Tracking the Money in the Democratic Primary

Correction: Due to a miscalculation, the percentage of small-dollar contributions for each candidate has been revised down. Beals, not Clegg, has the second-highest percentage of small-dollar contributions, though the rest of small-dollar rankings are the same, even with the revised numbers. Though the Democratic Primary for the 19th Congressional District is seven months away, the…

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Standing in the Cold for a Cause

About five minutes outside Hudson, NY, amongst the garish strip malls of Fairview Avenue, two women and a man stand facing the wailing traffic in a tight row. It is 45 degrees out, but the trio has dressed for the cold. They have been standing here every Wednesday morning for years, arriving in separate cars…

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Choose 1 of 2 for Greenport’s Future

Ed Nabozny and Kathy Eldridge are facing off — for a second time — Nov. 7 to decide who will lead Greenport in the coming two years. The Columbia County town of 4,000 broke away from the city of Hudson in 1837 because residents in the city’s outskirts didn’t want to pay taxes they felt…

The Beginnings of Spending $10 Million

Hudson received a $10 million grant from New York in August, one of ten cities in the state to receive funds to revitalize their downtowns and spur economic development. But now comes the complicated part — deciding exactly how this chunk of change will be spent. The grant is not a blank check. Projects must…