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Hudson Valley News
2:10 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

NY Congressional Candidate Takes Issue With Drone Use At Wedding

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The Republican contender in New York’s 18th congressional district alleges her opponent flouted Federal Aviation Administration regulations on drone use for commercial purposes.

Former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth is reiterating her call for Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney to step down from the FAA oversight committee.

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WAMC News
7:36 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Woman Crash Lands Plane, Walks Away

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CRAGSMORE – A woman, who was flying a Piper P-28 single-engine plane from Resnick Airport near Ellenville to Orange County Airport in Montgomery, made a controlled crash in Cragsmoor shortly after 11 a.m. on Thursday.

State Police said the pilot, Kimberly Striefler, 23, of Greenville, was alone on the plane. She was located walking down a path in a heavily wooded area.

Striefler told police she was attempting to cross over the mountain when she made the controlled landing. She suffered minor injuries and was treated at Ellenville Regional Hospital.

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New York News
4:54 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

NY Senators Petition FAA

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New York's U.S. Senators have stepped in hoping to stave off the June 15th closure of two airport control towers in Central New York.

Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are asking Washington to keep Griffiss International Airport in Oneida County and Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport in Tompkins County open. The Senators wrote to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta encouraging him to keep the towers open --- they say the towers are essential to the Central New York economy and to security in the Northeast.

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