Voters to weigh in on land bank measure

By Dan Heath

June 30, 2017

PLATTSBURGH — A constitutional amendment will be on the ballot in November that would create a land bank to improve public safety and telecommunications in the Adirondack Park and Catskills.

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Maurice Hinchey, who served in Congress and state Assembly, has rare brain disease

By Rick Karlin:

June 27, 2017

Former Hudson Valley Congressman and Assemblyman Maurice Hinchey, a Democrat who spearheaded efforts to remove PCBs from the Hudson River, is suffering from a rare terminal neurological disorder that is robbing him of the ability to speak and causing Parkinson’s-like symptoms, his family said on Tuesday.

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Hein Releases Statement on Prescription Take Back Legislation

By Mona Kazour (Patch Staff):

June 22, 2017

Hein realizes 'many heroin addicts get their start by abusing legal prescription drugs and some by simply stealing excess medication'. 

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MURPHY CALLS FOR PERMANENT BAN ON FRACKING IN DELAWARE RIVER BASIN

By Tom Johnson

June 15, 2017

If Democratic candidate for governor wins election, it could help swing Delaware River Basin Commission to follow his call on fracking

fracking rig
Credit: NPR StateImpact
Fracking rig in Greene County, PA
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Activists Stage Climate Rally In Albany

By Dave Lucas:

June 9, 2017

President Donald Trump's early June announcement that the U.S. is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord has been sharply criticized by environmental advocates  who have been organizing protests and demonstrations.

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New Yorkers push governor for more climate change action

By News Channel 13:

June 6, 2017

ALBANY - New Yorkers gathered at the state Capitol Tuesday to call on the governor and the Legislature to do more to combat climate change.

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Area spring farmers markets

By: Times Herald Record

June 1, 2017

Here’s a sampling of area Farmers Markets:

Area spring farmers markets

Here are some of the region’s farmers markets open during the spring.

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The Arts Converge - Mutual Muses in the Catskills

By Greater Roxbury Business Association:

May 20, 2017

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Interested in solar power? Check out this solar celebration Sunday in Cass Park

By Kelsey O'Connor, The Ithaca Voice:

May 18, 2017

Solar energy has hit the mainstream and Go Solar is throwing a party! The organizers of the Go Solar program are celebrating how far Tompkins County residents and businesses have come in adopting solar—and making the process as easy as possible for those who haven’t yet.

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Clearwater to visit Washington, DC, sailing for water quality

By Mid Hudson News

April 20, 2017

KINGSTON – The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, will soon embark on a new environmental mission. Plans for an upcoming trip down the coast to Washington DC were announced on Wednesday at the shiip's home port in Kingston's Rondout Basin. 

The voyage will commence June 18, during the summertime Clearwater Festival, embarking from Croton Point Park, organizers said.

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