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Politics/Government
27 February 2020 01:28PM
Scott Myers

Dear neighbors and friends:

To Village of Catskill: “DON’T YOU DARE BLESS THE DEMOLITION OF THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE”

Last night, in a needless and completely counterproductive vote, the Village of Catskill elected to aid the rip off of the county and destroy the Sheriff’s Office.

In an ill…

27 February 2020 01:28PM
Scott Myers

Dear neighbors and friends:

To Village of Catskill: “DON’T YOU DARE BLESS THE DEMOLITION OF THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE”

Last night, in a needless and completely counterproductive vote, the Village of Catskill elected to aid the rip off of the county and destroy the Sheriff’s Office.

In an ill…

26 February 2020 07:55PM
Kate Lisa

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/state-braces-for-coronavirus-epidemic/article_e9e61263-bc3a-5b90-bc49-72787bbe7e48.html

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an appropriation of $40 million in emergency funding to the state Health Department on Wednesday to address the growing concern around the spread of coronavirus.

Last month, a new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, was first detected in Wuhan City,…

26 February 2020 07:55PM
Kate Lisa

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/state-braces-for-coronavirus-epidemic/article_e9e61263-bc3a-5b90-bc49-72787bbe7e48.html

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an appropriation of $40 million in emergency funding to the state Health Department on Wednesday to address the growing concern around the spread of coronavirus.

Last month, a new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, was first detected in Wuhan City,…

26 February 2020 07:45PM
Kate Lisa

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/state-medicaid-program-halted/article_8926d415-548a-54d2-a458-eecd626abde7.html

ALBANY — The state will not receive the last $625 million of $8 billion in Medicaid funding after the federal government declined to extend a program aimed at changing a hospital-dependent health care system, an angry Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a press conference Monday.

In…

26 February 2020 07:45PM
Kate Lisa

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/state-medicaid-program-halted/article_8926d415-548a-54d2-a458-eecd626abde7.html

ALBANY — The state will not receive the last $625 million of $8 billion in Medicaid funding after the federal government declined to extend a program aimed at changing a hospital-dependent health care system, an angry Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a press conference Monday.

In…

26 February 2020 05:31PM
Half Moon

Capital District Democratic Socialists of America’s Columbia-Greene branch and Lil’ Deb’s Oasis present an evening of fun, food and non-stop music in support of our comrade Bernie and DSA For Bernie 2020!

CDDSA members and all interested folks and Bernie supporters are invited and welcome!

This…

26 February 2020 09:29AM

Statement from Assemblymember
Didi Barrett on Veterans Funding in the
State Budget

“There is an adage in the world of public policy that “budgets are moral documents.” It means that what we choose to spend our money on is an expression of our values and priorities — and…

25 February 2020 04:36PM
Abby Hoover

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/mayor-vetoes-housing-study-calling-it-ill-advised/article_c8faa19c-27a8-5f8f-9a13-000893cff889.html

HUDSON — Mayor Kamal Johnson halted plans for a housing vacancy study of Hudson on Friday.

Johnson vetoed a resolution that would have authorized his administration to conduct a study to determine the city’s eligibility to opt into the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974.

“I am…

25 February 2020 12:08PM
Enid Futterman

imby.com/hillsdale/article/the-loss-of-virginia-martin-the-case-against-the-ex-commissioner-crumbles/

I posted a piece here with the headline, “The Loss of Virginia Martin: The case against the ex-commissioner crumbles” which must have hit a nerve.

Sarah Sterling, Minority Leader of the Democratic caucus of the Board of Supervisors, and major player in the unjust and…

24 February 2020 08:46PM
Nora Mishanec

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/delgado-addresses-hundreds-in-claverack/article_817cc947-98d3-5f1d-9d2b-d34dcedd233b.html

CLAVERACK — More than 225 people filled the Churchtown Fire Hall to hear U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, answer questions about migrant labor, opioid addiction, bail reform, climate change and vaccines at a town hall in Claverack on Saturday.

The town hall, Delgado’s fourth in Columbia…

24 February 2020 08:46PM
Nora Mishanec

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/delgado-addresses-hundreds-in-claverack/article_817cc947-98d3-5f1d-9d2b-d34dcedd233b.html

CLAVERACK — More than 225 people filled the Churchtown Fire Hall to hear U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, answer questions about migrant labor, opioid addiction, bail reform, climate change and vaccines at a town hall in Claverack on Saturday.

The town hall, Delgado’s fourth in Columbia…

24 February 2020 08:46PM
Nora Mishanec

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/delgado-addresses-hundreds-in-claverack/article_817cc947-98d3-5f1d-9d2b-d34dcedd233b.html

CLAVERACK — More than 225 people filled the Churchtown Fire Hall to hear U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, answer questions about migrant labor, opioid addiction, bail reform, climate change and vaccines at a town hall in Claverack on Saturday.

The town hall, Delgado’s fourth in Columbia…

24 February 2020 08:46PM
Nora Mishanec

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/delgado-addresses-hundreds-in-claverack/article_817cc947-98d3-5f1d-9d2b-d34dcedd233b.html

CLAVERACK — More than 225 people filled the Churchtown Fire Hall to hear U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, answer questions about migrant labor, opioid addiction, bail reform, climate change and vaccines at a town hall in Claverack on Saturday.

The town hall, Delgado’s fourth in Columbia…

22 February 2020 06:58PM
John Isaacs

I got my first US passport (after having traveled as a UK citizen for the forty-five years or so that I’ve lived here) just days after the political and social cataclysm known as Brexit reached its conclusion, leaving me feeling hopeless and stranded — between…

22 February 2020 06:58PM
John Isaacs

I got my first US passport (after having traveled as a UK citizen for the forty-five years or so that I’ve lived here) just days after the political and social cataclysm known as Brexit reached its conclusion, leaving me feeling hopeless and stranded — between…

22 February 2020 06:58PM
John Isaacs

I got my first US passport (after having traveled as a UK citizen for the forty-five years or so that I’ve lived here) just days after the political and social cataclysm known as Brexit reached its conclusion, leaving me feeling hopeless and stranded — between…

22 February 2020 06:58PM
John Isaacs

I got my first US passport (after having traveled as a UK citizen for the forty-five years or so that I’ve lived here) just days after the political and social cataclysm known as Brexit reached its conclusion, leaving me feeling hopeless and stranded — between…

22 February 2020 06:58PM
John Isaacs

I got my first US passport (after having traveled as a UK citizen for the forty-five years or so that I’ve lived here) just days after the political and social cataclysm known as Brexit reached its conclusion, leaving me feeling hopeless and stranded — between…

22 February 2020 06:58PM
John Isaacs

I got my first US passport (after having traveled as a UK citizen for the forty-five years or so that I’ve lived here) just days after the political and social cataclysm known as Brexit reached its conclusion, leaving me feeling hopeless and stranded — between…

22 February 2020 06:58PM
John Isaacs

I got my first US passport (after having traveled as a UK citizen for the forty-five years or so that I’ve lived here) just days after the political and social cataclysm known as Brexit reached its conclusion, leaving me feeling hopeless and stranded — between…

22 February 2020 06:58PM
John Isaacs

I got my first US passport (after having traveled as a UK citizen for the forty-five years or so that I’ve lived here) just days after the political and social cataclysm known as Brexit reached its conclusion, leaving me feeling hopeless and stranded — between…

22 February 2020 01:56PM
Abby Hoover

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/galvan-mayor-announce--unit-apartment-project/article_bf6186da-652c-50cc-93c9-d3d1ebebbdd0.html?fbclid=IwAR3hdDeysvVMesZy1Gjz9_W_LBXeLCg10oWWB6ZQe0r2uvT2gxB6E_IAKLo

HUDSON — Galvan Foundation announced Friday an 80-unit mixed-income rental housing project at 100 Depot St. is set to break ground this fall.

Mayor Kamal Jonhson has been collaborating on the proposed project at 7th and State streets as part of the Strategic Housing Action Plan…

21 February 2020 04:34PM
Abby Hoover

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/planners-table-vote-on-craryville-gas-station/article_c27a3f3d-1781-534c-b99e-48bc3a538d02.html

COPAKE – The Planning Board delayed its vote on the proposed GRJH gas station to the frustration of those who showed up in protest at a special meeting Saturday.

The special meeting was called for a site plan review for the proposed convenience store and gas…

21 February 2020 04:27PM
Abby Hoover

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/greenecounty/protests-greet-ice-leader-in-troy/article_94a6d926-a018-5c0d-865a-7c7728f9b725.html

TROY — A visit from Acting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Matthew Albence to the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office, 400 Main St., prompted protests from local immigration rights groups Thursday.

Gathering outside in demonstration, speakers took turns voicing their protests. Bryan MacCormack, director of the…

 

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