General News

Here are the Mid-Hudson Valley organizations that got NoVo funding in 2022

RYE: Bread, Whiskey, and Jewish History

Ulster County event guide for first week of February

Road Trip! Kingston, "The Jewel of the Hudson River"

How Many of Kingston, NY's Top 5 Attractions Have You Seen?



General News

Let's Talk, Kingston with Sarah Litvin about the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture & History

All the events in and around Ulster County this week

Kingston hosts International Visitor Leadership Program

Event honoring multicultural food traditions of spring

Grant Will Help Reher Center Start Work on Third-Floor Rehab

Reher Center awarded Preservation League grant

Reher Center receives funding for lead, mold, and asbestos testing

Ulster County arts and cultural organizations receive more than $1.3 million in new york state Council on the Arts grants 

Director Sarah Litvin on WKZE


Upcoming Events - 2023

What's happening in the Mid-Hudson Valley: Oct. 28, 2023

Radio Kingston: Family-Friendly Friday: A Cultural Food Workshop

What’s happening in the Mid-Hudson Valley: Oct. 26, 2023

What’s happening in the Mid-Hudson Valley: Oct. 23, 2023


Bakery Tours - 2023

Hudson Valley Residents Discover Family History on Bakery List

Family Tours of Reher Bakery Are Now Free

"Break Bread" on this Historic Ulster County, NY Bakery Tour


The Reher Center's Fiesta of the Arts

Hudson Valley live music: Every show we could find in and around Ulster County this week

Reher Center to host its first-ever Fiesta of the Arts on Aug. 30 in Saugerties

Photos: Reher Center's Fiesta of the Arts Benefit at Opus 40

Reher Center for Immigrant Culture & History's Fiesta of the Arts

Reher Center's Big Summer: Opus 40  Fundraiser and New Exhibit

Reher Center Fiesta Fundraiser celebrates local art, immigrant culture


Taking Root: Immigrant Stories of the Hudson Valley

Kingston History Museums Plan Exciting Programming for the Spring

Reher Center launches first-ever exploration of contemporary immigrant experience

See our feature of Taking Root in the Times Union

New Reher Center Exhibit Amplifies Immigrants' Stories

Kingston Happenings with Jackie Lieske and Dave Kolb from the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History

Reher Center Bakery Tours Start This Saturday

Historic Bakery tours Return to Reher Center

Kingston Happenings with Victoria Berrios and Dave Kolb from the Reher Center



Heritage Radio Kingston's Catskills Field Day: Highlighting the Reher Center of Kingston, NY

Kingston, RUPCO collaborating to secure Broadway funding grant

Reher Center Acquires Historic Buildings

Reher Center Buys Rondout Buildings Where it is Housed

The Reher Center in Kingston: A Haven for History


Sewing in Kingston

Sewing in Kingston: Stitching Past and Present

Sewing in Kingston Exhibit at the Reher Center

Sewing in Kingston opens May 7 at Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History

Sustainable Fashion at the Reher Center


Bakery Tours

Reher Center’s bakery tours return with rye bread samples from Kingston bakery

Photos of the Week



Godbey, Kevin. July 25, 2017. “Doers and Dreamers – Sarah Litvin – Kingston NY Happenings.” Accessed July 25, 2018. http://kingstonhappenings.org/doers-dreamers-sarah-litvin/.

Harrington, Gerry. May, 2016. “Bard College | La Voz | Article | Celebrating Immigrant Gifts and Heritage in the Hudson Valley.” Accessed July 25, 2018. http://lavoz.bard.edu/articles/index.php?id=1203904.

Kitson, Jada. August 28, 2017. “‘Rising Time’: An Exhibition and Talk by the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History” Hudson Valley 360. Accessed July 25, 2018. https://www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/%E2%80%98rising-time%E2%80%99-exhibition-and-talk-reher-center-immigrant-culture-and-history

Langer, Adina, “Editors’ Conversation on Interpreting Immigration, Part 1.” July 19, 2018. National Council on Public History (blog). Accessed July 25, 2018. http://ncph.org/history-at-work/editors-conversation-on-interpreting-immigration-part-1/.

MacDonald, Joan Vos. “A Former Kingston Bakery Celebrates Immigrant Culture.” Hudson Valley Magazine, August 3, 2018. http://www.hvmag.com/Reher-Center-Bakery-Immigrant-Kingston/.

Woods, Lynn. May 2, 2018. “The Reher Center Launches a Museum, and Asks for Help.” Hudson Valley One. Accessed July 25, 2018c. https://hudsonvalleyone.com/2018/05/02/the-reher-center-launches-a-museum-and-asks-for-help/.

———April 11, 2017 “Hymie Reher’s ‘Sunday List’ Inspires Deep Dive into Oral Histories.” Hudson Valley One. Accessed July 25, 2018. https://hudsonvalleyone.com/2017/04/11/hymie-rehers-sunday-list-inspires-deep-dive-into-oral-histories/.

———September 11, 2017. “New Discoveries Part of Reher Bakery Exhibit.” Hudson Valley One. Accessed July 25, 2018. https://hudsonvalleyone.com/2017/09/11/new-discoveries-part-of-reher-bakery-exhibit/.

Video Appearances:

Humanities New York. November 7, 2017. Sarah Litvin | Public Fellow | Humanities Center Initiative. Accessed July 25, 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTUwOepP0aY.

Daily Freeman. June 2, 2017 Update on the Reher Center in Kingston. Accessed July 25, 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peIqTdunuuI.

Radio Appearances

Godby, Kevin. “Brassroots Music Event and the Reher Center Bakery.” Kingston Happenings. Radio Kingston, July 24, 2018. https://radiokingston.org/en/archive/kingston-happenings/episodes/brassroots-music-event-reher-center-bakery.

Marmo, Tony. “Live Broadcast from the Multicultural Festival.” Tutto Italiano. Radio Kingston, June 3, 2018. https://radiokingston.org/en/broadcast/tutto-italiano/episodes/live-broadcast-multicultural-fest.

“Shayne Gallo Show” February 25, 2017. WKNY.

Press Mentions

“2nd Annual Deli Dinner, Hosted by the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture & History - BlueStone Press.” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://bluestonepress.net/stories/2nd-annual-deli-dinner-hosted-by-the-reher-center-for-immigrant-culture-history,22733.

“‘The Story Continues: Portraits of Today’s Immigrant Businesses’ – at The Reher Center – Kingston NY Happenings.” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://kingstonhappenings.org/events/the-story-continues-portraits-of-todays-immigrant-businesses-at-the-reher-center/.

“Immigrant Gifts to America - LAUGHTER - 3 Funny Tuesday Evenings, May 2, 16 & 30 | Healthy Ulster.” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://healthyulstercounty.net/event/immigrant-gifts-america-laughter-3-funny-tuesday-evenings-may-2-16-30.

“Kingston Multicultural Festival Set for Sunday - News - Recordonline.Com - Middletown, NY.” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://www.recordonline.com/news/20180602/kingston-multicultural-festival-set-for-sunday.

“Kingston’s Center for Immigrant Culture (Aired on February 28 & March 1, 2015).” n.d. RadioRotary (blog). Accessed July 25, 2018. http://www.radiorotary.org/cms/2015/02/kingstons-center-for-immigrant-culture-aired-on-february-28-march-1-2015/.

“Kingston’s Reher Bakery Building Takes Step toward Becoming Immigrant History Center (Video).” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://www.dailyfreeman.com/article/DF/20130628/NEWS/306289913.

“Museums in the Making Persen House Reher Bakery Capsules of City’s Colorful Past - Kingston Is a Historic Place. There Are Stone Houses Located Uptown Dating Back to the 17th-Century Dutch Settlement Handsome Italianate Storefronts in Rondout That...” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://www.ulsterpublishing.com/view/full_story/8774433/article--Museums-in-the-making-Persen-House--Reher-Bakery-capsules-of-city-s-colorful-past-?

“New York Humanities Graduate Public Humanities Fellowship Talk.” n.d. The Center for the Humanities. Accessed July 25, 2018. https://www.centerforthehumanities.org/programming/new-york-humanities-graduate-public-humanities-fellowship-talk.

“Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History, Community Oral History and Urban Renewal | 4 Get Me Not Ancestry.” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://www.4getmenotancestry.com/reher-center-for-immigrant-culture-and-history-community-oral-history-and-urban-renewal/.

“Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History Open House.” n.d. Radio Woodstock 100.1 WDST. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://www.radiowoodstock.com/amp-events/reher-center-for-immigrant-culture-and-history-open-house/.

“Reher Center in Kingston Opens New Gallery.” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://www.dailyfreeman.com/article/DF/20180719/LIFESTYLES/180719666.

“The Jewish World | Russian Grocer Stashed His Art in Upstate Woodshed.” n.d. Accessed July 25, 2018. http://jewishworldnews.org/russian-grocer-stashed-his-art-in-upstate-woodshed/.