Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
4:43 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

Westchester County Exec Appoints New Head Of Veterans Agency

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Westchester County has a new director of the Veterans Service Agency - a former New York assemblyman.

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Hudson Valley News
5:30 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Marist, CNR Collaborate On Technology Management

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Two colleges in the Hudson Valley are teaming up for technology. One college is a leader in cloud computing and is offering its services to another campus two counties to the south. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more on the new hookup.

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Hudson Valley News
2:27 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

FEMA Funding Will Help Rebuild A Village Hall Destroyed By Sandy

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Lawmakers from New York say federal funding is headed to rebuild a village hall in Rockland County that was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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Hudson Valley News
1:10 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Poughkeepsie Farm Project Donations Hit A High

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A community-based agriculture cooperative in the Hudson Valley hit new highs for last year’s harvest and donations — including the amounts donated to low-income residents and community groups.

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Hudson Valley News
6:35 am
Fri March 27, 2015

David Rockefeller Donates Money For NYS Park

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced one of the largest-ever private donations in the history of the state park system. As WAMC’s Allison Dunne tells us, the donation is from David Rockefeller.

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Hudson Valley News
7:48 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Poughkeepsie Man Is Charged With Second-Degree Murder

Authorities say they've charged a 55-year-old man in the slaying of a woman whose body was found at a former psychiatric center in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
6:03 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Rockland County Exec Meets With NYS Senators About East Ramapo Legislation

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The Rockland County executive headed to Albany this week for a meeting with the New York state Senate majority leader and two other senators. His trip was to voice support for proposed legislation to provide state oversight of the troubled East Ramapo Central School District.

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Hudson Valley News
10:07 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Park-And-Ride Lots To Expand In Ulster, Dutchess

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Portions of the Hudson Valley will see expansions of park-and-ride lots, resulting in 290 new parking spaces. Area officials say the news is good for commuters and the environment.

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Hudson Valley News
7:11 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Authorities Makes Arrests In Drug Sweep Around Rockland

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Twenty-nine people face federal or state charges in connection with an alleged oxycodone and heroin ring that operated in the lower Hudson Valley.

In addition to 17 people named in a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday, New York State has charged 12 people in a related prosecution. Authorities say drug activities took place at a trailer park, motels, and Palisades Center Mall parking lots. Rockland County Executive Ed Day, a former police commander, calls the takedown significant.

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Hudson Valley News
9:22 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Authorities Arrest Poughkeepsie Man In Connection With Woman's Death

Authorities say they've made an arrest in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at a former psychiatric center in the Hudson Valley.

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