HudsonValleyDaily

A daily aggregation of news, features, and reviews from around the corner to around the globe, from a Hudson Valley slant.

When Will Hudson Take a Bite Out of Crime?

ONCE AGAIN HUDSON POLICE CHIEF L. Edward Moore stood before a group of citizens and asked for patience as police continue their investigation into seven shootings in the city over the past four months, including one where a man was killed in August. Moore’s appeal came at a monthly meeting of the Police Committee of the Hudson Common…

Cuomo Awards $10 Million to City of Hudson

by Seth Rogovoy (HUDSON, N.Y., August 1, 2017) – The city of Hudson is one of 10 winners in a statewide competition for $10 million downtown revitalization grants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a packed house at Hudson Hall this afternoon. Cuomo credited the city’s own proven commitment to revitalization efforts as an essential qualification for…

Will Gov. Cuomo Drop $10M on Hudson?

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed to Hudson on Tuesday, August 1, to make “an exciting announcement,” according to an email sent to various media outlets. “This administration has been steadfast in its dedication to economic development, and Hudson is no exception,” read the statement, which has caused rampant speculation and hope among…

Berkshire PAC to Collaborate with NY-19 Dems to Defeat Faso

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – The newly established Catskill Freedom Network will hold its first public event, an ice cream social and fundraiser, at the law offices of Sherwood Guernsey, located at 69 East Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, on Thursday, July 27, from 5pm to 7pm.  Guernsey, the founder and chair of the Catskill Freedom Network, is…

Bob Dylan to Inaugurate New Kingston, N.Y., Venue in June

(KINGSTON, N.Y.) – Bob Dylan, rock poet and Nobel Laureate, will perform with his band at the Hutton Brickyards, a new 3,500-seat riverfront concert venue, on Saturday, June 24, at 8pm (doors 6pm). The concert – a co-presentation of the Bardavon and the Brickyards – will inaugurate the venue at 200 North St., in Kingston. Tickets to the performance go…

Renovations Complete, Opera House to Reopen as Henry Hudson Hall

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The site of New York State’s oldest surviving theater, the Hudson Opera House, has completed the final phase of a major restoration project begun in April of 2016 and will reopen under the name Henry Hudson Hall. The 2017 season opens with The Proprietors Ball on Saturday, April 22, followed by a…

Cuban Cinema and New Films by Loach, Almodovar, Verhoeven and Courtney Hunt at FilmColumbia 2016

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – A focus on Cuban cinema and premieres of new films by Ken Loach, Pedro Almodovar, Paul Verhoeven and Columbia County’s Courtney Hunt are some of the highlights of FilmColumbia 2016, offering an extraordinary lineup of international feature, documentary, independent, short, and children’s films from Saturday, October 22 through Sunday, October 30, at…

Lumberyard’s ‘End of Summer Shindig’ Introduces New Performance Venue

(CATSKILL, N.Y.) – Movement artists Dan Hurlin, Jodi Melnick, and Steven Reker performed at Lumberyard’s “End of Summer Shindig” at its newly purchased former lumberyard space in Catskill on Saturday, September 17. The event by Lumberyard, formerly known as American Dance Institute, provided a sneak peek into the work that the venue will showcase when…

Paul Green Rock Academy Opens New School in Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The Woodstock, N.Y.-based Paul Green Rock Academy (PGRA) is opening its second of a planned six locations in October at the Liberi School in Hudson. There will be an open house for prospective parents and new students aged 8 to 18 on Saturday, September 24, from 2 to 5pm at the school,…