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5 Things to Know in New York This Week (3/11/19)

Will you be in New York this week? Winter weather might not be over yet, but don’t let that put a damper on your plans. From fresh food markets to St. Patrick's Day celebrations, here’s what you have…
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The National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island, NY Lecture/Educational Series Continues - "The Lost Lighthouses of Staten Island"

The National Lighthouse  Museum, Staten Island, NY Lecture/Educational series continues with "The Lost Lighthouses of Staten Island."  Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the National Lig…
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Rooftop Newsletter: 17 Surprising Ways You Might Be Wasting Food and Not Know It

This blog is republished with permission from the Natural Resources Defense Council by  Andrea Spacht Many of us now realize that food waste is a big problem in the U.S. But did you know that a lot o…
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Press Release: The National Lighthouse Museum Will Host a Weather Forecasting Seminar on Thursday, March 28, 2019

The National Lighthouse Museum and America's Boating Club (US Power Squadron, Established 1914, Staten Island Club) have teamed up to offer a seminar in weather forecasting on Thursday, …
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Keep Vulnerable Seniors in Your Heart - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

February is American Heart Month and we know you understand the importance of providing older Americans with nutritious meals that keep them healthy and thriving. Seniors like 86-year-old Marion and…
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Exhibition - Heal the Man in Order to Heal the Land at Newhouse Center

Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land: Artwork by Tattfoo Tan Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land explores how spirituality manifests itself out of the connections between internal experience …
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Exhibition - In My Element: Photography by Gail Middleton and Mike Shane

In My Element: Photography by Gail Middleton and Mike Shane In My Element is a combined show of two photographers who are separated in age by several decades but who both gravitate to capturing phot…
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PRESS RELEASE: Celebrate Mardi Gras With Cool Jazz At the National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island, NY

PRESS RELEASE: Celebrate Mardi Gras With Cool Jazz At the National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island, NYCelebrate Mardi Gras' Light Moments  with Cool Jazz at the National Lighthouse Museum, 200 The …
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Staten Island organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Staten Island is looking to let the community know about an upcoming event, activity or initiative, our PR Tool is here to help! Here's how it works: when you post informati…
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The National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island, NY Lecture/Educational Series Continue -"Before the Quarantine Grounds: The Indigenous People and the First European Immigrants"

Dr. Robert Marraccino and Dr. Michael Vigorito  will continue to educate us about the Quarantine Grounds. They previously spoke to us about the Quarantine which stood ON THE PRESENT SITE OF THE NATI…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Accountants Help Seniors With Taxes

If being kind and generous to others makes one happier, than people who volunteer or who give their time to help others must be among the happiest in the world. Just ask Lynn Boulware, who has been n…
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Rooftop Newsletter: All About "The Plate and the Planet"

A recent issue of the The Nutrition Source published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health contained a thoughtful article entitled “The Plate and Planet.” It examines the issue of shifting…
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Brilliant Minds Work on WEEKENDS 2019 at the National Lighthouse Musem, Staten Island, NY

Children ages 2-12 years old are invited to join us for this course that meets for four Saturdays. Our goals are to learn about lighthouses their purposes, architecture, history, and stories of their…
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PRESS RELEASE: The National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island, NY Lecture/Educational Series Continues..Hot Topics : Issues Facing the Shipping Industry

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the National Lighthouse Museum, 200 the Promenade at Lighthouse Point, St.George, (adjacent to the Free Staten Island Ferry) Staten Island NY 10301,  2-4 pm, Professor I…
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EarthTalk: Green New Deal

Dear EarthTalk: What is the so-called Green New Deal proposed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and is Congress likely to go for it?  -- MT   The concept of a “Green New Deal” (GND), first called …
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