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UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD’S LAKES TAKES CENTER STAGE AT GLEON 19

UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD’S LAKES TAKES CENTER STAGE AT GLEON 19   (Millbrook, NY) More than 240 scientists and researchers from around the world recently descended on the Hudson Valley to strengthen an international partnership aimed at studying and understanding the world’s lakes.  The Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) held its annual meeting at Mohonk Mountain House….

DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Early December New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law, protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 2016, the 286 ECOs across the state responded to…

Be-a-Better-Gardener – Winter Garden Tool Care 101

  Winter Garden Tool Care 101 It’s a good time of year to prepare your tools for next season by repairing, sharpening, and protecting them with a lubricant to keep them rust-free. By Thomas Christopher   Good gardening tools are hard to find these days. To obtain the quality I once took for granted in hand tools…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY…

  Winter Weather Advisory URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Albany NY 730 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017 CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ061-065-066-VTZ014-015-100800- /O.EXT.KALY.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-171210T0800Z/ Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Northern Berkshire- Southern Berkshire-Eastern Columbia-Western Dutchess- Eastern Dutchess-Western Windham-Eastern Windham- Including the cities of Torrington, Oakville, Gaylordsville, New Milford, Terryville, Thomaston, Dalton, Hancock, Pittsfield, Florida, North Adams, Sandisfield, Great Barrington,…

Special Weather Statement  National Weather Service Albany NY 

  Special Weather Statement  National Weather Service Albany NY  413 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017 …Locally Dense Fog will redevelop across the Hudson River Valley through early this evening… Fog will once again become locally dense within portions of the Hudson River Valley through early this evening. Some visibilities may be reduced to around or…

Pets of the Week, Elvis and Saki

  Elvis:  Sweet, little Elvis loves to be loved!  He is an adorable little Beagle who yearns for a new loving family for Christmas.  Stop by and meet Elvis and his friends any day from 10-3.  They will all be happy to meet you. Saki:  Saki loves to play, especially with feather toys.  He enjoys the…

SCHUMER REVEALS: POPULAR AT HOME DNA TEST KITS ARE PUTTING CONSUMER PRIVACY AT GREAT RISK

  SCHUMER REVEALS: POPULAR AT HOME DNA TEST KITS ARE PUTTING CONSUMER PRIVACY AT GREAT RISK, AS DNA FIRMS COULD SELL YOUR MOST PERSONAL INFO & GENETIC DATA TO ALL-COMERS; SENATOR PUSHES FEDS TO INVESTIGATE & ENSURE FAIR PRIVACY STANDARDS FOR ALL DNA ?KITS One Of The Hottest Gifts This Holiday Season Is A DNA…

Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know Now

    Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know Now   When you go online you have certain expectations. You expect to be connected to whatever website you want. You expect that your cable or phone company isn’t messing with the data and is connecting you to all websites, applications and content you choose. You…

RED CROSS First Aid/CPR/AED Class DECEMBER 16, 2017

  RED CROSS First Aid/CPR/AED Class DECEMBER 16, 2017 On Saturday, December 16, 2017,  The HF LearnSafety Firearms & Security Training Center will conduct the   American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED course. This 4 hour program is a 2 year certification course for community residents and health services personnel. The class will be…

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST SUNDAY… 

  URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE  National Weather Service Albany NY 242 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST SUNDAY…  The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 AM to 6 PM EST Sunday. * Locations…Mohawk Valley, Capital Region, Taconics, Schoharie Valley,…

Metro‐North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 22‐26

  Metro‐North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 22‐26 Off‐Peak Fares in Effect During Holiday Weekend    Metro‐North is stuffed with service for the Thanksgiving holiday. The railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year for Metro‐North. Off‐peak fares…

State Police in Brewster search for missing 15-year-old runaway

**UPDATE** Julio C. Morales Ramos was located in the Village of Brewster in good health. State Police in Brewster search for missing 15-year-old runaway NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Brewster, New York – New York State Police from the Brewster barracks and the Village of Brewster Police Department are…

Pawling Concert Series: A Far Cry November 17th

  A Far Cry Friday, November 17, 2016 | 8:00 pm | Trinity Pawling Gardiner Theater         A Far Cry, an 18-member string orchestra, has been described by The New York Times as “brimming with personality.” Based in Boston, the group tours widely while maintaining strong roots in the city, notably as…

Polar vortex may unleash bitterly cold air, snow for northeastern US prior to Thanksgiving

Via Accuweather.com Signs are pointing toward a shift of the polar vortex that may be accompanied by a significant storm with rain, snow and wind in the northeastern United States during the days prior to Thanksgiving. The polar vortex is actually a storm in the upper part of the atmosphere that typically hangs out within…

Take a Hike Tuesday at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm 

  Take a Hike Tuesday at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm    Take a Hike Tuesday The Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm 57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT  06784 Tuesday, November 21 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost – CAS Members: free; nonmembers: $5 Sherman, Conn. The Connecticut Audubon Society at Deer Pond Farm…

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY… 

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY…  URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE  National Weather Service Albany NY  259 PM EST Thu Nov 9 2017  …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY…  The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 6 PM…

Special Weather Statementather Statement …Light Snow Accumulations across the Higher Terrain…

Special Weather Statementather Statement National Weather Service Albany NY 835 PM EST Tue Nov 7 2017 CTZ001-013-MAZ025-NYZ061-066-080330- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Southern Berkshire- Eastern Columbia-Eastern Dutchess- Including the cities of Torrington, Oakville, Gaylordsville, New Milford, Terryville, Thomaston, Sandisfield, Great Barrington, South Egremont, New Lebanon, Pawling, Wingdale, Dover Plains, Millbrook, Stanfordville, Pine Plains, and Amenia 835 PM EST…

Obituary, Christine Rose Tenk

    Christine Rose Tenk of Gaylordsville, CT passed away Thursday November 2, 2017 with her family by her sided at the age of 59. Christine was born on February 17th, 1958 in Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Domenic and Fannie (Nobile) Morelli. She was a member of the first graduating class of New…

Fall Be A Better Gardener: The Low-Down on Composting

The Low-Down on Composting Compost: black gold for your garden   By Thomas Christopher   I once wrote a whole book about composting.  Compost This Book was the title and it explored all the refinements of the process including how to cook a chicken in your compost heap (I do not recommend this, although I survived…