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RIVERFRONT ACTION NEWS: Two Collaborative Trail Projects Receive State Grants

Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

By Amy Kacala and Jeffrey Anzevino, AICP

Outdoor recreation helps drive the Hudson Valley’s $4.75-billion tourism economy. Thanks to recent state grants, it soon will be easier for hikers and bicyclists to experience both the Hudson River and Hudson Highlands, as well as savor local food, craft beer, museums, and shops in Poughkeepsie, Highland, Cold Spring and Beacon.

RIVERFRONT ACTION NEWS: Giving Voice to a New Vision for Newburgh

Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- Peter Barnard

Newburgh has long been a center of innovation. It was one of America’s first electrified cities, hosted the country’s first movie studios and provided the test market for television in the 1930s—20 years before the rest of the nation. Similarly, famous architects such as Andrew Jackson Downing and Calvert Vaux used the city to test new styles and concepts, creating a vibrant urban landscape.

Scenic Hudson Praises Gov. Cuomo for Foodshed Protection, Oil Spill Fund Enhancements

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740

Initiatives promise to create jobs and resilient communities

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson today praised Gov. Andrew Cuomo for two initiatives expected to be part of his 2015 combined State of the State and Budget speech: a commitment to protect working farms that are part of the Hudson Valley and New York City’s “foodshed” and raising the cap on the state’s Oil Spill Fund. Both initiatives recognize the inherent importance of land and water conservation and the role natural resources play in leveraging economic development and job creation.

AUDIO BLOG: Gov Cuomo Should Build on Recent Environmental Leadership

Saturday, January 17, 2015 -- Ned Sullivan

In this year-end message—featured on in mid January of 2015—Ned Sullivan calls on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to build on the enviromental leadership he showed in 2014 by pursuing four specific initiatives. 

"Cuomo: Opportunities to Continue Environmental Leadership"