Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
7:02 am
Tue October 14, 2014

AARP To Hold Congressional Forum With Gibson, Eldridge

Candidates in the 19th Congressional District race will be part of a forum Tuesday afternoon in Dutchess County focusing on issues important to older voters.

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Hudson Valley News
6:24 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Teachout To Join Others In Westchester For Anti-Fracking Rally

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Zephyr Teachout will be among those at a rally in Westchester Saturday to call on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban fracking.

Fordham University Law School Professor Zephyr Teachout, who lost to Governor Cuomo in the Democratic primary, will march with White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach and Westchester residents from Renaissance Plaza to city hall in White Plains. A rally follows. Stephen Gyetko is with New Yorkers Against Fracking.

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Hudson Valley News
4:33 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Westchester Business Leaders, Lawmakers Oppose Casinos For Orange

Business leaders and several lawmakers in Westchester County say they oppose any casino for Orange County. They say a casino there would hurt racino operations in Yonkers.

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Hudson Valley News
9:18 am
Thu October 9, 2014

OSI Acquires Property Next To Minnewaska

Credit New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation

Dozens of acres of undeveloped land are expected to be added to a state preserve in Ulster County.

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Hudson Valley News
6:37 am
Thu October 9, 2014

NYC Council Considers Car Ban For Central Park

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New York City’s Central Park may soon be free of cars.

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Hudson Valley News
6:42 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Gibson And Eldridge Debate Amid A Raucous Audience

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two candidates in New York’s 19th congressional district debated in front of a vocal audience in Ulster County last night.

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Hudson Valley News
12:54 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Large Crane Arrives To Help New NY Bridge Project As Toll Question Remains

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York state officials, including Governor Andrew Cuomo, welcomed the one of the world’s largest floating cranes to the construction site of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge Monday. At the same time, the governor’s opponent in the November election called for details on the new bridge’s expected tolls. 

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Hudson Valley News
12:57 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Gibson, Eldridge Debate In Ulster County

A congressional debate in New York’s 19th district took place in Ulster County Monday night amid a standing-room only audience.

Much of the packed middle-school auditorium in Lake Katrine had a clear favorite in the race between Republican Congressman Chris Gibson and Democrat Sean Eldridge, as evidenced by the shouts and jeers amid candidate responses to questions posed during the debate. Here’s Gibson.

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Hudson Valley News
4:00 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Two NY Congressional Debates Are Slated For Monday Eve

Two New York congressional debates take place in the Hudson Valley Monday evening.

The Orange County Citizens Foundation is presenting a debate in the 18th district with Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and his Republican opponent, former Congresswomen Nan Hayworth. There is a third candidate who is not part of the debate -- Goshen resident Scott Smith. The debate is at Middletown High School from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

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1:20 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

NYC Assemblyman Proposes Gun Restraining Order Bill

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A New York assemblyman is introducing gun restraining order legislation. The idea is to temporarily deny individuals who are considered dangerous access to guns.

Democratic Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh of Manhattan this week announced legislation that aims to reduce the risk of gun violence. Here’s how.

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