Hudson Valley News



  A New York group is leading a hike to the site on a Hudson Valley mountain where a U.S. military plane crashed 70 years ago, killing six. 

An Ulster County teaching artist has won a prestigious leadership award.

Valley Agriceuticals held a groundbreaking ceremony for their new medical marijuana production facility in the Town of Wallkill on Thursday afternoon.

EAB 'Cannot Be Stopped'

Jun 7, 2015
courtesy NYS DEC

  The battle against an invasive pest has been lost in New York's Catskills.

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State police say a 52-year-old man whose body was found floating in a Hudson Valley lake last weekend had drowned while canoeing.


Police are reportedly guarding the home of Katie Chappell in Rye.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

It was just over six months ago that the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board announced that it was recommending three casino licenses. One was for the mid-Hudson Valley/Catskills region, in Sullivan County. WAMC’s Allison Dunne spent a winter's day in the area of Sullivan where the resort casino is slated to be built and encountered a lot of cautious optimism. Now that summer is nearly here, early visions of the region’s future are coming into focus.

Over 1,000 people attended the dedication of a new War Memorial outside the Ulster County Office Building in Uptown Kingston, New York on Sunday afternoon. The Roll of Honor consists of five black polished granite slabs, etched with the names of residents who perished in every American conflict.

West Point officials are telling the school's Hudson Valley neighbors that cadet training this summer might get noisy sometimes.

The U.S. Military Academy says nearby residents might occasionally hear summer training activities this month through August. That includes artillery firing, weapons training and demolitions.

Residents also can expect to see and hear low-flying helicopters, especially during air assault school, for most of the first three weeks of June.

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A black bear appears to be making rounds in New York's suburban Rockland County.