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Some Thoughts on Music… and our Blog

  My wife Judith and I are new members of the family -we purchased our Porsche about a year ago- a 2005 Boxster S. It wasn’t until this May, about a month after our car came out of its winter hibernation … Continue reading

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From Stockbridge, Mass. to the National Mall

Abraham Lincoln, seated, right leg extended, gazes pensively across the reflecting pool of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Nineteen feet tall, Lincoln’s statue was constructed from twenty-eight blocks of Georgian marble by the Piccarelli brothers working from a six foot … Continue reading

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Club Visits Second Most Popular Tourist Attraction in New York State

Around six million years ago water began eroding the limestone deposited by an ancient sea, forming what is the largest scenic cavern in New York State.  Only Niagara Falls attracts more tourists than this stunning cave in the Schoharie valley.  … Continue reading

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HCP Steps Up for Charity

The Hudson Champlain Region of the PCA is committed to supporting charitable organizations in our communities. We enjoy the communities in which we drive our beautiful cars, and want to recognize and acknowledge those issues with which some of our … Continue reading

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Record Turnout for Annual Picnic

The views at Thatcher Park, while always beautiful, were even better the second weekend in June as over fifty Porsches lined up HCP’s annual concours and picnic. More than one-hundred members [an attendance record] turned out for the event, brought … Continue reading

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No Mercedes for Joplin

With some irony, or at least with her tongue planted firmly in her cheek, Janis Joplin sang, “Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz ? My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends.” Of course, Joplin drove … Continue reading

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Craft Brewing in Hoosick Falls

It’s not your father’s beer. If you’re of an age, it’s definitely not the beer you drank in college. Today’s beer drinking landscape has changed greatly thanks to a proliferation of craft breweries that make a cornucopia of styles from … Continue reading

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A Great Work in Stone

Starting at Stuyvesant Plaza on a sunny but crisp Sunday morning, close to twenty Porsches wound their way along some very entertaining roads to the Opus 40 sculpture park in Saugerties NY, the destination for April’s monthly drive. The park, … Continue reading

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HCP Supports HVCC Automotive Program

HCP-PCA continued its tradition of charitable giving by starting the 2015 season with a $5000 cash grant to the automotive program at Hudson Valley Community College.  The Club’s large gift enabled the school to purchase a much needed wheel balancing … Continue reading

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