It looks like I won't have time to recount my Labor Day vacation in upstate New York. That said, here are some photos that I took over the several days we spent visiting family in the town of Windham.
Updated info -
I just received the following from my friend Steve:
The Convergent Ladybug Beetle looks like a Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle. The side view of the pronotum is white but on Convergent Ladybug Beetle it should be black with pencil thin white edges.
Convergent Lady Beetle:
Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle:
The unidentified damsel looks like a male Fragile Forktail. There is an interrupted green stripe on the top of the body forming an exclamation point.