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7 facts about Rubik's Cube, as 20-foot version sails across Hudson to mark anniversary
If you were awake and anywhere near the Hudson around 6 a.m. Friday, you would've seen a 20-square-foot Rubik's Cube floating toward the Statue of Liberty -- and probably questioned the cup of coffee you were sipping.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Reaching Lady Statue for 9/11 Memorial to be Installed Thursday July 10 at Croton River Walk
'The following press release was sent in by Bob Foley, Volunteer Public Relations Chair for the Task Force of the BCC 9/11 Memorial.
The Bowery Boys
Richmond Hill: West Village's former Vice Presidential mansion...
Richmond Hill, the spacious mansion on the outskirts of town that had once been George Washington 's headquarters and later the home of John Adams , was also home to another vice president -- Aaron Burr.
US unemployment aid applications fall to 304,000
Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, driving down the level of applications to nearly the lowest in seven years.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Innocence is worth its weight in gold, diamonds and pearls. That is the gem of an idea that brought Ring Lardner and George S. Kaufman to write "June Moon," now gracing the stage of the Williamstown Theatre Festival as its season opener.
Hudson Valley Press
Life Jackets Donated to the City of Newburgh
City officials came to Brown's Pond on June 27 to check out the successful fishing program, and to thank Captain Walter Garschagen of Sea Tow Central Hudson and the Sea Tow Foundation for their generous donation of 35 lifejackets.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Safety and security concerns about drones
Police say operators flew a drone too close to an NYPD helicopter that was on patrol at the George Washington Bridge and forced the chopper to change its course to avoid a collision early Monday morning.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Marangoni N.A. to rep 'TreadWare'
Marangoni Tread North America Inc. has agreed to market "TreadWare," a software program designed to track tires through the retreading process, to independent retreaders throughout North America.
7/7/14: Today's Tips: Monday
MUSIC : Voodoo Orchestra North @ Club Helsinki , Hudson. Fab jazz drummer Bobby Previte leads a Hudson Valley all-star band devoted to exploring the music of Miles Davis's eternal electric jazz-funk masterpiece, Bitches Brew .
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Revolutionary Rockland and Nyack
Each year on July 4th, we get to watch a re-enactment of similar events that occurred two centuries ago in the Hudson Valley.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Senator questions Tappen Zee Bridge loan
A key state senator who can single-handedly block a $511 million loan for the Tappan Zee Bridge project says he wants a full financing plan before he gives his OK.
ArtBeat: What To See
Opener 26: Jeff Sonhouse @ Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery , Saratoga Springs. Over the past ten years, New York-based artist Jeff Sonhouse has created a powerful body of portrait paintings depicting often-masked black male figures that consistently defy and obscure classification.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Hudson Becomes Valley of the Art Galleries
If the art-world establishment jets around the globe from biennial to biennial, often within the span of weeks, what's a two-hour drive? In Hudson, N.Y., along the river in Columbia County and reachable by car or Amtrak, cheap rents have proven attractive to a host of full-time artists.
Albany Times Union
Glenn LaFave, the retired manager of the Hudson River Black River Regulating District, has agreed to pay back $5,000 he got through abuse of the district's flex-time and vacation policy.
For Bar Mitzvah Boy and Survivor, Love of Chess Bridges 76-Year Age Gap
Thirteen-year-old Zachary Targoff was feeling cornered. His options were running out.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Albany Times Union
USS Slater returns to Albany
The paint scheme of the USS Slater, shown in Staten Island, was returned to its dazzle camouflage look from World War II.
Music In Memorial Park Tonight
The village's celebration of USA's birthday starts at 7:30pm on Tuesday, July 1 with "An American Salute: Musical Fireworks," a free concert featuring the Orangetown Concert Band conducted by Charles Yassky in Nyack's Memorial Park.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
One-of-a-kind ship historic warship sails up the Hudson
The World War II warship USS Slater passes under the Mid-Hudson Bridge with a little help from tugboats, above, as it makes its way Monday to Albany, where it will resume its role as a floating museum.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Pair charged with stealing CSX railroad track parts
A report of a white van parked on "Dead Man's Curve" near Route 9W in West Camp lead to charges that two men had stolen railroad track parts.
Pyrotechnicians Prepare for July 4 Celebration
Crews are putting the finishing touches on the annual Macy's Fourth of of July fireworks display, but this year, the show is moving back to the East River.