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HUDSON — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Tuesday that an investigation is being conducted following a death at ADM Milling Co. on Route 23B in Greenport.

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A recent report from the state Department of Labor revealed that the number of jobs in Greene County is at an all-time high, county officials said Monday.

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CATSKILL — A historic fog bell on the Greene County approach to the Rip Van Winkle Bridge rang for the first time in nearly two decades last week after it was restored.

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LOS ANGELES _ Kobe Bryant, 41, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, was killed when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames Sunday morning amid foggy conditions in the hills above Calabasas, sources told the Los Angeles Times.

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AUSTERLITZ — An Albany woman was struck and killed while walking along the Taconic State Parkway early Sunday after her vehicle became disabled, Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett said.

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CAIRO — The Greene County Democratic Committee on Thursday voted to support Michelle Hinchey in the race for the 46th state Senate District seat held by Republican George Amedore Jr.

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CAIRO — A lawsuit filed by the state Attorney General’s Office recently identifies Cairo as one of several locations affected by PFAS.

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CATSKILL — Lawmakers at the national, state and county levels gathered Thursday night to discuss their goals for the new year.

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HUDSON — The city has received grant funding and technical assistance to address community displacement triggers such as gentrification and lack of affordable housing, officials announced Thursday.

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ALBANY — A Columbia County man was sentenced to 18 years in prison after he admitted he sold heroin and fentanyl to two Columbia County people who died in 2016 as a result.

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ALBANY — The state Legislature has returned to the Capitol after a historically productive session last year with a slew of new goals to build on and accomplish.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his 2020-21 budget proposal Tuesday, outlining a number of environmental initiatives and earning the support of several local organizations.

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ALBANY — With inmate populations on the decline, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation Tuesday that would allow for more state prisons to be closed.

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CLAVERACK — A serious accident involving a propane tank truck led to the closure of a portion of State Route 9H/23 on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The road has since been reopened.

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MARGARETVILLE — Experts in recovery services will be taking a look at the opioid crisis Friday in Greene, Sullivan, Ulster and Delaware counties.

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HUDSON — First Ward Alderwoman Rebecca Wolff is the city’s first Working Families Party member to serve as Minority Leader on the Common Council.

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ALBANY — On the 47th anniversary of the historic Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision, New York lawmakers gathered at the Capitol to push for the passage of a bill that would establish a fund for abortions.

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CATSKILL — Sixteen months after county lawmakers authorized a $39 million bond for a new county jail, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans to amend an ambiguous law that will allow counties to share jails.

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GREENPORT — A Columbia County man was charged with leading police on a foot chase after allegedly stealing merchandise from the Walmart on Fairview Avenue, Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett said Tuesday.

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COXSACKIE — A local developer is planning a $10 million rehabilitation of a portion of downtown Coxsackie — and that is just Phase 1.

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday presented his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, including solutions to close the state’s looming $6.1 billion deficit.

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WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of New York’s congressional members sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission last week expressing concern over the state not receiving funding for rural broadband initiatives.

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HUDSON — The community gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of a leader of the Civil Rights Movement who inspired millions.

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Columbia Memorial Health has signed an agreement for a purchase option on four acres of land in Greene County, with plans for a new medical plaza.

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CAIRO — An investigation into a fatal house fire Saturday morning in Cairo has been launched, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

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CAIRO — The Greene County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that one person died in a Saturday morning fire in Cairo.

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HUDSON — A Saratoga County man will spend 10 years behind bars for years of sexual abuse against two children.

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ALBANY — Graduation rates are rising and achievement gaps are closing across New York, according to newly released data from the state Education Department.

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CATSKILL — Members of Catskill Central School District and the Catskill community gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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CATSKILL — Village officials and local real estate agents will be reviewing available vacant real estate to determine potential future uses.

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ALBANY — While states across the nation are gearing up to make sure all their residents are counted in the 2020 Census, for which representation and billions of federal dollars are at stake, recently released population data from the U.S. Census Bureau has brought projections that New York m…

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COXSACKIE — An inmate who allegedly assaulted a correctional officer at the maximum-security Coxsackie Correctional Facility in November has been charged with a felony, according to state police.

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HUDSON — A New York City man pleaded guilty Wednesday to shooting another guest during a Halloween party in Copake, according to the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office.