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Archive for April 2007

HUDSON RIVER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF NORTHWEST YONKERS, INC.
P.O. BOX 866
YONKERS, NEW YORK 10702-0866

914-426-7855
hrcayonkers03@yahoo.com
www.hudsonrivercommunityassociation.org.

April 30, 2007

If you have not already done do, please rsvp as soon as you can to reserve your seats and journal advertisements for our Dinner Dance, which will be held on Friday, May 11 at the Riverview in Hastings (go to our website and click on Dinner Invite 2007 for more information).

We have had a tremendous response so far and we want to thank those of you who have sent in journal advertisements and reserved tables and seats.

Very truly yours,

The Board of Directors of the Hudson River Community Association
of Northwest Yonkers, Inc.


COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER EVENTS
May 2007
 
MOONLIGHT WALKS: SEE OUR PARKS IN A NEW LIGHT
Esopus, Ulster County; Beacon, Dutchess County
These two guided hikes offer a chance to see the Hudson — and our parks — as you’ve never seen them before. Shaupeneak Ridge in Esopus features a beautiful pond and a stunning Hudson River overlook. The summit of Mount Beacon features some of the most spectacular views in the Eastern U.S.

Sign up using the links below:

Wednesday, May 2, 7:30 p.m.: Shaupeneak Ridge Preserve
Thursday, May 31, 7:30 p.m.: Mount Beacon
 
 
BIRDING 101 – BASIC BIRDING TECHNIQUES
Catskill, Greene County 

 Come to the RamsHorn Livingston Sanctuary in Catskill for an early morning walk focused on learning bird identification by sight and sound. Spring wildflowers will be popping up and identified as well. After each walk, join us for coffee, snacks, and natural history discussion at the observation tower.

Sign up using the links below:
Wednesday, May 2, 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 16, 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 23, 7:30 a.m.
 
 
MOTHER’S DAY OUTING AT FOUR-MILE POINT
Coxsackie, Greene County
Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bring your mom (and a picnic) for a short family stroll to a spectacular picnic spot at Four-Mile Point Preserve. The morning will also include a chance for kids to plant some seeds as a special and symbolic gift for Mother’s Day.

CLICK HERE to sign up
 
 
HANDS-ON HISTORY AT WEST POINT FOUNDRY PRESERVE
Cold Spring, Putnam County 

 Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Come to the fifth annual “Day at the Foundry” guided archaeological tours of a former technological powerhouse. From 1818 to 1884, the West Point Foundry ironworks made steam engines, mill equipment, Parrott guns that helped win the Civil War, and massive pipes for NYC’s water system. Don’t miss your chance to tour foundry remains, wildlife, a waterfall in Foundry Brook and an ecologically important marsh.

For more info, Link To: www.scenichudson.org.

Yonkers City Council
Press Release
Yonkers City Council Announces …

MCDOW LOOKING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION CANDIDATES.

Monday, April 30, 2007, Yonkers, NYYonkers First District Council Member and Majority Leader Patricia McDow is calling for resumes and letters of interest from Yonkers residents who would like to become Human Rights Commissioners for the City of Yonkers. They should have a sincere desire to help the community through service.

The Human Rights Commission has been in existence in Yonkers since 1963 and requires a total number of 15 Commissioners. There are currently only 13 actively serving. It was formed to serve to advocate for and educate Yonkers residents, through seminars, housing and employment issues and general discrimination problems.

Members of the Human Rights Commission are not salaried and serve a normal term of office of three years. McDow wants the Commission to continue to be effective and viable in its work to reduce and eliminate discrimination.

“The commission needs a full roster in order to be effective. I am hoping that many Yonkers residents from different walks of life and backgrounds will send in their information so that we will have a diverse group from which to choose”, McDow said.

Any Yonkers resident 18 years of age or older who is interested in becoming a member of the Yonkers Human Rights Commission should send their resume and a cover letter to Majority Leader Patricia McDow, City Hall Room 407, Yonkers, New York 10701 or via email to patricia.mcdow@cityofyonkers.com.

Questions can be directed to McDow’s Office at 914-377-6311 or the Human Rights Office at 914-377-6680.

Yonkers City Council
Patricia D. McDow Majority Leader, First District Council Member
914-377-6311
www.patriciamcdow.com.

To read JN Political Blog Article, Link To:http://polhudson.lohudblogs.com/2007/04/30/anchors-away-from-yonkers/.

 

Reminder from: NYConstitutionParty Yahoo! Group.
 
Title: CPNY dinner meeting in Yonkers.
 
Date: Wednesday May 2, 2007.

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Constitution Party of New York is meeting Wednesday May 2 at 6 PM at the Saw Mill River Diner in Yonkers. This is an informal dinner meeting. Attendees will be able to order food and beverage at their own expense. Anyone who is in agreement with our party’s platform is welcome to attend even if they are not a member, so please invite your friends who may be interested in our party. Only dues-paying members will be eligible to vote at the meeting if there are any votes taken. We would like to get a rough head count for the meeting, so if you plan to be there please RSVP to joe_liberty@yahoo.com. When you RSVP I will send you directions.

For more info, Link To: www.nyconstitutionparty.com.

To read recent article, Link To:

http://exposecorruptcourts.blogspot.com/2007/04/tom-carvel-kin-send-urgent-plea-to.html.


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