Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
10:52 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

NY Secretary Of State Visits Walkway Over The Hudson

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New York’s Secretary State was in two Hudson Valley counties this afternoon as he toured Walkway Over the Hudson.

Secretary of State Cesar Perales visited Walkway Over the Hudson, starting in Poughkeepsie, on the Dutchess County side. His visit was to see how Department of State projects that are already funded are progressing, and hear about where more money is needed.

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Hudson Valley News
7:25 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

EPA Regional Administrator Talks Climate Change In The Hudson Valley

An Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator was in the Hudson Valley recently to talk about climate change. Judith Enck spoke with WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne about President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, and what it means for the region.

President Obama released his Climate Action Plan in June, and EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck spoke about the plan with community and nonprofit leaders as well as local government officials during a roundtable at Marist College in Poughkeepsie.

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Hudson Valley News
7:26 am
Mon August 26, 2013

NY Secretary Of State To Tour Walkway Over The Hudson

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New York’s Secretary of State will be in the Hudson Valley Monday afternoon.

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Hudson Valley News
9:13 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

Bronx Man Is Convicted Of Robberies In The Hudson Valley

A New York City man has been convicted of firearm and robbery offenses, including in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
7:32 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Court Ruling Keeps Primary Candidate Off The Ballot

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The state Court of Appeals Thursday affirmed an Appellate Court decision, keeping a candidate in the Democratic primary for Rockland County executive off the ballot.

The Court of Appeals, in a 7-0 decision, upheld the Appellate Court ruling, keeping Village of Suffern Mayor Dagan LaCorte off the ballot. Jerry Goldfeder, a prominent election lawyer representing LaCorte, says the ruling favors form over substance.

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Hudson Valley News
1:33 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

NYS Senator Presents Concussion-Reducing Helmets At Football Practice

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Football players at a New York high school are showing up for their first day of practice and receiving new helmets Monday. 

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Hudson Valley News
1:22 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

CDC Study Focuses on Spraying Pesticides and Tick-Borne Diseases

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A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks at whether spraying yards with pesticides reduces the risk of contracting a tick-borne disease. In New York, the study focused on Dutchess County.

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Hudson Valley News
8:33 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Port Jervis and PA Police Together For DUI Enforcement

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PORT JERVIS – Once again, this year the Eastern Pike Regional Police in Pennsylvania and the Port Jervis City Police will be joining forces as part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign from August 16 through September 3.

Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden said the enforcement effort worked last year and this year he expects similar results.

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Hudson Valley News
8:04 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Legislative Plan Seeks To Clamp Down On Toll Evaders

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TARRYTOWN – A new plan to enhance the state’s ability to prosecute and extract fees from toll evaders was announced Wednesday by State Sen. David Carlucci (D, Nanuet) at the Tarrytown toll plaza of the Tappan Zee Bridge.

Carlucci is partnering with Sen. Charles Fuschillo (R, Merrick), the chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, to bring the proposal before the next legislative session.

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7:21 am
Thu August 22, 2013

PSC Sets New Dates For United Water Public Hearings

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After many calls to reschedule public hearings regarding Rockland County’s controversial water plans, New York’s Public Service Commission has come up with new dates.

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