Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
7:35 am
Thu March 5, 2015

U.S. House Passes Passenger Rail Bill

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

The U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday passed commuter rail legislation that includes rail safety provisions from a Hudson Valley congressman. 

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7:38 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

FERC Okays AIM Project

Credit Spectra Energy

A federal agency has given the green light for a Northeast pipeline expansion project that includes portions of the Hudson Valley.

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1:26 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

NY Congressional Reps React To DHS Funding Legislation

Six Republican members of the New York congressional delegation banded together for Tuesday’s vote to support funding the Department of Homeland Security through the remainder of the fiscal year. They say cutting off funding in retaliation for President Obama’s executive action on immigration was inappropriate.

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9:54 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Bridge Authority Signs Deal To Lease Fiber Optic Cable For NB Bridge

Fibre-optic cable in a Telstra pit
Credit Courtesy of Bidgee

The state authority that operates five bridges in the Hudson Valley has signed a deal to lease fiber optic cable on one of the spans. The deal is with a telecommunications company for a one-time fee of more than $500,000.

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7:27 am
Wed March 4, 2015

NYS Senator's Bill On Alzheimer's Database Advances

Credit Courtesy of Sue Serino

A New York state freshman senator from the Hudson Valley says her bill to create an Alzheimer’s and dementia database has moved one step forward.

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Hudson Valley News
4:06 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Kiryas Joel To Hold Public Comment Session Tuesday Night

There is a public comment session scheduled for Tuesday evening in a Hudson Valley Hasidic Jewish village concerning the proposed annexation of more than 500 acres of land to the village.

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12:45 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

It's The Finale For NYC's Last Standing Classical Music Store

Credit Entincelles, Wikimedia Commons

New York City's last classical sheet music store is closing for good on Friday.

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8:46 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Train Hits SUV On Long Island Same Afternoon Lawmakers Urge Passage Of Rail Bill

Credit Tipiac-Alain Caraco/Wikimedia Commons

Authorities say an SUV driven by an elderly woman was hit by a train at a crossing in Long Island, about 40 miles south of a fatal crash last month in Westchester County that killed six.

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Hudson Valley News
9:59 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Lowey And Maloney Visit Chappaqua To Urge Passage Of Rail Bill

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two Hudson Valley Congress-members were in Westchester earlier today pushing passage of a passenger rail bill the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to consider this week, which includes legislation concerning rail crossing safety.

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3:50 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Molinaro Discusses Dutchess County Outlook

Marc Molinaro is Dutchess County Executive.
Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro says consolidation will be at the foundation of his effort this year to trim the budget and save money. The Republican discussed his budget plans for 2015 after delivering his state of the county address Wednesday night.

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