Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
11:20 am
Sun July 13, 2014

Dutchess County Welcomes Warrior Hikers

Credit Dutchess County/Warrior Hike 2014

Dutchess County will welcome combat veterans as they hike through the area Sunday afternoon.

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Hudson Valley News
10:32 am
Sat July 12, 2014

Hudson Valley County Launches Clean Energy Program

Credit Orange County Chamber of Commerce/Energize NY

A county executive in the Hudson Valley says his county is the first in New York State to adopt a certain clean energy program.

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhuas says his county is the first to launch Energize NY. He also announced during an Orange County Chamber of Commerce breakfast that a recently received grant will go toward a solar farm at the county’s 9-1-1 center.

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Hudson Valley News
7:21 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

House Passes Legislation Curtailing FERC Enforcement Of Capacity Zone

Credit wikipedia.org

The House of Representatives has passed an amendment put forth by two New York congressmen who want to rein in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and undo a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
5:18 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Write-In Candidate For A NY Congressional Seat Returns

New York’s 19th congressional district race thus far includes an incumbent Republican and a well-heeled Democrat. Now, a write-in candidate from 2012 is trying once again to get on the ballot. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Thomas Jenkins.

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Hudson Valley News
7:55 am
Fri July 11, 2014

NY Congressional Race Contenders Report Fundraising Amounts

Contenders in a congressional race in the Hudson Valley are divulging their second-quarter campaign fundraising results, ahead of a July 15 deadline for federal filing. 

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Hudson Valley News
2:44 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Bard SummerScape Presents World Premiere of Love in the Wars

Credit Courtesy of Bard SummerScape. Love in the Wars

Bard SummerScape is under way, and the performing arts festival will feature the world premiere of a play opening this weekend. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with the play’s curator and lead actress.

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Hudson Valley News
2:42 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

NYS AG Announces Agreement With Bookseller Over Breastfeeding

Credit Wikimedia Commons/Matt Daigle - Mothering.com

The New York State attorney general has announced an agreement with a major bookseller to strengthen protections for mothers who breastfeed in its stores.

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Hudson Valley News
10:29 am
Tue July 8, 2014

PSC Cuts United Water's Proposed Rate Increase

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The New York State Public Service Commission has rejected a requested water-rate increase in the Hudson Valley. The PSC also wants a third party to independently review management and operation practices.

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Hudson Valley News
6:36 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Late Author's Westchester House Is On The Market

The historic Westchester County home of late author John Cheever is on the market for $525,000.

Hudson Valley News
5:28 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Catskills Group Launches Renewable Energy Campaign Online

Credit Courtesy of renewableny.com

A grassroots advocacy group in the Catskills has begun a campaign focusing on renewable energy.

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