Sign the Petition! Boost the Ferry!

If you haven’t yet done so, please sign the petition to boost the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry schedule. Currently, the ferry only runs for commuters in the morning and evening. The ferry should be expanded to include midday, late night, and weekends. When this happens, Haverstraw will become another major node in the extensive regional transportation network. … More Sign the Petition! Boost the Ferry!

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A Vacation Island in the ‘Burbs . . . with “Shocking” Food

A feisty food blogger from the United Nations of Food (one small man’s attempt to eat food from every country without leaving NYC ) took a weekend excursion with his fiance to Haverstraw where he was admittedly “shocked” by the wide selection of uber-awesome, unpretentious, Hudson Valley, non-yuppie, blue collar Latin/Italian, etc. food. Several times … More A Vacation Island in the ‘Burbs . . . with “Shocking” Food

HAVERSTRAW’S HARVEST FARMERS MARKET

HAVERSTRAW’S HARVEST FARMERS MARKET now open!
• Every Sunday from 9a.m. to 2 p.m. on Maple Ave. at New Main St. in Haverstraw Village, rain or shine, from June 27th to November 21st, 2010.
• Eat Fresh Eat Local Eat Well. Come out for a fun-filled Sunday! New vendors, exciting demos and events, including a Market to Table program, cooking demos by gourmet restaurants, events by Cornell Cooperative Extension, and fun activities for both children and adults. Booths available. Sponsored by the Greater Haverstraw Chamber of Commerce … More HAVERSTRAW’S HARVEST FARMERS MARKET

The Picturesque Hudson

In a fantastic account of the Hudson River towns, The Picturesque Hudson, author Clifton Johnson paints an elaborate and detailed picture of Haverstraw and surrounding communities in 1909. Haverstraw is described as a vibrant village with a rich history, even 100 years ago. I have attached Chapter IX: Haverstraw & Stony Point. The account reads … More The Picturesque Hudson