The Warren County Historical Society has announced “Politics and Patriots,” a performance by Lost Radio Rounders on Wednesday, September 15th at the Queensbury Masonic Historical Society. [Read more…] about NYS Folk Songs Concert Set for Queensbury
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation has announced their scheduled autumn events, including Sunday Strolls, bike tours, and more, set to begin on Sunday, September 12th and run through October 24th. [Read more…] about Autumn Saratoga Springs History Tours Announced
It’s back to school time in New York State. One of the things that always happens at this time is reports about school district enrollments year-over-year in a particular area. These stories are useful and interesting, but they usually lack context.
With the beginning of the release of 2020 US Census data in August, Protect the Adirondacks is starting an update of its study The Adirondack Park and Rural America: Economic and Population Trends 1970-2010. The 2020 US Census will enable us to look at a 50-year trend line. [Read more…] about Majority of NYS School Districts See Enrollment Declines 2010-2020
The shortnose sturgeon was the first fish listed as endangered with enactment of the 1973 Endangered Species Act.
A second population study in the 1990s indicated a substantial increase in the spawning population from the 1970s. [Read more…] about Shortnose Sturgeon: New Population Study Underway
The New York State Museum has announced “Open Wounds: The Fifty-Year Legacy of the Attica Prison Uprising,” a new exhibit recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Attica Prison Uprising, opening on Saturday, September 9th. [Read more…] about 50th Anniversary of Attica Prison Uprising Exhibit in Albany
Historic Cherry Hill in Albany has announced that the museum has been awarded a competitive grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to support an afterschool teen guide training program, History is Now, for the 2021-2022 school year. [Read more…] about Historic Cherry Hill Planning Albany Teen After School Program
The New York State Museum has announced “WTC Commuters: Selections from the Kristen Artz Collection,” a new exhibit commemorating of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, set to open on September 11th in the World Trade Center Gallery. [Read more…] about NYS Museum Commemorating 20th Anniversary of 9/11
Visitors to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) at Saratoga Spa State Park can now enjoy a new $9.5 million visitors services center unveiled earlier this season by Governor Kathy Hochul prior to her swearing-in in August. [Read more…] about New Visitor Facility Opens at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
A century ago, Corinth, in Saratoga County, was home to some of the top Rhode Island Red chickens in the state. Backyard hens have become popular in recent years but poultry breeding was a big business in the earlier 1900s. [Read more…] about Adirondack Poultry Yards: King of the Rhode Island Reds
The NYS Writers Institute has announced their schedule of events for the upcoming fall season. While some events are online, most are scheduled to be in-person, which has not happened since author visits shut down abruptly in March 2020 due to COVID. [Read more…] about NYS Writers Institute Announces Fall Schedule of Events