The traveling exhibition, “Art of the Vote,” will be on display at View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, NY, starting on June 26th and running through July 18th. [Read more…] about ‘Art of the Vote’ Exhibition Opening in Old Forge Saturday
In the early morning hours of July 4, 1919, a fire alarm was sounded in the village of Corinth, Saratoga County. Many residents thought some kids were celebrating Independence Day a bit early, but when the International Paper Mill fire whistle sounded everyone knew it was real.
The popular German-American Club next to a creek on lower Pine Street was ablaze. [Read more…] about Corinth’s 1919 German–American Club Fire
Make a contribution online at our new Rally.org page: https://rally.org/f/4LBVKo9zYjO Or, send a check [Read more…] about Do You Enjoy Reading The New York Almanack?
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents in the Adirondacks. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people.
What follows is a report, prepared by DEC, of recent missions carried out by Forest Rangers. [Read more…] about Forest Rangers Rescue Seniors, Teen
June 26-27 is a Free Fishing Weekend in New York State, the second of six Free Fishing Days recognized across the state each year. [Read more…] about Free Fishing This Weekend, June 26-27
The Sembrich, in Bolton Landing on Lake George, has launched its latest online program “Exploring Beethoven’s Pastorale Sonata with Pianist Christopher Johnson.” [Read more…] about Exploring Beethoven’s Pastorale Sonata
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced ten, “Tell Your Story and Make Your Case” regional grant writing workshops across New York State this fall. These workshops are being produced as a program of the Pomeroy Fund for NYS History with support from the New York State Council on the Arts. [Read more…] about MANY Hosting Free Grant Writing Workshops Across NYS
The Underground Railroad Education Center is set to continue it’s LibertyCon 2021 Zoom Series on July 24th, from 3 to 4:30 pm, with Alan Singer, PhD and “Racist Violence is as American as Cherry Pie.” [Read more…] about An Alan Singer Program On American Racist Violence
On the June 2021 episode of Crossroads of Rockland History, author Brenda Ross visited the program to speak about the Toni Morrison retrospective that she curated for the Historical Society of the Nyacks. This is the first exhibit to open in the Historical Society’s new museum space. [Read more…] about A Toni Morrison Retrospective in Nyack
SAGE Publishing will host a panel discussion looking at LGBTQ+ heritage in academic institutions, queer methodologies in social scientific inquiry, and trans perspectives on abolition, set for Tuesday, June 29th. [Read more…] about Queer & Trans Perspectives in Academia Online Forum