Music in the mountains
On Saturday, January 16, The New York Irish Center, in conjunction with the Irish Studies Program at New York University, will host Music in the Mountains: The Irish Catskills and Traditional Music. The event is the first in a series of lectures that will focus on historically important topics and various aspects of Irish and Irish-American history entitled Know Ireland Better...
Critics drill Gov. Paterson on water plan
link to complete article is here: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2010/01/05/2010-01-05_critics_drill_dave_on_water_plan.html
Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 4:00 AM
Hands Off the Watershed
link to complete article is here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/02/opinion/02sat2.html?sq=drilling&st=Search&adxnnl=1&scp=1&adxnnlx=1262643819-st%205suDvAp4mOLPmZ%20qN4A
Published: January 1, 2010
Greene History Notes
When the icehouses reigned
By David Dorpfeld
Greene County Historian
From the middle of the 19th century into the early part of the 20th century, the shores of the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie were dotted with huge wooden icehouses.....Read more
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link to complete article is here: https://www.onpointradio.org/2009/12/gas-shale-and-hydrofracking
Take me to our stream, papa
It dances in our dreams, papa...
An energy answer in the shale below?
New technology opens vast stores of natural gas, and the land rush is on
By Steven Mufson
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, December 3, 2009
link is here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/02/AR2009120204305_pf.html
The first time Chesapeake Energy tried to buy mineral rights from Diana Whitmore, a 74-year-old retired real estate broker in southern New York, it offered her $125 for every acre of land plus a 12 percent royalty on whatever natural gas it extracts...