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August 2015 Outdoor Discovery Newsletter

August 2015 Outdoor Discovery Newsletter New York State has wonderful recreational opportunities which will be highlighted for you each month. Start planning your next adventure now! In the August issue ofConservationist: find inner peace by conquering the 46 peaks; see…

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Greetings Art Lovers:

Greetings Art Lovers: Collaborations and partnerships are becoming more popular recently, and we are particularly proud of a great partnership that Arts Mid-Hudson has been involved with for the Dutchess Dragon Boat Races and Festival. Partnering with Dutchess Tourism and…

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DEC Announces Adoption of New Fall Hunting Seasons for Wild Turkey

    DEC Announces Adoption of New Fall Hunting Seasons for Wild Turkey Season Changes Reflect Recent Population Assessments and Management Needs The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today adopted new regulations to shorten fall turkey hunting…

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Governor has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff beginning Wednesday

    Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff beginning Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in honor of the victims of last week’s shooting at the Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga, TN. Flags…

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The Village of Brewster Film Festival (VOBFF) will expand to four days of programming this Labor Day weekend

The Village of Brewster Film Festival (VOBFF) will expand to four days of programming this Labor Day weekend, and will include a new venue in Cold Spring. The event, which started as a one evening festival of short films in…

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Representatives Maloney and Gibson Announce Passage of Major Bipartisan Lyme Disease Legislation

Representatives Maloney and Gibson Announce Passage of Major Bipartisan Lyme Disease Legislation   Joined by Local Health Professionals, Maloney and Gibson Continue Push for New Standards for Treatment of Tick-Borne Illnesses     Legislation Prioritizes Federal Research on Lyme and Related…

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Missing Youth Found in Brewster Heights Woods

Missing Youth Found in Brewster Heights Woods Fri, 07/10/2015 – 09:31 Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that an intensive overnight search for a missing youth in Brewster Heights has ended with his safe rescue, after he was spotted…

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Solar Growth of More Than 300 Percent from 2011 to 2014 in New York State

    All Regions See Triple-Digit Growth of Clean, Cost-effective Solar Power to Lower Costs for Residential Customers and Businesses Governor Cuomo announced the growth of solar in New York State has increased more than 300 percent from 2011 to…

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Goshen Business Owner named Rotary District Governor

Goshen Business Owner named Rotary District Governor Goshen, New York (7/1/15) — Nick Constantino, now of Montgomery, has assumed the volunteer post of Rotary International District Governor for 2015-16. As Governor, Constantino coordinates the local and international service projects of…

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DiNapoli: Audits Find $70 Million in Dubious Claims, Persistent Medicaid Billing System Failures

DiNapoli: Audits Find $70 Million in Dubious Claims, Persistent Medicaid Billing System Failures Tens of Millions of Dollars Returned to State Taxpayers New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today released two audits revealing more than $70 million in questionable…

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New York State Officially Prohibits High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing

New York State Officially Prohibits High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing DEC Issues Findings Statement Concluding Extensive Seven-Year Review The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today officially prohibited high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in New York State by issuing its formal Findings Statement,…

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Maple Syrup Production in New York Hits 70-Year High

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that maple syrup production in New York reached its highest level in 70 years, allowing the state to retain its standing as the second highest producer of fresh maple syrup in America….

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New Yorkers and Visitors Welcome to Explore State’s Vast Waterways and Fish without a License

    New Yorkers and Visitors Welcome to Explore State’s Vast Waterways and Fish without a License Weekend of June 27-28 Newly Designated Free Fishing Day Set for Veterans Day, November 11 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New…

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Greetings Art Lovers

    Greetings Art Lovers: We are honored when the fantastic artists in our community step up and want to support the work of Arts Mid-Hudson. This Saturday, renowned pianist Peter Muir will play ragtime, ballads, and blues in an…

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Drug dealers would face homicide charges after overdose under Senate heroin package

      ALBANY, NY – State Senator Terrence Murphy, co-chairman of the New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, today announced passage of a package of bills to help decrease heroin deaths and put…

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