Celebration in Village of Fairport Unveils Newly Completed Infrastructure Improvements Amenities Along the Erie Canal Include Liftbridge Lane West and Pedestrian Promenade 200th Anniversary of Canal Opening in Fairport also Commemorated Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the opening of the 2022 navigation season along the 524-mile New York State Canal system, kickingContinue Reading

(Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of Governor Kathy Hochul) Signs Executive Order to Establish a New Domestic Terrorism Unit within the Office of Counter Terrorism with Focus on Deradicalization and Threat Assessment Management; Establishes State Police Unit Devoted to Tracking and Responding to Extremist Violent Threats on Social Media Signs Executive Order Requiring State Police to FileContinue Reading

Leverages Private and Public Funding to Support 27 Projects Across New York Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $900,000 in grants to support 27 not-for-profit organizations involved with stewardship of state parks, trails, historic sites and public lands. The grants support partner group efforts to raise private funds for capital projects, performContinue Reading

Photo by Marco Lenti on Unsplash Another season of exciting, diverse, and free programming is back and more robust than ever at Brooklyn Bridge Park! Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) offer a wide range of arts and culture, fitness, recreation, environmental education, and volunteer opportunities forContinue Reading

New York City June 6th – 8th, 2022 Multipli Forti: Voices from Contemporary Italian Literature An initiative for the promotion of Italian literatureAn annual event to strengthen literary exchanges between Italy and the United States. The first edition of the Italian Literary Fiction Festival will take place from June 6thContinue Reading

New Law Creates More Inclusive Environment for those Hard of Hearing, Deaf or Learning English; Takes Effect Sunday, May 15 The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), and the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) are pleased to announce anContinue Reading

Rockaway Beach. Photo by Hayley Pfitzer on Unsplash Summer 2022 beach operation plan prioritizes safety Seventy-six blocks of waterfront open to swimming this season NYC Parks today announced service changes at Rockaway Beach due to the ongoing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) $336 million Atlantic Shorefront Resiliency Project toContinue Reading