The CEDC Board of Directors elected officers at it Annual Board Meeting on January 31, 2017. Tony Jones, owner of Roe Jan Publishing Co., Inc., was re-elected as chairman. Jones also serves as the CEDC representative to the county's Workforce Investment Board. David Fingar, senior engineer at Mid-Hudson Cable, was re-elected to serve as vice chair. Also re-elected were the City of Hudson First Ward Supervisor Sarah Sterling as secretary and Rick Bianchi, of Shallo, Galluscio & Bianchi, CPAs, P.C. as treasurer.
It has been nearly a decade that local fairs in New York state have received critical infrastructure improvement funds. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday 56 county and youth fairs across the state, including the Columbia County Fair and Greene County Youth Fair, would each receive $89,285 to offset the cost of improvement and renovation projects, including new construction. The nearly $5 million will be awarded through the Agricultural Fairgrounds Infrastructure Improvement Program.
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French artisanal cheese makers flourish in Columbia County The Hudson Valley has long been a hotbed of economic opportunity for the food and beverage industry. From global powerhouses such as Pepsico, Kraft and Heineken downstate to emerging specialty farms upstate, the valley continues to be the epicenter of agribusiness in the state of New York. Joining recently in the everRead More