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Politics/Government
19 January 2020 04:27PM
Johnson Newspapers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/ny-dems-and-gop-spar-over-criminal-justice-reforms-at/article_240f7bc1-3746-50e1-9047-b4ad5f0ab129.html

ALBANY — It was a battle of press conferences at the State Capitol Building Wednesday, as the legislature’s majority and minority parties continued to spar over the criminal justice reforms rolled out two weeks ago.

A press room in the Legislative Office Building was overflowing with…

19 January 2020 04:27PM
Johnson Newspapers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/ny-dems-and-gop-spar-over-criminal-justice-reforms-at/article_240f7bc1-3746-50e1-9047-b4ad5f0ab129.html

ALBANY — It was a battle of press conferences at the State Capitol Building Wednesday, as the legislature’s majority and minority parties continued to spar over the criminal justice reforms rolled out two weeks ago.

A press room in the Legislative Office Building was overflowing with…

19 January 2020 04:21PM
Johnson Newspapers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/proposed-bill-would-guarantee-new-york-immigrants-legal-representation/article_93b99965-d479-5087-9ebc-fd4c899dd2d2.html

ALBANY — The 2020 legislative session has continued the previous year’s initiatives to establish more rights for immigrants.

The day after activists and lawmakers rallied at the state Capitol to bar U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from making arrests around courthouses, state Sen. Brad Hoylman,…

19 January 2020 04:21PM
Johnson Newspapers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/proposed-bill-would-guarantee-new-york-immigrants-legal-representation/article_93b99965-d479-5087-9ebc-fd4c899dd2d2.html

ALBANY — The 2020 legislative session has continued the previous year’s initiatives to establish more rights for immigrants.

The day after activists and lawmakers rallied at the state Capitol to bar U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from making arrests around courthouses, state Sen. Brad Hoylman,…

17 January 2020 02:37PM

Screening of the film “Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook”

Event date and time: Sunday February 2, 2020, noon

Location: The Immaculate Conception Church Meeting Hall, 732 Route 20, New Lebanon, NY 12125

“..I hope ‘Rigged’ sounds an alarm that wakes America up to what we, as a…

17 January 2020 10:39AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/law-proposes-putting-lodging-tax-revenue-into-city-s-general/article_2fb1faa6-d81f-53bf-bfb0-888856209b60.html

HUDSON — The Hudson Common Council is pursuing plans to add lodging tax revenue to the city’s general fund and provide additional funds to the Hudson Youth Department.

The Common Council introduced at its meeting Monday at City Hall, 520 Warren St., a proposed local law…

17 January 2020 10:25AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/law-proposes-putting-lodging-tax-revenue-into-city-s-general/article_2fb1faa6-d81f-53bf-bfb0-888856209b60.html

HUDSON — The Hudson Common Council is pursuing plans to add lodging tax revenue to the city’s general fund and provide additional funds to the Hudson Youth Department.

The Common Council introduced at its meeting Monday at City Hall, 520 Warren St., a proposed local law…

17 January 2020 09:39AM
Dan Udell

Meeting of residents to meet their 1st Ward and other city officials.

16 January 2020 11:47PM
Johnson Newspapers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/new-york-could-lose-congressional-seat-estimates-find/article_bc8dfcd4-6542-5071-a4a8-89b85713e2c7.html

ALBANY — While states across the nation are gearing up to make sure all their residents are counted in the 2020 Census, for which representation and billions of federal dollars are at stake, recently released population data from the U.S. Census Bureau has brought projections…

16 January 2020 11:47PM
Johnson Newspapers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/new-york-could-lose-congressional-seat-estimates-find/article_bc8dfcd4-6542-5071-a4a8-89b85713e2c7.html

ALBANY — While states across the nation are gearing up to make sure all their residents are counted in the 2020 Census, for which representation and billions of federal dollars are at stake, recently released population data from the U.S. Census Bureau has brought projections…

16 January 2020 11:45PM
Johnson Newspapers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/new-york-could-lose-congressional-seat-estimates-find/article_bc8dfcd4-6542-5071-a4a8-89b85713e2c7.html

ALBANY — While states across the nation are gearing up to make sure all their residents are counted in the 2020 Census, for which representation and billions of federal dollars are at stake, recently released population data from the U.S. Census Bureau has brought projections…

16 January 2020 11:45PM
Johnson Newspapers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/new-york-could-lose-congressional-seat-estimates-find/article_bc8dfcd4-6542-5071-a4a8-89b85713e2c7.html

ALBANY — While states across the nation are gearing up to make sure all their residents are counted in the 2020 Census, for which representation and billions of federal dollars are at stake, recently released population data from the U.S. Census Bureau has brought projections…

16 January 2020 02:37PM
Scott Myers

I oppose the new jail in Coxsackie, many people do.

The background begins three years ago when Greene County began to block my email to @discovergreene.com. I continued to attend meetings, including all of the Safety, Engineering, and Alternative To Incarceration…

15 January 2020 05:21PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/village-to-create-cultural-comprehensive-plan/article_e1c6967b-55eb-57fa-9ebb-a3b96c56cb86.html#tncms-source=article-nav-prev

CATSKILL — A swath of subcommittees will be tackling the village’s cultural issues in collaboration with the village’s new comprehensive plan.

The village imposed a moratorium on all new development along the waterfront in September 2018 so officials could begin to update the municipality’s 10-year-old comprehensive…

15 January 2020 05:18PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/new-sewer-district-on-landon-ave/article_cde56dea-6cb6-5e62-8822-4763df879130.html

CATSKILL — Village and town officials are drafting plans to install a new sewer line that would connect to a summer camp for special needs children at the former Pollace’s Family Vacation Resort.

The camp will eventually become part of a new sewer district.

The town planning…

15 January 2020 11:00AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/chameides-named-to-oversee-ada-coordination/article_0edfc3e9-b690-56a6-b7f7-76d107e1048b.html

HUDSON — Mayor Kamal Johnson has appointed a point person for people with disabilities to lodge complaints and ensure the city’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Michael Chameides, who was appointed mayoral aide by Johnson at the start of his term at an annual…

15 January 2020 10:56AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/common-council-minority-leader-shake-up-causes-stir/article_4106ee19-eed6-592b-b3c6-28ef10fdf8b0.html

HUDSON — The new term of the Common Council got off to a rocky start at its reorganizational meeting Monday when a disagreement erupted over which of its members should serve as minority leader.

The meeting began at Common Council Chambers, 520 Warren St., with the…

15 January 2020 09:03AM
Dan Udell

Organizational Meeting followed by Informal Meeting. View shows new-member side of the Council. The Youth Department budget was a major point of discussion.

14 January 2020 03:39PM
Martin

The Hudson Interfaith Council invites the public to share in a celebration of the Holiday in appreciation for the life, light and legacy of our 20th Century American Pastor – Prophet Emancipator, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The annual community observance is on Sunday,…

14 January 2020 03:39PM
Martin

The Hudson Interfaith Council invites the public to share in a celebration of the Holiday in appreciation for the life, light and legacy of our 20th Century American Pastor – Prophet Emancipator, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The annual community observance is on Sunday,…

14 January 2020 03:39PM
Martin

The Hudson Interfaith Council invites the public to share in a celebration of the Holiday in appreciation for the life, light and legacy of our 20th Century American Pastor – Prophet Emancipator, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The annual community observance is on Sunday,…

12 January 2020 11:12PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/hernandez-brantley-join-housing-board/article_03deebd0-4522-5a6f-9a36-19305a8a7d9d.html

CATSKILL — Village trustees appointed two new members to the Catskill Housing Authority board Wednesday.

When board members Kimberly Jones-Holt and Louise Schwartz resigned in November and Patrick McCulloch stepped down on Dec. 31, the board was down three members. The village board of trustees unanimously…

12 January 2020 11:05PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/lawrence-pushes-styrofoam-ban/article_dab61f34-f0b1-550a-9bdc-589e916b5351.html

CATSKILL — With legislation banning single-use plastic bags on the horizon, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and a Greene County lawmaker are calling for an end to the Styrofoam era.

In his State of the State Address on Wednesday, the governor called for a series of environmental initiatives.

“Last…

10 January 2020 03:25PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/lawrence-steps-down-as-public-safety-chairman/article_63599f6f-685d-5318-ba5b-167170f7ff48.html

CATSKILL — After more than 12 years at the helm of the county’s Public Safety Committee, Cairo legislator William Lawrence has decided to take a back seat.

Several county departments including the sheriff’s office, probation, public defender and emergency services come under the umbrella of the…

10 January 2020 03:24PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/lawrence-steps-down-as-public-safety-chairman/article_63599f6f-685d-5318-ba5b-167170f7ff48.html

CATSKILL — After more than 12 years at the helm of the county’s Public Safety Committee, Cairo legislator William Lawrence has decided to take a back seat.

Several county departments including the sheriff’s office, probation, public defender and emergency services come under the umbrella of the…

 

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