Through a cooperative relationship involving the New York State Department of Health, non-profit organizations like Feeding New York State’s regional food banks and deer processors, hunters contribute nearly 40 tons of venison each year to needy families across the state. [Read more…] about Hunters Can Help Fight Food Insecurity
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Leveraging its rich collections that detail American history through the lens of New York City, New-York Historical’s fellowships are open to academic scholars at various times during their careers. [Read more…] about N-Y Historical Welcomes Fellows, Accepting Applications for 2021-2022
The Preservation League of NYS has announced this year’s Excellence in Historic Preservation Award winners. The Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards recognize notable achievements in historic preservation throughout New York State. [Read more…] about Preservation League Excellence Award Winners 2020
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) has released a Draft Statewide Greenways Plan/Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) for review and public comment.
This Statewide Greenway Trails Plan provides a vision, goals and recommendations to guide future planning and development of greenway trails, including expanding greenway trails in underserved communities and improving connections between trails and other transportation modes. [Read more…] about State Parks Releases Draft Greenway Trails Plan
New York’s marine waters are home to various marine life, including large whales. Whales are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, and boaters must stay at least 500 yards (1,500 feet) away from North Atlantic right whales and at least 100 yards from all other whales. [Read more…] about Watch Out for Whales in New York Waters
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The new book Notable New Yorkers of Manhattan’s Upper West Side: Bloomingdale-Morningside Heights (Empire State Editions, 2020) is a compilation of stories of nearly 600 former residents who once called Manhattan’s Upper West Side home. [Read more…] about Notable NYers of Manhattan: Bloomingdale-Morningside Heights
Empire, slavery, and constant warfare interacted with each other in the Atlantic World. Which brings us to our question: In what ways did the Atlantic World and its issues contribute to the American Revolution?
In this episode of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast about Early American History, Tyson Reeder, an editor of the Papers of James Madison and author of Smugglers, Pirates, and Patriots: Free Trade in the Age of Revolution (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019), helps us see how smuggling and trade in the Luso-Atlantic, or Portuguese-Atlantic World contributed to the development and spread of ideas about free trade and republicanism.
Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20th. It’s a day to memorialize those who have been killed or murdered as the result of transphobia, (hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming/non-binary people) and those who died as a result of suicide.
This day serves to bring attention to the continued violence and non-acceptance endured by the transgender community which we see at an alarming new rate emanating from federal government against its own people. [Read more…] about Transgender Day of Remembrance Event Set For Friday
Landmark West, the historic preservation organization for the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is set to host Dr. Nina Harkrader, who will share true tales of the Upper West Side Women who made significant contributions to achieving women’s suffrage, on Thursday, November 19th. [Read more…] about Upper West Side Women Suffragists Program Thursday