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20 October 2020 08:20PM
Aliya Schneider


HUDSON — Officials from all levels of government advocated support Monday for a proposed bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate to give small businesses an economic boost after industries took a substantial revenue hit in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.,…

Hard news | Politics/Government | Business/Growth
20 October 2020 07:39PM
Aliya Schneider


HUDSON — A 10-year tax break for a new hotel at 620 Union St. with an expected opening date in 2022 was approved by the Hudson Industrial Development Agency.

With the agency’s approval, the developer, David Kessler, of Sandstone Partners, has to finalize financing before officially…

Soft news | Environment | Local living
20 October 2020 07:23PM
Emily Sachar


Curious for the best places to see fall foliage this week, the peak of a splendid, flamboyant season? Two of the top 12 spots for Dutchess County are in Red Hook.

River Road between Rhinebeck and the Bard College Campus has made Dutchess Tourism’s list, as…

Soft news | Local culture | Body/Soul
20 October 2020 06:55PM
North Chatham Free Library

If you are close to retirement age, facing forced retirement because of Covid 19, or have been retired for a while, the keynote presentation held on Saturday October 24 of the North Chatham Free Library’s series “Creating a Vibrant Retirement” is for you. This…

Local culture | Kids and Schools
20 October 2020 05:56PM
Steven Patterson

Students and families! Missing the Haunted Hayride and the Barn of Terror this year? We got ya covered!

Remember during the first two years of Bridge Street Theatre’s existence when we collaborated with Catskill High students to present an interactive Haunted House experience called NIGHTMARE ON…

Business/Growth | Local food/farms | Local living
20 October 2020 05:44PM

Rolling Grocer 19 is now offering contact-free Curbside Groceries four days a week to both locals and visitors to minimize community spread of the ‘rona thanks to a generous grant from the Hudson City Tourism Board. This service is available 4 days a week, Wed-Sat.…

Hard news | Local living | Kids and Schools
20 October 2020 05:37PM
Emily Sachar


Bard College, which had been operating since its fall reopening as a restricted campus, has announced it will now fully close the campus to visitors — anyone who does not live, work or study at Bard.

The move is not a response to something new in…

Local culture
20 October 2020 05:02PM
Steven Patterson

Way back before Canadian author Michael Ondaatje became widely-known for “The English Patient”, his 1970 first novel “The Collected Works of Billy the Kid” cut deep into the psyche of
one of the Old West’s enduring legends. Bucking conventional narrative for a pastiche of tall-tales,…

Local culture
20 October 2020 04:01PM

Every Tuesday Night Cameron Melville and Ryder Cooley host a Virtual Open Mic Night featuring music, poetry, comedy, interviews, performance art and more! This will be streaming live on their website clubhelsinki.live and YouTube.

Soft news | Local culture | Local living
20 October 2020 02:32PM
Lauren Letellier

Ancram Opera House will present LOCAL CHARACTERS: BACK TO SCHOOL in three installments on Oct. 23, 30 and Nov. 6. This series of recorded interviews looks at what “going back to school” means in the time of COVID-19, and features a local teacher, parent…

Local culture
20 October 2020 01:07PM

Oh exhibition thought December 6th 2020, BCB ART will be exhibiting a group show- Artists Works on paper.

The seductive and often elusive intimacy and spontaneity of an artwork on paper- pen and ink, charcoal, watercolor and even gelatin silver is the focus of…

20 October 2020 12:36PM

Join Assemblymember Didi Barrett for a Virtual Fall Fest with special guest Attorney General Letitia James!

Hard news | Environment | Local living
20 October 2020 12:28PM

Copake Virtual Town Board Meeting to Discuss Solar Installation

Wednesday October 28 @ 7 pm

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM, the Copake Town Board will host a special, informational ZOOM meeting to update residents on Hecate Energy’s proposed 500-acre, 60 MW solar installation planned for…

Local food/farms | Local culture | Local living
20 October 2020 12:19PM

Online photo club to offer virtual meetings starting in January

CHATHAM, NY, October 6 – Show us your best shot! The Columbia Land Conservancy is inviting submissions for an Annual Photography Show between now and spring 2021.

Members of the public are invited to share…


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