ALBANY, N.Y. – Youth in this region have seen enough tobacco promotions. It’s time to protect them and put an end to youth smoking and other tobacco use. That’s the message Tobacco Free New York State is working hard to communicate to millions regionally and statewide with its “Seen Enough Tobacco” campaign.
With the goal of safeguarding children from the billions of dollars of hard-hitting tobacco promotions in places where they can see them, the campaign uses video, social media (#SeenEnoughTobacco), digital advertising and a “Jack and Jill (and Tobacco)” storybook that describes children’s encounters with tobacco promotions in convenience stores. Provocative images creatively combine cigarettes with common children’s items, like crayons, a birthday cake and a crib mobile, in scenarios intended to grab the attention of community members and parents and prompt their outrage. Viewers can learn what they can do to protect children from tobacco promotions and join more than 15,000 others throughout the state by pledging their support at the campaign’s website www.SeenEnoughTobacco.org.
South Street Seaport Museum announces
Summer Series of Seaport Walking Tours
The South Street Seaport Museum announces this summer’s Seaport Walking Tours, illuminating the hidden, forgotten, and overlooked histories of New York’s original seaport.
Looking for some city fun with your family?
Visit one of NYC’s most beautiful locations, South Street Seaport and learn some of our history with your family.
The South Street Seaport Museum announces Seaport Walking Tours, illuminating the hidden, forgotten, and overlooked histories of New York’s original seaport. Starting on Thursday, April 21, 2016 there will be two regularly scheduled tours available: The Secret Life of the Brooklyn Bridge and A Wicked Tour of the Fourth Ward. To commemorate the sinking of Titanic, a special limited run walking tour is only available on April 14, 15, and 16. Several new tours will be introduced after the Memorial Day weekend. Tickets available at https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/seaportwalkingtours/.
Looking to go Apple Picking?
We have some great places listed below where you can Pick Your Own and enjoy a lot of fun FALL activities at our local farms.
* I suggest calling the farms ahead of time and see if there are apples available. *
Places to go apple picking:
It is now 12 years later and we all can remember where we were when we heard this devastating news.
The shock, the fear, the lives that were lost.
During that day we all stood tall together and will continue to fight for our freedom as one nation.
I am not only proud to be an American but I am also proud to be a New Yorker!
I am thankful to all those who continue to save the lives of us New Yorkers each day. All the men and women that put their lives at risk to protect ours, I thank you.
Today is a day of remembrance of all the lives that were lost, we will never forget you.
New York will continue to stay strong and the Freedom Tower is a symbol of that.