Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
6:58 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Walkway To Hold Marathons In June

Credit Ashley Arias, Walkway Over the Hudson

It was a bitter cold day at Walkway Over the Hudson, but the focus today was on a major event involving the signature pedestrian bridge in the Hudson Valley next summer.

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Hudson Valley News
9:20 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Legislators Write To FERC Over Pipeline Expansion In A NY Park

Blue Mountain Reservation
Credit Courtesy of Westchester County

Some Westchester legislators say they are troubled by the potential environmental impact on county parkland from a proposed gas pipeline expansion project. They’re asking federal regulators to take a closer look.

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Hudson Valley News
7:22 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Training Drills Take Place Tuesday At Indian Point

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The sounds of gunfire may be heard later Tuesday near Indian Point, but it’s only a drill.

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Hudson Valley News
8:54 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

NYS Senator Has A New Job: CEO

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A New York state Senator who did not run for re-election, has unveiled the details of his private sector plans.

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Hudson Valley News
2:51 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

NYS Assemblyman Urges Lawmakers To Pass Early Voting

It has become an annual lament during post-election analysis: most Americans don’t vote. Now, one New York State Assemblyman thinks it’s time to change the election process itself, urging his fellow lawmakers to allow some form of early voting.

Democratic Assemblyman Kevin Cahill is one of several co-sponsors of a bill to allow early voting in New York.

“Any steps we could take, incremental or revolutionary, to improve voter participation are where we ought to be right now,” says Cahill.

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Hudson Valley News
2:17 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Citizens Group To Host Forum In Ulster County On Proposed Pipeline

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A citizens group is hosting a forum Monday evening about a proposed pipeline that would run through portions of the Hudson Valley. 

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Hudson Valley News
1:01 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Scenic Hudson Preserves Acreage In Ulster County

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An environmental group in the Hudson Valley has struck a land deal that protects nearly 40 acres in Ulster County.

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Hudson Valley News
8:15 am
Sat November 15, 2014

Westchester Seeks Community Input On Disaster Preparedness

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Westchester County is looking for community input on disaster preparedness.

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Catskills
7:01 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Town Considers Switching Off Street Lights To Save Money

Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

New York towns and villages are in a continuous tug of war between balancing their budgets and staying under the tax cap. One Greene County municipality is taking a hard look at turning street lights off to save money.

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Hudson Valley News
8:43 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Alleged Fraud Scheme Uncovered In Dutchess County

The New York state attorney general says a doctor and nurse have been arrested in an alleged fraud scheme in Dutchess County.

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