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SYRACUSE — The Great New York State Fair will make a comeback this summer accepting patrons at full capacity, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, after the state’s coronavirus infection rate has plummeted below 1% as vaccinations increase.

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HILLSDALE — The Hillsdale Housing Committee clashed with the highway department over a potential location for affordable housing.

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VALATIE — Community members are mourning the loss of the owner of a Main Street antiques store who died Monday afternoon after she was struck by a car while walking in the village.

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VALATIE — Community members are mourning the loss of the owner of a Main Street antiques store who died Monday afternoon after she was struck by a car while walking in the village.

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KINDERHOOK — An Albany County man was taken to Albany Medical Center early Sunday after his car crashed into a house in Kinderhook, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K, said Monday.

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COPAKE — A Columbia County couple is facing multiple child abuse charges as a result of an investigation into a reported case in Copake, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K, said.

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HILLSDALE — Town Democrats will choose two out of three candidates June 22 to represent the party in November for four-year town board seats. Thomas Carty and Gillian Sims-Elster, both incumbents, are running for reelection, and Joanna Virello is challenging one of their spots.

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HUDSON — Hudson Democrats will choose between incumbent Treasurer Heather Campbell and newcomer Michael Hofmann in the June 22 primary to represent the party in the November election.

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ALBANY — Activists lamented state lawmakers’ decision to potentially conclude session for the year early Friday morning without passing a handful of measures to impact survivors of sexual abuse, state health care and more.

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SYRACUSE — The state is less than a tenth of a percent from reversing its COVID-19 and pandemic-era restrictions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, before announcing additional incentives to increase the vaccination rate in hundreds of communities.

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HUDSON — The Common Council will vote Tuesday on entering a $24,000 one-year lease for the code enforcement office, making way for the sale of 429 Warren St.

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COPAKE — Two people were arrested on felony charges Saturday following an investigation into a reported child abuse case in Copake, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K said.

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ALBANY — Lawmakers were set to end legislative session late Thursday after passing a handful of criminal justice measures while killing several others that downstate progressives and advocates this week rallied for the hardest.

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LIVINGSTON — A Columbia County woman was arrested on felony charges after she attempted to conceal cocaine by swallowing it during a traffic stop, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K, said Friday.

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HUDSON — Residents of two apartments are homeless after fire broke out early Friday morning in Bliss Towers, Hudson fire chief Anthony Demarco said.

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COPAKE — The town of Copake is considering filing a lawsuit potentially accusing the Office of Renewable Energy Siting of using regulations that violate state law related to the proposed Shepherd’s Run solar project.

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HUDSON — Four teenagers were arrested on felony weapons charges and five handguns and rifles were seized from two vehicles by police in the parking lot of Hudson Terrace Apartments on Thursday afternoon, Hudson Police Chief L. Edward Moore said.

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HUDSON— ”It’s the ugly side of Hudson and there are a lot of us that are going through this, and others that have no conception of what it’s like to live in these parts of the neighborhood, day-in and day-out,” Hudson resident Alison Murphy said Thursday. Murphy’s 5th Street home sustained b…

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HUDSON — A shooting incident early Thursday morning at Hudson Terrace Apartments, has left the victim at Albany Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, Hudson police chief L. Edward Moore said.

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HUDSON — A shooting incident early Thursday morning at Hudson Terrace Apartments, has left the victim at Albany Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, Hudson police chief L. Edward Moore said.

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ALBANY — Unanimous votes for a bill in one house of the state Legislature typically means seamless passage in the other. That hasn’t been the case for the Adult Survivors Act.

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ALBANY — State lawmakers pushed support this week for a proposed law to stop law enforcement agencies from colluding with federal immigration officers to protect undocumented immigrants.

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CANAAN — Two men were taken to Albany Medical Center following an accident at a construction company in Canaan on Tuesday afternoon, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K said on Wednesday.

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ALBANY — State Republicans have their eye on achieving one goal as this year’s legislative session races to a close: Ending New York’s state of emergency due to the coronavirus, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s expanded pandemic-era authority along with it.

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ALBANY — Lawmakers reached an agreement on one of three main parole reform bills Tuesday, causing formerly incarcerated people and survivors of physical violence and sexual abuse to rally harder for changes to the state’s parole system.

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ALBANY — Lawmakers reached an agreement on one of three main parole reform bills Tuesday, causing formerly incarcerated people and survivors of physical violence and sexual abuse to rally harder for changes to the state’s parole system.

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HUDSON — City attorney Cheryl Roberts called 3rd Ward Alderman Calvin Lewis Jr.’s vote a conflict of interest Tuesday, negating a salary increase for the new youth department director.

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NEW YORK — The state will target increasing the number of residents vaccinated against COVID-19 in 175 areas, including several north country towns and two in the Capital Region, to hit a 70% vaccination rate statewide and reverse all pandemic restrictions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

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NEW YORK — The state will target increasing the number of residents vaccinated against COVID-19 in 175 areas, including several north country towns and two in the Capital Region, to hit a 70% vaccination rate statewide and reverse all pandemic restrictions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

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STUYVESANT FALLS — All cows were saved from a fire that leveled a barn in Stuyvesant Falls on Monday.

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HUDSON — Hudson Cruises and the Hudson Sloop Club are working together after going toe-to-toe over the commercial docks at the city’s waterfront.

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ALBANY — The Clean Slate bill is set to pass the state Legislature before session ends this week after lawmakers negotiated a deal overnight to change the measure to seal, and no longer expunge, New Yorkers’ criminal records after completing a prison sentence.

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HUDSON — Third Ward Alderman Calvin Lewis Jr. will be the youth department assistant director and it is unclear if he will continue to serve on the Common Council.

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HUDSON — The Columbia County Fair is officially a go this September.