Glynwood Glynwood Farm St., Peekskill, NY10566 Glynwood is an organization that focuses on issues of note to rural communities, such as sustainable food and farming.…More Glynwood offers a variety of workshops, conferences and seminars on rural conservation. It teaches about energy-efficient farming and other areas of interest.
Department of State, Division of Code Enforcement and Administra 2 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill, NY10566 This regional office of the New York Codes Division provides a variety of services related to New York's Uniform Fire…More Prevention and Building Code and State Energy Conservation Construction Code to Westchester, Putnam and Rockland counties. The Division provides technical assistance, administers variances, delivers educational courses, oversees the enforcement practices of local governments and serves as secretariat to the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council.
Valeria is a historic, bucolic homeowner's community located along Cortlandt's scenic Furnace Dock Road. The…More community has a long history that goes back to the beginning of this century. Valeria was once an industrialist's dream--to create a getaway for New Yorkers that would ultimately encompass nearly 1,000 acres of gorgeous woods, including a lake and extensive wildlife. </p>
<p>For years Valeria has been home to the Dickerson Pond Homeowners Association. Working with AVR Homebuilders, a green developer out of Yonkers, Valeria will be adding 147 homes to its property, making Valeria the largest residential LEED certified project in New York State.</p>
<p>The community recently received conservation easements for 690 acres to preserve Valeria's forests, wetlands and wildlife. This has come from an agreement between AVR Homebuilders and Westchester Land Trust and its Cortlandt Land Trust chapter, in conjunction with the Town of Cortlandt and Valeria's Dickerson Pond Homeowners Association.</p>