Colors of the Wind!
The nights are getting cooler and the dog days of summer are starting to fade. Looking forward to seeing the Hudson Valley come alive with vibrant color. Parents smiling as they wave good-bye on the first day of school to fighting back the tears as your “baby” packs for college. All signs that Autumn is upon us!
As the cooler weather settles over the Valley, make plans to come out to one of Plattekill’s biggest events of the year! Plattekill Day & Car Show is coming fast, mark your calendars for Saturday Sept. 19, 2015 from 10am to 5pm (rain date of Sunday Sept. 20, 2015). This is truly a community wide event. Something for everyone! Come with an appetite and sample delicious foods from a huge variety of vendors! Merchandise vendors, music, entertainment, hay rides and of course adding to the day is the ever growing Car Show! This is the show to see for any auto enthusiast! Trophies for every category imaginable!
A tradition of Plattekill Day is to announce the Citizen of the Year! Who will be this year’s 2015 Honoree? The Citizen of the Year Committee works hard to select a most worthy resident! So many folks give of themselves, donate their time or wisdom, coach or mentor, give unconditional kindness yet ask nothing in return. It is a humble soul that is most deserving! If you would like to nominate a resident please mail the application to PO Box 45, Modena NY 12548 or you can drop it off to the Town Clerk’s office.
I am delighted to announce that..THE CIRCUS IS COMING BACK TO TOWN! Spread the word on Wednesday Sept. 23, 2015 for two shows! Tickets can be purchased at the show or online.
This year’s Senior Picnic will be Saturday Oct. 3, 2015 from 11am-3pm @ Thomas Felten Memorial Park. Rain or shine this year’s picnic will be packed with food and fun! Only a limited number of tickets available for this event. To reserve your free ticket, call Stephanie at (845) 883-7331, ext. #14. Please RSVP by Sept. 18, 2015.
May you enjoy a cornucopia of hot chocolate, hoodies, football and leaf peeping this Fall Season!
Joseph G. Croce
American Flag Drop Box
The Town of Plattekill proudly announces the placement of an American Flag Drop Box in front of the Plattekill Town Hall. The idea came from a resident of the Town suggesting the need of a local drop off designated for ripped or tattered American Flags, to then be disposed of accordingly.
A 1958 mailbox was donated by the Laskowsky Family for just such a use. Once the mailbox was prepped for restoration, two Boy Scouts from our Town completed the process by joining forces on this most worthy community service project.
Patrick Leonard from Troop 70 & Dustin Colombo from Troop 195 worked together to paint the mailbox Red, White & Blue. Decals donated by Don Dubois, owner of Sign Designs were then applied.
American Flags of all sizes can be placed in the American Flag Drop Box to be retired respectfully. Stop by and see our little piece of history!