Tag Archives: Seneca Lake

Help Protect Seneca Lake!

The Finger Lakes area has numerous State, County, and Local parks that we enjoy.  USA Today has choses the Ten Best State Parks in USA. There are two from New York State—Letchworth State Park and Watkins Glen State Park. “We … Continue reading

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Here’s something that’s interesting: Tom O’Mara can be defeated

In 2012, State Senator Tom O’Mara was unopposed in the general election for the 58th district of New York. This state senate district covered all of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates counties, and a portion of Tompkins County (the city … Continue reading

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Write On: NY’s fracking wars continue

This commentary was written by Michael J. Fitzgerald, who has been a magazine and newspaper journalist for nearly 40 years. He lives around Seneca Lake and writes a weekly column which is published in the Finger Lakes Times on Fridays. Fitzgerald is … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s (LPG) Gas Problems

Tuesday night I found myself in Watkins Glen High School at the Gas Free Seneca forum “Seneca In The Balance”.  The event was extremely well organized  and the speakers were top-notched. I was thoroughly impressed whole event. It seemed well attended. The organizers … Continue reading

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WRITE ON: Protest and the First Amendment

Michael J. Fitzgerald of  Valois and Watkins Glen, New York wrote the following article for his ‘Write On’ column which appears in The Finger Lakes Times  every Friday. This article was published on Friday, August 9, 2013. It was posted here with … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s District Director Met with Gas-Free Seneca

The following is an email that was sent to area residents who are in the anti-Hydrofracking Movement. It was sent to me with a suggestion of posting it on the New NY 23rd. It was written by Joseph Campbell, President … Continue reading

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LETTER FROM CHEMUNG COUNTY JAIL, PART 3 by Sandra Steingraber, April 23, 2013 This is the third in a series of letters by Sandra Steingraber, who is a biologist, writer, parent,  activist, was part of the “Seneca Lake 12” who were … Continue reading

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