I grew up in upstate NY and my mother was from a rural part of Nebraska. A well known saying by the farmers I knew, was that the fields of corn were " knee high by the 4th of July". If that was the case there would be a good crop.
Not that I noticed any corn stalks at the Urban Garden, though there may be some now, this is a place
The local Community Board One has a new administration and their terms start today. All new folks who I am sure will do a great job for the community: Catherine Hughes Chairperson, Anthony Notaro Vice Chairperson, John Fratta Treasurer, Adam Malitz Secretary, and Dennis Gault Asst Secretary.
Pictured above is Catherine Hughes, who chaired the WTC Committee and advocated for the community on many issues, including the Zadroga Bill, which included hundreds of visits to Washington DC to lobby on behalf of the community.