In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in late October of 2014—Ned Sullivan calls for a ban on the unsafe DOT-111 rail cars that are currently transporting volatile crude oil along the Hudson River because the threat to our natural and cultural resources is too great.
Nov. 1 – Bard College event to follow big turnout at Columbia County venue
Date of Notice
Oct. 20, 2014
DUTCHESS AND PUTNAM COUNTIES—A proposed multi-use trail between Beacon and Cold Spring has been in the planning phases for the past year and a preferred route now has been identified. An open public meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Chalet on the Hudson in Cold Spring to present the route and discuss how and why it was selected.
Presentations to be held in Dutchess and Columbia counties
Since the opening of Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park in 2011, it has become one of the area’s most popular places to connect with the Hudson River.
It took more than a decade of work (below, left and middle photos) and an $8.5-million public-private investment to turn this derelict former industrial site and scrapyard into a beautiful riverfront attraction (below, right photo), spanning 15 acres.