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Mohawk Hudson: cats abandoned at facility during off-hours

MENANDS — The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society is urging people to stop abandoning animals at the shelter's door during off hours. The humane society put out a video Sunday that showed two people dropping off a large container around 6 a.m. at the shelter on Oakland Avenue that had two cats and four kit


Another Seal Spotted on the Hudson River

I think it's safe to say that seeing seals in the Hudson River isn't common. According to the Department of Environmental Conservation young Harp seals are known to head up the Hudson looking for food. While not impossible, still not common for us to see.


Police: NY Man Turns Off Lights on Jewish Co-Worker, Says You’re ‘in the Gas Chamber Now’

On March 22, 2019, the State Police arrested 21-year old William Sullivan of Saugerties, NY and charged him with Aggravated Harassment 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor. The arrest is the result of an investigation into an incident that occurred on March 11, 2019, at Mother’s Earth’s Storehouse on K


Anti-incinerator legislation awaits Cuomo signature after unanimous passage this week

The New York State Senate voted unanimously to pass a state Assembly bill that bans construction of new waste incinerators in the Finger Lakes region. The bill, which won unanimous Assembly approval last week, now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has 10 days to sign the bill into law.


Saugerties board may postpone Kings Highway zoning changes

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — The Town Board is considering whether to postpone proposed zoning changes for Kings Highway until revisions to the town comprehensive plan are completed. Following a board meeting Wednesday, town Supervisor Fred Costello said updates to individual zoning districts are expected to


Nancy Fuller in her Hudson kitchen.

See what’s cooking in Farmhouse Rules host and Holiday Baking Championship judge Nancy Fuller’s Hudson kitchen. When you walk up to Nancy Fuller’s home in Hudson you are not only greeted by a gorgeous setting, including acres of pristine farmland and a beautiful group of houses and barns dating back


Hudson Valley Man Accused of Abusing 5-Month-Old

A Hudson Valley man is accused of causing an infant's traumatic brain injury. On March 5, the Ulster County Family and Child Advocacy Center along with detectives from the Town of Saugerties Police Department initiated an investigation into alleged abuse of a 5-month-old infant which occurred in the


Lucie Walker fund benefits Saugerties school student

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — The beneficiary of this year's Lucie M. Walker Memorial Fund grant will be a middle school student in the Saugerties school district. The donation will be made in support of a President's Challenge Scholarship through the Ulster County Community College Foundation. The scholarship


Cuomo, Nassau County Officials Propose Permanent Tax Reassessment Cap

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined Nassau County officials to join a push making a proposed property tax cap permanent after several homeowners saw huge reassessment increases at the local level.


New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers Actions for Early March

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York.


Preservation group buys forest land along Catskill mountain

OLIVE, N.Y. (AP) — A preservation group has acquired land adjacent to the Catskill Park’s Sundown Wild Forest to protect clean drinking water for New York City and improve public access for hiking.


Governor Cuomo announces plan to invest in computer science education hoping to close gender gap

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Feb. 19 that he would invest $6 million to allow more participation in computer science education at elementary and middle schools across New York state as a part of the Smart Start Program.


Columbia County restaurant inspections for February 2019

*Editor’s note: Restaurant inspection information is from the Columbia County Department of Health. n Hudson Correctional Facility, East Court Street, Hudson, was inspected Feb. 21 and cited for a non-critical violation: non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, i


New York State purchased 31 properties in the Niagara Falls tourism district

NIAGARA FALLS, New York — New York State solidified a purchase of 31 Niagara Falls properties in the downtown area. The purchase is made up of a wide variety of locations from a former Niagara Mohawk building, to a vacant hotel and even open land.


A brief history of state bailouts of Nassau County

ALBANY — Nassau County is again looking to New York state government for help in dealing with its finances and straightening out a troubled property-assessment system. This year, Nassau is asking for legislation to allow it to phase-in the impact of a countywide reassessment program over five years.


Saugerties Bowling: Matt Kordich's 300 game leads Bowlers Club Classic

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Matt Kordich recorded a perfect 300 game in the Bowlers Club Classic League. The 300 plus a 279 anchored a 761 series by Kordich. Jared Mayr led the night with a 278-235-257--770 triple.


Big pot bust on the Thruway

Athens, NY – On March 22, 2019, at approximately 2:29 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of Athens. The driver, 19 year old Samantha M. Segara of Utica, NY, was found to be in possession of about 3 grams of marijuana. The passenger, 24 year old Xzavier T. Ross of Utica, NY, was


Funeral held for Berkshire County woman who died in Ethiopian plane crash

SHEFFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A memorial service Satrday afternoon for the Berkshire County woman who died in the Ethiopian plane crash earlier this month. Related Headline: Jetliner crashes in Ethiopia, killing 157 from 35 countries.


Photos: Breath of spring at Capital District Garden & Flower Show

TROY — Spring was in full bloom Saturday at the 32nd Capital District Garden & Flower Show at Hudson Valley Community College's McDonough Sports Complex. The event showcases full-scale landscape exhibits and creatively designed gardens from local landscape professionals, that include backyard enviro


Rep. Antonio Delgado steps back on the court for fundraiser

COXSACKIE-- "Basketball is my first love. I started playing as a little kid, played it all through high school and then went to Colgate. I think what it does more than anything is bring people together, across party lines, it gives folks a chance to actually enjoy each other in a way that builds com