Saint Andrew’s has played in fostering the birth and growth of golf in the United States. 
Apart from the golf course, the remarkable Stanford White-designed clubhouse reflects the membership’s dedication to the preservation of that history.  Filled with priceless memorabilia from the club’s past, a walk through the front doors is like entering a golf museum.  Among the most treasured items are found in the John Reid Room, where on display is Reid’s original Red Jacket, which continues to serve as The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club’s Coat of Arms. 
For more about The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club, visit www.saintandrewsgolfclub.com or about the anniversary celebration go to www.125yearsofgolfinamerica.com. 

 

Holiday Happenings And Cheerful Events In The Pocono Mountains
A peek at the holiday season in the Pocono Mountains filled with cheer.


 
POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa. November 20, 2012 The Pocono Mountains is bringing in the holiday season with time-honored celebrations, joyous festivals and events and holiday entertainment (800Poconos.com). Visitors and residents alike will want to take part in the holiday-themed happenings which include traditional displays, jolly good events, shows, demonstrations, luncheons, dinners and train excursions taking place through the end of November and December. 
Holiday special offers are available for visitors looking to celebrate the season with a trip to a Pocono Mountains hotel or resort. Here is a listing of major holiday and winter events in the Pocono Mountains. Detailed information about each event can be found at 800poconos.com/events.
Time-Honored Celebrations
 
November 23               Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Courthouse Square, Stroudsburg
 
November 23-24, 30, December 1- 2, 7 - 9, 14- 16, 21- 23
                                    Franklin Festival of Lights, Phifer Ice Dam Park, Lehighton
 
November 30               Tree Lighting Celebration, Downtown Jim Thorpe
 
December 2                 Tree Lighting Celebration, Stroudsmoor Country Inn, Stroudsburg
 
December 13               Menorah Lighting Ceremony, Courthouse Square, Stroudsburg
 
 
Jolly Events and Winter Festivals
 
November 23- December 23, weekends recurring Sat. & Sun. and Black Friday
                                    Kris Kringle Mart, Country Junction, Lehighton
 
November 23-24          Honesdale for the Holidays, Downtown Honesdale
 
November 22- December 31
Magical Fireside Christmas, The Inn at Pocono Manor, Pocono Manor
 
November 30-December 1                  
Victorian Christmas, The Settlers Inn, Hawley
 
December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16
            Annual Olde Time Christmas Festival, Downtown Jim Thorpe
 
December 1, 2, 8, 9     Annual Old Time Christmas, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, Stroudsburg
December 7-9              Hawley Winterfest, Downtown Hawley
Winter & Holiday Shows
 
November 23- December 9, weekends recurring Fri., Sat. & Sun., December 14, 15, 21, 22, 23      
Tiny Tims Christmas Carol, Shawnee Playhouse, Shawnee on Delaware
 
November 23- December 22, weekends recurring Fri. & Sat.
A Christmas Wizard of Oz, Shawnee Playhouse, Shawnee on Delaware
 
November 30, December 8, 15, 22
                                    A Coal Country Christmas Carol, Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe
 
November 30               Travis Tritt- Christmas Show, Penns Peak, Jim Thorpe
 
December 1                 Twelve Twenty Four, Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe
 
December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17  
Nutcracker Ballet, Shawnee Playhouse, Shawnee on Delaware
 
December 5, 19                       The Christmas Spirit, Mount Airy Casino Resort, Mount Pocono
 
December 8                 Its a Wonderful Christmas Carol Story, Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe
 
December 8                 The Letterman- The Christmas Tour, Penns Peak, Jim Thorpe
 
December 8                 The 5th Annual Sherman Theater Christmas Extravaganza, Sherman Theater,
Stroudsburg
 
December 9                 Change- A Christmas Spectacular, Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg
 
December 15               Craig Thatcher and Friends Rockin Christmas, Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe
 
December 15               Rita Coolidge- A Rita Coolidge Christmas, Penns Peak, Jim Thorpe
 
December 15               The Bachelor Consort- Medieval Celebration of Christmas, Milford Theatre,
                                    Milford
 
December 21              The Messiah, Shawnee Playhouse, Shawnee on Delaware
 
Holiday Food, Fun and Workshops
 
November 30 December 1
                                    Victorian Christmas, The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park, Hawley
 
December 7                 Winter Wines by the Lake, Lake Wallenpaupack Visitors Center, Hawley
 
December 8                 Introduction to Snowshoeing, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Dingmans Ferry
 
December 9                 Winterfest Brunch, The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park, Hawley
 
December 16               Christmas Bird Count, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Dingmans Ferry
 
December 21               Winter Solstice Winter Dinner, The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park, Hawley
 
 
Rail Excursions
 
November 23-25, December 1, 2, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
                                    Santa Train, Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, Jim Thorpe
 
November 23, 24, December 1
                                    Holiday Express Excursion to Moscow, Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton
                                   
November 25, December 2
                                    Holiday Limited Excursion to Gouldsboro, Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton
 
November 28               Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton
 
            This is just a sampling of winter festivals and events. Additional listings, as well as more information can be found on 800poconos.com


Palisades Parks Conservancy
Rockland Lake State Park
5 Mile Turkey Trot: November 22, 2012


It happens in one of our parks! The Rockland Road Runners' 5 Mile Turkey Trot for The Marisa Fund has become the largest running event in Rockland County, drawing over 3100 participants from the NY Metro area and beyond. 2012 will be the 21st Annual Run and the money raised will support the efforts of the Marisa Fund to eradicate childhood cancer. Join us Thanksgiving morning at Rockland Lake for a truly memorable running experience!

Rockland Lake State Park is part of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, which administers 28 parks, parkways, and historic sites for the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation in New York as well as the Palisades Interstate Park and parkway in New Jersey. For more information about New York State parks and historic sites, please visit www.nysparks.com. For information about the New Jersey section of the PIPC please visit www.njpalisades.org. For more information about the Palisades Parks Conservancy and the Palisades Interstate Park parks and historic sites, please visit www.palisadesparksconservancy.org.

Since our founding over a century ago, the Palisades Interstate Park Commission has depended on donations as well as public funds for financial support to meet our mission to promote and expand the preservation of natural, historical and cultural resources. These donations enable us to conserve and protect open space and wildlife habitats, improve facilities and enhance programs and services for our visitors. You can help! The Palisades Parks Conservancy, Inc., the charitable partner of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission is a free-standing federally registered non-profit corporation exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations may be made over our secure Web site at palisades.exhibit-e.com/donate/ or by mailing to Palisades Parks Conservancy, Bear Mountain State Park, Administration Building, Bear Mountain, NY 10911. For more information, please call us at 845-786-2701 or send email to admin@palisadesparksconservancy.org

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New City Library December Calendar

 

The following events will take place at the New City Library, 220 North Main Street, New City, NY 10956; 845-634-4997; www.newcitylibrary.org.

Love, Loss and What I Wore on Sunday
Sunday, December 2, 2:00 PM
M&M Productions presents an off-Broadway play written by the late Nora Ephron. It is a scrapbook of stories about unfortunate prom dresses, the traumatic lighting in fitting rooms, high heels, short skirts and the existential state of having nothing to wear. Accessorizing these tales — which are mostly comic but often sad or sentimental too — are the mothers who disapprove, the men who disappear and the sisters who’ve got your back.

Youth Board Meeting
Wednesday, December 5, 7:00 PM
For 7th grade and up. Find out about volunteer opportunities at the library. New members are always welcome.
The Blockbuster Era in Hollywood: How Steven Spielberg and George Lucas Changed the Motion Picture Industry
Thursday, December 6, 1:00 PM
Explore the revolutionary impact that Steven Spielberg and George Lucas had on film production over the last three decades. Brian Rose, a professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University, will examine the nature of the films they directed and produced, their impact on a new generation of directors, and how the business and artistry of motion pictures was inextricably changed as a result of their achievements.

Tween Program: Art from the Heart
Thursday, December 6, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
This program is open to tweens in grades 5 to 8. A quiet winter meditation will release your creative spirit resulting a unique drawing. Registration will start Monday, November 26. 
Light up the Night Candle Making for Teens
Saturday, December 8, 11:00 AM
A variety of candles for winter celebrations will be made, including floating, snowball and ice candles. Great for personal use or gift giving.  Limited enrollment starts Wednesday, November 28. Please wear old clothes and make sure that long hair is tied back.
Teen Program: Origami Paper Craft
Saturday, December 8, 2:00 PM
Yoko Olson returns to teach us how to make unique gift bags from newspapers and magazines. Advanced students, will learn how to make flaps and paper flowers. These thrifty gift bags can hold holiday presents for friends and family. Limited enrollment starts November 26.
Holiday Concert
Sunday, December 9, 2:00 PM
The Rockland Camerata, a chamber chorus of mixed voices, will perform music by J. S. Bach, Tomas Victoria, and Benjamin Britten, along with tone chimes, carols and traditional seasonal favorites.

Computers 101
Monday, December 10, 10:00 AM
An introduction to computer use, including how to use a keyboard and mouse. Registration begins five days before class. Call 845-634-4997, ext. 125 or stop by the adult reference desk.
News Worthy
Monday, December 10, 1:30 PM
Rockland County Times publisher emeritus Armand Miele has written a book about his life and the local publishing arena. Born Minus tells Miele’s story of starting out as a shoeshine boy in the Depression-era Bronx and then becoming a local newspaper publisher, political activist and successful developer in Rockland County. Miele will discuss his book, share his fights with illness and also offer his opinions regarding the direction of the country he loves, the United States of America.

Investigating Mysteries Book Discussion Group
Monday, December 10, 7:00 PM
The group will be discussing Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg.
Famous Faces
Tuesday, December 11, 1:30 PM
As a professional photographer, local resident Oscar White has worked with many well known figures in the arts and government, including four U.S. presidents. See some of the photographs he took and listen to the tales of his interactions with celebrities and politicians. White’s work is in the collections of the New York Historical Society, the American Academy and Institute of Arts and letters, the Museum of the City of New York, the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institute.

Women of New York City
Thursday, December 13, 1:30 PM
Martin Schneit, discusses 10 female personalities and their influences on the Big Apple. He begins with Bess Myerson, the only Jewish Miss America, and moves on to Mrs. Astor and other New York women who contributed greatly to the culture of the city.
Ginger Bread House Decorating for Teens
Saturday, December 15, 2:00 PM
The houses are assembled and ready for icing and candy. Teens will design their own house and landscape with all edible decorations. Very limited enrollment will start on Monday, December 3. If possible please bring a large size bag of small candies to share with others in decorating your house. Wear old clothing or apron.
Introduction to Word 2010
Monday, December 17, 7:00 PM
Registration begins five days before class. Call 845-634-4997, ext. 125 or stop by the adult reference desk.
In Other Worlds…Speculative Fiction Book Club
Wednesday, December 19, 7:00 PM
The group will be discussing The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis.
School’s Out Movie
Thursday, December 27, 3:00 PM
The featured film will be Brave.