Coming Up: Nature Film Series Starts Oct.3

The 2012 Focus on Nature Film Series at the Jacob Burns Film Center  in Pleasantville will run from Wednesday, Oct. 3, to Wednesday, Oct. 24 and features five film screenings, each combined with Q & A discussions about the natural environment and the passion and poetry it inspires. The Oct. 3 opening night includes a screening of Birders: The Central Park Effect, a Q&A with filmmaker Jeffrey Kimball an...

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Cool Finds: Rockefeller State Park Preserve

PLEASANTVILLE--The Rockefeller State Park Preserve is a wonderful place. Conveniently located, with entrances in Pleasantville and Tarrytown it has an extensive network of trails, originally for carriage use.  It's an ideal location for a morning run, afternoon hike or evening stroll. The trail is open to equestrians; horses are often on the trails and are fun to spot. The preserve is highly popular with t...

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Cool Finds: 450 Summer Movies

  MOUNT PLEASANT-- Feel like you’re watching the same summer movie (just with a different title) over and over again? No need to fear! The Jacob Burns Film Center and Media Arts Lab has curated a collection of 450 DVDs, which are housed at the Mount Pleasant Public Library. All library card-holders in the county are welcome to enjoy the collection.  With classic, foreign and new releases, the assort...

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Farmers Markets are Back this Weekend

The Community Markets summer Farmers Markets return Saturday May 26! This will be the organization's  21 st season of managing local farmers markets in   Croton-on-Hudson,  Larchmont, Mamaroneck Indoor (closed for season), New Rochelle (opens June 22), Ossining, Pleasantville, Rye,  and Tarrytown. “Since 1991, when we started our first farmers market in Ossining, the goal has always been to connect...

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Hollywood on Hugenot- Movies in New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE-- Nice piece in New Rochelle Now about 4 modern movies about, or filmed in, New Rochelle:  Catch Me if You Can,  Michael Clayton,  Good Fellas and City Slickers 2. Let's not forget the Thanhouser Film Studios of 1909-1918 was one of the first movie studios in the country, The studio is noted for filming the first serial in motion pictures, named The Million Dollar Myster...

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