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State opens alcohol, substance abuse center in Rockland

NANUET – New York State’s Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) is expanding its operations. Agency Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez cut the ribbon...
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Area unemployment remains low

ALBANY – July unemployment in the Hudson Valley/Catskills continued its downward trend, albeit slightly, the state labor department reported on Tuesday.The total rate of...

Ulster County taking steps to prepare for early voting

KINGSTON – The Ulster County Legislature, on a near-unanimous vote, agreed to enter an agreement with the state Board of Elections to cover the...

NRC to hold Indian Point closure meeting in Cortlandt

WHITE PLAINS – The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has agreed to Congresswoman Nita Lowey’s (D, NY-17) request for a public meeting on the decommissioning...

USDA invests in energy projects to aid area farmers, rural small businesses in lowering...

SYRACUSE – The US Department of Agriculture awarded seven grants to Hudson Valley projects to reduce energy costs for farmers and rural small businesses....

Planned equity purchase of Empire Resorts seen as good news to Visitors Association

MONTICELLO – The announced takeover of all the remaining equity of Empire Resorts, owner of Resorts World Catskills and Monticello Raceway, is seen as...

Metro-North employee stole toilet paper, batteries, paint brushes, investigation says

NEW YORK – A Metro-North inventory control clerk at the Croton Harmon Yard stole railroad property from a storeroom, according to a just-concluded report...

Water testing results from the Croton River find high levels of fecal matter

CROTON-ON-HUDSON – Water testing in two locations on the Croton River in Croton-on-Hudson have found levels of fecal coliform exceed the acceptable range for...

License plate costs to increase

ALBANY – A proposal by the Cuomo administration will hike the cost of license plates.The state DMV has advanced six designs for new license...

Narrowsburg man sentenced to prison in Sullivan County burglary case

MONTICELLO – A Narrowsburg man was sentenced in Sullivan County Court on Tuesday to seven years in state prison and five years of post-release...

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