Scenes for an episode of a popular HBO series were filmed on the campus of a SUNY school Tuesday.
“Here we go kids. 3-2-1…action!"
Scenes for an episode of the HBO series Girls were filmed at a few locations on the campus of the State University of New York at New Paltz. There were no talking parts for the roughly 40 SUNY New Paltz students and staff who were extras. Girls’ creator and star Lena Dunham was in the director’s chair. Regina Heyman is a producer for the show.
Governor Andrew Cuomo Friday signed legislation updating New York's accessibility signage and logos. The bill was sponsored by two Hudson Valley lawmakers.
Governor Cuomo signed the bill on the eve of the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The legislation amends existing law to require the removal of the word “handicapped” from state signage. Independent Democrat David Carlucci sponsored the bill in the Senate.
“The term “handicapped” is outdated, derogatory, and just plain out offensive.”
The Republican candidate for New York state attorney general stopped in Orange County Thursday. He was in Newburgh to talk with local elected officials about what is needed to cut down on the city’s crime.
New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney recently held a telephone town hall on local transportation and infrastructure issues in the Hudson Valley.
Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat who sits on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, supported bipartisan legislation to prevent the bankruptcy of the Highway Trust Fund. The emergency measure passed last week by a vote of 367-55.