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The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Environmental Group Pushes For More Oil Freight Train Safety Measures

The derailment of a freight train pulling empty oil cars in upstate New York has raised concerns with environmental groups voicing opposition to the hauling of shale oil along the Hudson River.

02/26/2014

Pine Bush Central School District in Orange County is accused of ignoring alleged anti-Semitic bullying. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Pine Bush Central S.D. Could Have Done More To Combat Anti-Semitic Harassment

The Pine Bush Central School District has been under investigation by state police and the state Division of Human Rights following a lawsuit filed by three local families who claim the school district tolerates the harassment of Jewish students.

01/25/2014

Holiday shopping back in full swing following snowstorm (Credit: CBS 2)

Shoppers Rush To Finish Gift Lists Following Snowstorm

Store owners in Westchester County and Hudson Valley said they are hurting from the lost day of holiday shopping that Saturday’s storm caused.

12/15/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

5 Fun Ways To See Fall Foliage In NYC

The easiest way to see leaves, of course, is to find a copse or thicket and just look up – but what’s the fun in that?

11/03/2013

Possible cancer cluster being investigated in Highland, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Health Department Investigating Possible Hudson Valley Cancer Cluster

In all, six kids who live in the small town of Highland in Ulster County have been diagnosed with childhood cancers in the past 20 months.

10/30/2013

Leaf Peeping

Leaf Peepers Search Out Most Spectacular Views In Tri-State Area

Leaves have begun to burst with color across the Tri-State Area, and people have been out in search of the most breathtaking views.

10/15/2013

Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten

Twenty-Five Wild Turkeys From Staten Island Headed For Hudson Valley Animal Sanctuary

The Staten Island Advance reports that the birds will be transported upstate by the same U.S. Department of Agriculture unit that rounded up some of their brethren and sent them to a slaughterhouse last month.

09/21/2013

Bannerman's Castle

Toni On! New York: A Trip Up The Hudson To Beacon

This week, WLNY’s Toni Senecal took a trip up the Hudson River to Beacon.

08/24/2013

Cicadas on a newspaper box in Fort Lee, N.J. - June 12, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Cicada Invasion Of 2013 Winding Down

If you feel you missed something, you’re not alone. Some regions couldn’t help but hear the 17-year cicada serenade, but others did not.

07/01/2013

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Up In The Air: 6 Great, Local Airborne Adventures

Airborne adventures aren’t for the faint of heart, of course, but there’s something special about being able to see the world from the vantage point of a bird. Read on for places that will take you up, up, up in New York City and beyond.

05/03/2013

Gay And Lesbian Tourism Conference Logo (credit:biggayhudsonvalley.com)

Group Holds Hudson Valley Gay Tourism Conference

Stephan Hengst of BigGayHudsonValley.com said the aim of the conference is to work with vendors looking to attract gays and lesbians to do business across the state.

03/27/2013

Maple Syrup maker Neil Kane (credit: Deborah Rodriguez/WCBS 880)

Local Maple Syrup Makers Gear Up For Selling Season

Now that spring is officially here, it won’t be long before a new batch of local maple syrup will start showing up at roadside stands all across the Hudson Valley.

03/24/2013

Yankees legend Bernie Williams plays the guitar/file (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Bernie Williams, Paul Simon Steal Show At Hillside Food Outreach Gala

For the fewer than 300 in attendance, what a treat it was to hear Simon and Williams perform together. The set list included “Mrs. Robinson,” “The Boxer” and “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard.”

01/28/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Science Lab Mishap Sickens 17 People At Hudson Valley High School

A chemical mishap in a high school science lab Tuesday sent more than two dozen people to hospitals to be checked out, and forced the evacuation of the school for the rest of the day.

12/04/2012

Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County after Sandy (credit: Lisa Maxwell)

Northern Suburbs, Hudson Valley Still Struggling With Power, Water Outages After Sandy

For those north of New York City, life is still not normal since superstorm Sandy hit on Monday. Many are without power and some can’t drink the water.

10/31/2012

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