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Stop at the Blue Pig for an ice cream cone, then explore the rest of Croton-on-Hudson

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Walkers pass a mural April 24 by artist Dillon O’Keefe at Senasqua Park in Croton-on-Hudson. O’Keefe, who grew up in Croton, has a few murals in the village.

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The traffic light known as the “dummy light” at the intersection of Old Post Road South and Grand Street in Croton-on-Hudson was installed around 1926.

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Instructor Lori Barr, second from left, leads a low-impact exercise class for seniors recently offered by the village recreation department at the Croton-on-Hudson municipal building. The village offers seniors a variety of exercise and lifelong learning classes as well as opportunities for social gatherings and travel.

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A Girl Scout troop prepares their grounds April 30 at the Croton Community Organic Garden on Brook Street in Croton-on-Hudson. Scouts donate the harvest to the Croton-Cortlandt Food Pantry.

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The new Croton Dam in Croton-on-Hudson.

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Senator Bjorge, volunteer firefighter, engineer with Rescue 18, conducts the weekly facility check April 29 at the Harmon Fire Station in Croton-on-Hudson. The fire department, founded in 1892, has five fire companies and is 100 percent volunteer.

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Park visitors barbecue April 24 at Croton Point Park. In addition to open space, Westchester County Park offers facilities for camping, hiking, and swimming.

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Creamer and manager Nicole Blan holds a mint sugar cone April 26 at the Blue Pig in Croton-on-Hudson. The shop sells homemade and locally sourced ice creams, sorbets and pastries.

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A man fishes along the Hudson River at sunset at Croton Landing Park on April 24.

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Croton-on-Hudson resident Jared Harél signs a copy of his book of poems titled “Let Our Bodies Change the Subject” during a celebration of local authors event April 28 at the Croton Free Library. The library offers events and programs for children, teens and adults.

About Tania Savayan: Tania has worked as a visual journalist for The Journal News/lohud.com since 2007. When she is not working, Tania enjoys knitting cozy blankets and cooking new recipes for her family and friends to enjoy. Instagram: @taniasavayan

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This article was originally published on Rockland/Westchester Journal News: Croton-on-Hudson NY sights and places to visit: lohud on site