Somers Land Trust Gifted 115 Acres of Stone House Farm Land

May 18, 2017

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 ...

Somers Fourth Grader Wins Earth Day Poster Contest

SOMERS, N.Y. – Ever since the first Earth Day in 1970, students have been expressing their concern for our planet’s future through art, songs and poetry. While contemplating what Earth Day meant to her, Julia Schmidberger, a forward-thinking fourth grader at Somers Intermediate School, came up with the saying, “You can’t change the past, but you can change the ...

Somers Disposes of 39 Tons of E-Waste, Scrap Metal

SOMERS, N.Y. – Another successful E-Waste Recycling Day was held on Earth Day (Saturday, April 22), at Somers Intermediate School. The annual event, organized by the Somers PTA Council, encourages residents to drop off their recyclable, which, for a donation, are disposed of properly.

• The PTA Council raised $3,065 through donations when residents dropped off their recyclables.

Neighbors Clean up Lake Shenorock

SOMERS, N.Y. – A group of residents who live near Lake Shenorock have banded together to form the Shenorock Neighbors, an informal organization with a mission to aid in the restoration of the once lively Lake Shenorock. In conjunction with the Somers Litter Task Force, the group held a clean-up day Saturday, April 22, coinciding with Earth Day.

While the lake is still occupied by ...

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