Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
8:27 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Westchester Reports First Human Case of West Nile For 2013

Credit MassDPH

A Hudson Valley county has its first human case of West Nile Virus this year.

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Hudson Valley News
10:04 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Music Brought Together Pete Seeger And Friends And WAMC Audience

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

Pete Seeger, Lorre Wyatt, Guy Davis, and friends performed a benefit concert for WAMC Sunday at the Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill. It was a sing-along from beginning to end.

The concert was called “Music Can Bring Us Together”. It brought Pete Seeger and Lorre Wyatt together for the first time since the Clearwater Festival in June.

Guy Davis performed with them and said this before heading onto stage.

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Hudson Valley News
9:36 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

NYS Senator Urges Governor To Sign Bill To Include 9/11 Firefighters' Kids

Credit U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

A New York state senator from the Hudson Valley is calling on the governor to sign legislation concerning the children of 9/11 firefighters.  

Republican state Senator Greg Ball is urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill into law that he says would help children of firefighters who died as a result of illnesses from response to and recovery efforts from the September 11th terrorist attacks.

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Hudson Valley News
5:38 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Voters Choose Rockland's Democratic Candidate For County Exec

Credit WAMC

A former employee in the Clinton administration is the Democratic choice to run for county executive in one Hudson Valley county, while an incumbent Democratic mayor indicted on political corruption charges came up short against four opponents on primary day. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more on the region’s electoral results.

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Hudson Valley News
3:31 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Hudson Valley Counties Hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies

The Rising
Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

Municipalities up and down the Hudson Valley are holding remembrance ceremonies today to honor residents who lost their lives 12 years ago. Some of these ceremonies have taken place, while others are scheduled for this evening.

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Hudson Valley News
9:32 am
Tue September 10, 2013

A Few Party Lines Are Up For Grabs For Rockland Candidates

In one Hudson Valley county, it’s a busy primary day for candidates seeking the county executive post.

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Hudson Valley News
8:54 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Incumbent Mayor Indicted On Corruption Charges Is In The Primary

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A New York village rocked by an alleged political corruption scandal earlier this year has a host of candidates vying for the Democratic line for mayor, including the mayor indicted in the case.

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Hudson Valley News
6:52 am
Tue September 10, 2013

NY Airport Receives Funding For Improvements

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An airport in the Hudson Valley will see some upgrades thanks to federal funding.

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Hudson Valley News
2:26 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Pete Seeger, Friends Perform Memorable Concert In Peekskill

Lorre Wyatt and Pete Seeger rehearse before the Paramount show.
Credit Allison Dunne

Pete Seeger took to the stage of the Paramount Theatre in Peekskill Sunday. Seeger, Lorre Wyatt, Guy Davis, and friends played a benefit concert for WAMC. WAMC's Alan Chartock dedicated the concert to Seeger's wife Toshi, who died in July.

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Hudson Valley News
6:47 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Interview With "Lament Of An Expat" Author

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

Leonora Burton is one of those figures in a small town who everyone knows. And now even more may get to know here through her latest book – Lament of an Expat, How I discovered America and Tried to Mend It. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne sat with Burton at her store – The Country Goose - in Cold Spring, New York to talk about Burton's latest endeavor.

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