The New Fairfield Hamlethub is a website where the community of New Fairfield can come together to share news and events about the people, places, and organizations in our town.
MEET THE NEW FAIRFIELD HAMLET HUB TEAM
Margaret Carey - Editor
Margaret moved to the beautiful Brewster/Southeast area in 1996. She is a computer professional currently working with Key to Computing. In addition, she has directed, performed and taught children, teens and adults for local theatre companies and is currently the director and advisor for Carmel High School Drama Club. She is currently the CIO and Director of Public Relations for the Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition. Her past board positions include: Brewster Theater Company (Treasurer/Website Manager); Brewster High School Performing Arts Boosters (PR); Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Daughters of America (Treasurer), Educational Awareness (PR), Spotlight Arts Inc. (Owner/Executive Producer), and Brewster Girl Scouts (Leader/Website). She volunteers on many committees with organizations such as the Communities That Care Coalition of Putnam County, New York State Theatre Education Association, and the Brewster Chamber of Commerce. Margaret and her husband have three children and four cats. She enjoys supporting community organizations, shopping local, and helping people find interesting things to do within their budgets.
Peter Carey - Editor
Retired Police Officer, Peter Carey is currently working for the Town of Southeast. He is President of the Board of Trustees for the Brewster Public Library and past president of Brewster High School Performing Arts Boosters. Peter established Facebook groups including Southeast NY 10509 which has almost 2,000 followers. He is a sports fan and movie buff.
Candice Sciarrillo ~ Features & Children’s Event Reporter
Candice Sciarrillo, a Brewster resident, is the General Manager of the Carmel Cinema, our local neighborhood movie theater and Grant Writer for Pegasus Therapeutic Riding, which is a local non-profit serving individual with special needs and at-risk youth. In addition, she serves as the Treasure of the Board for the Brewster Chamber of Commerce and handles their Social Media/Marketing. She and her husband have lived in Brewster for 5 years along with their son, and they all enjoy supporting local businesses, attending community events and Broadway shows.
Stefani Gosselink ~ Arts Correspondent
Stefani Gosselink has been teaching piano for over 39 years. She has written about art and artists for The Putnam Times, Halston Media as well as for her own blog at StefaniGosselink.com. She was the founder and director of Culture Camp (a camp for the arts) in Brewster for 15 years. To date, she teaches Music History and acts as evaluator for music at SUNY Empire State College. She has a BA in Music as well as an MALS (A Masters Degree with a special focus in Music History and Music Education). She has written 3 books on Music History as well as my own piano method. Recently, she has authored 3 children’s books about studying piano. A 4th in this series will be in print September.
Tim Court ~ Community/Event Photographer:
Tim Court grew up in The Bronx and is currently living in Carmel NY with his fiancé Rose. He worked in cable TV in Mt. Kisco back in the 80’s. He was in radio broadcasting for 15 years. Stations included 106.3 WVIP Mt. Kisco, NY, Kool 96.7 Stamford Ct., Majic 105.5 Patterson, NY and finally Oldies 97.7 In Poughkeepsie NY.
Jacqueline Carey ~ Student Editor/Administrative Assistant
Jacqueline Carey is a student at Binghamton University pursuing a degree in Psychology. She is the events coordinator for the Rainbow Pride Union at Binghamton. She volunteers at the Cultural Arts Coalition to help them in the restoration of the Old Town Hall Theater. She is a former graduate of Brewster High School where she was involved in the performing arts department. She is an avid reader and movie buff. She works with Putnam County as a summer intern in their P.I.L.O.T. program.
Chess Cabrera ~ Student Reporter
Chess Cabrera is one of the high school reporters for HamletHub. She is very involved in her community by volunteering at the Patterson Library, being a part of a vast diversity of school clubs, and has even helped create an app for her high school newspaper called CHS Rampage (she is also the president of her newspaper club; despite only being a sophomore). Chess has always been interested in volunteering and hopes to use journalism to help others later on in life.
Emma Duffy ~ Student Reporter
Emma Duffy is a sophomore at New Fairfield High School. She is an active member of many clubs such as choir, Peace Project, and the theater department. She has also won several writing awards, both through her school and on a national level.
Grace Curley ~ Student Reporter
Grace Curley is a junior at Brewster High School and is thrilled to be a Student Reported for Brewster Hamlet Hub. Grace is an AP English student and plans on majoring in English in college and pursuing it as a career. Grace loves to read and write, and does it as much as she can in and out of school. Grace also enjoys singing and acting in Brewster School’s theatrical productions. When she is not writing or performing, Grace works as a camp counselor and is a member of the Girl Scouts Heart Of The Hudson organization. Grace is very thankful for this opportunity as a student reporter and looks forward to writing more for Hamlet Hub.
Charlie Fitzpatrick ~ Student Reporter
Charlie Fitzpatrick is a sophomore at BHS who is active in the performing arts department at BHS. She is apart of every production at the high school and plays in the bands. Charlie also loves to read and write. In her free time, she can be found reading a book or practicing one of her many instruments.