Play Small Business Bingo May 1 - 7, 2016, in Hillsdale, NY

Hillsdale Businesses Celebrate Small Business Week with BINGO!

The Hillsdale Business Alliance (HBA) invites shoppers to play Small Business Bingo for a chance to win $100, $50 or $25 gift certificates.  Twenty-four stores and eateries around town are participating. “The game is being held to celebrate National Small Business Week (May 1 – 7) and to show off our local businesses in Hillsdale during that week,” said Julie Kane, chair of the HBA. “Bingo cards are available at all participating stores and restaurants in Hillsdale. Each spot on the card is…

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Mirror Mirror Herrington's Catamount Ski Best of Columbia County 2015

Three Hillsdale Businesses Win 2015 Best of Columbia County Awards

The Hillsdale business community was well-represented at the 2015 Best of Columbia County awards on June 18th. Mirror Mirror Clothing Shop was named 2015 Best Consignment Shop in Columbia County on June 18 by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. Ed Herrington’s, Inc. scooped the Best Building Supply Store honors, and Catamount Ski Area walked away with the Best Outdoor Recreation – Fall/Winter award. A large crowd watched as Columbia County Chamber of Commerce president David Colby, Columbia-Greene Media publisher Mark…

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An array of home-grown tomatoes from Double Decker Farm, Hillsdale NY

HBA member Double Decker Farm gets some much-deserved publicity.

If you don’t want to make the trip to Great Barrington, you can find their great products right here in town – 1989 County Rt 11, Hillsdale, NY Culinary Adventures – Double Decker Farm (The Berkshire Edge)

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Hillsdale was given the star treatment in the May issue of Berkshire Homestyle Magazine with articles on both the Town and the newly opened section of the Rail Trail. With our new sidewalks, public parking and street lighting in the hamlet, the opening of the Rail Trail at the bottom of Anthony Street, our growing Farmers Market in the beautiful Roe-Jan Park, and the pending development of the Berkshire Mountain Club just up the road at Catamount, Hillsdale finds itself on the cusp of new business growth.

Hillsdale and the Taconic Valley Rail Trail featured in Berkshire Homestyle Magazine

Hillsdale was given the star treatment in the May issue of Berkshire Homestyle Magazine with articles on both the Town and the newly opened section of the Rail Trail. With our new sidewalks, public parking and street lighting in the hamlet, the opening of the Rail Trail at the bottom of Anthony Street, our growing Farmers Market in the beautiful Roe-Jan Park, and the pending development of the Berkshire Mountain Club just up the road at Catamount, Hillsdale finds itself…

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Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show: a Fundraiser

Who doesn’t love a relaxing afternoon tea?   You are invited to an Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show on Sunday, April 19th from 1-4PM. This event is a fundraiser for The Taconic Hills Backpack Program through the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York as well as Community Assisting Neighbors (C.A.N.). The location is the spacious Copake Community Center at 305 Mountain View Road. The organizer of this fabulous event is Lynne Chmurzynski, owner of the 6-month old Mirror Mirror…

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Flower Power 2015: Benefit for Hillsdale’s Parks — May 3

This year’s event will take place on Sunday, May 3 from 10:30AM – 1:30PM at the Hillsdale Fire House. It will feature a talk about native plants that work well in our climate, presented by Mark Fisher from Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Taconic Valley Lawn & Garden is hoping to have most of those native plants for sale at the store, to fit in nicely with this topic. There will be a yummy brunch catered by Carlucci-Simons, and of course, the…

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Porky's - Jeffrey L. Neumann

Jeff Neumann Introduces Latest Work

Hillsdale artist Jeffrey L. Neumann introduces his new work, “Porky’s,” a 48″ x 30″ oil on canvas, currently displayed at Neumann Fine Art, 54 Cold Water St, Hillsdale, NY  12529.  Regarding this painting, Jeff says: Porky’s, formerly on University Ave. in St. Paul, MN, opened in 1953; the year I was born. It closed in 2011. Like so many of the subjects I choose to paint, changing times have relegated it to history. I shot the photo reference images for this…

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Join Catamount’s Annual Chili Cook-off

It’s a tradition that folks look forward to during these frigid Winter months: the annual Chili Cook-off at Catamount Ski Area! Join the fun at the Tavern on Sunday Feb. 22nd, starting at 3PM. Bring your appetite — for a small $5 donation, you can sample each and every chili. Last year, there were almost 20 to choose from — and can we just say, you have never seen so many different varieties in one place. All proceeds benefit the…

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Congratulations— You have a new puppy!

Now what do you do? Nora Hays of Hayes HappyDog DayCare & Training will explain the newest and most up to date information on: Housebreaking Training Nutrition Puppy Behavior Nora is a certified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator for the AKC, a trainer and evaluator for therapy dogs, a Golden Retriever breeder puppy raiser and a trainer and behaviorist. What: How to raise a happy healthy puppy Where: Mason Library, Great Barrington, MA When: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 1-3 pm For more information and…

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HBA Membership Badge Available

Let your customers know you are a proud member of the Hillsdale Business Alliance!  Just copy and paste the code below to your web site or blog. <a href=”http://www.HIllsdalebusinessalliance.com” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://www.hillsdalebusinessalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/HBA-Member-Badge.gif” alt=”Member” border=”0″ /></a>

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