Winter Gardening Ideas from the Cornell Cooperative Extension

By CCE Master Gardener Lyn Chimera and Community Educator Colleen Cavagna


I’m sitting here writing this with the doors and windows open. It feels like spring, but I am sure we know better!  This January thaw was perfect for getting some last minute chores done in the garden. I spent some time spreading the conifer branches I had been gathering from discarded trees. Read more

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No Unnecessary Travel - Town of Randolph

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 11:44am

2/1/13 - The Town of Randolph has issued a no unnecessary travel order until 6 p.m. tonight due to the winter storm.

NY Winter Weather Awareness Week

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 1:30pm

Don't be fooled by the sunshine and the 60+ degree temps today, this week is winter weather awareness week in New York...

The National Weather Service joins with the New York state office of emergency management in promoting winter weather safety to all new yorkers during winter weather awareness week October 21st to 27th.

New Yorkers Urged to Get Ready for Winter

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 10/22/2010 - 9:24am

“Safety First” Is Seasonal Message; Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms

The New York State Office of Emergency Management Office (NYS OEM) today reminded New Yorkers that while the official start of winter is still eight weeks away they should begin preparations now to ensure their safety at home and on the road during the season ahead.

What winter storm safety tips do you offer?

With the onset of winter, Christopher Baker, Director of Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services, reminds the public to prepare for severe weather conditions by following the steps outlined below:

Know what Winter Storm WATCHES and WARNINGS mean Read more

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