Nightly Candlelight Vigils will be held in support of the 3 members of the “Seneca Lake 12″ who pleaded guilty to trespass in front of Justice Raymond Berry in Reading Town Court last night and, after refusing to pay the maximum $375.00 fine, were promptly sentenced to the maximum 15 days in County Jail.
Michael Dineen will be held at the Schuyler County Jail in Watkins Glen. SInce Schuyler has no facility to house female prisoners, Dr Sandra Steingraber and Melissa Chiipman were transferred to Chemung County Jail.
Complete jail addresses w/vigil street corner locations:
Chemung County Jail
211 William Street
Elmira, NY 14901
Vigil: Corner of Church and William Streets
Schuyler County Jail
106 Tenth Street, Unit 2
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Vigil: Corner of North Franklin and 10th Streets
Landowner’s Rights and Gas Leases.
A Workshop with Ellen Harrison (FLEASED) and Joe Heath
April 25, 7 PM at the Hector Fire Hall on Rt. 414
Monday, April 15th, 7pm- Unitarian Universalist Congregation- Media Training! Come learn about how to write press advisories, and releases, and how to deliver talking points effectively. John Armstrong, Communications Director with Frack Action will be leading the training. He is totally fabulous at concisely delivering an on point message. Please sign up here, so we have an idea of how many people are coming!: http://bit.ly/17bzU0u
April 12-13: Cornell University and the American Indian Program: Recognition and Renewal Conference
Friday, April 12, 10 am – 5 pm. Saturday, April 13, 10 am – 5:30 pm. 6 pm dinner and 7 pm Iroquois Social
Recognizing thirty years of American Indian Studies at Cornell and the renewal of the Two Row Wampum, 1613-2013.Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Speakers include: Rick Hill, Jon Parmenter, Jolene Rickard, Jake Edwards, Jack Manno, Wendy Gonyea, Freida Jacques, Peter Jemison, Alan Michelson and more.
Recognizing thirty years of American Indian Studies at Cornell and the renewal of the Two Row Wampum, 1613-2013.Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Conducted in collaboration with the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign.
Full program at: http://honorthetworow.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/AIP-CONFERENCE-AGENDA.pdf
Hi Ithaca & Finger Lakes friends of New Yorkers Against Fracking,
Join us to discuss updates, our recent accomplishments, and next steps at the Ithaca & Finger Lakes regional NYAF meeting — Monday, the 15th of April, from 6-8pm at the Tompkins County Public Library, Borg Warner Room West. Please share(if you are able) with your various networks (here’s a link to the facebook event) & hope to see you there!
Who: New Yorkers Against Fracking, member organizations, individuals and friends
What: Organizing Meeting for a Statewide Ban + Brainstorming for Finger Lakes business outreach
When: Monday, April 15th 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Tompkins County Public Library Borg Warner Room, 101 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY
Go to www.nyagainstfracking.org for more info on New Yorkers Against Fracking
In the meantime, keep up the pressure on Governor Cuomo by submitting Letters to the Editor or Op-Eds in your regional newspapers (& send me a copy too so I can share with the statewide coalition!).
Feel free to contact me with any questions / comments / concerns! Sarah@nyagainstfracking.org
Thanks for your continued engagement & keep up the great work!
If you are a Reading resident, I STONGLY urge you to attend! If you are not, but are concerned about Reading’s decision regarding the Inergy gas storage facility, this would be a very important meeting to attend.
SCHUYLER COUNTY RESIDENTS
County-Wide Comprehensive Plan
Public Input Sessions
Town of Reading*
April 9, 7pm
Reading Town Hall 3914 County Route 28 Reading Center, NY 14891
The County and your local municipality are working together to create a plan to guide the future direction of our community.
Topics will range from education and transportation to housing. This is your chance to have your voice heard and to provide your
thoughts on these and other important topics. We hope to see you there!
Municipality Date Venue
Montour April 2, 7pm Montour Falls Fire Hall
Cayuta April 8, 7pm Cayuta Town Hall
Reading* April 9, 7pm Reading Town Hall
Dix* April 16, 7pm Dix Town Hall
Montour Falls April 18, 7pm Montour Falls Fire Hall
*Corrected date & venue
Please call 607-535-8211 or visit
www.schuylercounty.us/planning for more information.
105 Ninth Street, Unit 39
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Impacts of Gas Drilling On Human and Animal Health
An educational forum
Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 7-9 PM
Unitarian Church, 306 N. Aurora St., Ithaca, NY
Sponsored by: TCCOG (Tompkins County Council of Governments)
Co-sponsored by the First Unitarian Social Justice Council
Why animals make good sentinels for human health
- Michelle Bamberger, DVM
- Robert Oswald, Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University
- Summary of the 3 health studies cited by the NYS Commissioner of Health
- Adam Law, MD, Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy
Questions? contact Ellen Z. Harrison
2050 Ellis Hollow Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
607 539-7133 (home)
916 642 2178 (mobile)