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TANNERSVILLE — The Village of Tannersville is set to receive a major boost to its downtown Painted Village area after the municipality received a $10 million state grant to revitalize its main thoroughfare.

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CATSKILL — A Greene County woman is in jail after allegedly killing a person in the village around midnight, police said Saturday.

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Advocates and prison staff continue to clash over the catalyst stoking spiking violent assaults in state facilities, increasing pressure on officials to take action after correction department leaders threatened incarcerated New Yorkers with additional consequences this week to curb assaults.

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COVID numbers in the Twin Counties are on the rise again with Greene and Columbia seeing cases this month more than triple the amount for November a year ago.

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ALBANY — The state Health Department can limit non-essential, elective hospital procedures under New York’s new state of emergency that returned Friday as new COVID-19 infections reach transmission levels from the early days of the pandemic and global health officials identified a new highly…

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Federal and state leaders praised President Joe Biden’s decision Tuesday to tap millions of gallons of fuel from the national reserve to lower energy prices as the leading Republican nominee in the 2022 gubernatorial race started a lengthy tour demanding the governor take action to further r…

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CATSKILL — As the number of COVID positive cases rise across the country, Greene County has been swept up in the wave with a noticeable uptick in recent days.

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ALBANY — An attorneys’ report released Monday revealed new evidence that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo allegedly groped a staffer’s breast in the Executive Mansion last year, and confirms he misrepresented COVID-19 nursing home death data and used state resources to help publish his pandemic memo…

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KISKATOM — The driver of a tractor-trailer hauling milk from Dutchess County suffered only minor injuries when his rig rolled over in Kiskatom on Sunday morning, said Capt. Tracey Quinn of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.

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FREEHOLD — Several people were injured Friday night in a two-car accident in Freehold, fire officials said.

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A new report from the office of State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has shed light on the statewide numbers derived from the 2020 U.S. census.

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CATSKILL — After a public forum at which residents overwhelmingly voiced support for the establishment of cannabis shops and marijuana lounges in the town of Catskill, the municipality is closer than ever to allowing both in the town.

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CATSKILL — Throughout the debate in the Greene County Legislature in recent weeks over a measure to supply county funding to a proposed workforce housing project in the village of Tannersville, Legislator Michael Bulich was the most vocal opponent of the resolution.

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CATSKILL — Catskill Central School District employees lined up to receive their vaccine booster shots at a Vax to School event Friday afternoon in the Catskill High School gym. The clinic followed a similar event held the previous night at Greenville’s Scott M. Ellis Elementary School.

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Central Hudson customers should anticipate an increase in their monthly utility bills after state officials adopted a three-year rate agreement for the Hudson Valley utility company Thursday afternoon.

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Some residents of Greene and Columbia counties have been getting phone calls in which the caller is claiming to be a state trooper, said Steven Nevel, public information officer for state police Troop F, said Friday.

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New York will receive at least $27 billion to resuscitate its aging infrastructure, and millions of dollars to bridge the digital divide plaguing upstate, rural communities and low-income New Yorkers as part of the federal infrastructure package signed into law this week, officials said Wednesday.

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CATSKILL — A multi-million-dollar proposal to build 80 units of workforce housing in the village of Tannersville got a boost by the Greene County Legislature on Wednesday when lawmakers approved a resolution to provide $350,000 in funding for the project.

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CATSKILL — The county seat appears poised to “go green” after residents advocated for the sale of marijuana in town.

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SAUGERTIES — Three people remained hospitalized on Thursday for injuries they received in a head-on collision Monday night, Saugerties Police Chief Joseph Sinagra said Thursday.

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NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado held a town hall Tuesday to discuss the recently passed $1.2 trillion infrastructure package.

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CAIRO — Veterans in need may not always be aware of the government and nonprofit resources available to them, and in an attempt to rectify that problem, service members from throughout Greene County gathered at the Cairo Public Library on Tuesday for a Veterans Resource Fair.

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CATSKILL — State police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person who was walking on the Rip Van Winkle Bridge early Wednesday morning, said Steven Nevel, public information officer for state police Troop F.

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CATSKILL — Lack of cell service along 200 miles of roads in Greene County has been a source of frustration for residents in the county, and a new state report on the matter did not provide an actionable solution to the problem, Deputy County Administrator Warren Hart told the Greene County L…

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GREENVILLE — A fast-moving fire tore through a home in Greenville on Sunday morning, Greenville Fire Chief Kip Drollette said.

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CATSKILL — A proposal to supply $350,000 in funding for workforce housing in the Village of Tannersville cleared two major hurdles in a Greene County Legislature special meeting Monday.

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COXSACKIE — A corrections officer at Greene Correctional Facility in Coxsackie was sentenced to prison Tuesday following his conviction on felony sex charges, Greene County District Attorney Joseph Stanzione said.

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HAINES FALLS — A deeply admired couple from Hunter has been honored by State Sen. Michelle Hinchey in a ceremony recognizing their years of community service.

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CATSKILL — With a Dec. 31 deadline looming for municipalities to decide if they wish to opt out of allowing marijuana dispensaries or on-site cannabis consumption lounges in their communities, the Town of Catskill is soliciting public opinion on the issue before a decision is rendered.

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Candidates from both major political parties officially launched their bids Monday to run for state attorney general in 2022, joining a New York City attorney vying for the Republican nominee.

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ALBANY — A Greene County man is in Albany County Jail on felony kidnapping and other charges after he held his friends in a city apartment and threatened them with a semi-automatic weapon while under the influence of drugs, police said.

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DURHAM — A lawsuit filed Oct. 14 in New York State Supreme Court for Greene County alleges the town of Durham allowed the Blackthorne Resort to illegally expand its recreational vehicle park.

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CATSKILL — As the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill emerges out of the long shadow of the pandemic, the theater company is taking on one of its most daunting challenges ever: a revival of Eugene O’Neill’s “Long Day’s Journey Into Night.”

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Nursing homes and assisted living facilities across the nation have lost more than 250,000 employees since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, according to a report released this week.

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, both D-N.Y., did not join their Democratic colleagues to urge President Joe Biden to take action to lower energy costs, remaining largely silent on potential solutions to address petroleum gas prices hitting seven-year highs.

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State Sen. Michelle Hinchey is isolating at her home in Saugerties after getting a positive coronavirus test Wednesday, the senator announced in a social media post Thursday night.

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NEW YORK — Gov. Kathy Hochul continued to refuse Wednesday to publicly reveal her stance to change the state’s bail reform law just before the leading Republican gubernatorial nominee held a rally with lawmakers on Long Island demanding repeal of the controversial law.