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Politics/Government
16 February 2020 11:41AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/gibson-named-president-of-siena-college/article_ffca996f-055a-5a7b-8a5d-686251d8429b.html

LOUDONVILLE — Former U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson on Friday was appointed the 12th president of Siena College.

The college’s Board of Trustees approved the appointment by a unanimous vote in a special session Friday. Gibson’s five-year term begins July 1.

Gibson, 55, lives in Kinderhook, and is…

16 February 2020 11:30AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/greenfield-enters-race-for-th-congressional-district/article_8f09b33d-47f0-5e73-b812-58c0232033eb.html

Steve Greenfield, running as an independent candidate on the Green Party line, has thrown his hat into the ring for this year’s race for the 19th Congressional District.

The seat is held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado.

In addition to Delgado and Greenfield, four Republicans are…

16 February 2020 11:30AM
Melanie Lekocevic

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/greenfield-enters-race-for-th-congressional-district/article_8f09b33d-47f0-5e73-b812-58c0232033eb.html

Steve Greenfield, running as an independent candidate on the Green Party line, has thrown his hat into the ring for this year’s race for the 19th Congressional District.

The seat is held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado.

In addition to Delgado and Greenfield, four Republicans are…

15 February 2020 03:28PM
Enid Futterman

The debacle of the Democratic Election Commissioner appointment ended well Wednesday night with the near-unanimous approval by the full Board of Supervisors (BoS) of the Columbia County Democratic Committee’s (CCDC) recommendation of Ken Dow (21 yea, 1 nay, 1 abstention).

Dow won the raucous, contentious…

15 February 2020 12:37PM

www.roejanlibrary.org/

Take the stress out of tax season with Roeliff Jansen Community Library’s FREE tax preparation sessions on Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, March 11, from 10am to 2pm.

Volunteers from the AARP, in conjunction with the IRS, will be offering free assistance with tax returns, including…

15 February 2020 12:37PM

www.roejanlibrary.org/

Take the stress out of tax season with Roeliff Jansen Community Library’s FREE tax preparation sessions on Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, March 11, from 10am to 2pm.

Volunteers from the AARP, in conjunction with the IRS, will be offering free assistance with tax returns, including…

15 February 2020 12:37PM

www.roejanlibrary.org/

Take the stress out of tax season with Roeliff Jansen Community Library’s FREE tax preparation sessions on Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, March 11, from 10am to 2pm.

Volunteers from the AARP, in conjunction with the IRS, will be offering free assistance with tax returns, including…

15 February 2020 12:37PM

www.roejanlibrary.org/

Take the stress out of tax season with Roeliff Jansen Community Library’s FREE tax preparation sessions on Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, March 11, from 10am to 2pm.

Volunteers from the AARP, in conjunction with the IRS, will be offering free assistance with tax returns, including…

15 February 2020 11:02AM
Abby Hoover

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/hillsdale-town-supervisor-husband-attend-oscars/article_afa9316a-351d-5fbe-b81a-6b8980e0ea45.html

LOS ANGELES — It was a rare rainy day in the City of Angels when Hillsdale Town Supervisor Peter Cipkowski and his husband Bill Kramer attended the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony Sunday.

Actor Tom Hanks announced the new Academy of Motion Pictures Museum at 6067 Wilshire…

14 February 2020 02:45PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/county-to-amp-up-polling-sites/article_6707b539-d79d-5e95-aceb-bedd5a36bdbc.html

CATSKILL — County lawmakers authorized the Board of Elections to lease 29 Image Cast Evolution Machines on Monday to abide by early voting requirements.

Image Cast machines allow voters with disabilities to vote privately and independently, according to elections.ny.gov. Monday’s original resolution was to…

14 February 2020 02:45PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/county-to-amp-up-polling-sites/article_6707b539-d79d-5e95-aceb-bedd5a36bdbc.html

CATSKILL — County lawmakers authorized the Board of Elections to lease 29 Image Cast Evolution Machines on Monday to abide by early voting requirements.

Image Cast machines allow voters with disabilities to vote privately and independently, according to elections.ny.gov. Monday’s original resolution was to…

13 February 2020 07:39PM
Peter Jung

The Valley Alliance presentation by Sam Pratt and Peter Jung

13 February 2020 07:34PM
Peter Jung

Our Hudson Waterfront presentation by David Konigsberg

13 February 2020 07:25PM
Peter Jung

Colarusso Presentation by John Privitera and Pat Prendergast

13 February 2020 07:20PM
Peter Jung

Ken Dow’s comments on the Melkonian Decision

13 February 2020 07:20PM
Peter Jung

Ken Dow’s comments on the Melkonian Decision

13 February 2020 01:34PM
Abby Hoover

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/mayoral-term-may-expand-to-years/article_ed533a05-97d0-50bc-92d0-c77300734d62.html

HUDSON — A local law was introduced Tuesday at the Common Council’s informal meeting to amend the City Charter concerning the term of the office of the mayor.

It would be extended from two years to four. The amendment would be on the ballot in the…

13 February 2020 01:25PM
Abby Hoover

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/council-proposes-amendment-to-lodging-tax-law/article_dcb8ec2b-490e-5048-b766-ccaf2faf136d.html

HUDSON — The Common Council held a public hearing on Monday to gather input from citizens concerning proposed Local Law No. B of 2020, which would amend the city’s lodging tax.

Half of the revenue from a lodging tax law passed in 2017 goes directly to…

13 February 2020 01:21PM
Abby Hoover

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/parking-meter-rate-could-rise-on-warren-street/article_90ce9e00-dbf7-53ef-ac2f-2e821643ba84.html

HUDSON — Metered parking rates may be on the rise on Warren Street, city officials said Monday.

The Common Council introduced a resolution at its meeting to increase the rate from 25 cents per hour to 50 cents per hour.

“The council finds that there is a…

12 February 2020 09:56AM

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D- Columbia/ Dutchess) has spoken out against the Governor’s proposal to merge the New York State Bridge Authority and the State Thruway Authority, saying “The Governor’s 2020 Executive Budget proposes eliminating the New York State Bridge Authority and merging it with the…

11 February 2020 07:40PM
SAVE CRARYVILLE

www.savecraryville.org

The February 6 and January 11 meetings of the Copake Planning Board were cancelled and rescheduled for this Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:00a. The final site plan vote is anticipated.

JOIN US SATURDAY / WEAR BLACK IN SOLIDARITY

This Saturday, February 15, 2020 – 10:00a
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11 February 2020 07:40PM
SAVE CRARYVILLE

www.savecraryville.org

The February 6 and January 11 meetings of the Copake Planning Board were cancelled and rescheduled for this Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:00a. The final site plan vote is anticipated.

JOIN US SATURDAY / WEAR BLACK IN SOLIDARITY

This Saturday, February 15, 2020 – 10:00a
Copake Town…

11 February 2020 07:40PM
SAVE CRARYVILLE

www.savecraryville.org

The February 6 and January 11 meetings of the Copake Planning Board were cancelled and rescheduled for this Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:00a. The final site plan vote is anticipated.

JOIN US SATURDAY / WEAR BLACK IN SOLIDARITY

This Saturday, February 15, 2020 – 10:00a
Copake Town…

11 February 2020 07:40PM
SAVE CRARYVILLE

www.savecraryville.org

The February 6 and January 11 meetings of the Copake Planning Board were cancelled and rescheduled for this Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:00a. The final site plan vote is anticipated.

JOIN US SATURDAY / WEAR BLACK IN SOLIDARITY

This Saturday, February 15, 2020 – 10:00a
Copake Town…

11 February 2020 12:45PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York– Spencertown Academy Arts Center Conversations with Neighbors presents “The Impact of Digital Media in Our Region” on Saturday, March 7 at 2:00pm. The event will feature a panel of local media professionals, including Enid Futterman (co-founder and editorial director of IMBY), Brian…

 

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