Hudson Valley News

NIH Grants To Help Two Westchester Researchers

Sep 30, 2014

A Hudson Valley congresswoman says grant money is headed to medical researchers in Westchester County.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was a keynote speaker at a housing conference today in Orange County. He unveiled plans to extend a homeowner protection program.

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office will additionally fund the Homeowner Protection Program, or HOPP, up to $40 million, given the number of distressed homeowners still in need of the free housing counseling and legal services the program provides.

Farmers' Market Premieres At Taste NY In Dutchess

Sep 28, 2014

Agritourism in the Hudson Valley gets a boost this weekend with the debut of an outdoor farmers’ market along a heavily transited parkway.

Courtesy of Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

A project for early childhood education involves a museum in the Hudson Valley.

Former HV Congressman Endorses Eldridge

Sep 27, 2014

A former longtime congressman has endorsed a fellow Democrat in the race for New York’s 19th congressional district.

Bard College Receives Grant To Reduce Sexual Assault

Sep 26, 2014

A college in Dutchess County has received a grant to reduce sexual assault, dating abuse, and stalking.

GOP NYS Senator Backs Democratic Congressman

Sep 26, 2014

A Republican Hudson Valley lawmaker is crossing the aisle to endorse an incumbent Democrat for Congress.

Courtesy of The Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College

The Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College has released a guide to key issues about drones. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with co-director of the center Dan Gettinger about the online and print publication called The Drone Primer: A Compendium of the Key Issues. The primer is free and available at

Salsa Legend Endorses Astorino For NY Governor

Sep 26, 2014
Courtesy of Willie Colón's blog

A salsa legend is endorsing Republican Rob Astorino for New York governor.

Westchester Reports First Case Of Enterovirus 68

Sep 26, 2014

Westchester County has learned of its first case of enterovirus 68, a severe respiratory illness that is affecting mainly children.