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North Blenheim – The 2013 Antiques & Vintage Car Show and Blenheim Art Walk took place on the grounds of the B-G Visitors Center on Sunday, July 21, and it was packed with FREE family fun. Guests enjoyed demos, on-site appraisals, artwork and a wonderful array of vintage cars.

Annual Antique Car Show, Annual Antiques Show & “The Blenheim Bridge Art Walk”
NYPA Hosts Antique, Art & Auto Show - 3 Great Events in 1Great Day, July 21

NYPA at the 15th Annual Cycling the Erie Canal bike tour - PhotosCamillus
– On July 10, NYPA was on hand to help hydrate and educate during the 15th Annual Cycling the Erie Canal bike tour.

The 8-day, 400-mile trip across New York State’s scenic Erie Canal drew cyclists of all ages, and many of them stopped by the NYPA station for free water bottles, energy efficiency tips, hydrating drinks and some one-on-one time with an athletic trainer.

This year’s tour took place from July 7 -14. The historic Erie Canal, named a National Heritage Corridor, provides a magnificent cycling experience for all riders and participants. See more photos of the event…

NYPA Trustee/Onondaga Co. Exec. Joanne Mahoney & NYPA President/CEO Gil QuinionesSyracuse – NYPA President and CEO Gil Quiniones and NYPA Trustee and Onondaga County Executive Joanne Mahoney joined officials from NYSERDA, National Grid and the SUNY Upstate Medical University at a special Earth Week event on April 25, discussing progress on a comprehensive energy efficiency project, part of Governor Cuomo’s Build Smart NY initiative.

NYPA is financing and implementing the nearly $21 million energy efficiency upgrade, which is one of the largest Build Smart NY projects to date. The campus-wide, energy-saving improvements include numerous building system upgrades that will save the Syracuse school more than $1.3 million annually. Read news release…

North Blenheim – NYPA’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center welcomed guests for Earth Day Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28. Visitors of all ages enjoyed a weekend of FREE green-themed family fun including screenings of “Wall-E” and the film “Planet Earth” and created green arts & crafts such as personalized Earth Day buttons and take-home flower gardens!

NYPA Celebrates 2 Million Visitors to the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center

North Blenheim – Reaching a milestone is always a reason to celebrate, and at NYPA’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center we recently commemorated a big one – 2 million visitors! On Dec. 8 this achievement was recognized during the popular “Photos with Santa” holiday event. The celebration attracted people from throughout Schoharie County and guests were invited to pose for a picture worth “2 million” words. Housed in a 19th-century dairy barn, the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center opened in 1974 and welcomes people of all ages to enjoy the region's history, natural beauty and state-of-the-art exhibits and interactive displays. Read more on B-G’s big milestone…

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