Train station to host concert of Brazilian music

By Tammy Ruggeri
Posted 5/24/23

The Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library presents a concert of Brazilian music with vocalist and clarinetist Kristen Mather de Andrade at the Historic Milton Train Station Sunday, June 11, 3 p.m.

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Train station to host concert of Brazilian music


The Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library presents a concert of Brazilian music with vocalist and clarinetist Kristen Mather de Andrade at the Historic Milton Train Station Sunday, June 11, 3 p.m.

Kristen Mather de Andrade, a classically trained American musician, has embarked on a remarkable journey with her band of exceptionally talented Brazilian musicians: Leandro Pellegrino (guitar), Flavio Lira (bass), and Graçiliano Zambonin (percussion). Together this ensemble creates a mesmerizing fusion of classical finesse and Brazilian flair, enchanting audiences with their infectious energy. Prepare to be transported to the vibrant streets of Brazil, where the spirit of its music comes alive in the hands of these extraordinary artists.

This special event, brought free-of-charge to the public by the Milton Library, is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Reservations required; call (845-795-2200) or visit the library (56-58 Main Street) to sign up.

School News/Events
Thank you to all the students and families who attended the Marlboro Central School District’s Art Show opening on the evening of May 16! It was an amazing turnout and a wonderful celebration of our students’ creativity and talent (not to mention the hard work of our dedicated art teachers!

Congratulations to Marlboro High School’s Adrien Gueren and Collin Benninger for taking third place in the MHAL Tennis Doubles Championship!

Marlboro Middle School students enjoyed lots of fun in the sun on May 15, as they came together with faculty and staff to celebrate the school’s designation as an Essential Elements School to Watch. This program is a curriculum dedicated to providing early adolescents with the academic and personal development needed to successfully prepare them to meet the challenges of High School and beyond. Part of that is making sure each student feels like they belong to the school and the community.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our school budget vote and Board of Education election. The results are in. The Marlboro Central School District 2023-2024 budget PASSED by a vote of 555 to 171. Antonia Uzenski, James Kuha and James Mullen were each elected to serve three-year terms on the school board. We appreciate the community’s support!

St Mary’s church
Religious Education Classes are now closed for this school year. We remind parents that Registration for the 2023-2024 school year will begin shortly. Those that were registered this year will receive an email with all the details. Next week we will have some paper registrations at the back of the church.

Knights of Columbus Blood Drive The Knights of Columbus Fr. Hanley Council along with the New York Blood Center will be conducting a blood drive on Sunday, June 18 at the parish hall from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling the Blood Center at 800-933-2566 or visiting and as always walk-ins are welcomed. Please consider donating during this difficult time and save a life. Those that donate a pint of blood will be given a delicious breakfast!

Diane Corrado will be turning 100 on June 6. After the 4 p.m. Saturday Mass on June 10, the Knights want to celebrate her – she is their “Honorary Knight.” Diane has supported the Knights in so many ways and they want to give back. There will be sandwiches and cake. But we need a head count; if you would like to participate, please call the rectory at 845-236-4340 or email the number that will be attending to

Couples celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary anytime during 2023 are invited to attend the Golden Wedding Jubilee Mass with Cardinal Dolan at the Cathedral of St. Patrick on Sunday, June 4 at 2:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Please contact your parish to register.

Weekly Recipe
Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff
This chicken stroganoff is so good and so easy to make in the slow cooker on a busy day. It is a simple, creamy sauce with cubed chicken breast. Serve over hot cooked rice or pasta. Recipe by Judi Johnston
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cubed
⅛ cup margarine
1 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix
1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
Step 1 Put chicken, margarine and dressing mix in a slow cooker; mix and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours.
Step 2 Add condensed soup and cream cheese. Mix and cook on High until heated through and warm, about 30 minutes.

As a reminder, the Town of Marlboro Memorial Day parade is Sunday, May 28 starting at 1 p.m. It is in Marlboro this year and as always is free! Come out and enjoy the parade so we may honor our past Military heroes.

Marlboro-Milton Seniors Club
On June 6 Rod Stewart tribute is at the Villa Roma, starting with coffee and cake, lunch, and a show. You can also shop at their boutiques for $60 per person. Call Mary Martin at 845-389-6575 if any Marlboro-Milton Senior is interested.

Ongoing Events and Reminders
Happy Birthday Vickie Hyland, John Anthony Luongo, Marilyn Fino Happy Anniversary; Mr.& Mrs. Robert Eickler, Mr.& Mrs. Anthony Dispensa. As always, any events, announcements recipes or pictures you want to share email me: at or call 845-430-4394.


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