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Politics/Government
19 October 2021 10:54AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/three-seek-two-seats-on-canaan-town-board/article_504738fb-9aa2-591c-af67-e666cb801fa5.html

CANAAN — Three candidates will be on the ballot Nov. 2 seeking two seats on the town board.

Candidates David Patzwahl, William Powers and John Reinhardt are seeking office.
Candidates responded to a questionnaire about their background and views. Their responses are presentedin alphabetical order.

Pictured: David Patzwahl

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19 October 2021 09:48AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/4-in-contest-for-two-chatham-council-seats/article_6df3ac44-e789-52a5-9851-2a7f73fd1e91.html

CHATHAM — Four candidates are vying for two open seats on the Chatham Town Council in the November election.

On the ballot will be Destiny Hallenbeck, Daniel Horst, Jody Nesbitt and Rick Werwaiss. Candidates responded to a questionnaire to share their background and views, and are…

19 October 2021 09:04AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/three-vie-for-two-council-seats-in-ancram/article_fc888e9b-cd6e-51ba-bd97-1699d53c6656.html

ANCRAM — Three candidates will be on the ballot in Ancram in the November election vying for two seats on the town council.

Running for office will be Amy Gold, Bonnie Hundt and Steve Olyha. Candidates responded to a questionnaire to share their background and views,…

19 October 2021 07:47AM
Natasha Vaughn-Holdridge

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/addiction-epidemic-climbs-as-alert-is-issued/article_754dc8f9-4e4e-5440-8e0f-8bef736a4ebc.html

HUDSON — An overdose spike alert was issued in Columbia County on Monday after three non-fatal overdoses occurred in the county, officials said.

The alert was issued for Columbia County after two overdoses Sunday afternoon and one Monday morning, Greener Pathways Program Director Carl Quinn said.

“The…

18 October 2021 02:24PM

Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) brought U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough to meet with upstate veterans and tour veteran clinics and service centers. Rep. Delgado held a meeting of his local Veterans Advisory Committee, giving veterans the opportunity to ask the…

18 October 2021 02:24PM

Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) brought U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough to meet with upstate veterans and tour veteran clinics and service centers. Rep. Delgado held a meeting of his local Veterans Advisory Committee, giving veterans the opportunity to ask the…

17 October 2021 03:51PM

Since being elected Claverack Town Councilman back in 2003, I’ve worked hard to keep our town safe, friendly and moving forward. Together, we’ve accomplished so much. As your Town Supervisor, we’ve seen five straight years of tax cuts, tight budgets that are under the State…

17 October 2021 01:33PM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/power-line-incentive-package-on-table/article_ae618e21-906e-5595-994f-1d48f9b6cdd5.html

A tax incentive package for a $177 million energy project is expected to be passed at the Greene County Industrial Development Agency’s next meeting Oct. 21.

A public hearing held for the Champlain Hudson Power Express project that will run through Greene County drew no comments…

17 October 2021 01:21PM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/4-in-contest-for-two-chatham-council-seats/article_6df3ac44-e789-52a5-9851-2a7f73fd1e91.html

CHATHAM — Four candidates are vying for two open seats on the Chatham Town Council in the November election.

On the ballot will be Destiny Hallenbeck, Daniel Horst, Jody Nesbitt and Rick Werwaiss.

Candidates responded to a questionnaire to share their background and views, and are…

17 October 2021 01:13PM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/county-buying-land-near-thruway-for-421k/article_80977077-deb1-5149-bbb7-b6d146b136c0.html

CATSKILL — Greene County plans to purchase land adjacent to the New York State Thruway with the goal of growing economic development in the area.

The 2.216-acre property, next to Exit 21 on the Thruway, came with a price tag of $421,000, according to…

16 October 2021 05:08PM
Sam Raudins

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/galvan-housing-clears-final-hurdle/article_7757df56-d42c-567e-aaf6-1b7bc4483b41.html

HUDSON — Ten months into review, the Galvan proposed housing project site plan got the green light by the city Planning Board on Thursday, the last major hurdle the project needed to clear.

The site plan resolution for the housing project on Seventh and State streets…

16 October 2021 04:22PM
Sam Raudins

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/planners-skeptical-of-proposed-warren-hotel/article_5ea23aa8-6c9c-569f-b222-3c22db8c6331.html

HUDSON — The journey to convert a bed-and-breakfast into a hotel on Warren Street has steered the planning board into uncharted territory, members said at Thursday’s meeting.

Ben Rinzler, owner of the 26 Warren B&B and the Whaler Hotel at 542 Warren St., is proposing to…

16 October 2021 04:09PM
Sam Raudins

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/dems-urge-ballot-harvesting-scrutiny/article_8b9149ac-cf8c-5d97-9997-3808a95a320a.html

CATSKILL — The Catskill Democratic Committee wrote an open letter to the Greene County Board of Elections asking for closer scrutiny of the absentee voting process known as “ballot harvesting” after July’s special village election.

The letter, signed by Democratic Committee Chairwoman Margaret Tomlinson, alleges that…

16 October 2021 08:11AM
Natasha Vaughn-Holdridge

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/columbia-projects-tax-decrease-in-2022-budget/article_04d91b12-a570-5ca3-8553-15fcc5e7bf5e.html

HUDSON — Columbia County is expecting a tax decrease in next year’s budget but is not saying how much the decrease could be.

Board of Supervisors Chairman Matt Murell announced Wednesday night the county will likely see lower taxes in the 2022 budget.

“I am pleased to…

15 October 2021 06:48PM

Troy, New York –– This afternoon, over 150 advocates from the Troy Sanctuary Campaign, ICE-FREE Capital District, the Columbia County Sanctuary Movement, Troy for Black Lives, Justice for Migrant Families of Western New York, and a number of other community organizations gathered and marched in…

15 October 2021 06:48PM

Troy, New York –– This afternoon, over 150 advocates from the Troy Sanctuary Campaign, ICE-FREE Capital District, the Columbia County Sanctuary Movement, Troy for Black Lives, Justice for Migrant Families of Western New York, and a number of other community organizations gathered and marched in…

15 October 2021 06:48PM

Troy, New York –– This afternoon, over 150 advocates from the Troy Sanctuary Campaign, ICE-FREE Capital District, the Columbia County Sanctuary Movement, Troy for Black Lives, Justice for Migrant Families of Western New York, and a number of other community organizations gathered and marched in…

15 October 2021 06:48PM

Troy, New York –– This afternoon, over 150 advocates from the Troy Sanctuary Campaign, ICE-FREE Capital District, the Columbia County Sanctuary Movement, Troy for Black Lives, Justice for Migrant Families of Western New York, and a number of other community organizations gathered and marched in…

15 October 2021 03:19PM

Today, U.S. Representatives Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) led 15 of their colleagues in sending a letter to House leadership in support of the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC).

The ERTC allows small business owners to claim a payroll tax credit of up to…

15 October 2021 03:19PM

Today, U.S. Representatives Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) led 15 of their colleagues in sending a letter to House leadership in support of the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC).

The ERTC allows small business owners to claim a payroll tax credit of up to…

15 October 2021 07:20AM
IMBY

www.timesunion.com/hudsonvalley/article/Sheriff-s-biggest-political-donor-stands-accused-16530104.php?utm_campaign=CMS%20Sharing%20Tools%20(Premium)&utm_source=share-by-email&utm_medium=email%3CBR%3E%3CBR%3EColumbia

This is not really news to most of us, but its arrival in the Times-Union comes at an opportune time as Columbia County is about to vote for or against David Bartlett’s re-electio against a formidable opponent, little more than a year after his…

15 October 2021 07:20AM
IMBY

www.timesunion.com/hudsonvalley/article/Sheriff-s-biggest-political-donor-stands-accused-16530104.php?utm_campaign=CMS%20Sharing%20Tools%20(Premium)&utm_source=share-by-email&utm_medium=email%3CBR%3E%3CBR%3EColumbia

This is not really news to most of us, but its arrival in the Times-Union comes at an opportune time as Columbia County is about to vote for or against David Bartlett’s re-electio against a formidable opponent, little more than a year after his…

12 October 2021 09:06PM
Buddhist Action Coalition

mailchi.mp/58674036f4bb/environmental-crisis-forum-plan-for-local-action-5206985

FAITHS 4 CLIMATE JUSTICE
A Global Multi-Faith Action
Sunday, October 17, 2021
3:30 to 5:00

This call-to-action is timed to bring attention to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference – known as COP26 – which will bring nations together for talks November 1-12, 2021 in an effort to…

12 October 2021 09:06PM
Buddhist Action Coalition

mailchi.mp/58674036f4bb/environmental-crisis-forum-plan-for-local-action-5206985

FAITHS 4 CLIMATE JUSTICE
A Global Multi-Faith Action
Sunday, October 17, 2021
3:30 to 5:00

This call-to-action is timed to bring attention to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference – known as COP26 – which will bring nations together for talks November 1-12, 2021 in an effort to…

12 October 2021 12:11PM

Monday, October 18, 6:00 – 7:00pm on Zoom

Join us for the first of a series of history programs on FDR, presented by Jeff Urbin, educator from the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library in Hyde Park.

Though blessed with the Roosevelt name, fame and fortune, Eleanor Roosevelt’s…

 

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