Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski, D-New City, again urged a state economic development agency to withdraw a $1.6 million grant for New Square’s controversial poultry processing plant. The plant – estimated to cost more than $3 million – is proposed for a residential-commercial area in New Square, which borders residential areas in… Read More →
A little before noon today I stopped by Main Street Music in Beacon to talk with David Bernz, who runs the shop with his son. I wanted to talk to Bernz about Pete Seeger, who died Monday night at age 94. Bernz had known Seeger for decades, played countless songs… Read More →
So, how’s that dredging going, you ask? Riverkeeper has some answers. The environmental watchdog on Thursday held a conference call with reporters to go over the status of General Electric’s federally mandated clean-up of the Hudson River. It’s a massive project (the largest Superfund site ever, they say), with GE… Read More →
We often wonder what’s in our parks (How many hawks nest here? Are there any foxes? What about snakes?), but what about who’s in our parks? The Alliance for New York State Parks has an answer on that second question for Lake Welch, in Harriman State Park. On Monday the… Read More →
Ping pong balls and water erupt out of a garbage can during a liquid nitrogen powered volcano demonstration at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory open house in Palisades. See photos of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory open house in Palisades
Barbara Pollitt of Pomona among sage plants in the herb garden at the Burgess Meredith estate in Pomona. She is part of a group hoping to maintain the estate, which is owned by the Town of Ramapo. Read about the herb garden at the Burgess Meredith estate in Pomona
Michael Anderson, project director for the state Department of Transportation speaks in the community room at the Palisades Center in West Nyack. A public hearing was held by the DOT and the Thruway Authority on the recently-released Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project. See more… Read More →
A bald eagle sits in a tree as a gull flies off with a fish he caught near the Lake Deforest dam in West Nyack.