Saturday, April 21: The show spotlights more than 150 colorful World War II posters drawn from the Library’s enormous collection of more than 3,000 wartime posters. Among the talented graphic artists who created these posters for government agencies were Norman Rockwell, N. C. Wyeth, Ben Shahn and Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss).
Saturday, April 21: Lowell Thomas (1892-1981), who long made his home in Pawling, was a pioneer broadcaster, journalist, lecturer, author, globetrotter, raconteur and media technology innovator.
Saturday, April 21: Robert Livingston was among the first to bring prized Merino sheep to the United States.
Opens on Saturday, April 21: Visitors will have the opportunity to hear the voice of a woman who grew up driving a mule along the D & H Canal from the interior of a canalboat cabin. Children can operate small canalboats through a scale-model canal with mechanical locks and an aqueduct. A large 3-D topographical map showcases how the geography of the state influenced canal routes.
NYS Assemblyman Frank K. Skartados, 62 of Milton, died on Sunday, April 15 from pancreatic cancer at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital. He is survived by his daughter Alyssa and brothers Russos and George.
“Thirty years ago there was a movie, ‘The Accidental Tourist.’ Well, I somehow became ‘the accidental wine and liquor store entrepreneur.’”
In 1987, a county landfill or incinerator was proposed for Winston Farm, an 800-acre-plus piece of undeveloped land adjacent to routes 212 and 32 near the Thruway interchange. That proposal was defeated following local opposition.
“I began to grow from a person filled with hate, anger, and despair into a person who believes that he, too, is responsible for the protection, preservation, and enrichment of humanity.”
The project includes a plaza with open and covered seating, an area for food concessions, administrative offices and public restrooms.
The Lloyd United Methodist Church will hold a special service this Sunday, April 15 at 9 a.m. during which Pastor Gail Erdie will bless the restoration of the latest of the church’s windows to be renewed.