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Tom Renner

Client Editor

No one knows local sports quite like Tom Renner, The Daily Voice's Sports Editor. For 22 years, he covered the field for The Stamford Advocate. He's been in Fairfield County since 1987.

Tom Renner's Contributions

  1. Early-Blooming Native Trees And Shrubs for Bees

    Early-Blooming Native Trees And Shrubs for Bees

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- There may still be snow on the ground, but spring is here and soon, a number of our native bee species will be active. As you look at your post-winter landscape, you may wonder where those early bees will find the forage that they need to survive.Forage resources for bees are slim in March and April, but some of our native trees and shrubs are important early ...

  2. How Insects Survive The Dutchess Winter (And Why That’s a Good Thing)

    How Insects Survive The Dutchess Winter (And Why That’s a Good Thing)

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- In cold climates, insects seem to disappear when temperatures plummet. So where do they go? Depending on the type of insect, there are different strategies for surviving the cold.While some insects migrate to a warmer climate, like Monarch Butterflies and a small percentage of dragonfly species, most of the insects in our landscapes stay put in the winter. ...

  3. Be An Ecological Steward In Your Own Landscape, Dutchess

    Be An Ecological Steward In Your Own Landscape, Dutchess

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- The wildlife activity, or lack of it, in our yards can tell us a lot about the ecological health of our landscapes. Take a look right now. Do you have an abundance of birds finding the late winter foods they need, like the persistent fruits of Eastern Redcedar, Winterberry, Northern Bayberry, etc?Have you spotted any returning migrating birds? What natural foods ...

  4. From Bronxville To Buffett: Tracing Roots Of Houlihan Lawrence

    From Bronxville To Buffett: Tracing Roots Of Houlihan Lawrence

    The roots behind this week’s sale of the region’s most successful real estate firm, Houlihan Lawrence, traces back 129 years to New York City where William Lawrence ran a successful pharmaceutical business.Since then, Houlihan Lawrence’s reach extended to Bronxville, where Lawrence started his real estate investment company, Greenwich and the entire Hudson Valley in New York. It finally ...

  5. Warren Buffett Company Acquires Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate Agency

    Warren Buffett Company Acquires Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate Agency

    A bold move by American business magnate Warren Buffett shook up the Hudson Valley real estate industry Tuesday when his company, HomeServices of America, Inc., acquired Houlihan Lawrence.Houlihan Lawrence serves Westchester, Fairfield, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties of New York and Connecticut with 1,300 sales associates operating in 30 sales offices. In 2016, Houlihan ...

  6. Real Estate Business Owned By Buffett Purchases Houlihan Lawrence

    Real Estate Business Owned By Buffett Purchases Houlihan Lawrence

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A bold move by American business magnate Warren Buffett shook up the Hudson Valley real estate industry Tuesday when his company, HomeServices of America, Inc., acquired Houlihan Lawrence.Houlihan Lawrence serves Westchester, Fairfield, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties of New York and Connecticut with 1,300 sales associates operating in 30 sales ...

  7. Provide Water, Natural Foods To Help Birds Endure Winter In Dutchess

    Provide Water, Natural Foods To Help Birds Endure Winter In Dutchess

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Not all birds overwinter in our region – many migrate South for the winter. The birds that do stay year-round can face stark conditions in cold weather. You can help them in your landscape, and in ways you may not have considered.First priority – WaterBefore you even contemplate putting out bird food in winter, make sure to have a clean, unfrozen source of water ...

  8. Actor Discovers Popularity For Theater In Tiny Town Of Tivoli

    Actor Discovers Popularity For Theater In Tiny Town Of Tivoli

    TIVOLI, N.Y. -- Michael Rhodes knew he could not find the career he wanted on the floor of the local lumberyard. A chance enrollment in community college, a professor’s encouragement and his own creative and business instincts helped the former Poughkeepsie resident find himself personally and professionally.Who: Michael Rhodes of TivoliWhat: Artistic director at Tangent Theatre ...

  9. Leave 'Em Alone, Dutchess -- Fallen Leaves Are A Landscape Ally

    Leave 'Em Alone, Dutchess -- Fallen Leaves Are A Landscape Ally

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Just about everyone is enchanted by the vibrant beauty of leaves in the fall as they change color to glowing yellow, crimson red or pumpkin orange. That beauty even inspires us to go on leaf-peeping road trips – we just can’t get our fill of leaves. That is, until leaves drop to the ground. Then our love affair with leaves comes to an unhappy end. Love turns ...

  10. Dutchess County's Theiller Helps Fairfield Volleyball Secure NCAA Berth

    Dutchess County's Theiller Helps Fairfield Volleyball Secure NCAA Berth

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Led by Hopewell Junction's Megan Theiller, Fairfield University won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference volleyball championship Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Quinnipiac on George Bisacca Court at Alumni Hall. Theiller, a John Jay grad, and the Stags take home their record-tying ninth MAAC Championship with the win.  “I couldn’t be prouder of this team,” said Todd ...

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