Thursday, May 9, 2013
You ready for a beautiful run?
The historic Town of Clifton is a picturesque place, and you can see it in all its glory at a steady trot next week. On Saturday, May 16, you can participate in the Clifton Caboose Twilight Run next Saturday, and the 5K and one-mile courses snake through the turn-of-the-century town and horse country. “Clifton’s Caboose Run is an enjoyable event for the entire family,” said Michelle Stein, president of the Clifton Betterment Association, which is organizing the event. “Last year we had hundreds of participants. Hopefully we will have even more folks this year.” Runners are encouraged to bring their families to the awards ceremony at the town's Red Barn at 7139 Main Street. The post-race festivities include live music, food and drink. …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Amy Waldrop of the Art Guild of Clifton donated "The Barn" to the Clifton Betterment Association as an appreciation gift for the organization's support.
Clifton artist Amy Waldrop recently donated an originial painting entitled "The Barn" to the Clifton Betterment Association (CBA). The painting was presented to Michelle Stein, president of the CBA, in appreciation for the organization's support of the Art Guild of Clifton artists during this year's Clifton Day event. The artwork is an acrylic-on-canvas painting that includes a special glazing process. Waldrop completed the painting this past summer during a series of air sessions with artist, Richard R. Russo, outside of the CBA's community barn located in the heart of Clifton. The barn is a venue used by many Clifton residents for different community events. "I've been a Clifton resident for many years and value the dedication of the CBA…
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Photos from the KidFest provided by Patch readers.
After years-long hiatus, the once-annual CliftonKidFest returned to Clifton September 15. "The purpose of the festival is to bring together families of the greater Clifton area for food, fun and community," CBA Chairman Tom VanBlaricom said. "With the closing of Clifton Elementary School, venues like this help keep Clifton together as a community." The event, sponsored by the Clifton Betterment Association (CBA), was held in Clifton Town Park.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
After years-long hiatus, once-annual festival returns Sept. 15 to Clifton.
KidFest is returning Sept. 15 to Clifton, an event organizers say helps unite the community for family-friendly fun. "The purpose of the festival is to bring together families of the greater Clifton area for food, fun and community," CBA Chairman Tom VanBlaricom said. "With the closing of Clifton Elementary School, venues like this help keep Clifton together as a community." The event, sponsored by the Clifton Betterment Association (CBA), will run from noon to 5 p.m. in Clifton Town Park, on Main Street between Chapel and Chestnut Streets in Clifton. KidFest will feature a video arcade truck, kids games, arts and crafts and a moon bounce. Many of Clifton's businesses will have tables with games. Teen drama students will be acting it …