On October 17, 1781 Lord Cornwallis, the commanding officer of 8,000 British troops at Yorktown, Virginia asked his opponent George Washington for terms of surrender. On October 19 the Redcoats marched in defeat before the Yankees and the fruits of revolution had bloomed. 809 more words
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The spirit of Hilltop Hanover Farm’s former head farmer, Brett Alcaro, was woven throughout the nonprofit’s farm-to-table dinner and fundraiser on Oct. 5.
Alcaro spent five years working at the farm and educational center in Yorktown Heights before his premature passing in 2015 at the young age of 37 following a six-month battle with cancer. 222 more words