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FOCAAdmin

The opening of the Friends' trail improvement project in Dobbs Ferry was enthusiastically attended by local residents, state officials, Dobbs Ferry trustees and, of course, by the Friends.


Mayor Connett; Mavis Cain, Friends President; Patrick Kozakiewicz, State Project Manager; Commissioner Rose Harvey; Gary Ricci, site Manager; Bob Kornfeld, Friends Vice President.

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FOCAAdmin

We are saddened by the news of the death of our member, friend, and benefactor, William Lee Frost, on September seventh.

Bill, an early Aqueduct fan, started collecting Aqueduct material long before there was FOCA, or even the Croton Aqueduct Committee. In later years, he donated the bulk of his collection to the Croton-on-Hudson Historical Society -- with one exception: A piece of the original old wooden pipe of the Manhattan Water Company, founded by Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr in 1799. This he donated to FOCA.

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FOCAAdmin

Westchester Trails Association, a long-established hiking club in the county, has organized a series of monthly hikes on the Old Croton Aqueduct called “OCA and More," starting in November. The hikes will each be 7-8 miles long, and will incorporate the four sections listed in the book Walkable Westchester, beginning at Lamartine Ave.

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