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Patch Blogs: No Roadkill; Back to College

A recap of recent and popular blog posts in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam.

Slow: Amphibian Crossing

"In these early spring days—when the temperature gets above freezing and it's rainy and wet—it's the time when many species of frogs and salamanders are on the move to their breeding grounds in woodland pools.  

Unfortunately, these migrations can take these slow-moving amphibians across our roads, sometimes in the hundreds if not thousands where they often become road-kill in large numbers, as well."

To read more, click here.

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Experience Counts For Adult Students Going Back To College


"One of the most confusing issues for adult students returning to college is learning about earning credits through non-traditional methods.  

Research shows that for those potential students who were likely to return for a bachelor’s degree, 75-percent reported that they were more interested in institutions that provided credit for their life experience."

To read more, click here.

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'Basque Country' Dinner at Bedford Post Inn

"The dinner is part of a dining series called 'Grilling Around the World,' created by Bedford Post Inn chef Jeremy McMillan, with forthcoming dinners based on the food of Italy's Tuscany region, Mexico and the U.S.A.

The program began with an authentic Argentinian meal."

To read more, click here.

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