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Home Renovations in a Shades of Green

by Terri Kayden

Join the Shades of Green: An Eco-Friendly Renovation House Tour on Saturday, May 1 from 10a to 4p.

The tour features a fabulous assortment of renovated homes in Nyack and Upper Nyack, each with distinctive “green” elements, from solar paneling and a salt-water pool system to earth-friendly, organic gardens, green houses, radiant heat and energy-efficient appliances. Plus, Upper Nyack’s Hook Mountain Growers will be selling organic seedlings!

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 the day of tour. Ticket price includes admission to a reception at the Hopper House. To be held rain or shine. Day of tour ticket purchase/ticket pick up at 219 N. Broadway & 66 Franklin Avenue.

All proceeds benefit the Blue Rock School Scholarship Fund. For information call 845-267-8268 or visit

See also: A Victorian Mansion In Nyack Goes Green, Journal News 4/29/2010, NY Times, 4/29/2010

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