BREAKING: Columbia County Reports First COVID-19 Case

Updated 12:49 p.m. with information from Hudson’s mayor. In Brief-  Columbia County announced its first case of COV-19 Friday morning. The person is under mandatory quarantine at home being monitored by DOH, according to county officials. The case was announced by County Board of Supervisors Matt Murell and Department of Health Director (DOH) Jack Mabb.…

Covering a Child-Killer

The missed call was from Louisville, somewhere I’d never been. I squinted unhappily at the resulting one-and-a-half-minute voicemail message. I had assumed the number was one of the Bangalore-based scammers who’d been trying to shake me down for the last week, or perhaps a debt collector – but neither usually left lengthy messages. I didn’t…

Hudson Eagles State Recreation Area

Cuomo Proposes State Park North of Hudson

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Tuesday creating a park on the Hudson River’s eastern shore, part of a set of conservation efforts in his 2021 Executive Budget. The park is billed as “New York’s first linear, water-based park” in the governor’s budget briefing. The “Hudson Eagles State Recreation Area” would consist of five boat launches with…