The Time and the Valleys Museum has released an informative self driving tour around the four reservoirs of the Delaware Water Supply System. [Read more…] about A New Delaware Water System History Driving Tour
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Check out the Hike Smart NY page before your next outdoor adventure, to learn about safety, best practices, and preparedness. [Read more…] about Hike Smart This Fall With These Tips
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents in the around New York State. 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 Respond to Lost Hikers, Overturned Boat
The program will be an introduction to the history of this significant 19th century community. Philip Andrew Stein will share information that has been recently uncovered about Seneca Village and reveal some resources that have been newly developed. [Read more…] about Seneca Village: Hidden History of The Upper West Side
Garden City and Levittown are two famous landmarks in the history of suburban America. Located just a few miles apart on what was once the Hempstead Plains in Nassau County, Long Island, the two communities were founded in different centuries, under different circumstances, and for different reasons.
Despite their differences in origin and subsequent development, the two communities share some underlying similarities.
Not only can school children play an important role in convincing adults to wear masks, wash hands, and maintain social distancing, activism will give young people a sense of efficacy during trying times where they feel isolated from friends, teachers, and extended family members. Enlisting our kids helped New York and the country address past crises and can again. [Read more…] about Take A Lesson from History, Marshal Kids to Defeat COVID-19
What did this new American government look like? Who could participate in this new American democracy? And what was it like to participate in this new democracy?
On the October 2020 episode of “Crossroads of Rockland History,” Clare Sheridan welcomed Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey who reflected on her career as Congresswoman from the 17th District of New York, and then Becky Savell appeared to discuss the life and career of her grandmother Historian Isabelle Savell. After a career as a journalist, and then working for Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Isabelle Savell authored many books, including Ladies Lib: How Rockland Women Got The Vote. [Read more…] about Politics & History On The Crossroads of Rockland History Podcast
These funds help libraries construct new buildings, create additions, update electrical wiring and computer technology, improve broadband infrastructure, meet energy efficiency standards, renovate facilities to provide full accessibility to library users with disabilities, and provide meeting spaces to accommodate community needs. [Read more…] about $34M in State Aid Awarded To Public Libraries for Construction, Renovations
Yes, it’s time for one more native species to take to the air. The great milkweed migration is on. [Read more…] about Other Important Uses for Milkweed