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2011-01-11 14:37:00

POMONA, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four world-class ice sculptors from the tri-state area will be showcasing their skills at the Fifth Annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival 2011 (www.knickerbockericefestival.com) being held at Rockland Lake State Park on January 29th and 30th. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite sculpture and a trophy will be awarded to winner of the friendly competition. The four ice-carving invitational participants include: Earl Covington (Ice Art;...

2009-12-24 10:30:00

POMONA, N.Y., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Dozens of Rockland-area companies have stepped up to lend financial support to the 2010 Knickerbocker Ice Festival at Rockland Lake State Park (www.knickerbockericefestival.com), which is aiming to break the attendance record set at the 2009 event. Financial contributions and donations of goods and services have poured in to help make 2010's festival bigger and better than 2009's record-setting event. The Knickerbocker Ice Festival, celebrating the...

2009-12-16 10:00:00

POMONA, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Knickerbocker Ice Festival is adding some green to the wintertime event with ecological and earth-friendly products, services and educational events to demonstrate how anyone can be more earth-friendly. The Knickerbocker Ice Festival, celebrating the Hudson Valley's 19th century ice industry, runs January 23rd and 24th, 2010 at Rockland Lake State Park in Congers, NY. The park's been designated a priority site for sustainability initiatives...

2008-12-29 10:30:00

Generosity Designed to Lift Visitors' Spirits in Poor Economy by Inspiring Hope BEAR MOUNTAIN, N.Y., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC) announced that local businesses have generously contributed products and services to make the Knickerbocker Ice Festival (www.knickerbockericefestival.com) one of the most memorable events of the season. The Festival (January 24-25, 2009) kicks off the Hudson Valley Quadricentennial, the year-long celebration marking the...

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