Late last Tuesday afternoon, the Hudson Valley Farm Hub presented a program entitled “Celebrating Grains in the Hudson Valley” at the Senate Garage in Kingston. The event was half victory lap and half progress report on an ambitious, complex and intricate five-year agricultural initiative. In farming, the pace of change cannot easily be hurried.
It was not so much that Delgado did better than 2016 nominee Zephyr Teachout had but that Faso 2018 performed less well than Faso 2016 — an indicator of intense Democratic engagement in this year’s election.
The week of a highly contested midterm election is as good a time as any to take a look at the longer-term political currents flowing through the mid-Hudson and Catskills region.
We’ll never know, of course, what painter Thomas Cole, who died in 1848, would have thought of Scenic Hudson, the $286-million land trust and $28-million not-for-profit environmental powerhouse. There’s a good chance he would have very much approved of the organization’s mission of protecting the Hudson River and Hudson Valley land, of creating and enhancing parks, and of advocating for environmentally responsible policies and development practices.
Since the spring, Democrats have added 25 new voters for every 1 Republican.
The effort to bring one of the last surviving steamboats to the Hudson Valley continues.
Ever since glassmaking began 5000 years ago this craft has stirred the human imagination as if it were touched with magic.
Passenger volume continues to increase at the New Windsor airport, now a destination for budget transatlantic flights.
A Kingston waterfront events space, a Woodstock manufacturer, a Town of Ulster bakery, and two New Paltz projects are the five Ulster County projects on the state final list of 21 priority projects for funding in the mid-Hudson region. The list was released by Empire State Development on October 1.
In the competition for local deposits this year, four very different Ulster County banks stood out for their success: Ulster Savings Bank, Key Bank, Bank of Greene County and J.P. Morgan Chase.