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Teamwork and tech help bring food from farms to the hungry

Teamwork and tech help bring food from farms to the hungry

Imagine us without the Bruderhof, who come from all over the county to help build playgrounds, donate beautiful furniture, their time, expertise, materials, and cookies by the score.  Without Michael Berg, founder of Family of Woodstock, who knows where many of us would be. Without UlsterCorps — the volunteer-to-opportunity clearinghouse — countless projects, large and small, would have failed.

DEP to rehab aqueduct

DEP to rehab aqueduct

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is beginning a multi-year, $158 million project to clean, repair, and upgrade 74 miles of the Catskill Aqueduct, which conveys water from the Ashokan Reservoir in Olive to the Kensico Reservoir in Westchester County.