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Hudson Valley News
3:04 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Court Orders FERC Response In Capacity Zone Case

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A U.S. Court of Appeals has responded to a lawsuit filed earlier this week by a Dutchess County utility and the New York State Public Service Commission concerning a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
1:27 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

SUNY Orange President Announces Retirement

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The president of a State University of New York community college is retiring.

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Hudson Valley News
12:21 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

NYS Senator Greg Ball Will Not Seek Re-Election

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New York State Republican Senator Greg Ball has announced he will not seek re-election to his Hudson Valley seat. He also says he will not run for any other office.

Senator Greg Ball’s announcement that he will not seek re-election came via video on YouTube Friday morning.

“But at this time in my life, it’s time now to return back to the private sector, and maybe, hopefully, even find some time to raise a family,” says Ball.

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Hudson Valley News
8:27 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

As Obama Lauds NY Bridge Project, Lawmakers Worry About Tolls

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When President Obama visited Westchester Wednesday to spotlight the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge, he talked about how the project benefitted from an expedited review process. He also mentioned a large federal loan that came through. But some state and local lawmakers says there is still a big unknown: the toll price.

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Hudson Valley News
6:54 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

SUNY New Paltz Institute Director Provides Support At 9/11 Museum

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The director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health in New Paltz is helping to provide emotional support for families and first responders who visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum at the World at the World Trade Center site.

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Hudson Valley News
1:20 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

President Obama Points to NY Bridge Project As A Model

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President Barack Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River Wednesday, with the Tappan Zee Bridge as a backdrop. He was in Tarrytown to push a $302 billion transportation plan, and shine a light on a replacement bridge project already under way. 

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Hudson Valley News
5:15 am
Thu May 15, 2014

President Obama Highlights New NY Bridge

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President Obama was in Westchester County Wednesday, with the Tappan Zee Bridge behind him. He was there to call for investment in infrastructure and announce a plan to put a number of projects on a faster track.

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Hudson Valley News
8:39 am
Wed May 14, 2014

HV Congresswoman Weighs In On Obama Visit To Tappan Zee

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President Obama is scheduled to speak in the lower Hudson Valley Wednesday afternoon, in Westchester County. With the Tappan Zee Bridge as a backdrop, he is expected to highlight the need for investment in infrastructure.

The president will deliver his speech in Tarrytown. Congresswoman Nita Lowey, the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, expects Obama will reference the$1.6 billion low-interest loan U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx approved toward the end of last year for construction of the replacement bridge.

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7:21 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Lyme Disease Forum Takes Place In Dutchess

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There will be an educational forum Wednesday morning in Dutchess County about Lyme disease prevention.

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6:03 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Lyme Disease Rx Legislation Passes NYS Assembly

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Legislation that authorizes physicians to prescribe long-term antibiotic therapy to a patient with symptoms of chronic Lyme disease has passed the New York State Assembly.

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