Villa Roma rebounds; increases expected in tourism and jobs

Villa Roma rebounds; increases expected in tourism and jobs
The main entrance of the Villa Roma remains under construction, but soon the facility will sport a spiffy new look.Times Herald-Record/CHET GORDON

Victor Whitman

Wild trout: a different kettle of fish

Wild trout: a different kettle of fish
Thursday, April 24, 2008
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Photographer: Marc Schultz

Joshua Argus, 6, of Wilton is shown by Ron Dorn of the Clearwater chapter of Trout Unlimited the correct way to tie a fly for trout fishing.

Think you can tell a wild trout from a stockie? And is there a reason to differentiate between the two?

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Thomas Cole Exhibition Includes Famous Katterskill Falls Sketch

Exhibition for Cole House PRIVATE THOMAS COLE COLLECTIONS ASSEMBLED FOR CEDAR GROVE HOMECOMING
April 23, 2008

It was announced today by Elizabeth Jacks, director of The Thomas Cole National Historic Site at Cedar Grove, the launch of the 2008 season with an exhibition of rarely seen oil sketches of famous Cole paintings, including Cole’s oil study for Kaaterskill Falls. The 2008 special exhibition, "Thomas Cole’s Sketch Paintings: An Exploration of the Creative Process" opens to the public on Sunday May 4. There will be a free viewing of the exhibition on opening day (10am to 2pm). Many of the objects are coming from several private collections and therefore have rarely been seen by the public. In addition, renowned Smithsonian American Art Museum Chief Curator, Eleanor Jones Harvey, will be guest speaker at 2pm. The talk is $7  for non-members and $5 for members.
 
Cedar Grove Director, Elizabeth Jacks, will be a guest on the WAMC morning talk show, Roundtable May 2. Your interest in attending and covering the May 4 event is welcome and appreciated.

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