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By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 - 12:22 pm
Peter Applebome, the Our Towns columnist at the New York Times, has a nuanced article out this week about how the controversial issue of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has split the environmental movement down the middle, particularly in the Catskills... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 - 12:02 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address, delivered from Albany earlier this afternoon: Watch live streaming video from newyorkstateofficeofthegovernor at A copy of the speech was passed out to attendees in advance. Cuomo went off-... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 - 10:21 am
Above: A slide from a 12/15/11 presentation by the SAGE Commission discussing a potential transfer of Belleayre to ORDA management. Read the full presentation below or by clicking here. Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration still wants to hand the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 - 12:19 pm
Above: Video from the Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin of Cuomo's visit to the Greater Binghamton Airport to sign flood relief legislation. The ceremony begins around the 5-minute mark; slide the bar to the 5-minute mark to skip ahead. This just in:... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 - 9:25 am
As predicted, the Assembly joined the Senate in passing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's tax overhaul just past 1am this morning, Daily News reporter Ken Lovett writes. But it wasn't quite the same unanimous lovefest: Unlike in the Senate, where the vote was unanimous... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 - 10:10 pm
Just after 9pm, the New York State Senate voted unanimously -- 55 to 0 -- in favor of a sweeping overhaul of the New York State tax code. The new law increases the tax rate on single filers earning more than $1 million a year ($2 million for married... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 - 3:48 pm
Above: A building on Main Street Prattsville after Tropical Storm Irene. Photo by Jay Harsevoort, via the Watershed Post Flickr pool. The governor's meeting on Windham Mountain this afternoon ended with a big announcement: Three Catskills counties are... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 - 9:07 am
Above: Cuomo tours flooded-out Middleburgh on September 3, 2011. Via the GovernorAdnrewCuomo Flickr page. Governor Andrew Cuomo, who announced a new package of relief funds earmarked for flooded-out communities two weeks ago, will be talking about... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 - 9:01 am
Above: Snow and a downed tree blocking a road in Dutchess County last night. Photo by Steve Hopkins, via Facebook. Well, that was something. Five to 10 inches of snow wet, heavy snow are blanketing the Catskills this morning after an overnight blizzard.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011 - 10:16 am
Governor Andrew Cuomo's office announced this morning that several members of his administration will be touring flood-damaged communities in upstate New York this week, beginning this afternoon. Today, Lieutenant Governor Bob Duffy and Environmental... Read more


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