06 December

Zoning Board

7:30 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Hillsdale will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM at the Hillsdale Town Hall to consider an application by Gloria Kemp, Margaret Rosenthaler and the Harlemville Rural Cemetry for an area variance in order to do a lot line adjustment on properties at 1124 County Route 21 and Harlemville Rural Cemetery. All interested parties are invited to attend.

12 December

Planning Board

7:00 pm

Public Notice

A Public Hearing will be held before the Hillsdale Planning Board upon the application of Ellen Zaroff, represented by Dan Russell, concerning a property at 6634 Lockwood Road, Tax ID #134.-1-19. The application is filed for a minor subdivision. The public hearing will take place at 7 PM on Monday, December 12, 2022 at Hillsdale Town Hall. At this time and place, any person determing to be heard may be present.

  • Lot Line Adjustment: Gloria Kemp and Margaret Rosenthaler at 1124 County Route 24 Tax ID #104.-1-2.200 would like to donate .466 of their 3.08 acre property to Harlemville Cemetery
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Hester Velmans Speaks on Her Book Slipper at Library

March 23, 2019@4:00 pm

As part of Women’s History Month, local author Hester Velmans will speak on her book Slipper, a retelling of the Cinderella story, at Roeliff Jansen Community Library, on Saturday, March 23, at 4 pm.

Velmans says, “The fairy tale is the frame on which I set out to hang a more realistic story—what might really have happened to someone living in the 17th Century …. I was interested in the essence of Cinderella—the romantic longing, the childhood / adolescent dream that some day you’ll be recognized as someone more special than you are now—but without the magic.”

Reviewers say: “Part romantic love story, part fairy tale, part feminist commentary, this is a wonderful, old fashioned novel to be savored.”— Daniel Klein, best-selling author.   “A satisfying blend of history and myth that breathes new life into Cinderella.”  —Kirkus Reviews

Hester Velmans is a novelist and translator of literary fiction. Born in Amsterdam, she has lived in Europe and New York City. After a career in TV news, she moved to Western Massachusetts to devote herself to writing. Her children’s book, Isabel of the Whales, was a national bestseller.  She is a recipient of the Vondel Prize for Translation and a National Endowment of the Arts Translation Fellowship.


March 23, 2019
4:00 pm
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