H. James Simpson, 72, a geochemist who pioneered important studies of PCBs impact on the Hudson River, died on May 10. He had been affiliated with Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory for 50 years.
Looking for something to do this summer where you can hone your writing, marketing, photographic, Web development or Wordpress skills and change the world? Sure, that’s a big promise. But like many opportunities, it can be what you make of it!
It’s a unique summer job with flexible hours that let’s you earn some publishing cred while making a little extra cash. This year we’re looking for writers, wannabe Wordpress wunderkinds and marketing interns, too.
Here are a few examples of what some of our interns have produced in the past. Maybe this will be inspiration for what you can do this summer, too.
Live music, 300 vendors and temperatures in the mid 60’s are part of the forecast for Nyack’s 2015 SpringFest Street Fair on Sunday from 10a-5p. It’s sponsored by The Chamber of Commerce of The Nyacks. Dogs are not allowed at Nyack’s Street Fairs.
Sunday’s Street Fair features 300 vendors and the Erie Street Band from the School of Rock in Orangeburg playing at the Main Street Gazebo from 11a-5p.
Forget Hillary Clinton, Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to run for president of the United States.
This week at the library:
- FREE AARP Tax Aid, Mon at 10a-2p.
- Carnegie Concert Series: Life & Times of Chopin, Sat at 7:30p.
- Celebrating Women with Penny Colman, Sun at 2p.
If Cupid’s holiday always seems to be a challenge, you can “Be Your Own Valentine” this year at a workshop led by local artist Cynthia Shaw on Thursday Feb 12 from 7-9p at Maria Luisa Boutique.
by Maire Brosnan Katavolos, Rockland County YMCA
The Rockland County YMCA will partner with Volunteer NY! and Dominican College to honor Dr. Martin Luther King this Saturday Jan 17.
The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, President Obama’s national call to service initiative.
Did you know…you can research your family’s history at the Nyack Library?
This week at the library:
- Infectious Disease, Carriers and Quarantine: a Food For Thought author led discussion on Thurs about Typhoid Mary, public health and civil liberties
- Two movies: South Pacific on Tuesday; Brothers of the Black List on Sunday.
- We Need to Talk! Completing Your Living Will and Healthcare Proxy, Registration required, Wed at 7p.
by Andy Stewart, Orangetown Town Supervisor
Since taking office in January, 2012, I’ve worked constantly to get Orangetown back on track, by putting the town’s finances in order, protecting our quality of life, and making government more open and transparent to residents. Now that this year is almost over and we are looking forward to what 2015 will bring, I wanted to take a moment to share with you some of the great things we’ve accomplished together in 2014.