(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.
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.
As April 30 cutoff approaches, online gallery showcases 120 artists
(HUDSON VALLEY) - Young artists from Brooklyn to Bangall, a slightly smaller hamlet in Dutchess County, have been sending their inspired creations to Scenic Hudson's "Art in the Park" contest for children and teens throughout the Hudson Valley. With more than 120 drawings, paintings and photos submitted to a special online gallery, Scenic Hudson is still hoping for more entries before the Monday, April 30, deadline for the free contest.
Red Hook's Robert McKeon spearheaded the town's $3.5 million bond act of farmland preservation in 2003. Last year he successfully pushed for state legislation so the town could vote on a Community Preservation Fund. He's now helping voters understand the huge, community-wide benefits of the CPF and advising communities statewide on safeguarding open space.