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An election for the future

While New Yorkers have had the opportunity for early voting before election day, voters in Connecticut on Nov. 8 will have the chance to...

President Biden to make campaign stop in Westchester

President Biden is planning to visit Westchester on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 6, for a campaign rally with Gov. Kathy Hochul, Sen. Chuck Schumer and...

Zeldin and Hochul in tight race for NY governor

The race for governor of New York is much tighter than many people would have thought, given the recent history of Democratic Party dominance...

Concrete action toward creating I-86

The project to transform Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan counties into Interstate 86 shifted into a higher gear with the Oct. 5 announcement...

EPA approves iPark 87 cleanup, battery manufacturer plans plant

Zinc8 Energy Solutions, a battery manufacturer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has signed a letter of intent to build a manufacturing plant at iPark...

Zinc8 considering new battery factory in Ulster

A company that is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and has developed battery technology based on the use of the metal zinc in combination with...

Castle Point VA Hospital to remain open

A plan to shut down the VA Castle Point Medical Center in Wappingers Falls has been killed in the U.S. Senate and the news...

NY and CT reactions to Supreme Court on Roe v. Wade

U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts in a statement issued on May 3 acknowledged that the draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito...

Feds funding Westhab apartment upgrades

The Westchester nonprofit Westhab is receiving $500,000 in federal funding to upgrade 79 apartments in nine apartment buildings in Yonkers. The buildings themselves also...

Route 17 expansion funding welcomed

Longtime advocates of converting New York State Route 17 into Interstate 86 were quick to welcome the $1 billion in funding for the project...

Hudson Valley small businesses facing federal loan repayment 

In the Hudson Valley, 36,371 businesses or nonprofits owe the federal government $4,046,022,794 in COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) that begin to come...

Local leaders support Ukrainian people in wake of Russian invasion

As the Russian military intensified its attack on Ukrainian territory, support for the Ukrainian people was being voiced by numerous leaders in Westchester and...

Schumer: $1.5B set for disaster fixes including Mamaroneck and Sheldrake River...

The disaster supplemental aid will put stalled Army Corps of Engineers construction projects on a fast track, including the flood control projects for the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake Rivers in Westchester.

NY Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins calls for Gov. Cuomo to go

New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins of Yonkers on Sunday called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to step aside as two more women...

Schumer: Covid package includes no-appointment vaccination centers for Hudson Valley

With the U.S. House of Representatives targeting Feb. 26 for a vote on passage of the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 Relief Package that would then...