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Matt Smith: Hudson Valley Hero

Monday, May 21, 2007 -- admin

Astonished that the Town of Lloyd, Ulster County, where he lives, is the only community along the Hudson that doesn’t offer residents a place to connect with the river, Matt Smith did something about it. He spearheaded a 14-year campaign to create Highland Landing Park. Soon his dream will be realized. With Scenic Hudson’s help, the town is purchasing a former riverside fuel terminal. When complete, the 1.7-acre park will feature a riverwalk, a boat launch, an education center and space to fish and picnic.

Ceremony Celebrates Reunited Roosevelt Family Properties

Friday, April 27, 2007 -- Jason Taylor

(HYDE PARK, New York)—Officials from the National Park Service (NPS) and Scenic Hudson led a ceremony today celebrating the transfer of a large parcel of land to the NPS to be added to the FDR National Historic Site. The wooded 334-acre parcel contains the historic farm lane that links the Roosevelt home Springwood and Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill. Once again visitors will experience the property as the Roosevelts did and connect with land that was very personal to one of America's great families.

Scenic Hudson, City Officials and Developer Open More of Yonkers Riverfront to Public

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 -- Jason Taylor

Agreement will expand popular waterfront esplanade, create more riverfront space for the community

(YONKERS)—Scenic Hudson, the City of Yonkers and developer Collins Enterprises have agreed to modifications on a riverfront development that will allow residents to enjoy even more of the city's Hudson River shoreline.