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Politics/Government
15 October 2019 09:07AM

www.rallyinthevalley.org

Rally in the Valley represents a new approach to community-outreach, with inclusive programming designed to engage and inspire. This year, the festival takes place October 18-19 and aims to rally public support through interactive workshops and a community lead PinkOut.

Find out more or register at:…

14 October 2019 05:38PM

www.rallyinthevalley.org/schedule

We are officially on the ticket for the Rally in the Valley weekend to support Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood!

Details:

Please meet outside TSL (434 Columbia Street) this Saturday, 10/19 at 1:45 pm. We will all walk together from there to the Hudson Health Center. What…

13 October 2019 10:38AM

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/fate-old-jail-table

As we draw closer to the general election on November 5th, I am perplexed by the lack of information from my opponent. Where does Pete Kusminsky stand?

The Daily Mail article, https://www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/fate-old-jail-table states, that he feels that the 48-bed jail is the “right…

13 October 2019 10:38AM

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/fate-old-jail-table

As we draw closer to the general election on November 5th, I am perplexed by the lack of information from my opponent. Where does Pete Kusminsky stand?

The Daily Mail article, https://www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/fate-old-jail-table states, that he feels that the 48-bed jail is the “right…

11 October 2019 01:04PM

drive.google.com/open?id=1XDWYHFQ0CfPDiTAg1SmFrSO5IowdNa9q

Dear Greene County Voter,

My name is Diana Benoit and I’m running for Greene County Sheriff on the Independence Party line.

It is that line that represents my commitment to bringing Republicans, Democrats, members of other parties and members of no parties together. We…

11 October 2019 01:04PM

drive.google.com/open?id=1XDWYHFQ0CfPDiTAg1SmFrSO5IowdNa9q

Dear Greene County Voter,

My name is Diana Benoit and I’m running for Greene County Sheriff on the Independence Party line.

It is that line that represents my commitment to bringing Republicans, Democrats, members of other parties and members of no parties together. We…

11 October 2019 12:49PM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/full-board-hop-o-nose-interim-director-horizon

CATSKILL — The Village Board of Trustees appointed Karen Gilchrist to the Catskill Housing Authority board Wednesday night, making the board complete once more.

Hop-O-Nose has experienced rapid changes in leadership recently, with the former Executive Director Nina Krupski stepping down and board member Erica Brantley…

11 October 2019 09:21AM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/new-protocol-new-jail

CATSKILL — Greene county lawmakers discussed the transition into the new jail facility last week.

The state Commission of Corrections is recommending the county rent a trailer for a transition team of correction officers to work in. The trailer will cost about $28,000 for the year…

10 October 2019 06:18PM
Julie Metz

Today, the distinction between the Republican and Democratic Parties is stark. There is no equivalence or overlap in party platforms. Whatever the Republican Party once stood for when Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation—that is all over now. And this matters as we head into an…

10 October 2019 07:32AM

Dear Ghent Neighbors,

We’ve gotten a few questions about our opponents’ signs around Ghent referring to Chatham zoning. What do they mean?

Our opponents are trying to bring another Town’s controversy and turmoil to Ghent where they don’t belong. This deceptive tactic clearly aims to…

9 October 2019 06:35PM

Hello all,

You may not know who I am. However, there is a good chance you know my mother. Her name is Diana Benoit, and she is currently running for Greene County Sheriff. My name is Adam Benoit, and I am…

9 October 2019 02:56PM
Carol Peckham

keelerforda.com/newsletter/f/pleading-for-justice—and-getting-biased-prosecution-1

About 98% of felony convictions are settled by guilty pleas. Estimates for pleas on misdemeanors are just as high and, often made by people who say they didn’t commit one. This means almost no crimes result in a trial. This process has opened the way…

9 October 2019 02:56PM
Carol Peckham

keelerforda.com/newsletter/f/pleading-for-justice—and-getting-biased-prosecution-1

About 98% of felony convictions are settled by guilty pleas. Estimates for pleas on misdemeanors are just as high and, often made by people who say they didn’t commit one. This means almost no crimes result in a trial. This process has opened the way…

9 October 2019 02:56PM
Carol Peckham

keelerforda.com/newsletter/f/pleading-for-justice—and-getting-biased-prosecution-1

About 98% of felony convictions are settled by guilty pleas. Estimates for pleas on misdemeanors are just as high and, often made by people who say they didn’t commit one. This means almost no crimes result in a trial. This process has opened the way…

9 October 2019 02:56PM
Carol Peckham

keelerforda.com/newsletter/f/pleading-for-justice—and-getting-biased-prosecution-1

About 98% of felony convictions are settled by guilty pleas. Estimates for pleas on misdemeanors are just as high and, often made by people who say they didn’t commit one. This means almost no crimes result in a trial. This process has opened the way…

9 October 2019 08:35AM
Dan Udell

Several resolutions were discussed: An application for a tree inventory grant, described by Hilary Hillman; paying the last $2,000 of a $140 K grant to GAR Assoc. for its work on re-evaluating Hudson’s real property assessments; accepting a $100,000 grant to study truck traffic in…

8 October 2019 10:36AM
Amanda Purcell

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/state-police-columbia-county-receive-top-honors

HUDSON — Three members of the New York State Police were honored for their service of ensuring the safety of Columbia County residents.

New York State Police Troop K, which encompasses Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties, held its 26th annual awards on Wednesday night at…

7 October 2019 04:38PM

ELLENVILLE, NY—As part of his in-district work period focused on addressing the opioid crisis, today Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Ellenville Regional Hospital to hear from hospital leadership about their work to treat the opioid crisis in upstate New York. While at the hospital,…

7 October 2019 04:38PM

ELLENVILLE, NY—As part of his in-district work period focused on addressing the opioid crisis, today Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Ellenville Regional Hospital to hear from hospital leadership about their work to treat the opioid crisis in upstate New York. While at the hospital,…

7 October 2019 04:38PM

ELLENVILLE, NY—As part of his in-district work period focused on addressing the opioid crisis, today Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Ellenville Regional Hospital to hear from hospital leadership about their work to treat the opioid crisis in upstate New York. While at the hospital,…

7 October 2019 04:38PM

ELLENVILLE, NY—As part of his in-district work period focused on addressing the opioid crisis, today Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Ellenville Regional Hospital to hear from hospital leadership about their work to treat the opioid crisis in upstate New York. While at the hospital,…

5 October 2019 09:49AM
Dan Udell

For those who have the stomach for it, here are links to all my videos on the proposed gas station/convenience store at the Bell’s Pond intersection:

October Planing Board approval:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WehcDi8OXoo&t=7s
September:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiqxglLzOS8&t=37s
July:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYMCnoAU9iY&t=4s
May:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7itNeBf6MtU&t=10s
March:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP6autnPjRw&t=8s
February:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHn9sJoYrgM&t=5s

4 October 2019 05:08AM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/hop-o-nose-residents-look-ahead

CATSKILL — Hop-O-Nose tenants voiced their concerns to the housing authority board Wednesday after last week’s meeting had to be rescheduled.

But the main concern was the nebulous role of the board when it comes to matters of grievances, evictions and the overall condition of the…

4 October 2019 04:53AM
Sarah Trafton

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/13m-jail-garage-reality

CATSKILL — The $1.3 million Greene County jail garage will be built.

With construction of the new jail in full swing in Coxsackie, several Greene County legislators decided to have one last go at removing the garage Wednesday night.

The effort failed and the garage, which will…

3 October 2019 05:43PM

www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/13m-jail-garage-reality

A 1.3-million-dollar garage? The Daily Mail has reported that the Greene County Legislature has approved a 1.3 million dollar garage (see above link). Has any of these Legislators taken a drive around Greene County? We have no hospital, no industry, no jobs –…

 

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