Mother snapping turtles all over Rockland are crossing roads in large numbers. There are so many crossing Western Highway in West Nyack and Blauvelt that signs have been erected. There
Ecology Day at Historic Sparkill Church
This Saturday, October 13, Christ Episcopal Church in Sparkill will hold its annual Ecology Day, from 11 AM until 4 PM. The event will start with a visit from Akta, the "ambassador wolf", and end with a blessing of the animals at 3. In between, there will be additional presentations, and lots of good food for sale, including my world-famous chili. My not-so-secret ingredient? A dollop of Jack Daniels. Christ Episcopal Church is located in Sparkill at the corner of Union Street and Valentine Avenue. The parking lot is off of New Street.
I have been a resident of Tappan for forty years, and still live in the 1860 Italianate Victorian house my wife Jean and I bought all those years ago. I have always been active in the community, inclu....