Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
7:16 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Annual Labor Day Rally Is Scheduled For Poughkeepsie

An annual Labor Day rally is scheduled in Dutchess County for Monday afternoon.

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Hudson Valley News
9:29 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Riverkeeper Holds Beer-Naming Contest

The public has a chance to a name a new beer in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
9:24 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Orange County Receives HUD Funding For Storm Recovery

Credit Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

Three years after Hurricane Irene hit the Hudson Valley, a New York Congressman and other elected officials announced more funding for Orange County for recovery efforts.

Elected officials stood in Middletown Thursday to announce $11.5 million in additional Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funding for Orange County. Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney says he pushed through a lot of bureaucratic red tape to secure federal investment, and worked with HUD to reallocate funds to fulfill unmet Hurricane Irene recovery needs.

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Hudson Valley News
2:25 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Proposed Pipeline Expansion Prompts Indian Point Analysis

Credit Spectra Energy

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has put out for public comment a draft environmental impact statement concerning a proposed pipeline expansion project in the Northeast. The expansion includes property belonging to the Indian Point Nuclear power plant.

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Hudson Valley News
1:13 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Kiryas Joel Files Suit To Halt A Second Proposed Casino

Less than two weeks after filing suit to halt a proposed casino project in one location, an Orange County village has filed a second lawsuit pertaining to another casino proposal in the county.

The Village of Kiryas Joel filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Woodbury town and village officials, Caesars Entertainment and partner Flaum Management and others, alleging failure to consider the environmental impact of a casino project. Paul Larrabee is spokesman for Kiryas Joel.

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Hudson Valley News
8:56 am
Thu August 28, 2014

SUNY New Paltz, Ulster County Add Weekend Bus Service

Credit SUNY New Paltz

Bus service in an Ulster County college town is expanding to the weekends.

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Hudson Valley News
7:14 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Kiryas Joel Files Suit Over Proposed Casino In Woodbury

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Less than two weeks after filing suit to halt a proposed casino project in one location, an Orange County village has filed a second lawsuit pertaining to another casino proposal in the county.

The Village of Kiryas Joel filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Woodbury town and village officials, Caesars Entertainment and partner Flaum Management and others, alleging failure to consider the environmental impact of a casino project. Paul Larrabee is spokesman for Kiryas Joel, which is near the site of Ceasars’ proposed casino.

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Hudson Valley News
1:13 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Moody's Downgrades County's Bond Rating, Again

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Orange County’s bond rating for the second time in six months.

Moody’s Investors Service Tuesday downgraded Orange County’s bond rating from Aa2 to Aa3 and assigned the county a negative financial outlook. This is the second time Moody’s has downgraded the county’s bond rating this year. In March, Moody’s lowered the county’s rating two notches. Republican Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, who took office in January, had expected the downgrade this week after a recent meeting with Moody’s officials.

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Hudson Valley News
7:23 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Debate Schedule Is Set In A NY Congressional Race

Two candidates in the race for a New York congressional seat have agreed upon a debate schedule.

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Hudson Valley News
10:44 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Agriculture Coalition Forms To Support A NY Congressional Candidate

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

A New York congressman Tuesday announced a coalition that has formed to support his re-election in the 19th District.

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