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9 December 2018 09:47AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/craryville-gas-station-support-falls-short

COPAKE — Changes to the plan for a proposed gas station that has sparked contentious debate in town were met with approval Thursday, but residents said more changes are necessary for them to support the project.

Beneath a sign declaring Copake “The land with rural charm,”…

9 December 2018 09:47AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/craryville-gas-station-support-falls-short

COPAKE — Changes to the plan for a proposed gas station that has sparked contentious debate in town were met with approval Thursday, but residents said more changes are necessary for them to support the project.

Beneath a sign declaring Copake “The land with rural charm,”…

3 December 2018 11:25AM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/supervisors-close-providing-after-hours-defense-attorneys

“Columbia County officials will consider redirecting $423,000 in state funds to contract with four attorneys to provide night-time arraignments in all town and village courts in the county.

“Columbia County Public Defender D.J. Cornelius requested at Tuesday’s county Public Safety Committee meeting permission to redirect state…

3 December 2018 11:25AM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/supervisors-close-providing-after-hours-defense-attorneys

“Columbia County officials will consider redirecting $423,000 in state funds to contract with four attorneys to provide night-time arraignments in all town and village courts in the county.

“Columbia County Public Defender D.J. Cornelius requested at Tuesday’s county Public Safety Committee meeting permission to redirect state…

3 December 2018 11:25AM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/supervisors-close-providing-after-hours-defense-attorneys

“Columbia County officials will consider redirecting $423,000 in state funds to contract with four attorneys to provide night-time arraignments in all town and village courts in the county.

“Columbia County Public Defender D.J. Cornelius requested at Tuesday’s county Public Safety Committee meeting permission to redirect state…

3 December 2018 11:25AM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/supervisors-close-providing-after-hours-defense-attorneys

“Columbia County officials will consider redirecting $423,000 in state funds to contract with four attorneys to provide night-time arraignments in all town and village courts in the county.

“Columbia County Public Defender D.J. Cornelius requested at Tuesday’s county Public Safety Committee meeting permission to redirect state…

2 December 2018 07:36AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/hudson-youth-commissioner-steps-down

HUDSON – Mark Bryant resigned Wednesday as the city’s Youth Commissioner for health reasons.

Bryant’s resignation is effective immediately, Mayor Rick Rector said.

“Mark has sent his thanks for having the opportunity to serving as youth commissioner and the chance to work with the youth of this…

1 December 2018 05:34PM
Daniel Zuckerman

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/spreading-hanukkah%E2%80%99s-light-one-candle-time

The Jewish communities of Greene and Columbia counties will be celebrating the first night of Hanukkah on Sunday beginning at sundown with special services at Twin County synagogues.

Temple Israel in Catskill will host a service at 6 p.m. Sunday with a vegetarian potluck supper and…

1 December 2018 05:34PM
Daniel Zuckerman

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/spreading-hanukkah%E2%80%99s-light-one-candle-time

The Jewish communities of Greene and Columbia counties will be celebrating the first night of Hanukkah on Sunday beginning at sundown with special services at Twin County synagogues.

Temple Israel in Catskill will host a service at 6 p.m. Sunday with a vegetarian potluck supper and…

29 November 2018 09:32PM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/mystery-surrounds-beer-store-closure

HUDSON — The Beer Store closed without notice Monday shortly after a liquor store moved in next door.

The former Beer Store, at 40 Green St., closed about a week after Wine and Spirits moved from its former location of 723 Columbia St. into the adjacent…

29 November 2018 09:28PM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/columbia-county-supervisors-discuss-possible-plastic-bag-ban

HUDSON — Columbia County supervisors are discussing a ban on the use of single-use plastic retail bags as they wait to see what the state does with legislation that has sat in the Assembly and Senate for months.

Supervisors on the County Government Committee started talking…

29 November 2018 09:09PM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/columbia-county-provide-training-%E2%80%98recovery-coaches%E2%80%99

HUDSON — Columbia County may spend $40,000 in state funding to train more people to serve as counselors to people admitted to the hospital for drug-related incidents.

The final step is to get these people into recovery.

The method is called peer counseling and involves training people…

29 November 2018 09:00PM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/twin-county-mayors-nys-we-need-help-infrastructure

ALBANY — Twin County mayors are calling on the state to provide more funding for much-needed infrastructure projects including increasing reimbursements through the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program.

The New York State Conference of Mayors, an association that represents villages and cities throughout the…

29 November 2018 09:00PM
Richard Moody

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/twin-county-mayors-nys-we-need-help-infrastructure

ALBANY — Twin County mayors are calling on the state to provide more funding for much-needed infrastructure projects including increasing reimbursements through the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program.

The New York State Conference of Mayors, an association that represents villages and cities throughout the…

29 November 2018 12:02PM
Scott Myers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/state-approves-jail-project-recommends-more-beds#comment-961

No No No No No. Adjoining surplus capacity is 691 empty jail beds!!!!! Current detainee number is 51. This will decrease as shown below.

First of all, COC was ignored by Greene County for years. Chairman Beilein listed Greene County “Worst Offender”…

29 November 2018 12:02PM
Scott Myers

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/state-approves-jail-project-recommends-more-beds#comment-961

No No No No No. Adjoining surplus capacity is 691 empty jail beds!!!!! Current detainee number is 51. This will decrease as shown below.

First of all, COC was ignored by Greene County for years. Chairman Beilein listed Greene County “Worst Offender”…

27 November 2018 09:12AM
Martin
26 November 2018 01:30PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/legislature-approves-2019-county-budget

CATSKILL — The county legislature approved the 2019 budget in an 11-3 vote Tuesday.

The $119 million budget marks an increase in spending from the 2018 budget at $113 million. Significant contributors include the Raise the Age legislation at $1.6 million, which will be balanced out…

26 November 2018 09:50AM
Daniel Zuckerman

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/valatie-shed-damaged-after-fire

VALATIE — A shed that sits beside a Valatie home was damaged after a fire swept through it Sunday, fire officials said.

The owner of the home at 6504 Smith Circle in Valatie was taking ashes from his wood stove, which he thought were cooled, and…

24 November 2018 09:48AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/miller-family-vows-rebuild-barn-herd

ANCRAMDALE — About a month after a devastating fire ripped through their milk barn, and all but one from their herd perished inside, the Miller family is vowing its 200-year-old dairy farm will carry on.

These days, the Millerhurst Farm, 3195 Route 82, which has been…

24 November 2018 09:31AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/national-traffic-safety-board-will-not-investigate-train-separation

STUYVESANT — A train carrying about 300 holiday passengers from Montreal to New York City on Wednesday was going at the authorized speed when two cars separated from the rest of the train in Stuyvesant, Amtrak officials said.

The National Traffic Safety Board, an independent federal…

24 November 2018 09:31AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/national-traffic-safety-board-will-not-investigate-train-separation

STUYVESANT — A train carrying about 300 holiday passengers from Montreal to New York City on Wednesday was going at the authorized speed when two cars separated from the rest of the train in Stuyvesant, Amtrak officials said.

The National Traffic Safety Board, an independent federal…

24 November 2018 09:31AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/national-traffic-safety-board-will-not-investigate-train-separation

STUYVESANT — A train carrying about 300 holiday passengers from Montreal to New York City on Wednesday was going at the authorized speed when two cars separated from the rest of the train in Stuyvesant, Amtrak officials said.

The National Traffic Safety Board, an independent federal…

24 November 2018 09:31AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/national-traffic-safety-board-will-not-investigate-train-separation

STUYVESANT — A train carrying about 300 holiday passengers from Montreal to New York City on Wednesday was going at the authorized speed when two cars separated from the rest of the train in Stuyvesant, Amtrak officials said.

The National Traffic Safety Board, an independent federal…

24 November 2018 09:31AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/national-traffic-safety-board-will-not-investigate-train-separation

STUYVESANT — A train carrying about 300 holiday passengers from Montreal to New York City on Wednesday was going at the authorized speed when two cars separated from the rest of the train in Stuyvesant, Amtrak officials said.

The National Traffic Safety Board, an independent federal…

 

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