Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
6:52 am
Thu October 30, 2014

NY Man Allegedly Reported False Threat Against Obama

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Prosecutors say the Secret Service got involved in a love triangle when a Westchester County man falsely reported that his rival planned to kill President Barack Obama.

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Columbia County
4:53 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Valatie Businesses Get Boost From Tierra Farm

Tierra Farm, a Valatie-based organic manufacturer and distributor of nuts and dried fruits, has made a substantial contribution to the Village of Valatie for their Main Street mini-grant program.

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Hudson Valley News
1:02 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Environmental Groups Sue NYS Over New NY Bridge Funding

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Three environmental groups are suing New York State agencies and officials over the planned use of Clean Water Act funds for construction activities surrounding the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge.

Riverkeeper, Waterkeeper Alliance, and Environmental Advocates of New York Monday filed a lawsuit in State Supreme Court in Albany against New York State officials, seeking to ensure that federal Clean Water Act funds will not be used in building the new Tappan Zee Bridge or for future projects. Marc Yaggi is executive director of Waterkeeper Alliance.

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Hudson Valley News
4:05 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

NTSB Issues Probable Cause Of Fatal Metro-North Derailment

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Federal regulators say the engineer of a commuter train that derailed in New York City last year fell asleep, causing him to miss a 30 mph speed limit and hit a curve at 82 mph.

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Hudson Valley News
3:33 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Enviro Groups Sue NYS Agencies, Officials Over Bridge Funding

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Three environmental groups are suing a number of New York state officials and agencies over the planned use of Clean Water Act funds for the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge.

Riverkeeper, Waterkeeper Alliance and Environmental Advocates of New York Monday filed a lawsuit against New York State officials, seeking to ensure that federal Clean Water Act funds will not be used in building the new Tappan Zee Bridge or for other such future projects. Marc Yaggi is executive director of Waterkeeper Alliance.

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Hudson Valley News
1:09 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

NY's 18th Congressional District Race Is A Battle To The End

As Hillary Clinton rallied for New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney on Monday, talk of the combative rematch in the 18th District continued. As WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports, dueling campaign ads show the bitter contest is tightening in the final days of the election.

A recent ad from Republican Nan Hayworth figuratively slings lunch meat at her opponent, incumbent Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney.

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Hudson Valley News
7:52 am
Tue October 28, 2014

NY Bike And Pedestrian Projects Receive Funding

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Monday announced about $70 million in funding for 68 bicycle and pedestrian projects in New York, some of which is headed to the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
7:22 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Hillary Clinton Rallies For Congressman Maloney

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in her home county of Westchester this morning to campaign for Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney.  She delivered a speech during a public “Women for Maloney” event.

Hillary Clinton, who also served as a U.S. senator for New York, spoke to an audience of some 200 people at the Pinnacle Restaurant at Heritage Hills, a condominium complex in Somers.

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Hudson Valley News
8:20 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Hudson Highlands Access Will Be Expanded

Officials say the largest ever conservation easement in the Hudson Highlands will link two state parks in Orange County.

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Hudson Valley News
6:12 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

NYS DEC Okays Lead Agency For Proposed Water Bottling Project

There is growing concern in the Hudson Valley about the main water source for Kingston and whether it should be bottled. And today, New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation designated a lead agency for an environmental review process of the proposal. At least one group is disappointed in the decision.

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