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26 May 2018 10:11AM
Local culture
26 May 2018 09:15AM

Elliott Landy is showing photographs from his Rock n’ Roll, Love@Sixty, Flowers and new, never before seen Pop Color series as part of the June Invitational 2018 exhibition at 510 Warren Street Gallery, on view from June 1-June 24, 2018. An opening reception will be…

Soft news | Local culture | Local living
25 May 2018 03:33PM
Barbara Reina


Filmed in Kinderhook, the documentary: BROUGHT TO LIGHT | Unearthing the History of an African-American Cemetery in Kinderhook, NY is available on DVD and Blu-ray and will be on sale at tomorrow’s Kinderhook Farmers’ Market.

Visit the official documentary website…

Amanda Purcell


HUDSON – A hearing will be held next week to allow the public to comment on the proposed $2 increase in parking meter fines.

The proposed law increases the fine from $8 to $10. The Common Council already approved the local law May 15, but the…

Local food/farms
25 May 2018 03:10PM
Mark Scherzer

Years ago when I lived in Turkey and in the decades following when I summered there I would go to Turkish theatre, concerts, and festivals. My language skills were not quite up to following everything in theatre performances there, but I enjoyed the very physical…

Local culture | Local living | Kids and Schools
25 May 2018 03:04PM

Thanks to a generous $2,500 grant from the Hudson River Bank and Trust Foundation (HRBTF) 150 fifth-grade students from the MC Smith Intermediate School in Hudson participated in a Junior Journalism program this school year.
Sponsored by School Life Media (schoollifemedia.org), a non-profit started…

Amanda Purcell


HUDSON – Four members of the Hudson Development Corporation Board of Directors and the board’s counsel have resigned amid criticism of the agency from the public and Common Council.

Board member Kristal Heinz confirmed her resignation and those of Duncan Calhoun, Brian Stickles and Seth Rapport…

Local culture
25 May 2018 01:54PM
Thompson Giroux Gallery

Adam Brent: Heroic Faces
May 12 – June 24, 2018

Adam Brent creates sculptures and paintings that fuse together new techniques with familiar forms to create something entirely new. “Heroic Faces” and the accompanying works employ colors and patterns inspired by mid 20th century classic porcelain figurines…

Richard Moody


GHENT — Ginsberg’s Foods will most likely be forced to pay the Columbia Economic Development Corporation $280,000 in August under a provision in the company’s contract with the CEDC when the company bought property for $1 in 2015.

The CEDC voted in August 2015 to sell…

Politics/Government | Business/Growth
25 May 2018 12:58PM
Richard Moody


HUDSON — Columbia County officials applied for grant money to help the Hudson Valley Creamery and local telecommunications company GTel expand as a way to create new jobs.

The county board of supervisors Economic Development Committee passed two resolutions at its regular meeting Monday that would…

Business/Growth | Local culture
25 May 2018 12:57PM

Come meet the artist! This weekend May 26th-28th at Elbaz Studio & Gallery.
For his first time in Hudson, Jonathan showcases a selection of his nature and wild life photographs that were taken in different locations along his travels.

Jonathan Mintzer works with two…

Local culture | Local living
25 May 2018 12:38PM


Come to The Greenville Drive-In This Summer!

The Greenville Drive-In is Featured in BrooklynBased.com
(Photo ©Beth Schneck Photography)

“Upstate escape: 3 off-the-beaten-path Catskills towns”

“We appreciate the charms of Woodstock and nearby Phoenicia and Hunter, but if you haven’t traveled beyond these popular upstate destinations,…

25 May 2018 12:34PM
Richard Moody


HUDSON — The state Senate Finance Committee approved an application from Columbia County for $1 million in funding to help pay for renovations to a building the county plans to use as a new fire training center.

The county negotiated a purchase agreement last July with…

Local culture
25 May 2018 12:13PM
Richard Moody


NEW LEBANON — Archaeologists will start its third excavation today on the grounds of the Darrow School, which was the site of one of the first Shaker communities in the state.

The organization previously searched for artifacts on the property, 110 Darrow Road, in 2013 and…

Environment | Local food/farms
25 May 2018 10:34AM


Visit Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary! June 9, 2018 11AM-4PM

Come spend a few hours walking around and meeting our 80+ horses, ponies, donkeys, mules AND goats- most of whom were rescued from slaughter, abuse and/or neglect. All are now happily and freely enjoying their life…

Soft news | Business/Growth | Kids and Schools
25 May 2018 09:30AM

A new import is arriving at Columbia-Greene Community College this fall: a Subaru Technician certification option for automotive technology degree students.

Subaru University – or Subaru-U – entered into a formal agreement with C-GCC this month to offer Level 1 and Level 2 Subaru technical training…


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