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Man Dead In Crash On Korean War Veterans Pkwy. On Staten Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was killed Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash on Korean War Veterans Parkway on Staten Island.

Around 10:45 a.m., police were called to the parkway at Huguenot Avenue, in the Huguenot section of Staten Island, for a report of a car crash. 60 more words

News

Voltaire: "L'Affaire Calas"

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Voltaire (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778)

“Those” are mainly members of the clergy of France, before it was nearly destroyed during the  1,828 more words

France

A Unique Valentine

I’ve been running a trial on Ancestry.com to try and track down new info on my fathers side of the family. It’s been a mystery for many years. 392 more words

History & Today

CELEBRATION

CELEBRATION…We had surprising and happy news just prior to meeting with good friends last night. CAPTAIN’S CROSS, my historical adventure novel set in colonial America, has been accepted for publication. 70 more words

Author

Welcome to my neighborhood!

“Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” Walt Whitman

My town, New Rochelle,  turned 325 years last year and this year as a final celebration 15 sculptures in the shape of a fleur-de-lis were installed around downtown. 224 more words

Daily Life

Historic Huguenot Street: New Paltz, New York

Historic Huguenot Street

81 Huguenot Street

New Paltz, New York

http://www.huguenotstreet.org/

(All photos taken by me–copyright disclaimer)

When I visited my friend in New Paltz, New York, in 2010 it was a rad surprise to discover, and tour, Historic Huguenot Street. 252 more words

History

Samuel Romilly -- an Englishman descended from Huguenots

My preceding post summarised the influence that Huguenots had on English society and culture.

Today’s looks at a generational example of how the descendants of Huguenots continued the same tradition. 1,421 more words

Protestant