Monthly Archives: November 2006

Gardiner Bond Approved by One Vote; Gardiner Receives Grant

After some news outlets reported that the Gardiner open space ballot measure was turned down by voters on election day, results showed that the measure passed by one vote–961-960, after absentee ballots were tallied. A recount will probably be conducted to confirm the results. Approval will allow the town to borrow up to $1.5 million […]

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Another Grant to Improve Recreational Resources in Town of Lloyd

Scenic Hudson has landed a $200,000 grant from New York State’s Office of Park, Recreation and Historic Preservation to improve recreational and educational opportunities at the Franny Reese Preserve. The 249-acre preserve is located along the ridgeline just south of the Mid-Hudson Bridge in the Town of Lloyd. The funds will be used to enhance […]

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Market Softening in Ulster & Dutchess

Recent data for the month of October continues to show softening in the in Hudson Valley real estate market. The Ulster County median sales price for October dipped 8.3% from a year ago to $228,700. Sales volume was down 9.8% with 122 units sold. This was the second month in a row where the median […]

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Lloyd Receives Grant for Rail Trail

The Town of Lloyd secured a $1.5 million grant from the New York State Department of Transportation to finish the expansion of the Hudson Valley Rail Trail in Highland. The trail follows an abandoned railway bed and already offers an excellent resource to runners, bikers, walkers, roller bladers and others who like to take in […]

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Will the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge be a Walkway?

Walkway Over the Hudson, a group working to make the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge accessible to the public for use as a pedestrian walkway, has been encouraged by structural inspections that have examined the underwater piers of the structure. The bridge crosses the Hudson River from Highland on the Ulster County side to Poughkeepsie on the […]

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