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Ossining News 06-29-2007
Release Date: June 29, 2007


Ossining’s Independence Day Celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, July 3rd at the Louis Engel Waterfront Park.  There will be a concert starting at 7:30 p.m. music by “Channel One”.  Fireworks are scheduled to begin at approximately 9:15 p.m.  

The St. Ann’s Fair Is On and runs until July 1st:  Held at the St. Ann’s school grounds on Eastern Avenue, this festival is a beginning of summer treat for the whole family, featuring delicious food from around the world, rides, games, and fun! 

The Ossining Farmers Market is open  The market runs each Saturday through December 15th from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Located at Market Square corner of Main and Spring St.  Come to the market to buy farm fresh foods from the Hudson Valley.  Shop for vegetables, fruit, organic produce, pasture raised meats, and specialty foods.  The market is sponsored by the Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce.  For further information go to

The Ossining Public Library invites all our residents to a retrospective exhibit of work by artists William Carson Francis and his son William Corning Francis from July 6-27.  The exhibit will be in the Lower level and may be seen during regular summer library hours...Mon-Thur 9-9, Fri 9-5:30 Sat. 9-1 Library is closed Sunday. The Francis family lived on Upper Croton Avenue from 1925 - 2006. In 2006, son, Bill died in a house fire.  Painting by both were found in a studio on the property and have been restored. Several of the paintings are of Ossining and environs. The elder Wm. Francis painted murals in OHS.

First Time Home Buyer's Workshop at the library, Wednesday, July 25 from 7-9 p.m.  Sponsored by Housing Action Council, IFCA, CAP and the library. To register, call 914-332-5229

Call for Artists: We are in the planning stages for our second Ossining Arts Festival to be held on Sunday, Sept 16. Display space for artists is available at a minimum charge. Please call Catherine Borgia at 262-8873 if you would like more information.

Town Crier Committee…The Village of Ossining is exploring the idea of creating a Town Crier Committee and is seeking volunteers to serve on same.  This committee would reach out to the people of Ossining, connecting our diverse population personally through various creative avenues and meetings and would also serve as a sounding board to the trustees.  Anyone interested in serving on this committee should send a letter of interest to the Ossining Village Manager’s Office, 16 Croton Avenue, Ossining.

Ossining Firefighters’ Parade will be held on August 3rd Step off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at Croton and Calam Avenue.  Be sure to come to watch the parade and support our hundreds of volunteers!

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