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Sustained by Eating, Consumed by Eating Right
Sustained by Eating, Consumed by Eating Right (April 2013)
Reflections, Rhymes, Rants, and Recipes
Eric L. Ball - Author

Returning to his hometown after a fifteen-year absence, a northern New Yorker confronts his unlikely Mediterranean past.

When Eric L. Ball returned to his hometown in northern New York after a fifteen-year absence that included time in Greece, he began building his version of the good life, largely revolving around growing, foraging, and cooking safe and wholesome foods. Yet, surrounded by family and old memories...(Read More)
The Untold Story of Champ
The Untold Story of Champ (December 2012)
A Social History of America's Loch Ness Monster
Robert E. Bartholomew - Author

The definitive account of a Lake Champlain legend.

“The lake surface was glass. My girlfriend and I were fishing from our anchored rowboat in about fifteen feet of water, facing the New York shore. ‘Ron, what’s that?’ I turned. About thirty feet away I saw three dark humps … protruding about two feet above the surface. The humps were perhaps two or three feet apart. They didn&rsquo...(Read More)
Tuscarora (December 2012)
A History
Anthony F. C. Wallace - Author

The definitive history of the Tuscaroras and their return to western New York.

Tuscarora is the comprehensive history of the small Iroquois Indian reservation community just north of Niagara Falls in western New York. The Tuscaroras consider themselves to be a sovereign nation, independent of the United States and the State of New York. They have preserved a system of social organization and ideal pub...(Read More)
The Middle of Everywhere
The Middle of Everywhere (October 2012)
A Novel
Ray Petersen - Author

A young man’s quest to keep his hometown’s paper mill from closing turns into an odyssey across a rural upstate New York county.

One man’s affliction is another’s gift, and Kenny Hopewell’s “special gift” is a terrible memory and virtually no sense of direction. Entrusted by a family friend to deliver a plea for help that might keep his hometown mill fro...(Read More)
Russel Wright
Russel Wright (September 2012)
The Nature of Design
Donald Albrecht - Author
Dianne Pierce - Author

2014 Award for Excellence presented by the Greater Hudson Heritage Network

Explores the work and philosophy of renowned industrial designer Russel Wright, whose former home in the Hudson Valley—Manitoga—is now a national historic landmark.

This catalogue was published by the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz in conjunction with the exhibition Russe...(Read More)
An Uncommon Cape
An Uncommon Cape (September 2012)
Researching the Histories and Mysteries of a Property
Eleanor Phillips Brackbill - Author

Three mysteries precipitate an investigation into an otherwise ordinary suburban property, revealing a past inextricably woven into four centuries of American history.

When Eleanor Phillips Brackbill bought her suburban Westchester house in 2000, three mysteries came with it. First, from the former owner, came the information that the 1930s house was “a Sears house or something like that.” Thrilled to ...(Read More)
Cycling the Hudson Valley
Cycling the Hudson Valley (August 2012)
A Guide to History, Art, and Nature on the East and West Sides of the Majestic Hudson River
Parks & Trails New York - Author

An indispensable resource for dedicated cyclists planning to bike the Hudson Valley or the casual rider looking to take the family out for a couple of hours. Great for walkers, boaters, and auto travelers, too.

An indispensable resource for dedicated cyclists planning to bike the Hudson Valley or the casual rider looking to take the family out for a couple of hours, this guidebook will help you experience the Hud...(Read More)
Farmingdale State College
Farmingdale State College (August 2012)
A History
Frank J. Cavaioli - Author

Fascinating history of the oldest public college on Long Island.

Located on 380 acres on the Nassau-Suffolk border, Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the oldest public college on Long Island. In this fascinating and lavishly illustrated history, Frank J. Cavaioli chronicles the school’s rich history from the time it was chartered in 1912 up to the present. He investigates the leadership of such important...(Read More)

John Emmett Connors
John Emmett Connors (August 2012)
Artist from Troy
John Emmett Connors - Author
Vito F. Grasso - With

An artist’s appreciation of the Collar City, Troy, New York.

Although he has traveled and painted throughout the world, John Emmett Connors has returned time and again to paint the houses, buildings, and neighborhoods of his hometown, Troy, New York. Collected here are his depictions of some of his favorite places in the Collar City and the surrounding area, including the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, th...(Read More)
Liberty Street
Liberty Street (August 2012)
Encounters at Ground Zero
Peter Josyph - Author

A haunting record of the destruction and rebirth of the neighborhood surrounding Ground Zero.

When writer and feature filmmaker Peter Josyph spent a year and a half combing the historic streets and debris-blasted buildings of Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan, talking with workers and residents, capturing its struggles and transformations, he became what he calls a “citizen-artist,” personally shooting over two hundred hours of f...(Read More)
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