Have you ever been on a raft?

Billy Villetto

As kids, we’d build two and have raft fights on the Hudson River off Verplanck. ~Billy Villetto, Philipstown

Lee Brown

I was 14; it was a barrel-and-plywood raft on a pond in Binghamton. ~Lee Brown, Poughkeepsie (visiting Beacon)

Bob Blair

When I was 11, I was on a raft in the Red Sea in Israel. ~Bob Blair, Philipstown

Behind The Story

Type: News

News: Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

Turton, who has been a reporter for The Current since its founding in 2010, moved to Philipstown from his native Ontario in 1998. Location: Cold Spring. Languages: English. Area of expertise: Cold Spring government, features