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Kathy Roberts

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From hard time to high times: Cannabis growing facility proposed for...

When Mid-Hudson Correctional Facility closed in 2011, it freed up 740 acres of prime property that its host community, Warwick, readily bought for $3.1...

A renaissance for Hudson Valley drive-in theaters

Movie theaters have just reopened after the many months of lockdown, but fear of catching the coronavirus wasn’t an issue for those who took...

Resorts World Hudson Valley’s proposed casino in Newburgh Mall wins unanimous...

In what will be a game changer for New York’s gambling industry, Newburgh’s Town Board on Monday night approved the agreement between Monticello Raceway...

Tin Barn Brewing adds effervescence to Sugar Loaf

Lauren Van Pamelen’s passion for making beer has turned a former auction gallery into Tin Barn Brewing, a craft brewery in Orange County’s arts-and-crafts...

Amazon fulfillment warehouse in Orange County opening late 2021

Location, location, location is the mantra of Amazon, which is building its newest fulfillment center a stone’s throw from the entrance to New York...

Amy’s Kitchen expects to ramp up construction by June

Amy’s Kitchen, the organic food company that was on track to open a $95 million manufacturing facility on Route 17M in Goshen, is one...

New chief for Rockland development agency

New Rockland economic development chief brings diverse background to county.

West Hills aims to become Orange County jewel

They’ve come a long way, baby. When Joe and Mary Bonura decided to go into the restaurant business in 1972, they didn’t think their first...

Merger gives more power to two solar firms

In a quiet residential neighborhood in Rhinebeck, a building is helping put energy back into the grid rather than sucking it out – and...

Runway upgrade approved for Stewart

More than $143 million in upgrades are coming to the Hudson Valley airport.

Greater Hudson Bank opens fifth location

More emphasis placed on personal business banking in changing industry.

Conference to set economic development agenda

Seven counties, one agenda: jobs

Empire State Development has Stewart on its radar

Economic growth at Stewart a priority for mid-Hudson Economic State Development Corp.

Council of Industry honors manufacturing leaders

U.S. still number one in globally manufactured products.

Sugar and spice

Devilishly delicious chocolate debuts on candy counters in local Hudson Valley markets and Whole Foods North Atlantic regional stores.