Stephentown, N.Y.: Weekend celebration features local stories

Author Norma Williams Lasch will host "Stories of Stephentown" from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Stephentown Memorial Library as part of Celebrate Stephentown weekend.

Lasch, author of the poetry book "Tassels of Blue," will share tales of growing up in Stephentown.

Other participants will talk about Stephentown's own Major League Baseball player, the legend of Horse Heaven, the Rutland Railroad's last excursion from Stephentown to Rutland, among other stories.

The program will be videotaped and available on the Library's website for those not able to attend the gathering.

For a full schedule of weekend events, visit


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