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…

New Airbnbs Will Continue After Failed Vote

New Airbnbs will continue to open in Hudson after the Common Council failed to override the mayor’s veto of their nine-month moratorium on short-term rentals (STRs) in the city. Though the moratorium passed the Common Council unanimously last month before being vetoed by Mayor Rick Rector Friday, four council members changed their tune during Tuesday…

Sam Pratt: Dem Elections Commissioner Out After Vote

Virginia Martin will no longer be the Columbia County democratic elections commissioner after her reappointment was voted down by both Democrats and Republicans on the Columbia County Board of Supervisors last night. The vote follows November’s elections, which were marked by confusion and repeated delays in posting official vote counts. Read the full story by…