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State Sen. Shelley B. Mayer

Forum on NY State Constitutional Amendments

Make your vote count! Election Day is coming up, and there are five amendments to NY State’s Constitution on the ballot. Learn more about each one of them–from their impact on absentee voting to guaranteeing your right to clean air and water–at this special forum with State Senator Shelley B. Mayer on October 18 from 5-6pm at the 1907 Carriage House. Proof of vaccination and mask required.

Register at or 914-934-5250.

We’ll be discussing:
Proposal 1: Amending the Apportionment and Redistricting Process
Proposal 2: Right to Clean Air and Water, and a Healthful Environment.
Proposal 3: Same-Day Voter Registration
Proposal 4: No-Excuse Absentee Voting
Proposal 5: Expanding the New York City Civil Court Jurisdiction

thomas jayne and pilar viladas

Classic Design Luncheon by Historic Jay Gardens

Just as the Jay Estate has adapted its buildings and landscape to serve a 21st-century audience in a modern and inclusive way, today’s foremost style influencers are leading discussions about how to make classic design more accessible by seamlessly mixing the old and the new. On Thursday, September 23, 100 guests joined us for a lively conversation beside our newly restored, sustainable gardens with AD 100 Interior Designer Thomas Jayne and design journalist Pilar Viladas. READ MORE HERE!


Clean Water Infrastructure Grant Workshop

On October 20, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., join NY State Assemblyman Steve Otis for a special workshop at the Carriage House on the state’s Environmental Facilities Corporation water infrastructure grant programs and other clean water financing opportunities.
Admission is free, but registration is required.

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