Eight-day Hanukkah holiday begins

MID-HUDSON – The eight-day festival of lights Jewish holiday of Hanukkah began at sundown Thursday with the lighting of the first candle on the menorah.

“The Woods” project tossed by Supreme Court

PHILMONT – State Supreme Court Justice Richard Mott has thrown out the Philmont Planning Board’s second approval of “The Woods,” a 22-acre high-end housing development