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Food Network: New Hudson Valley Restaurant’s Sandwich is #1 in US

In a list of the best sandwiches in America, the Food Network has ranked a new Hudson Valley restaurant's sub as the best of the best. We have some pretty iconic sandwiches in the Hudson Valley. In fact, many of them have already been recognized by the national media. In 2019 Buzzfeed named Rossi's Deli in Poughkeepsie best sandwich spot in New York. Last year, Mexicali Blue's short rib burrito at their Wappingers Falls restaurant was named one of the best burritos in the country. And back in 2016 a pizza/steak sandwich mash-up named the Steak Margarita from Vinnie's Deli and Pasta in Pawling was featured in a segment of the Food Network's show, Guilty Pleasures.
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First look at New Paltz’s new police station and courts

The New Paltz Justice Courts and Chambers just took a major step up to the east side of town. This week, Town supervisor Neil Bettez and New Paltz Police chief Robert Lucchesi took Hudson Valley One on a tour of the new courts and police station, both located on North Putt Corners Road in a repurposed old wine distribution warehouse.

Supervisor’s contest is the only Olive race

The Town of Olive has only one contest on Election Day, as Mitchell Langbert, running on the Republican and Conservative lines, challenges Supervisor Jim Sofranko, a Democrat, who is seeking his second term. Democrats Victoria Read and Scott Kelder are running unopposed to keep their town board seats. Brian Burns will remain highway superintendent, Dawn Giuditta will continue as town clerk, and Timothy Cox will keep his position as town justice.

Porcupines are Moving Into Hudson Valley; Have You Seen One?

Hudson Valley residents may soon have new neighbors. No, we're not talking about transplants from New York City. It's your friendly neighborhood porcupine. I've been living in the Hudson Valley since the 90s and I've never seen a porcupine. in fact, I never even knew porcupines lived in New York State. Outside of being in a zoo, I just assumed porcupines lived out in the northwest or somewhere far away.

New Wine Bar Coming Soon to Downtown Beacon, New York

The Hudson Valley will soon welcome a new place to enjoy wine, food and live music. This time last year things seemed pretty unsure for the local bar and restaurant industry. We've seen a lot of businesses close their doors for good so it's refreshing to see a local business open their doors to share their delicious drinks and food to help bring the community together.

Berkshire Botanical Garden schedules 6th annaul Rooted in Place Ecological Gardening symposium

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Berkshire Botanical Garden’s 6th annual Rooted in Place Ecological Gardening Symposium invites attendees to create a new, environmentally sensitive vision by exploring the connection between the surrounding landscape. Scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass.,...

Hudson woman wins $1.5 million on Lottery

HUDSON — A Columbia County woman is $1.5 million richer following her recent New York State Lottery win. Amana Akter of Hudson claimed her prize of $1,523,340 at Lottery headquarters last week, said Brad Maione, director of communications for the Lottery on Monday. Akter’s winning ticket was for $2.5 million,...

ALAN CHARTOCK: Restaurant wars

We love it in the Berkshires, but I have a special affinity for the area around 89th Street on New York’s West Side where I spent my long-ago boyhood. Lately, there has been big trouble in the neighborhood — which I think of as my own — concerning restaurants. One of these places is the famous Carmine’s, where a real brouhaha broke out when potential patrons would not follow the house rules pertaining to COVID.
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New in New Paltz: Hudson Valley Cheesecake opened a bakery, now offers delivery

For Dana Charres, owner of Hudson Valley Cheesecake in New Paltz, there's been no pre-pandemic "normal" to remember. She started her business in August 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. After waitressing for years and working as a laborer for Local 17, Charres took the leap amid the pandemic to open the bakery of her dreams.