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Hudson Valley News
2:41 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Westchester Legislator Wants To Ban Two Heating Oils

Westchester Legislators Ben Boykin (D-White Plains), co-sponsor and Catherine Parker (D-Rye), sponsor
Credit Westchester County Board of Legislators / Tom Staudter

A Westchester County legislator is pushing for the use of cleaner heating oil.

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Hudson Valley News
6:53 am
Wed June 4, 2014

NRC To Hold Public Meeting On Indian Point Safety Review

Credit Tony Fischer, flickr

There is a public meeting Wednesday evening in Westchester County on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s annual safety review of Indian Point.

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Hudson Valley News
6:40 am
Tue June 3, 2014

HV Congresswoman Backs Amendment On Money In Politics

Credit Flickr/Andrew Magill

A Hudson Valley congresswoman has added her name to co-sponsors of a constitutional amendment to limit money in politics.

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Hudson Valley News
12:29 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

FERC Denies Rehearing On Capacity Zone Request

Credit wikipedia

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order relating to a newly-implemented energy capacity zone that is already raising electric rates.  The order came one week before a scheduled day in court.

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Hudson Valley News
7:47 am
Sun June 1, 2014

Walkway Participants Go For A World Record

Credit Fred Schaeffer, Walkway Over the Hudson

The annual Guinness World Record attempt on pedestrian bridge Walkway Over the Hudson takes place Sunday.

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Hudson Valley News
1:18 pm
Sat May 31, 2014

HV Congressman Discusses Trip To Afghanistan

Rep. Maloney flies over Kabul
Credit Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

A Hudson Valley congressman recently visited Afghanistan as part of a bipartisan delegation. He returned from his four-day trip the day President Obama outlined his foreign policy goals in his graduation speech at West Point on Wednesday. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney about what he experienced in Afghanistan.

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Hudson Valley News
9:32 am
Sat May 31, 2014

Camp Smith Hosts Annual Shooting Competition

A New York Army National Guard Soldier engages targets during the May 2013 Adjutant General's Match at Camp Smith.

It might get a bit loud in parts of northern Westchester and neighboring Putnam County this weekend, as a National Guard shooting competition kicks off Saturday.

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Hudson Valley News
2:26 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride March To Celebrate A Milestone

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride March and Festival takes place Sunday in the Ulster County village where same-sex marriage ceremonies were performed 10 years ago. The grand marshal of the pride march is the founder of the campaign to win marriage equality nationwide, a man Newsweek and The Daily Beast once dubbed “the godfather of gay marriage.” 

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Hudson Valley News
7:08 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Sullivan County Center Receives Grant For Rural Health Care

Credit 401(K) 2013/Creative Commons

A Hudson Valley-based provider of educational, health and residential services for children and adults with disabilities is on the receiving end of a federal grant to expand one of its services.

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Hudson Valley News
8:58 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Newburgh City And Town Forge Agreement On Proposed Casino

Credit Saratoga Casino and Raceway

Both the City and Town of Newburgh held special meetings Wednesday night, in relation to a proposed casino that would be located in the town.

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