Below you will find a collection of press articles about the Chatham area. Check back frequently for the latest news.
Hudson Valley Magazine | February 2020
Day trips to the Columbia County town are all about small businesses, convivial restaurants, and celebrations that unite the community.
Driving into Chatham is an unusual sensation – at least the first time. As if you ventured just a little too long on Route 66 (or the Taconic, if you’re so inclined), the moment you finally pull into town seems like a grand arrival and more like a homecoming. It’s an odd feeling for anyone who’s never visited before, although it’s not an uncomfortable one. Similar to the atmospheres in places like Cold Spring or Red Hook, Chatham embraces that covetable mix of sleepiness and vibrancy that lures people to the Hudson Valley as a whole.
HudsonValley360.com | February 26, 2020
Melania Levitsky reads from her children’s book, “The Gold in the Ground,” and presents her original illustrations at the Chatham Bookstore on Saturday, March 7, at 3 p.m. Based on a folk tale from Kazakhstan, “The Gold in the Ground” tells the story of a farmer and a shepherd finding a pot of gold that nobody wants. The artwork from the book is on display through April 26.
HudsonValley360 | February 19, 2020
The Shaker Museum purchased the empty building at 5 Austerlitz St. in Chatham, recently, and received a $1,569,000 grant from Empire State Development through New York State’s Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) initiative to support a project that will transform the building into a museum and community cultural center.
Hudson Valley 360 | February 12, 2020
Film entries are now being accepted for Farm Film Fest 12, the annual event sponsored by the Chatham Agricultural Partnership, the Columbia Land Conservancy, and the Crandell Theatre. The one-day film festival takes place on March 15, 2020, at the historic Crandell Theatre in the village of Chatham.
Hudson Valley 360 | January 29, 2020
Chatham Public Library offers the following programs in February. Note the library will be closed Feb. 17 in observance of Presidents Day. The library is located at 11 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham. For information, call 518-392-3666 or visit http://chatham.lib.ny.us.
Hudson Valley 360 | December 24, 2019
Chatham Public Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham, offers the following programs in January. The library will be closed Jan. 1 and Jan. 20. Call 518-392-3666 or visit http://chatham.lib.ny.us for more information.
News10.com | September 18, 2019
Wine is better when it’s local and at the Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent, an award-winning winery, they make it all by hand the old-fashioned way.
WAMC | August 31, 2019
A conservationist. A philanthropist. An avid supporter of the arts. These were just a few of the hats worn by a woman famous for her contributions to Columbia County. Judy Grunberg, of Valatie, well-known for her generosity to Columbia County, died Saturday after a battle with cancer. She was 86.
Kingston Daily Freeman | August 27, 2019
The 179th Columbia County Fair opens at noon Aug. 28 and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 2. The county fairgrounds are at 182 Hudson Ave. (Route 66), about 13 miles northeast of Hudson.