The Tri Town Relay For Life gets underway tonight, right through tomorrow morning at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge. Helen Gregory of the American cancer society explains:
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WCDO will be broadcasting live from the beginning of the proceedings tonight.
A group of New York state lawmakers have crafted a bill that would ban electronic cigarettes in public spaces. E-cigarettes, also called personal vaporizers or PVs, allow users to inhale a smoke-like vapor by heating a liquid solution — usually a mixture of nicotine and flavorings. Last week, the FDA announced plans to begin regulating e-cigarettes. Now, legislators in Albany want the rest of the state to follow suit. State reps are confident the measure will pass as part of the more comprehensive Indoor Clean Air Act bill.
Governor Cuomo announced that THE 2ND annual “I Love My Park Day” would be held tomorrow at state parks and historic sites across the state. Nearly 80 parks and historic sites will Participate, Volunteers will help by cleaning up storm damage and other debris on park lands and beaches, planting trees and gardens, restoring trails and wildlife habitat, removing invasive species, and working on various site improvement projects. Last year over 4,000 volunteers from across the state participated, Event details and online registration for this year’s event can be found at nysparks.com.
Carrie Underwood, will perform at the Great New York State Fair Grandstand on Wednesday, August 27th. Tickets go on sale at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow at the State Fair box office, through etix.com, or by calling etix toll-free at 1-800-514-3849.
The Jericho Arts Council 35th Annual Fine Arts Show will be held starting this weekend through Saturday, May 10th. The art show will feature work in four categories: Visitors to the show can vote for their favorite piece, and the winning piece will be presented the People’s Choice award. Many of the pieces are available for sale. The closing reception and awards presentation will be Saturday May 10th, at 2:00 pm.