Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Warm Springs, Georgia, 1930. credit Courtesy FDR Library
Warren Delano II’s widely travelled, well-educated, and handsome 26-year-old daughter Sara married the fifty-six-year-old widower James Roosevelt of Hyde Park in 1880 and on January 30, 1882 gave birth to a son named Franklin Delano in honor of his uncle. (The child of Sara’s brother Warren III, who also had been named after his grandfather, had recently died and his parents begged her not to use the name.) Franklin Delano Roosevelt would be Sara and James’s only child. But he would proudly bear two sets of New England genes. His parental grandmother was an older sister of James Lloyd Aspinwall;
The Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane, founded by the NYS legislature in 1866, was known through its nearly century and a half to locals by various names including "The Hudson River Psychiatric Hospital," "Hudson River State Mental Institution," "Hudson River Psychiatric Center," "Hudson River State Hospital (HRSH)," and other monikers less publishable, will soon be a memory. To many, perhaps most, a memory fine to forget.
Featured Community Businesses
The new Jamaica restaurant is now now open. Excitng new menu, better location, more relaxing atmosphere. Come in and take advantage of our winter specials. All meals freshly cooked everyday. Our food is not spicy, just delicious and healthy. Come on down to New Paltz's most exciting restaurant and experience a vacation away from ordinary food.
45 Main St
Next to the Post Office, New Paltz
When it comes to customer service, the sky is the limit.
40 Marabac Rd, Gardiner
A unique B&B just for your cat. Luxurious custom built cat-centric accommodations. Large walk in individual rooms, three levels and views of wildlife. Cageless, stress free, personalized care. Other available services: safe transportation to and from the lodge, animal care in your home, and more. 42 years keeping cats happy!
Breakfast and Lunch, and on Wednesdays, Dinner! Breakfast here makes facing the work day easier. Wide selection of fabulous real bagels, variety of spreads, excellent self-serve coffee, teas, breakfast sandwiches to go or stay. For lunch we have a large choice of sandwiches, home made soups, daily specials, & salads. Mon-Sat 6:30am-3pm, Sun 8am-2pm. Cheerful staff & atmosphere.
3497 Rte 9W
Grand Street Intersection, Highland
Three spacious immaculate rooms, private baths, AC, HDTV, oudoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, flower gardens, Koi pond, Wi-fi. Delicious healthful farm-fresh breakfast menus. Peaceful, private nature-lovers site. Bicycles, minutes to Highland’s HV Rail Trail, Walkway Over The Hudson, climbing, canoeing. Close to New Paltz, Poughkeepsie restaurants, CIA, wineries, apple picking.
Tailoring, leather cleaning, wedding gowns cleaned and preserved, wash and fold service. Fine alterations by Italian-trained seamstress. M-F 8-6, Sat 9-4. New owners, Paul & Gina Hansut.
50 Vineyard Ave, Highland
We create custom fine jewelry using recycled precious metals, conflict free diamonds and unique gemstones. Specializing in wedding bands or reworking your old pieces into something new. We also do intricate repairs on jewelry and watches.
11 Church St. Suite 3, New Paltz
The Children’s Medical Group has a distinguished history of caring for the region’s children, with a tradition of excellence, accessibility and caring, offering comprehensive medical service to children of all ages. Kingston office now open; Monday evening hours in Rhinebeck.
Rhinebeck Office Park
187 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
Lifespring is a town of Saugerties sponsored (but open to area residents) educational program primarily for retirees and active adults interested in expanding horizons with stress free learning. Becoming a member and paying a $60.00 yearly registration fee will give you the opportunity to: about intriguing topics, challenge yourself in novel areas, and develop new friends. Online catalog and registration available, or call.
845-246-2800 ext 452
The most progressive florist in the area carrying local and imported flowers from globally responsible farms. Specializing in making your everyday floral needs an enjoyable, creative experience. Worth the visit.
2356 Rte 44-55 in Gardiner
and 10 Church St. in New Paltz
We're a small boutique agency specializing in antique country homes and historic Hudson townhouses. We're sophisticated, honest and creative professionals who enjoy matching our customers with the most charming and interesting houses in the Hudson Valley. Check out our website, and see why people are saying it's the best real estate site anywhere. Or stop by and see us in Tivoli, Hudson, or Catksill.
41 E. Market St
Suite 6, Rhinerbeck
Voted "Best Breakfast" in Best of Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Magazine. Innovative American and Vegetarian cuisine. Our menu features wonderful gourmet breakfasts, homemade soups, unique salads & sandwiches, pasta, burgers, creative entrees, vegan dishes, and much more. Our in house bakery provides freshly baked breads, muffins, brownies, and other delicious treats. Gluten free bread available. Extensive beer & wine menu.
59 Main St, New Paltz
Your image is our passion. Let us turn your head with an exciting new cut and style. Convenient "headquarters" with easy parking. Hudson Valley Magazine voted us best in the Hudson Valley. Kelly & Sean Hoolihan.
4 N Manheim Blvd, New Paltz
Great Food, Great Music, Good Times. Family owned and operated since 2005. We are a scratch kitchen; all our dishes are made to order with fresh ingredients. Live music and dancing weekly. See our website for details. Closed Mondays. Open Tue-Sat 11:30am - 9pm. Sunday: breakfast served all day from 9am.
12 Stone Dock Rd, High Falls
Repair, refine, reconfigure, or replace. Reliable service 24-7, reasonable rates, references. Serving the Mid Hudson region.