The grandson of a wealthy timber baron, Adams grew up in a house set amid the sand dunes of the Golden Gate.
The Record-Review — The official newspaper of Bedford and Pound Ridge, New York Obituaries Obituaries for current and former Bedford and Pound Ridge residents are posted online as they are received as a courtesy to family and friends who want to attend services. Obituaries are also printed in the newspaper on Friday if submitted to the newsroomby Tuesday at 5 p.
There is no charge for publication. Submissions must be words or less and may be edited to conform with the paper's editorial style. To have an obituary published unedited, as a paid ad, contact the Advertising Department The official newspaper of the towns of Bedford and Pound Ridge, New York Obituaries Jean Arra, director of the Mount Kisco senior nutrition program Jean Arra, 82, senior nutrition program director for the village of Mount Kisco and longtime Katonah resident died after a short illness on Dec.
The couple then moved to New York City, where she worked for the Brooklyn Union Gas Company and gave birth to her two daughters Amanda, who was born inand Melissa, born in In the family moved first to Tripoli, Libya, and then Geneva, Switzerland, before returning to Katonah in Upon her return, Ms.
Arra enjoyed skiing, camping, performing and bird watching and was an avid reader. She was a lifelong conservationist thanks to the influence of her grandfather, Alfred Knapp, with whom she shared many walks throughout the woods and hills of northern Westchester while growing up.
She was a supporter of the arts and of Native American culture and gave numerous homeless animals a loving home throughout her life.
Arra returned home to serve the community she grew up in and cared deeply about, and her greatest love was her family.
A memorial service will be held at tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to adirondackcouncil. Edmonston, longtime Bedford resident Charles H.
Edmonston, retired Riegel Textile Corp. He was just shy of Edmonston was born in Baltimore on Dec. His family was prominent in Washington, D. In Aprilafter working for a few years in investment banking on Wall Street, he began active military duty.
During World War II he worked in military intelligence at the Pentagon as an executive administrative officer and intelligence staff officer. He was discharged in with the rank of colonial.
He then joined Riegel Textile Corp. He served as company secretary and treasurer until he retired in Edmonston was a longtime resident of Chappaqua and Bedford, where he lived for nearly 40 years.
He was active with the Cisqua School in the mids, and in the s served on the board of trustees of North Country School in Lake Placid.
He was a loyal supporter of Princeton and active in his class alumnae association. For over 50 years he was an active member of St.
A memorial service officiated by the Rev.List of famous conservationists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top conservationists in the world? This includes the most prominent conservationists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. Jul 22, · Earlier this year, the realms of law and new media collided when Lori Drew was hit with federal charges for creating a fake MySpace page and harassing a .
Ansel Adams was a masterful photographer and a lifelong conservationist (a person who works to preserve and protect the environment) who encouraged understanding of, Died: Apr 22, Film Description.
On a blazing summer day in , a teenager named Ansel Adams first encountered the awesome beauty of Yosemite Valley. "From that day," he later wrote, "my life has been colored. Mood and Tone: The Art of T. Allen Lawson.
February 7 – April 28, T. Allen Lawson is drawn to the quieter side of life. Over time he has developed a discipline of patiently observing and studying the often unnoticed rhythms and subtleties of his surroundings. Learn about the life and work of Ansel Adams both as an artist and conservationist.