hudson valley

Tin Roof Sessions spread live music with technology

Apr 30, 2014

A group of music lovers in the Hudson Valley college town of New Paltz are hoping to bring some much needed exposure to independent artists.

Ice Breakers on the Hudson

Jan 25, 2014

The Hudson River is no longer the commercial highway it once was but it’s still an important route for the state economy. To keep the river open for business in the freezing winter months the Coast Guard runs its cutter boats up and down the river opening a navigable track through the ice.

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Jenna Flanagan / Innovation Trail

New York voters Tuesday will determine whether or not to allow the state can approve developer bids to build up to seven new resort-style casinos around the state, under ballot Proposal One.

While many have argued over the language of the amendment and disputed claims of the potential benefits, one group has focused on concerns over the impact that the casinos would have on regional performance venues.

UAlbany College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering

The state of Israel will spend up to $300 million a year in a new partnership with the University at Albany for Israeli companies to use the school's nanotechnology facilities.

Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy and Dr. Alain Kaloyeros, CEO of College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, announced the partnership yesterday.

Marie Cusick / WMHT

As New York sorts out how to spend millions of federal dollars for railroad upgrades, officials in Albany and Rensselaer are hoping some of that money can help restore a pedestrian and bike pathway over the Hudson River to reconnect the two cities.

The Livingston Avenue Bridge is over 100 years old. It can still carry trains over the river, but it's nearing the end of its life, and its pedestrian walkway has been closed since the mid 1980's.