MidHudsonNews.com http://wamc.org en Transfer Of Golden Hill Almost Complete http://wamc.org/post/transfer-golden-hill-almost-complete <p>KINGSTON – The sale of the Ulster County-owned Golden Hill nursing home in Kingston is almost complete.&nbsp; The county is selling it to GH Acquisition Corp. for $11.25 million.</p><p>County Executive Michael Hein said the transfer is in the final stage.</p><p>“We are dealing with the very last components of it before there is a final process of transition,” Hein told MidHudsonNews.com. &nbsp;“We are dealing with the state Department of Health and we expect that to be done any moment.”</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:54:11 +0000 Hank Gross 67379 at http://wamc.org Transfer Of Golden Hill Almost Complete Orange County, NY GOP Locks Out Electronic Media http://wamc.org/post/orange-county-ny-gop-locks-out-electronic-media <p>GOSHEN – There was an unusual twist to the Orange County Republican Committee’s nominating convention held at a Goshen restaurant Wednesday night. Signs posted on the doors announced a prohibition to audio or video recording and still picture taking during the convention and, in fact, a reporter for MidHudsonNews.com was refused entry because he had digital recording equipment.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Hank Gross 65910 at http://wamc.org Orange County, NY GOP Locks Out Electronic Media US Labor Department To Fund Veteran Jobs Searches http://wamc.org/post/us-labor-department-fund-veteran-jobs-searches <p>WASHINGTON – President Obama’s proposed 2014 federal budget includes an additional $100 million for the Department of Labor to spend on programs to better serve veterans and returning serving members seeking jobs.</p><p>With Castle Point and Montrose VA hospitals and their outpatient clinics in the Mid-Hudson Valley and nine job centers also located in the region, if approved, the additional funding would provide for more federal services for those job seekers, Acting Labor Secretary Seth Harris told MidHudsonNews.com on Tuesday.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 12:48:17 +0000 Hank Gross 65807 at http://wamc.org US Labor Department To Fund Veteran Jobs Searches Monroe town supervisor in Boston as explosions rock the city http://wamc.org/post/monroe-town-supervisor-boston-explosions-rock-city <p>BOSTON – Two explosive devices went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon while other undetonated devices were located elsewhere along the route.</p><p>Three people were killed and over 140 were injured, some critically.</p><p>Town of Monroe Supervisor Sandy Leonard was at the Marathon.&nbsp; &nbsp;Her son, who lives in Boston, ran in the iconic race.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:56:22 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62347 at http://wamc.org Monroe town supervisor in Boston as explosions rock the city