Explore history of ironworks that helped win the Civil War
COLD SPRING (Putnam County, N.Y.)—Starting on Sept. 6, Scenic Hudson will offer guided tours of its West Point Foundry Preserve on the first Saturday of each month through November. The free, 90-minute tours will begin at 11 a.m. in the preserve’s parking lot at 68 Kemble Ave. A trail also connects the preserve to Cold Spring’s Metro-North station.
Date of Notice:
August 20, 2014
Seeks public input on strategies to prevent flooding, enhance economy
CATSKILL (Greene County)—The Catskill Waterfront Resilience Task Force—which has spent the last nine months exploring ways to reduce risks to the village from accelerating sea level rise and the increased frequency of flooding and storm surges—will present its draft recommendations at a public meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The meeting will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the village’s Senior Center at 15 Academy St.