Log In Registration

Hudson River

Leaving the Job Unfinished?

by Ann Morrow October 1, 2015


  General Electric is at the finish line of its sixth and final season of dredging the upper Hudson River for PCPs—and some river community residents are stating that the job isn’t done. About 200 miles ...


Pipeline Whack-a-Mole

by Miriam Axel-Lute July 30, 2015


  Didn’t I write this column already? The one where I say, hey, it’s so awesome that New York state banned fracking, but companies are still trying to criss-cross our state with new pipelines that allow gas ...


The River Calls

by Sarah Sherman June 12, 2014


    In sight of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, Dallas Trombley and Robert Ellis started to panic as their raft began to take on water. As they attempted to paddle to shore, they bottomed out on ...

1 comment

Right of Water Way?

by Ann Morrow April 17, 2014


  “The creek is already heavily industrialized. More heavy industry will seriously damage the creek, and the Hudson River and Schodack Island,” said Barbara Heinzen. Heinzen is a member of the Coeymans Heritage Society, and she ...

Does It Taste Better When You Tug It?

by The Staff August 29, 2013


  This Friday (Aug. 30) you'll find lots of fun things to do in downtown Troy at Troy Night Out. Hit all the galleries, shops, and special events to be sure, but you'll be missing out ...

Dredge Report

by Erin Pihlaja May 1, 2013


  “I grew up in Greene County,” said Judith Enck. “I went to a high school that was right on the banks of the river. I remember being a teenager and going waterskiing, and the goal ...

Safe Passage

by Ann Morrow August 23, 2012


  At the eastern end of Livingston Avenue, there is an old wooden walkway that leads to a concrete sidewalk. A few yards ahead toward the Albany waterfront, the sidewalk falls off into a crumbling embankment, ...


Hudson Music Fest

by The Staff August 10, 2011


Last week, The New York Times ran an article exploring the “Brooklynization of the Hudson Valley,” largely focusing on the cultural evolution of our 518 neighbor Hudson. No doubt, this has been one of the ...