Dem Senate Candidates Pull in Big Bucks as NYC Landlords Help Fund GOP Campaigns

Three women running for state Senate in the Hudson Valley have been outraising their Republican rivals as election day approaches. Democratic Sen. Jen Metzger outraised her republican challenger, Michael Martucci, more than 2-to-1. Michelle Hinchey, who is vying for an open seat against Republican Richard Amedure­­­­, outraised him more than 3-to-1. Karen Smythe, who is…

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.…

Officer Sisco, On Leave for Controversial Rap, Defends Himself

New Paltz Police Officer Robert Sisco defended his career and social media postings in an exclusive interview with The Other Hudson Valley, saying his postings were being misinterpreted and he was being unfairly judged by parts of the community. Last month, Sisco posted an Instagram video of himself performing a politically conservative freestyle rap while…