<p>Choctaw is a small community town located in the County of Van Buren. Choctaw is elevated from the sea level by about 549 ft. Industrial arts including carving of wood, pottery, basket weaving, though the nuber of skilled craftsmen are steadily declining due to limited market. New initiatives like development of a world center for martial arts is built on land donated by the local residents.</p>
Two New York teams are among the finalists (Long Island, NY) Alliance for Green Heat and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that seven pellet stoves have been chosen as finalists in the Pellet Stove Design Challenge. This international competition, administered by the Alliance for Green Heat, identifies innovative low emissions and high efficiency..