The Other Hudson Valley Wins Big!

I’m ecstatic to announce The Other Hudson Valley is now an award-winning publication. My article “Fentanyl is Hitting the Hudson Valley” won First Prize for Best Feature Article in its division at the New York Press Association (NYPA) awards. Past President of the NYPA Board of Directors Mark Vinciguerra read the judges’ comments on the…

Galvan Trustee Sues Hudson to Get His Property Values Lowered

  Correction: This article has been modified to correct a mis-typed word in the first quote by Common Council President Thomas DePietro. He said Galvan refused to admit their ‘complicity’ in the demise of the project, not their ‘complacency.’ Eric Galloway, one of the principals behind the controversial Galvan Foundation, filed suit against the City…

Hudson’s Affordable Housing Project is Dead

The proposal to build a 77-unit affordable apartment complex in the City of Hudson crashed and burned Tuesday after the developer failed to convince the city’s Common Council to grant the project tax breaks. The Galvan Foundation, a non-profit developer and the city’s largest property owner, had worked since the beginning of the year with…

Galvan Revamps Affordable Housing Project After City Rejects It

A nonprofit developer attempting to build an affordable apartment building in Hudson has made several changes to its proposal since it was dramatically voted down by the city’s Common Council July 21. The proposed development is meant to ameliorate the affordable housing crisis in the city, which has rapidly displaced long-term residents as Hudson gentrifies.…

Climber Dies at Mohonk Preserve

 In Brief – A climber fell to her death Sunday in Ulster County’s Shawangunk Mountains. Lauren Sobel, of Brooklyn, was the lead climber in a trio attempting to scale a rock face at the Mohonk Mountain Preserve in Gardiner, according to state police. The 25-year-old woman was about 70 feet up the palisade and was…