ALBANY, NY — The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has initiated legal action against New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG), Orange and Rockland Utilities (O&R) and other electric companies over their responses to the various snow and wind storms in March, April and May of 2018.
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April 1, opening of trout season in New York State, arrived in my neighborhood with bright sunshine, a stiff wind and a reading of 21 degrees on the thermometer. A little later that morning, I spoke with a friend who lives near Roscoe who said, “It’s snowing.” When I asked if he was going fishing, he laughed.
ELDRED, NY — Three years and four drafts after the process began, the Highland Town Board adopted a new zoning law at their recessed and reconvened March meeting on March 26. Supervisor D.J. “Jeff” Haas, thanked all who worked on the draft, highlighting councilmen Fred Bosch, Jim Hanson and former Councilman Scott Hallock.
ALBANY, NY — State senators Jen Metzger and Jessica Ramos will hold a series of four public hearings May 2 to hear public comment on the proposed Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices (FFLPA) Act.
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Senate and Assembly reached a budget deal on March 31, just hours short of the deadline.
It’s that time of year again. As plumes of steam emanating from sugar shacks dot the landscape here in the mountains, I’m reminded that I once made maple syrup myself. About 10 years ago, a friend noticed that I had a few sugar maples on my property and suggested that I try my hand at it. “Sure,” I said.
Can the Governor’s proposal to legalize recreational marijuana pay for itself without increasing THC use? I don’t see how.
NEW YORK STATE — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) wants to remind the public that now that trout season has begun anglers have the opportunity to fish at the its reservoirs or dozens of other properties it owns with access to streams rivers and lakes in the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson Valley.