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Posts for September 2012

Chemung County Chamber Of Commerce Kicks Off Fall Promotion

Sep 28, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

twain-with-book-by-brandi-smith-fixed-smaller.jpgChemung County, N.Y. - From leaf peepers to thrill seekers, Mark Twain Country has seen an influx of fall travelers in recent years, and the Chemung County Chamber of Commerce's Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is positioning itself to take advantage of this trend. Chemung County has become home to several legendary Halloween and fall-themed events including the Chemung Valley History ...

Stockade Association of Schenectady Launches Cellphone Tour

Sep 28, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

stockade-cell-tours.JPGHistoric Neighborhood Oldest Settled Area in States 9th Largest City Schenectady, N.Y. - The house at 205 Union St., where the English Garden Bed & Breakfast is located, was the home of Alexander Ellice, a noted fur trader in 18th century Schenectady. During the American Revolution, Ellice, loyal to the crown, fled to England. It was a time of divided loyalties among residents of ...

National Toy Hall of Fame® Announces 12 Toy Finalists

Sep 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

nthof-montage2012.jpg2012 Inductees to be revealed November 15 Rochester, N.Y.  - Which toys will make it into the hallowed halls of the National Toy Hall of Fame this November? Is the Force with Star Wars action figures? Does the Magic 8 Ball say it will be so? Will the pogo stick bounce in?        The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong® in Rochester, New York, today announced the 12 final nominees for ...

National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba Coming to Schenectady

Sep 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

proctors-theatre.JPGFriday, October 26, 8:00 pm, The Mainstage at Proctors Featuring Afro Cuban All Stars' former celebrated pianist Ignacio 'Nachito' Herrera First U.S. Tour!

Schenectady, N.Y. - For those looking for an evening of music that leaves their feet tapping and fans the desire to hop a plane headed due south, the National Symphony of Cuba will arrive at Proctors on Friday, October 26th at 8:00 ...

Two Great Shows Fly into the Capital Region

Sep 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

albany-logo-new.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - Dragons and Nannies oh my! The Broadway National Tour of Mary Poppins and the Arena World Tour of How to Train Your Dragon will swoop into the Albany area. The Disney classic Mary Poppins will play the Proctors Main stage in Schenectady Tuesday, October 2 through Sunday, October 7. While How to Train Your Dragon will play the Times Union Center Thursday, October 4 through Sunday ...

Capital to Capital Canoe Expedition presentation in Yonkers on Saturday, Sept. 29

Sep 25, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Meet the 10 intrepid Canadian and American canoeists who are paddling over 1,000 miles from Ottawa, Ontario, to Washington, DC, in a 36-foot voyageur canoe.Local paddler joins leg of 1,000 mile Canadian and American canoe expedition advocating for the importance of clean, healthy rivers Yonkers, N.Y. -- RiverTalks presents an evening with the Capital to Capital Canoe Expedition on Saturday, September 29, at 7:00 PM, $10 / $5 for teachers, students, and seniors. River Talks are "Smart Conversations about the Hudson" hosted by Beczak Environmental ...

Astorino Unveils “Falltastic Favorite Escapes” To Promote Tourism

Sep 25, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

In an ongoing effort to showcase tourism in Westchester, County Executive Robert P. Astorino has unveiled a series of “Falltastic Favorite Escapes” as part of the county’s Meet Me in Westchester campaign.Prominent local residents create custom itineraries to invite people to "Meet Me in Westchester" Pocantico Hills, N.Y. - In an ongoing effort to showcase tourism in Westchester, County Executive Robert P. Astorino has unveiled a series of "Falltastic Favorite Escapes" as part of the county's Meet Me in Westchester campaign. Featuring exclusive itineraries created by some of Westchester's most ...

Celebrate Fall Fun at the Salmon River Festival

Sep 21, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Enjoy a fun-filled day in the crisp autumn air at the Salmon River Festival on Saturday, October 6. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., come to the south park on Route 11 in Pulaski for kids’ games and activities, alpacas, crafts, food and live music. Admission is free.Pulaski, N.Y. - Bring the kids to the 13th annual Salmon River Festival this Columbus Day weekend. Enjoy family fun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 6 at the South Park on Route 11 in Pulaski. "This free event is a lot of fun for visitors and residents," said Brian Leary, festival organizer and president of the Pulaski-Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce. "We have something for the ...

Colors of Chautauqua Learning Festival Explores the Natural and Cultural Landscape of Southwestern New York

Sep 21, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Photo: A day-long tour during the Colors of Chautauqua provides the opportunity to meet members of the Old Order Amish community.Chautauqua, N.Y. - The new Colors of Chautauqua fall learning festival, October 5-21, 2012, in Chautauqua County, NY celebrates both the brilliant colors of the season as well as the culture of lifelong and leisure learning in southwestern New York State. Many of the workshops offered explore the natural and cultural nuances of this southwestern New York region. Several workshops study the ...

Largest River Fishing Derby in the Northeast Returns to Pulaski

Sep 20, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

The 2012 fall salmon run has started and many are calling it the biggest run in years. Bring your pole and gear to land the largest catch in the second annual Salmon River Fishing Derby. The tournament runs from Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 7 in conjunction with Pulaski’s Salmon River Festival. For derby details, go to http://www.salmonriverderby.com/. Pulaski, N.Y. - Calling all anglers to the second annual Salmon River Fishing Derby on Oswego County's famed Salmon River! The derby runs from Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 7 in conjunction with the annual Salmon River Festival in Pulaski. The tournament offers a grand prize, 100 percent payout for the largest king salmon caught over the three-day event. There will be daily weigh-ins ...
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