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Land Use Training For Planning Officials set for Wednesday, April 26th 2017

Greene County NY Public Notice

Training for Planning Officials presented by NYS Department of State in cooperation with Greene County Economic Development Tourism & Planning and Columbia County Planning/Economic Development Wednesday April 26th 2017 Greene County Emergency Services Training Center, 25 Volunteer Drive, Cairo (For directions, go to

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Mid-March Blizzard Blankets Greene County, Highway Department Responds to the Challenge

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We all knew that a massive snow storm was predicted for Tuesday, March 14th.  21st-century weather tracking technology gave meteorologists insight into the track and intensity of the event that would blanket the east coast from the Middle Atlantic to

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Village of Catskill to Break Ground Catskill Creek Walking Loop

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The village of Catskill will be breaking ground this month on its Catskill Creek Walking Loop. The half-mile long pedestrian pathway will connect Water Street, the Black Bridge, West Main Street and the Uncle Sam Bridge, as well as incorporating

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NYS Phase II Grants to Bring Broadband to 4,391 Unserved and Underserved Greene County Homes and Businesses

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The New NY Broadband Program announced the recipients of its Phase II Grants on Tuesday, February 28th.  These grants are the second of three phases in a program which seeks to bring high-speed broadband internet to everyone in the state

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Greene County Youth Fair to Receive Critical Infrastructure Improvement Funds from NYS

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday 56 county and youth fairs across the state, including the Greene County Youth Fair, would each receive $89,285 to offset the cost of improvement and renovation projects, including new construction. It has been nearly a

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Free Microenterprise Classes Can Help You Become Greene County’s Next Successful Business

Greene County NY Microenterprise Assistance Program

New businesses may begin with the dream of being your own boss and making millions, but all too often, they close their doors soon after the ribbon is cut. Most new businesses that fail are simply overwhelmed by the need

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Greene County Legislature Resolution to Support Ride-Sharing Legislation in Upstate New York

Ride Sharing Legislation Supported by Greene County Legislature

In its Wednesday, January 18th Regular Meeting, the Greene County Legislature adopted a resolution in support of New York State allowing ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to provide services in Upstate New York.  Currently, New York State law

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Stephen Petronio Dance Company to Establish Residency in Cairo, NY

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The Stephen Petronio Company, which has spent the last year fund-raising for a permanent home for its nascent choreographic residency program, has bought a 175-acre property in the hamlet of Round Top, town of Cairo, NY. Called Crows Nest, the

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3 Greene County Buildings Named Oldest in Upstate New York

The Albertus Van Loon House (surname is pronounced like “van loan”) is one of the oldest extant buildings in New York State. It is located in Athens, New York at 85 North Washington Street (also known as New York State

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HIV PrEP Available Through Greene County Public Health

Communicable Disease Awareness

WHAT IS PrEP? Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a way for people who do not have HIV but who are at substantial risk of getting it to prevent HIV infection by taking a pill every day. The pill (brand name

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