Monthly Archives: July 2011

New Regional Economic Councils

Governor Cuomo announced that New York is “Open for Business” ! New Regional Economic Council’s were revealed this month seeking to create a more holistic, targeted and comprehensive process for economic development in New York. The ten councils across the … Continue reading

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Act now! Speak up for bicycle and pedestrian funding

From America Walks & the Safe Routes to School National Partnership: House Transportation Chairman John Mica (R-FL) announced today that his transportation bill will eliminate dedicated funding for bicycling and walking, including Transportation Enhancements, Safe Routes to School and the … Continue reading

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New Peanut Line Trail Opens in Canandaigua

From the NY Outdoors blog: A portion of a trail affectionately dubbed the “Peanut Line” is now open for use. The history of the trail dates from 1855, when the New York Central Railroad acquired the space. In 2008, James … Continue reading

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PTNY capacity grant helps Friends of Rockland Lake and Hook Mountain grow

The Friends of Rockland Lake and Hook Mountain used a capacity building grant from Parks & Trails New York to produce and mail a new membership brochure that generated very positive results for the organization, which is dedicated to preserving … Continue reading

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Utica Erie Canalway Trail “Closing the Gaps” roundtable

In mid-May, the Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, in collaboration with Parks & Trails New York, the NYS Canal Corporation and the Herkimer-Oneida County Transportation Study (HOCTS), convened the fourth in a series of “Closing the Gaps” roundtables in Utica.  … Continue reading

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