Category Archives: DSH Archive

Mahwah’s Historic Preservation Commission Honors Trail Conference with Heritage Award

At the Mahwah council meeting on Jan. 21, the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference was honored for our work in restoring the Darlington Schoolhouse and repurposing the historic building as our new headquarters. Presented by Commission Chair Barbara Shanley and members Anne … Continue reading

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First Guest Artist Exhibition Installed at Trail Conference Headquarters

By Glenda Haas, Art Selection Committee Chair The newly renovated Trail Conference headquarters opened with many bare walls at the ribbon-cutting ceremony this past April. An Art Selection Committee has since been formed, led by volunteer Glenda Haas, and composed … Continue reading

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Trail Conference Kicks Off 95th Year of Service with Grand Opening at New Headquarters

New beginnings and nearly a century of service were celebrated at the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference’s grand opening event on Saturday, Sept. 12. Along with members, local officials, and the community, the Trail Conference marked its first trail season … Continue reading

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Darlington Schoolhouse Wins Adaptive Use Award from Bergen County

On May 7, the Bergen County Freeholders hosted an awards ceremony at the Zion Church honoring people and places throughout Bergen County.  The Trail Conference was among 10 recipients presented with Preservation Awards during the public program, receiving the 2015 … Continue reading

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New York-New Jersey Trail Conference Opens New Headquarters at Darlington Schoolhouse

By Jennifer Easterbrook, Membership and Development Manager, and Alice Luddington-Cantor, Trail Conference Volunteer A new chapter in the Trail Conference’s 94-year history begins April 7, when a ribbon-cutting ceremony completes the move into the new headquarters at the Darlington Schoolhouse … Continue reading

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Ceremony Marks Start of New Life for Darlington Schoolhouse

  We hope you were able to join us April 7 at our new headquarters for the ribbon-cutting ceremony.  If not, follow the link to access a great recap of the event as reported in The Record: Former Darlington Schoolhouse begins new life … Continue reading

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Making a Grand Entrance at Our New Headquarters

By Zak Parkin, Darlington Schoolhouse Crew Member Greetings Wilderness Enthusiasts, I am reporting from the frontlines of the Darlington Schoolhouse in Mahwah, NJ, where Project Manager Kevin Simpson, Kevin Stamey, Joe Knight, and I have been battling the elements to … Continue reading

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