American troubadour, folk music singer and activist Pete Seeger has died at a hospital in New York. He was 94.
Ecofest celebrated its 25th anniversary in Times Square Sunday, with an assortment of children’s concerts and performances and some lessons in going green for people of all ages.
At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 with one that “occupied” so much our time and one neighborhood park in Lower Manhattan.
This stalemate comes after the Occupy Wall Street movement received an emotional and inspirational boost from folk music legends Pete Seeger and ‘60s folk singer Arlo Guthrie. The musicians joined demonstrators on Friday in their campaign against corporate greed while residents near the protest park encampment pushed to regain some peace and quiet in their neighborhood.
The hope is to find ways to reduce dependency on Indian Point.