Solar Panels Installed at Somers Middle School Under K-Solar Program

June 15, 2017

SOMERS, N.Y. – Somers Middle School has installed 390 solar panels on one of its roofs, becoming the first school in New York to do so under the state’s K-Solar clean energy initiative.

The initiative, introduced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2014, provides public and nonprofit schools throughout the state the opportunity to sign up for a free solar installation program. The panels were ...

Somers Land Trust Gifted 115 Acres of Stone House Farm Land

SOMERS, N.Y. – Some 115 acres that were once part of the iconic Stone House Farm off Route 202 have been donated to the Somers Land Trust for preservation as open space.

The gift, from the family of Robert and Christine Beshar, comprises two tracts. One, of more than 55 acres at the farm’s southern end, is mostly wetland. The other, better than 59 acres, lies east of Route 202 ...

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