Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
10:30 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Nevele CEO Steps Aside

The CEO of the company proposing a casino in Ulster County is out after a newspaper story revealed he was accused of assault.

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Hudson Valley News
1:47 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Two NY Resolutions Are On Entergy's Meeting Agenda

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two resolutions concerning the Indian Point nuclear power plant are on the agenda of Entergy’s annual shareholder meeting Friday. One is from the New York State comptroller, the other from an Ulster County resident.

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Hudson Valley News
7:06 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Minisink Compressor Case Comes Before U.S. Court Of Appeals

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

A case concerning a New York natural-gas compressor station in Orange County comes before a U.S. Court of Appeals Thursday morning.

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Hudson Valley News
5:49 am
Thu May 1, 2014

NY Army National Guard Unit Deploys

New York National Guard Command Sgt. Major Frank Wicks (right) [promotes 1569th Transportation Co. Soldier Ronald Walker to sergeant prior to the company's deployment to Afghanistan Tuesday.
Credit NYS Division of Military & Naval Affairs

A New York Army National Guard unit from the Hudson Valley has been deployed to Afghanistan.

More than 100 soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 1569th Transportation Company left Fort Hood Tuesday for their deployment in Afghanistan. The company, which specializes in moving supplies, is based at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in New Windsor, in Orange County. The soldiers went on active duty March 9. The unit is expected to be in Afghanistan for 10 months.

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Hudson Valley News
7:24 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Cary Institute Names New President

Credit Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

A preeminent ecological research center in the Hudson Valley has a new president.

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Hudson Valley News
3:05 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Town Supervisor Wants To Challenge A HV Assemblyman

Credit Courtesy of Susan Zimet

There could be a Democratic primary in a Hudson Valley state Assembly district, as a town supervisor wants to face off against a longtime incumbent.

Democratic Assemblyman Kevin Cahill could be facing a primary. New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet Tuesday announced her candidacy for the 103rd District seat, which covers most of Ulster County plus Rhinebeck and Red Hook in Dutchess County.

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Hudson Valley News
9:02 am
Wed April 30, 2014

NY Congressman To Deliver Letters To FERC

With a new capacity zone set to take effect May 1st, a New York Congressman Wednesday afternoon plans to deliver community concerns directly to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Hudson Valley News
3:37 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Town Supervisor To Challenge Longtime NY Assemblyman

Credit Susan Zimet

Voters in a certain assembly district in the Hudson Valley are looking at a Democratic primary this year.

Assemblyman Kevin Cahill has a challenger – New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet, who announced Tuesday her candidacy for the 103rd New York Assembly District, which covers most of Ulster County plus Rhinebeck and Red Hook in Dutchess County. Zimet made the announcement in a campaign video.

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Hudson Valley News
1:18 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Genting Unveils Resort Casino Proposal In Tuxedo

Rendering of the proposed Sterling Forest Resort
Credit Genting Americas

The operator of the Resorts World Casino New York City at Aqueduct Racetrack has taken the wraps off its proposed casino development for an Orange County town. Several area residents spoke in opposition of the proposal, but the town board has not yet taken a position.

(from video presentation) "...We would like to introduce the next chapter in this 238-acre site’s storied history – the world-class Sterling Forest Resort. Located on a remote site buffered by over two miles of forest from the Town of Tuxedo and Tuxedo Park, residents will see minimal impact from the resort…”

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4:37 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Genting To Detail Casino Proposal In Orange County

Credit wikipedia commons

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The operator of the Resorts World Casino New York City at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens has released details of a resort casino it is hoping to build in Orange County, and will present its plans during a Town of Tuxedo board meeting Monday evening.

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