Paved, but Still Alive

“Interboro took a different approach. It chose the Dutchess County Mall in Fishkill, N.Y.”

 

Trackside Developments Catch On

“In Poughkeepsie, Metro-North and the city have formally agreed to work together on a plan for three acres of housing and business clustered around the railroad depot.”

 

To Pay New York Pension Fund, Cities Borrow From It First

“In Poughkeepsie, which is contributing $3.6 million into the state pension system this year and borrowing nearly $800,000, Mayor John C. Tkazyik, a Republican, said rising pension costs and new federal accounting requirements for retiree health coverage could have dire consequences.”

 

Property Tax Appeals Benefit Big Companies

“In a case in Poughkeepsie, I.B.M. protested the 2008 and 2009 annual assessments of its 3.8 million-square-foot plant along South Road.”

 

On Outer Reaches of the Harlem Line, a Conductor Who Offers Full Service

“Mr. Curley has worked on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem line since the early 1980s, but three years ago, he moved to the northernmost 29-mile stretch of the trip.”

 

New York Has Some Prisons to Sell You

“In the Hudson Valley, local officials have taken the lead in trying to find a new use for the former Mid-Orange Correctional Facility in Warwick.”

 

Biblical Name, ‘Utopian’ Quality

“These days, Goshen’s farmers send lots of vegetables to market, and agriculture is the largest industry in town.”

 

Once a Month, a City’s Art and Music Spill Out After Dark

“Second Saturday, like Beacon, seems to hang its hat on the idea that art, as muse, recreation, status signifier and economic development strategy is one of the few things that have a permanent growth market.”

 

Skilled Work, Without the Worker

“From this warehouse in Newburgh, C & S, the nation’s largest grocery wholesaler, supplies a major supermarket chain.”

 

In Small Town Hit by a Storm, Hope, Despair and a Mudfest

“In Prattsville, which Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo labeled the place hardest hit by Tropical Storm Irene, and in other towns dotted across the remote Catskill Mountains landscape, everyone has a flood story: the generations-old business that washed away; the new trailer that was split in half; the family dog that disappeared; the museum whose collection was practically erased.”

 

After Graduating From College, It’s Time to Plow, Plant and Harvest

“They had been in the fields here at Hearty Roots Community Farm in the Hudson Valley since 7 a.m. They all said they could not imagine doing any other job.”

 

G.O.P. Congresswoman in Fight to Retain a Hudson Valley Seat

“The district, redrawn since 2010, includes parts of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Westchester Counties, with affluent suburban towns and working-class cities like Newburgh and Poughkeepsie.”

 

Deep Powder Without Deep Pockets

“No car? No problem. Gray Line New York and CitySights NY, the double-decker bus and motor coach companies, are offering ski package transportation deals to Hunter and Windham mountains.”

 

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