Memorial Day Essay Contest 2016


  • May 26, 2016
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Congratulations to all the Memorial Day essay contest winners and participants!

Veterans Memorial Park: An Artist’s Perspective


  • May 23, 2016
  • /   Jeremy Morrison
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Artist Randy New remembers the moment of crystallization, the moment his first sculpture for the Veterans Memorial Park came to life. He was visiting the park with his children, brainstorming concepts for what would become the Monument to Children.

Veterans Memorial Park: An Artist’s Perspective


  • May 23, 2016
  • /   Jeremy Morrison
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Artist Randy New remembers the moment of crystallization, the moment his first sculpture for the Veterans Memorial Park came to life. He was visiting the park with his children, brainstorming concepts for what would become the Monument to Children.

Honor Thy Father


  • May 18, 2016
  • /   Jeremy Morrison
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Randy New, a local artist who has sculpted multiple pieces for the Veterans Memorial Park, barely remembers his father.

Honor Thy Father


  • May 18, 2016
  • /   Jeremy Morrison
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Randy New, a local artist who has sculpted multiple pieces for the Veterans Memorial Park, barely remembers his father.

Missing Father


  • May 16, 2016
  • /   Jeremy Morrison
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As a young girl, Jill Hubbs knew exactly who her dad was. And what he did. And what that meant.

Missing Father


  • May 16, 2016
  • /   Jeremy Morrison
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As a young girl, Jill Hubbs knew exactly who her dad was. And what he did. And what that meant.

Honoring the Passing of Mr. John Ochs


  • May 15, 2016
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John Ochs passed away May 3, 2016. Throughout his life he served both hiscountry and community. Born and raised in Rhinebeck, New York, Ochsgraduated from State University in New York.

Honoring the Passing of Mr. John Ochs


  • May 15, 2016
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John Ochs passed away May 3, 2016. Throughout his life he served both his country and community. Born and raised in Rhinebeck, New York, Ochs graduated from State University in New York.

The Month of May Begins with Two Touchstones of U.S. Service


  • May 6, 2016
  • /   Jeremy Morrison
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The month of May is heavy laden with honor and respect for the souls that have served their country in the United States military. As spring searches for summer, we celebrate their service throughout National Military Appreciation Month, and reflect on their sacrifice on Memorial Day. The following article is the first in a series that will both celebrate and memorialize members of our nation's military on a national and local level.