Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
6:42 am
Wed July 30, 2014

SUNY New Paltz Hosts HBO Film Crew For A Day

Lena Dunham walking back to her director's chair.
Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

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.

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Hudson Valley News
9:07 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Moody's Upgrades Rockland's Bond Rating

Rockland County’s fiscal picture is looking brighter, according to Moody’s.

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Hudson Valley News
9:15 am
Tue July 29, 2014

HBO Series To Film Scenes At SUNY New Paltz

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Scenes for an episode of an HBO series will be filmed Tuesday afternoon in the Hudson Valley. 

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Hudson Valley News
7:58 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

U.S. Attorney, NY School District Settle ADA Case

A lawsuit against a school district in Westchester County over violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act has been settled.

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Hudson Valley News
8:09 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

Westchester County Airport Lands Funding For Improvements

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New York’s two U.S. senators have announced funding for an airport in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
9:17 am
Sat July 26, 2014

NY Has New Signage For Accessibility

NYS Senator David Carlucci and NYS Assemblywoman Sandy Galef

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“The term “handicapped” is outdated, derogatory, and just plain out offensive.”

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Hudson Valley News
2:35 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

NYS AG Candidate Discusses Crime In Newburgh

NYS Attorney General Candidate John Cahill (left) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus
Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

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.

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Hudson Valley News
7:39 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Tele-Town Hall Highlights HV Transportation And Infrastructure

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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.

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Hudson Valley News
8:18 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Plans Unfold For Historic Poughkeepsie Mill Building

A vacant, historic building in the Hudson Valley is getting a makeover, and developers Thursday afternoon will deliver an update on the progress.

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Hudson Valley News
7:41 am
Wed July 23, 2014

HV Congresswoman Writes to IRS Chief About New NY Bridge Grants

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

A New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley has penned a letter to the IRS commissioner about noise reduction grants pertaining to the new Tappan Zee Bridge. 

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