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Romania’s largest spirits producer plans Hudson Valley distillery

Alexandrion Group is the second major international alcohol producer drawn to the region this year.

Study: Small percentage of SUNY and CUNY students receive Excelsior Scholarship

An analysis from the Center for an Urban Future found that a large percentage of applicants for New York's "free-tuition" scholarship were rejected last year for not taking enough credits.

Regional affordable housing initiatives receive $37 million in state funding

Cuomo's office said $37.2 million will fund the project in the region as part of a $200 million state effort that will build more than 2,8000 affordable apartments across New York.

Gov. Cuomo touts airport investment, sake partnership in Marist College speech

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's speech promised better traffic flow at Woodbury Common, a new sake brewery and more funding for Stewart International Airport.

New York Obamacare exchange touts record 4.3 million people enrolled

New York State of Health boosted sign ups for the state's Medicaid and Essential Plan offerings, as well as in the commercial plans sold on the exchange.

Pace University’s new ‘Opportunity Scholarship’ responds to free public college tuition

The scholarship offers up to $5,000 to students that are New York state residents and come from a family with a gross income of $125,000 or less.

Kingston wins $10 million in state downtown revitalization funds

Gov. Cuomo announced Sept. 20 that the city will receive $10 million in funding and investments from the state's Downtown Revitalization Initiative.

Gov. Cuomo signs bill promoting industrial hemp

The new legislation clarifies the status of industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity.

Farm distilleries will soon serve wine, beer and cider by the...

Legislation passed this month by the state Senate and Assembly serves as the latest update to the state's liquor laws.

New York bucks Trump on Paris Climate Agreement

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the state's attorney general and the mayors of several of its largest cities have promised to uphold the emission reduction goals of the climate accords.

In light of Indian Point closing, forum to discuss decommissioning nuke...

"When Nuclear Plants Close: A Regional Forum on Nuclear Waste Storage and Decommissioning," is scheduled for June 9 and co-sponsored by Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, The Journal News and the Natural Resources Defense Council.

NY, CT join California, Washington in alliance to uphold Paris Climate...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo called Trump's decision reckless, with "devastating repercussions not only for the United States, but for our planet."

Indian Point reactor returns to service after $100M refueling

The reactor was shut down in March for refueling, maintenance and inspections.

White Plains, Yonkers designated by NYSERDA as ‘Clean Energy Communities’

The designation allows the cities to apply for state funding for additional clean energy projects.

Report: Cuomo’s free tuition plan could cost jobs, tax revenue

A Commission on Independent Colleges & Universities report estimates the Mid-Hudson Valley region could lose 2,856 jobs and $11.2 million in lost tax revenue.