Remembering Harry Dutcher August 1945-January 2012

We are saddened this month by the loss of our dear friend Harry Dutcher, a long-time devotee to Lena’s and a quiet rock over the years. Harry knew Lena, helped bail her out many times, and was a strong supporter of the non-profit Lena’s, being on the board, a very supportive neighbor in his 25-year role as Director of The Saratoga Springs Public Library, an active committee member, patron, and folk music enthusiast. We are grateful for Harry’s steadfast belief in the history and mission of Caffè Lena. In 2005 he assisted the Caffè Lena History Project in the creation of Caffè Lena’s 45th Anniversary archival exhibition. This past fall, he remained dedicated to raising grant funding to support Caffè Lena’s...

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Happy Birthday Lena

Lena Spencer was born Pasqualina Rosa Nargi on January 4, 1923. She died at age 65. Today she would be 89 years old. Happy birthday, Lena. Your Caffè is now 52 years old and still going strong.

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