For cycling, jogging and other sweaty sports, check out the new antifog wraparounds from such makers of sports glasses as Briko, Nike and Oakley. One of the best such models is Nike’s new V12 ($145; pictured below). Its impact resistant polycarbonate lenses are riveted to the frames only near the nosebridge.
Effective this morning, April 1st, all beaver traps have been removed from Warner Park. This type of action presents significant safety risks to the person removing the traps. As always, we consider the totality of the circumstances in our decision making related to wild life management in our parks, and in this case the potential safety risks outweigh the benefit..
From Wayfarers and Aviator styles to Clubmaster designs, there is something to suit everyone’s style preferences and budgets in the Amazon Big Style Sale. And it had nothing to do with promoting another goofball buddy flick. Automaker marked its newfound ambitions as an electric carmaker.
Over a century ago the rushing water of the Schoharie Creek was harnessed to generate electricity at a hydroelectric plant in Wellsville, a hamlet on the Florida side of the Schoharie Creek near Mill Point on the opposite side of the waterway.The Wellsville hydroelectric facility was one of a series of Schoharie Creek and Hudson River generating stations built in the 1890s and early 1900s for Empire State Power Company.A 1905 advertisement in the Recorder said the company was canvassing Amsterdam residents to find out who wanted a dependable source of electricity for light, heat and motors.The local office was headed by electrical engineer, Clarence Wilson. Mars of Wellsville, who died eight years ago, took me on a tour of the Wellsville hydro power plant site in 2008.The Route 161 Bridge also was closed in 2011 during flooding from tropical storms Irene and Lee.Mars was a young child when his family moved to Mill Point in 1933.His father was from Holland, Mars said, and his mother was descended from the Mohawk Nation.Even though electricity had been generated nearby, Mill Point itself was not electrified until 1937.The Mars family left Mill Point for Hagaman for a few years but moved back.This time they lived farther south, near where Colonial settlers named Van Horne had built a substantial residence.Mars married Ruth Starke whose family lived on Route 161 in Wellsville. Heworked for Niagara Mohawk’s gas division in Amsterdam..
Chilensis), and provide evidence for repeated overseas dispersal in this tortoise group. The ancestors of extant Chelonoidis species arrived in South America from Africa only after the opening of the Atlantic Ocean and dispersed from there to the Caribbean and the Galpagos Islands. Our results also suggest that the anoxic, thermally buffered environment of blue holes may enhance DNA preservation, and thus are opening a window for better understanding evolution and population history of extinct tropical species, which would likely still exist without human impact..