Assemblyman Frank Skartados

Hudson Valley News
1:14 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Newburgh Town Board Supports Casino Proposal

Rendering of Hudson Valley Casino and Resort
Credit Saratoga Casino and Raceway

A town board in Orange County is backing the concept of locating a casino minutes from the New York State Thruway. This came during a special board meeting Thursday evening to hear a presentation from the developer.

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Hudson Valley News
9:56 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

HV Officials Comment On Tax Relief Recommendations

Credit Donkey Hotey/Flickr

Some officials in the Hudson Valley are weighing in on the recommendations released this week by the New York State Tax Relief Commission appointed earlier this year by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Hudson Valley News
2:23 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

NY Secretary Of State Walks The Walkway

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

Plans are in the works to better link Walkway Over the Hudson to surrounding communities and to tourism dollars. New York’s Secretary of State toured the pedestrian bridge in the mid-Hudson Valley Monday, seeing projects and hearing pitches about how the bridge can span a larger vision of tourism in the state.

Those are officials speaking with Secretary of State Cesar Perales about the need to keep Walkway visitors in the region, directing them to other sites and attractions – as Walkway Over the Hudson Executive Director Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart puts it:

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