https://riveryachtclub.com/ Premier Waterfront Dining Experience. River Yacht Club welcomes you to the premier waterfront dining experience. Visit our website to see our venue to enjoy your sneak peek into Miami high life. … [Continue reading...]
The family still runs the farm and sells some of their produce at the www.milk-pail.com in Southampton, NY. Apples have been a staple in the American diet since the settlers first landed at Plymouth Rock. They brought apple seeds, saplings and cuttings with them to establish orchards in the New World. In the 1640s the Halsey family began farming in the Water Mill and Bridgehampton area known as Mecox, named for beautiful Mecox Bay. Today, the owners and founders of The Milk Pail Fresh Market & U-Pick, John and Evelyn Halsey, along with their daughters Amy and Jennifer, are the 11th and 12th generation of Halseys carrying on a farming tradition that began more than 350 years ago. Their family farm and orchard is located on the shores of the same Mecox Bay that attracted the first Halsey … [Continue reading...]
Oregon Live, Oregonian, Video by Jessica Greif, Oregonian Staff and Associated Press
The Rooster ranks tenth out of the 12 animals in the 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle. 2017 is a year of the Rooster.
What a Year of the Rooster Is
Every 12 years there is a Rooster year, beginning at Chinese New Year. A year of the Rooster always comes after a Monkey year and before a Dog year.
Years of the Rooster include 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, and 2029.
2017 Is a Fire Rooster Year — What ”Fire Rooster Year” Means
In Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is not just associated with an animal sign, but also one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth.
Both the zodiac sign and the element shape the astrology of the year. For example, 2017 is a … [Continue reading...]
http://goodnewsplanet.com/?s=heilongjian (Note the final series is in Chinese with English sub-titles, a great time to begin your Chinese lessons)
NY, NY - CUNY TV will schedule the 5-part series “Long Zhi Jiang” (“The River of the Dragon”) on five Thursdays in June 2016, starting June 2. Thursday is CUNY TV’s Global programming day. The series is in Chinese (Mandarin) and sub-titled in English. The series is produced by HeiLongJiang TV in China and has had successful broadcasts in Russia (it’s bordering country) and Japan already. It is a gorgeous and informative series that will entertain and fascinate you. You will want to go a visit this special Chinese Northern Province, its capital city Harbin and surroundings.
Here is some background on each of the shows.
一、 A … [Continue reading...]
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You will want to watch this incredible film about water fluoridation. It's 15 minutes, and my good friend and Human Rights defender and social justice activist Rev Dr Gerald Durley is featured. The truth be told fluoride is listed on the dirty dozen of developmental neurotoxins and is a powerful endocrine disruptor. A current Newsweek article, Fluoridation May Not Prevent Cavities, Scientific Review Shows (June 29th, http://www.newsweek.com/fluoridation-may-not-prevent-cavities-huge-study-shows-348251) questions the efficacy of water fluoridation in preventing cavities. Is shaving IQ points off your child's intelligence or wrecking their thyroid function worth it? You can decide for yourself after hearing the facts from experts. … [Continue reading...]
As California faces severe water shortages and farmers let their groves go fallow, a study finds that marijuana growers are sucking streams dry.
News on Wednesday that California’s snowpack has hit a record low of just 6 percent of normal means next-to-no spring runoff will flow into streams and reservoirs that supply water to the cities and farmers who feed much of the nation.
But before you light up a (legal) marijuana cigarette to take your mind off impending doom, consider this: With every puff you take, you could be making the epic drought even worse.
A new study finds that pot growers in the Northern California weed belt are diverting 100 percent of the water in some streams to irrigate their cash crops.
“Last summer, we went out and picked a handful of streams in the study area, … [Continue reading...]
A drop of water is flexible. A drop of water is powerful. A drop of water is in demand.
Water is at the core of sustainable development. Water resources, and the range of services they provide, underpin poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental sustainability. From food and energy security to human and environmental health, water contributes to improvements in social well-being and inclusive growth, affecting the livelihoods of billions.
2015 Theme: Water and Sustainable Development
The theme of 2015 it’s about how water links to all areas we need to consider to create the future we want. Learn more about the theme and join the global celebrations by organizing your own event.
Join the 2015 campaign to raise awareness of water and sanitation. You can also contribute … [Continue reading...]
Good Deeds Day is an annual celebration of doing Good Deeds, ( http://gdd.goodnet.org/) and is coming up on Sunday, March 15th! Launched in the U.S. in 2013, Good Deeds Day has taken off with over 50 countries participating including Mexico, Panama, Chile, Argentina, France, Germany, Switzerland, Britain, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Israel, Hungary, Ukraine, South Africa and Singapore. All over the world, hundreds of thousands choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and positively change the world.
Initiated by American-Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist, Shari Arison, owner of Arison Group, Good Deeds Day was first launched in Israel in 2007, and … [Continue reading...]
Miss Leah Lane, daughter of Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, of New York, will make her debut at The 60th International Debutante Ball on Monday, December 29th, in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Leah Lane is an actor and writer in New York City. She is currently a junior at the Horace Mann School and has taken advantage of the many opportunities that living in New York City has to offer. Leah was introduced to charity work at an early age, accompanying her parents to different events. Her book, "This Never Happens in the City", a children's pre-school book about a young girl who lives in the city and summers in the country, was published in 2004. All proceeds benefit the Child Development Center of the Hamptons (CDCH), a school for children with learning … [Continue reading...]
This film tells the stories of how ancient Heilongjiang was formed in the geographic movements as well as the geographic and topographic conditions of the northeastern province. The film is aimed to bring a brief introduction to audience members the history, the development and vastness of Heilongjiang. … [Continue reading...]
September 21, 2014. Good News and Ben and Jerry’s are the last groups at the March. Ben and Jerry’s globe stated if it is melted it is ruined. We here at Good News with our series, The Water Hour are fully aware of the concerns of WATER. We helped create World Water Day at the UN with our associate Phil Sauers of the World Water Rescue Foundation. Our participation at the march was for Peace and for Water, in fact we feature a song that Pete Seeger titled Water not Weapons. Go to www.goodnewsplanet.com
Here is a link to the Ben and Jerry story. http://www.benjerry.com/whats-new/climate-march-recap
The People’s Climate March -
This is just the beginning
September 25, 2014
On September 21st, 400,000 people took to the streets of New York City to demand action, not rhetoric, from the … [Continue reading...]
Special Events & Tours to the Hudson Valley's Bannerman Island -Wraps up for the Season.
Bannerman Island Special Fall Event -Oct. 2014- www.bannermancastle.org - A Patriotic concert tribute to Hudson Valley’s Civil War Volunteers, 3rd Sunday Music Tours and more on The Hudson River………. Program includes a cruise to and from Bannerman Island on the Bannerman Castle Trust’s motor vessel, The Estuary Steward, and a self- guided tour on Bannerman Island. Advance booking required for all tours. Boats depart weekends from the Historic river towns of Beacon & Newburgh, New York. Make your reservation at ZERVE.com or call 855-256-4007
photo courtesy reenactors
On Sat., October 18th , (rescheduled from July) Enjoy a Patriotic benefit concert tribute to the Hudson Valley’s Civil War … [Continue reading...]
Nick Loeb spent a summer in High School living with his high school friend, Todd Swedock and father Teddy Swedock, whom he became very close with. Teddy passed away of ALS earlier this year so Loeb is hosting an invite-only charity pool party and ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at his East Hampton estate. The event will kick-off at 1:00pm on Saturday, August 23rd where Loeb will contribute $100 to ALS for everyone who participates in the Ice Bucket Challenge. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gained incredible popularity over the past couple of weeks, in which people are nominated by other people to either donate at least $100 to ALS or douse themselves with a bucket of ice water. Celebrities who have recently participated include Justin Timberlake (challenged Jimmy Fallon), Martha … [Continue reading...]
Ensuring Safe Water
Lack of access to safe water affects more than 1 billion people in the developing world. Annually, 2 to 3 million children under age 5 die of diseases acquired through exposure to contaminated water.Thanks to a simple technology developed by retired CDC scientist and researcher Dr. Eugene Gangarosa and his colleagues, safe water is becoming a reality for even the poorest families in the most remote parts of the globe. Called the Safe Water System, it combines water treatment using inexpensive diluted bleach solution and safe water storage using narrow-mouthed containers and lids. In recognition of International World Water Day, join us in making a commitment to ensure safe water for people around the world by learning more … [Continue reading...]
Henry Wan, Chairman of the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in NY, joined by Anita Chan, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, to Ring the NYSE Opening Bell® to Highlight the 23rd Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York Colorful Dancer and Custom Made Dragon to Visit NYSE Trading Floor
About the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in NY 2013 The annual, free 2013 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, taking place THIS Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, features the New York Dragon Boat Championships and the U.S. Dragon Boat Open Championship Races, at Meadows Lake, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, home of the 1964 World’s Fair.
The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York is the largest multi-cultural festival in the New York metropolitan area and the … [Continue reading...]
Friends of DeCosta Headley to Honor Humanitarians at Annual Dinner
Many philanthropists toil and make personal sacrifices—with pleasure—because of their commitment to improving the lives of others. Few realize the challenges and obstacles that some of us encounter in raising funds to support worthy causes. So, it’s always a great feeling when someone acknowledges these efforts.
I experienced such a moment a few weeks ago when I received a letter from the Friends of DeCosta Headley (FODH). The organization’s larger-than-life namesake, DeCosta Headley, wrote that he learned about my work with orphans, commitment to nurturing young leaders and other humanitarian activities – and wanted to honor me as Humanitarian of the Year at his upcoming annual gala.
After meeting with DeCosta … [Continue reading...]