New York State Senator Bill Larkin St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital Hits Pause On Emergency Dept. Closure By Allison Dunne • Sep 2, 2016 Listen Listening... / 0:47 A hospital in the Hudson Valley that was set to close its emergency department October 1, pending state approval, has put its closure application on hold. NYS Assembly, Senate Pass West Point Bills By Allison Dunne • Jun 15, 2014 Steven G, flickr Two bills concerning West Point have passed the New York state Assembly and Senate. They now await the governor’s signature. Hudson Valley School District To Receive Emergency Aid By Allison Dunne • Mar 29, 2013 New York State’s budget contains emergency aid for an Ulster County school district.