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Route 17 Third Lane Project Could Cost as Much as $1 Billion

September 20, 2021

POUGHKEEPSIE—The cost of adding a third lane on a 47-mile stretch of Route 17 from Harriman to Monticello in each direction is now being estimated at anywhere from $525 million to as high as $1.04 billion, depending on the scope of the improvements to be undertaken. The latest project cost estimates were revealed at the…

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Gov. Hochul Seeks School Worker Vaccination Mandate, Universal Masking at Schools, Quicker COVID Aid and Change in Culture in Albany

August 24, 2021

ALBANY—In what was the culmination of a tumultuous two weeks in Albany, Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially resigned at midnight this morning and a short time later, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul became the first woman governor in the history of New York State. The newly installed governor wasted no time in outlining her highest priorities: combating…

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Route 17 Third Lane Project Could Cost as Much as $1 Billion

September 20, 2021

POUGHKEEPSIE—The cost of adding a third lane on a 47-mile stretch of Route 17 from Harriman to Monticello in each direction is now being estimated at anywhere from $525 million to as high as $1.04 billion, depending on the scope of the improvements to be undertaken. The latest project cost estimates were revealed at the…

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Jennifer Maher

Predicting and Adapting to the Markets of the Moment

August 23, 2021

Shutdowns, civil unrest, fears of war and terrorism, inflation, eviction moratoriums, supply chain breakdowns and workforce problems. These troubles are on the mind of most of the world today, especially business owners and property investors. It’s nearly impossible to predict what will happen economically and otherwise in today’s world. We would do well to simply…

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Crystal Hawkins Syska

PRESIDENT'S CORNER: To Boldly Go…

August 19, 2021

I just loved Star Trek as a kid growing up. Hey, to be honest, I still love Star Trek. On the right day of the week, you may hear me say something in Klingon or give you the Vulcan greeting. As a young African American girl, it was a big deal to see a person…

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John Vrooman

The Latest on Booster Shot Info, Online Reputation Management, Paper Document Reference and Organization Products

September 15, 2021

This month’s COVID-19 “authoritative information” page is the CDC’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot” webpage. Since many (particularly older) Realtors were vaccinated early on, and now there is a lot of talk regarding “Booster shots” and “third doses,” I thought now would be a good time to point everyone to a CDC.gov webpage that discusses these…

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WRO, City of White Plains Awarded HUD Fair Housing Program Funding

September 9, 2021

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced earlier this month it had awarded $47.4 million to fair housing organizations across the country under its Fair Housing Initiatives Program. The grants will support the efforts of 120 national and local fair housing organizations working to address violations of the Fair Housing Act…

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