Monthly Archives: September 2011

Former industrial site getting a new lease on life as a park

The former Peter Cooper Corporation site is quickly becoming a popular place for residents to walk and enjoy views of Cattaraugus Creek and wildlife. Read more

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Storm damage updates

While Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee have long since passed, the damage inflicted by the storms lingers on in many areas. Segments of the Canalway Trail in Schenectady and Montgomery counties are currently closed due to sustained damages and … Continue reading

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Advocacy effort underway for Albany-Rensselaer trail link

As part of the development of New York’s High Speed Rail Network, The State Department of Transportation is in the process of designing a rehabilitated or rebuilt Livingston Avenue Railroad Bridge between Albany and Rensselaer. A coalition has been established … Continue reading

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PTNY Capacity building grants available for park and trail groups

Parks & Trails New York is offering a new round of Capacity Building Grants for park and trail groups in New York State.  The grants, of up to $3,000, will strengthen not-for-profit organizations that are working to build and protect … Continue reading

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Salisbury-Dolgeville Greenway begins to take shape

A $11,950 New York State Department of Health Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play grant from Herkimer County HealthNet recently awarded to the Village of Dolgeville is aiding the development of the first section of the Salisbury-Dolgeville Greenway … Continue reading

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Join a workshop for the The New York State Healthy Places Training Program

This event is presented by the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) and Project for Public Spaces (PPS) and Sponsored By Designing a Strong and Healthy New York (DASH-NY), a project of The New York Academy of Medicine.  Follow a … Continue reading

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Webinar: “Making the Case for Trails in Tight Economic Times”

Given the state of the economy, it is often difficult for trail proponents to advocate for building new trails. There is strong data out there that documents the contribution of trails to the prosperity of communities. Join the American Trails … Continue reading

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NYC East River Greenway gains traction

A proposal to close the gap in the East River Greenway between 38th and 60th streets is making significant progress.  First, NYC received $13 million from Con Edison to rehabilitate the pier between 38th and 41st Streets. Second, Governor Cuomo … Continue reading

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