ALBANY — A State Supreme Court Justice late Friday granted CSEA, the union representing about 5,800 Unified Court System workers throughout New York, a temporary restraining order against the implementation of a vaccine mandate for non-judicial court system workers that was set to go into ef… Read more

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GERMANTOWN — Gertrude Clum Rockefeller outlived her husband by 15 years and her only son by 40, so by the time she died in 1984, no one was left to finish her gravestone.

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HUDSON — The city planning board Thursday decided to continue the review of the Colarusso haul road application into October.

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ALBANY — State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker resigned Thursday after more than a year of controversy surrounding his silence on New York’s COVID-19 nursing home death toll and scandals involving former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration.

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Many National Grid customers were left in the dark for several hours Wednesday afternoon because of a power outage that affected parts of five towns.

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ALBANY — Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Thursday that state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker is resigning.

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HUDSON — COVID numbers continue to rise in Columbia County to record levels.

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HUDSON — Dozens of state lawmakers wrapped up a two-day farm tour Thursday ready to advocate for additional funding in next year’s budget to support state agriculture and pursue legislation to aid agricultural processors.

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A U.S. district judge dismissed nine state security guards’ request Thursday for a temporary restraining order against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate that goes into effect Monday for state health workers who directly work with patients.

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CHATHAM — Former Chatham village treasurer Barbara Henry pleaded guilty to attempted official misconduct late Wednesday for stealing village funds.

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GREENPORT — What was believed to be a fire in one of the larger buildings in Greenport turned out to be construction workers with welding torches, Greenport Fire Chief John Onufrychuk Jr., said Wednesday.

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HUDSON — Community outposts have been designated by Columbia County to help reach people battling substance abuse.

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NEW YORK — Gov. Kathy Hochul inadvertently started negotiations for the next state budget Tuesday afternoon during an announcement about the state’s efforts to combat global warming during Climate Week, drawing fiscal pushback from Republicans.

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RHINEBECK — Standing next to a cornfield and a pen of bleating livestock, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro roused a crowd of Hudson Valley officials and supporters Tuesday promising to make a difference if elected to represent the state’s 19th Congressional District.

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HUDSON — The Hudson Common Council enacted the city’s “good cause” eviction law but came under fire from an advocate who criticized male councilmen for disrespecting the efforts of an alderwoman.

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HUDSON — Columbia Memorial Health is experiencing higher-than-normal wait times due in part to staffing shortages, hospital officials said Wednesday.

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Upstate lawmakers and parents have filed two lawsuits to end the statewide mask mandate for millions of students in New York schools.

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MUNCY, PENNSYLVANIA — A Columbia County man is expected to face felony sex charges after a warrant was issued for his arrest in Pennsylvania.

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ALBANY — An official with the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation urged more research and cited confusion about federal regulation of seeds treated with pesticides as lawmakers move to ban certain chemical pest control tied to toxic neurological impacts and developmental deficie…

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Competing election maps to take effect in 2022 released this week duel on another front besides boundary placement: The set that benefits Republicans contains readjusted prison data mandated under state law while Democrats, citing timing issues, did not include the required information in th…

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ALBANY — A Cairo man charged in the Aug. 22 stabbing death of a Catskill man pleaded not guilty at his arraignment from his hospital bed at Albany Medical Center on Tuesday, Greene County District Attorney Joseph Stanzione said.

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RHINEBECK — Standing next to a cornfield and a pen of bleating livestock, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro stirred a crowd of Hudson Valley officials and supporters Tuesday promising to make a difference if elected to the 19th Congressional District.

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LIVINGSTON — A woman was taken to Albany Medical Center on Sunday afternoon with injuries she received in a two-car accident in Livingston, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K, said.

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HUDSON — Local families filled the rear parking lot of the Hudson Police Station on Saturday to watch their child’s car race in the police department’s first Pinewood Derby.

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POUGHKEEPSIE — Republican Dutchess County Executive Mark Molinaro has filed paperwork to run for Congress, challenging incumbent Democrat Antonio Delgado of Rhinebeck for his seat in the 19th Congressional District.

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HUDSON — City officials are taking the first steps to determine the feasibility of transforming the old Hudson Area library into the new city hall.

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The state’s hiring freeze in effect for nearly a year-and-a-half since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic is over, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday.

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GREENPORT — A Columbia County man was injured Thursday morning when his truck rolled over in Greenport, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K, said Friday.

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A disease that has killed several deer in Hudson may be responsible for taking the lives of more than 700 deer over a seven-county area, state Department of Environmental Conservation spokesman Jomo Miller said Friday.

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HUDSON — The region’s first Latinx Festival will take to the streets Sunday in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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HUDSON — Fifteen-year Hudson resident and art collector Albert Roberts died in the early hours of Aug. 29 at age 89, just as his most important find — a never-before-seen early work of 17th-century Flemish painter Sir Anthony Van Dyck — was sent overseas to be reunited with its sibling.

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A disease that has killed several deer in Hudson may be responsible for taking the lives of more than 700 deer over a seven-county area, state Department of Environmental Conservation spokesman Jomo Miller said Friday.

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CLAVERACK — State police and the state Office of Children and Family Services launched separate investigations into Wednesday’s large fight at the Brookwood Secure Center for Youth that left three staff members injured.

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As the United States moves to new, greener technology, fire departments in Columbia and Greene counties are learning of the dangers associated with it, specifically solar panels and electric cars.

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HUDSON — Hudson Police Chief L. Edward Moore expressed concern to the Hudson Common Council about emergency medical services getting calls from people who may not need service.

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HUDSON — Columbia County plans to expand its early voting locations to include Kinderhook.

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HUDSON — An overdose spike alert was issued for Columbia County after two overdoses occurred within 30 minutes of each another.