Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
12:40 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Study Finds One Tick Bite Can Deliver Multiple Infections

Credit Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

A new study in New York reveals that ticks are more likely to be infected with several pathogens, not just the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. The ticks for the study were collected from Dutchess County. 

People who are bitten by a blacklegged tick could be at higher risk of more than one infection. Felicia Keesing is a biology professor at Dutchess County-based Bard College and co-author of a new study.

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Hudson Valley News
6:23 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Nevele Plans Community Rally

Credit Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa

Elected officials in Ulster County along with area residents will partake in a rally Tuesday morning to celebrate the completion of an application for the county’s only proposed casino.

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Hudson Valley News
1:41 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Newburgh Elected Officials Push The Need For A Casino

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two elected officials in Orange County have sent a letter to members of the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board, inviting them to tour an area they say needs a casino. At the same time, a new study is out on casinos in Sullivan County.

City of Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy acknowledged the Catskills’ need for a casino.

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Hudson Valley News
2:02 pm
Sat June 21, 2014

Orange County Exec Plans Budget Cuts

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The Orange County executive is looking at cost-cutting measures to help plug a $60 million budget gap next year.

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Hudson Valley News
9:58 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Documentary On Smart Grid To Be Shown In Ulster County

Credit Vermont Department of Public Service

In Ulster County Saturday afternoon, there will be a free screening of a documentary about the power grid and privacy.

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Hudson Valley News
7:49 am
Fri June 20, 2014

South African MP To Lecture At Bard College

Credit Courtesy of Wilmot James

A South African member of parliament is joining a college in the Hudson Valley as a senior visiting fellow.

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Hudson Valley News
6:34 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Local Officials Say Newburgh Is Ripe For A Casino

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two elected officials in Orange County have penned a letter to members of the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board, inviting them to tour an area they say needs a casino.

City of Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy acknowledged the Catskills’ need for a casino, but says:

“No one needs this more than the city of Newburgh.”

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Hudson Valley News
7:41 am
Thu June 19, 2014

NIH Grant Awarded To NY Medical College For Lung Cancer Research

Credit Joe Crawford, flickr

A medical college in Westchester County has received a grant to study lung cancer in relation to certain compounds.

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Hudson Valley News
6:00 am
Thu June 19, 2014

U.S. Senators Seek Transportation Funds For Newburgh

Portion of Newburgh waterfront
Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York’s two U.S. senators are pushing for federal funds to develop a long-term plan to upgrade transportation infrastructure in an Orange County locale. WAMC’s Allison Dunne has more.

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Hudson Valley News
8:39 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Romney Backs NY Congressional Candidate

A former presidential candidate is supporting a congressional candidate in the Hudson Valley. The district includes all of Orange and Putnam Counties as well as parts of Dutchess and Westchester Counties.

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