Thursday, May 22, 2008

Main Street Group Meeting

Tuesday, May 27th, 6PM, Town of Esopus Library, Canal St., Port Ewen
Meeting of the Main Street Grant Stakeholders, which includes anyone who cares about Port Ewen and the Town of revitalize the Broadway corridor. At this meeting we will set goals for Main Street improvements, and finalize committee assignments. For information, contact Lois Ingellis,

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

5/22/08: paintball property -- public hearing

Thursday, May 22

7 PM at the Esopus Town Hall in Port Ewen

5/29/08: 8th Annual Youth Award Recognition Event

Ulster County Youth Bureau
8th Annual Youth Award Recognition Event
Thursday, May 29
6 PM (registration begins at 5:30)
Woodcrest Community, Route 213, Rifton

David Higgins, junior member of the Esopus Environmental Board, will receive a Community Service Commendation for his efforts on Meaningful Community Involvement to Improve the Community. Congratulations, David!

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

5/14/08: public hearing tonight

7 PM at the Esopus Town Hall in Port Ewen

Regarding the Hudson Bluff / Esopus Lake development project

5/14/08: U. C. Global Warming Committee presents findings

The U. C. Global Warming Committee (part of Ulster Tomorrow) will present its findings and recommendations tonight at 6 PM during Legislative session, on the 6th floor of the U. C. Office Building at 244 Fair Street in Kingston.

The presentation was developed after more than a year of research, with the goal of getting the County to incorporate a strategy for shrinking its carbon footprint and reducing its contribution to global warming into its operations, including the County employee personnel handbook.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

5/13/08: HV Green Drinks at Downtown Cafe

Hudson Valley Green Drinks (HVGD)
is a monthly networking event for people who work in the environmental fields, the sustainably minded, and the eco-curious. Meet over drinks to share, inquire, brain storm, find job leads, make new friends, hang out...

Tuesday, May 13
6:30 PM to 9 PM
Downtown Cafe
1 West Strand, Kingston
$5 plus a business card

RSVP: Call or e-mail Marie-Celeste (845-454-8151) with your name & organization/company. Doing it in advance will get you a snazzy name tag. RSVPing also helps make sure we have enough space at the venue.

May door prizes:- Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from your Home Garden All Year Long
- Leonardo DiCaprio's DVD The 11th Hour
...will be given out during Talk Fest (a pause in the networking to thank all involved in today's event.

The May podcast will feature your definitions of current industry buzzwords.

Yearly memberships are available; see HVGD.

Saturday, May 3, 2008

5/3/08: Rosendale Earthfest and Energy Expo

9 AM to 5 PM today!

The Rosendale Earthfest and Energy Expo is a "how-to" seminar and vendor show, intending to fight global warming, lower energy costs, and apply green designs to homes, businesses, and community.

Indoors: speakers and vendors on the theme Shrink Your Carbon Footprint, with honored guest U.S. Representative Maurice Hinchey as he receives the Green Energy Leadership Award

Outdoors: Earthfest activities, food, entertainment

Performances include:

1 PM Big Sky Ensemble

4 PM Arm-of-the-Sea Theater performing Turtle Island Medicine Show

Cost: $5 per person, $10 per family

Rosendale Community Center
1055 Route 32
Rosendale, NY

Contact: Jennifer Metzger, 845-658-8967

Sponsored by: Rosendale Environmental Commission