News and Notes

Welcome to my News & Notes page. Please see below for a list of my latest publications as well as links where my articles can be purchased and/or subscriptions to the journals. Following the Publications listings are my press releases for performances and lectures.


Antique Bottle & Glass Collector Magazine

Prizgintas, Alex. “How Bottles Talk to Us, and the History They Tell.” Antique Bottle and Glass Collector 36, No. 12 (April 2020).

Prizgintas, Alex. “Tin Tops—The Pioneers of Milk Bottles.” Antique Bottle and Glass Collector 36, No. 12 (October 2020).

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Hudson River Valley Review

Prizgintas, Alex. “The Rondout Valley’s Glassy Past: The Ellenville Glass Works.” The Hudson River Valley Review 38, No. 2(Spring 2022).

Prizgintas, Alex. “When Steel Rails, Glass Bottles, and Fresh Cream Ruled The Country: Orange County’s Role in the Birth of Transporting and Marketing Milk.” The Hudson River Valley Review 36, No. 2 (Spring 2020).

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New York Archives Magazine

Prizgintas, Alex. “Luis Moses Gomez and his Marlboro House.” New York Archives 22, No. 2 (Fall 2022). 

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Orange County Historical Society Journal

Prizgintas, Alex. “Orange County’s Forgotten Trackside Past: The New York, Ontario and Western Railway’s Meadowbrook Station and the Cornwall Railroad Triangle.” Orange County Historical Society 50 (November 2021).

Prizgintas, Alex. “Struggle, Strike, and War: How Orange County Dairy Farms Battled for Fair Treatment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.” Orange County Historical Society 51 (November 2022).

Prizgintas, Alex. “The Erie Railroad’s Race for a Shortcut: The Story of Woodbury’s Three Sister Railroad Stations.” Orange County Historical Society 49 (November 2020).

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Press Releases

Alex Prizgintas, A Passion For History: Marist College:

Newburgh Free library

Pandemic Ways to Engage: The Photo News:

After a Year’s Hiatus, In-Person Live Lectures are Returning: Sullivan County Democrat:

Celebrating Pat Mohr: The Photo News:

Teen author chronicles Orange County’s sweet reputation: The Times Herald Record:

5 Questions: Alex Prizgintas: The Highlands Current:

The message is in these bottles: The Photo News:

Poughkeepsie – Local Bottle Show Quickly Approaching: Hudson Valley Post:

Marist student delves into dairy farming history through bottle collecting: The Poughkeepsie Journal:

Hudson Valley Bottle Club scores record results: Warwick Advertiser:

Alex Prizgintas elected new president of Hudson Valley Bottle Club: The Harlem Valley News: 

Alex Prizgintas awarded state citation for preserving local history: The Photo News: 

Next stop: Erie Railroad memories: The Warwick Advertiser: 

Local dairy history to be presented: The River Reporter: 

The history of Orange County dairies…and their milk bottles: The Chester Chronicle:

Alex Prizgintas Presents “The Harriman Incline:” Warwick Advertiser:

Alex talks history: The Chester Chronicle:

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