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
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
New York City has now officially registered its ringing opposition to a proposal by state regulators to allow natural gas drilling in the watershed that supplies drinking water to more than eight million city residents. Albany should amend its proposal and put the area permanently off limits to drilling.
Greene History Notes
NYC and Hinchey Come Out Against Current Gas Drilling Study
link to complete article is here: http://www.onpointradio.org/2009/12/gas-shale-and-hydrofracking