ALBANY — State Sen. Michelle Hinchey is introducing a bill that would help ensure all New Yorkers have reliable cell phone service. Read More Cell service bill awaits Senate consideration
DURHAM — In an age of low unemployment and high underemployment, New York state is looking to youth to fill seasonal job vacancies. Read More New York state employment grants aimed at teens
ATHENS — Peckham Industries has acquired E. Tetz & Sons of Middletown for an undisclosed amount as part of the company’s expansion into the southern Hudson Valley.
HUDSON — Legislation aimed at increasing the target amount of electricity generated by New York’s offshore wind development projects by 2035 has the support of Assemblywoman Didi Barrett, D-106, and assorted environmental groups.
HUDSON — One message came through loud and clear Saturday at the Joseph P. Dwyer Barbecue: Remember veterans and their sacrifices.
HUDSON - A little rain did not dampen the enthusiasm and celebration of OutHudson Inc.'s 14th annual Columbia County Pride Parade down Warren Street in Hudson on Saturday.
CATSKILL — Efforts are underway to rehabilitate the Little Red Schoolhouse for use as a community space for meetings, special events and lectures.
HUNTER — Adrenaline junkies seeking to conquer one of the longest and highest zip-lines in the world will no longer be able to do so on Hunter Mountain as NY Zipline Adventure Tours has announced it has provided its last zip.
CHATHAM — Emily Warrington was part of the Chatham Central School District family for just a brief time. She was a teacher’s aide who served as a hall monitor at Chatham High School.
CLAVERACK — Volunteers from the Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross provided emergency aid to 12 people after a fire early Thursday morning on County Route 16 in Claverack.
CHATHAM — Equine Advocates has joined other equine-related organizations and horse advocates to push for passage of state Senate and Assembly legislation that prohibit slaughtering of horses for human or animal consumption.
GHENT — As communities in Columbia and Greene counties continue to face significant gaps in essential broadband services and deteriorating infrastructure systems, U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro wanted to hear first-hand what government leaders had to say.
CHATHAM — Think winning a New York State Public High School Athletic Association baseball championship is tough? Try winning two in a row. Read More H.S. BASEBALL: Chatham two wins away from a repeat
MALTA — The Ichabod Crane Riders defeated the Canton Golden Bears, 16-5, on Saturday in the New York State Softball Regional Final at Luther Forest Field. Read More H.S. SOFTBALL: ICC coasts to Final Four with win over Canton
GLOVERSVILLE — The Salmon River Shamrocks defeated the Ichabod Crane Riders 8-7 in a ten-inning thriller Thursday night in their New York State Class B quarterfinal baseball game. Read More H.S. BASEBALL: Riders’ road ends vs. Shamrocks in 10-inning classic
Arts & Life
HUDSON — The Columbia County Democratic Committee (CCDC) announces House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) will keynote the upcoming Fifth Annual Blue Wave Brunch. District Attorney (DA) candidate Chris Liberati-Conant and other special guests will also speak. Read moreHouse Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries to keynote fifth annual Blue Wave Brunch
Colombian born American Actor/Producer John Leguizamo takes viewers on a nation-wide tour of Latin populations ( now referred to as LatinX) throughout the US, called ‘LeGuizamo Does America’ (on msnbc and streaming on peacock) covering food, culture, music and dance, politics and more. It’s … Read moreFake promises
I hope you were all able to take a glance at our last column, a reminder to all about the significance of your leash. The importance of that nurturing “umbilical cord” cannot be overstated. Read moreSoft Paws: Remember the significance of the leash and collar
Not for the first time, I’m glad that I’m not a senior in High School. The seniors have survived prom but now finals and graduation are coming at them faster than my Aunt Evelyn heading for an all you can eat buffet. The triumvirate of teenage stress falls in the last month of a 12 (13 if yo… Read moreWhittling Away: Glad I’m not a high school senior