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22 March 2019 03:13PM
Scott Myers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/legislature-split-13-m-garage-project-will-be-built#comment-1130

The facts about the new jail project speak for themselves.

While Albany is intent on criminal justice reform—eliminating cash bail, removing adolescents from prison, closing prisons, appointing a commission to investigate DAs—Greene County is intent on creating huge debt.

This week, the Greene County Legislature…

22 March 2019 03:13PM
Scott Myers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/legislature-split-13-m-garage-project-will-be-built#comment-1130

The facts about the new jail project speak for themselves.

While Albany is intent on criminal justice reform—eliminating cash bail, removing adolescents from prison, closing prisons, appointing a commission to investigate DAs—Greene County is intent on creating huge debt.

This week, the Greene County Legislature…

22 March 2019 11:23AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/lawmakers-cuomo%E2%80%99s-aim-proposal-insufficient

Twin County lawmakers are calling for the governor to fully restore a state program that provides funding to cities, towns and villages after it was threatened by budget cuts earlier this year.

Aid and Incentives for Municipalities provides funding to state cities, towns and villages, excluding…

22 March 2019 11:23AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/lawmakers-cuomo%E2%80%99s-aim-proposal-insufficient

Twin County lawmakers are calling for the governor to fully restore a state program that provides funding to cities, towns and villages after it was threatened by budget cuts earlier this year.

Aid and Incentives for Municipalities provides funding to state cities, towns and villages, excluding…

22 March 2019 11:12AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/chatham-gets-new-mayor-speed-re-elected-philmont

Voters in four villages in Columbia County headed to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for mayors and trustees.

In Chatham, John Howe was elected mayor with 234 votes, incumbent trustee Peter Minahan received 207 votes and Jaimee Boehme had 167 votes.

In Philmont, incumbent Mayor…

22 March 2019 11:12AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/chatham-gets-new-mayor-speed-re-elected-philmont

Voters in four villages in Columbia County headed to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for mayors and trustees.

In Chatham, John Howe was elected mayor with 234 votes, incumbent trustee Peter Minahan received 207 votes and Jaimee Boehme had 167 votes.

In Philmont, incumbent Mayor…

22 March 2019 09:33AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/police-investigate-crash-involving-dare-officer

HUDSON — A Columbia County man was charged with marijuana possession and driving while ability impaired after he struck the Hudson Police Department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., vehicle used to teach children about the dangers of using drugs, police said.

The crash occurred at…

22 March 2019 09:21AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/council-split-opening-door-rent-stabilization

HUDSON — The Common Council narrowly passed a resolution Tuesday that would move the city toward a possible decision on local rent stabilization and rent control legislation in the future.

Before and after the vote, Common Council President Thomas DePietro reminded council members that the resolution…

20 March 2019 04:00PM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/customers-can-now-contact-charterspectrum-about-streaming-benefits

ALBANY — Customers will soon start to see the benefits of a settlement agreement between the state Attorney General’s Office and internet cable giant Charter/Spectrum, Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday.

The attorney general announced Dec. 17 that Charter/Spectrum, formerly known as Time Warner Cable, would…

20 March 2019 04:00PM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/customers-can-now-contact-charterspectrum-about-streaming-benefits

ALBANY — Customers will soon start to see the benefits of a settlement agreement between the state Attorney General’s Office and internet cable giant Charter/Spectrum, Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday.

The attorney general announced Dec. 17 that Charter/Spectrum, formerly known as Time Warner Cable, would…

20 March 2019 03:57PM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/flames-sweep-through-craryville-home

CRARYVILLE — A burning candle is believed to have started a pre-dawn fire that destroyed a home on Lockwood Road on Tuesday.

Craryville Fire Chief William Baker said his crews were first to arrive at the scene at 139 Lockwood Road after the fire alarm sprung…

20 March 2019 03:40PM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/hudson-police-and-immigration-advocates-find-common-ground

HUDSON — The Hudson City Police Department will adopt a policy governing how officers can recognize and respond to the different types of warrants executed by federal immigration agents after the attempted detention of two men by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the city earlier…

19 March 2019 10:08AM
Don Moore

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/hudson-police-and-immigration-advocates-find-common-ground

Sanctuary City supporters aired their concerns for ICE in Hudson in an open meeting with Hudson’s Mayor Rick Rector, Police Chief Edward Moore, Columbia County Sanctuary Movement executive director Bryan MacCormack on Friday evening, March 15.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMAQQUpWvh4&feature=youtu.be

18 March 2019 08:34PM
Isa Coffey

Join us for an immersive evening exploration of the how and why of Mindful Sex. We’ll focus on specific skills anyone can use to minimize erotic distractions, let go of self judgement and develop the skill of paying attention to pleasure. Mindful Sex is for…

17 March 2019 07:30PM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/city-leaders-vote-support-statewide-rent-stabilization

HUDSON — Could rent stabilization be on the way for Hudson?

Columbia County is one of 54 counties across the state that does not have rent stabilization guaranteed under the state’s Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974.

The act, which applies to Nassau, Westchester, Rockland counties and…

17 March 2019 11:05AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/health-care-facilities-challenge-ratings

HUDSON — The federal government released hospital ratings for the Capital Region and the results indicate there is room for improvement. Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson received a two-star rating, out of a possible five stars.

The ratings were released last week by the U.S. Centers…

16 March 2019 04:00PM
Betsy Miller

www.ColumbiaFair.com

CHATHAM – In early January, ‘surprise’ was the word of the day when the votes for ‘favorite county fair’ were counted up in the offices of Capital Region Living Magazine. “The Saratoga County Fair had held the #1 position for many years,” said Vikki Moran,…

16 March 2019 04:00PM
Betsy Miller

www.ColumbiaFair.com

CHATHAM – In early January, ‘surprise’ was the word of the day when the votes for ‘favorite county fair’ were counted up in the offices of Capital Region Living Magazine. “The Saratoga County Fair had held the #1 position for many years,” said Vikki Moran,…

16 March 2019 04:00PM
Betsy Miller

www.ColumbiaFair.com

CHATHAM – In early January, ‘surprise’ was the word of the day when the votes for ‘favorite county fair’ were counted up in the offices of Capital Region Living Magazine. “The Saratoga County Fair had held the #1 position for many years,” said Vikki Moran,…

16 March 2019 04:00PM
Betsy Miller

www.ColumbiaFair.com

CHATHAM – In early January, ‘surprise’ was the word of the day when the votes for ‘favorite county fair’ were counted up in the offices of Capital Region Living Magazine. “The Saratoga County Fair had held the #1 position for many years,” said Vikki Moran,…

16 March 2019 04:00PM
Betsy Miller

www.ColumbiaFair.com

CHATHAM – In early January, ‘surprise’ was the word of the day when the votes for ‘favorite county fair’ were counted up in the offices of Capital Region Living Magazine. “The Saratoga County Fair had held the #1 position for many years,” said Vikki Moran,…

16 March 2019 04:00PM
Betsy Miller

www.ColumbiaFair.com

CHATHAM – In early January, ‘surprise’ was the word of the day when the votes for ‘favorite county fair’ were counted up in the offices of Capital Region Living Magazine. “The Saratoga County Fair had held the #1 position for many years,” said Vikki Moran,…

16 March 2019 04:00PM
Betsy Miller

www.ColumbiaFair.com

CHATHAM – In early January, ‘surprise’ was the word of the day when the votes for ‘favorite county fair’ were counted up in the offices of Capital Region Living Magazine. “The Saratoga County Fair had held the #1 position for many years,” said Vikki Moran,…

16 March 2019 09:55AM
Melanie Lekocevic

CHATHAM — There are three seats up for grabs on the Chatham Village Board in Tuesday’s election — one for a one-year term and two for a two-year term. John Howe is running unopposed for mayor.

Jaimee Boehme, Age: 60; Joseph Cerami, Age: 73; Peter Minahan,…

16 March 2019 09:50AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/health-care-facilities-challenge-ratings

HUDSON — The federal government released hospital ratings for the Capital Region and the results indicate there is room for improvement. Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson received a two-star rating, out of a possible five stars.

The ratings were released last week by the U.S. Centers…

 

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