SPECIAL NEWS ALERT: Governor Cuomo Announces Transformational Projects for Downtown Hudson as Part of $10 Million Award

(July 11, 2018) – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 13 transformational projects for Hudson as part of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) award.  The strategic investments in downtown Hudson will create additional employment and housing opportunities, as well as improve safety and aesthetics for streetscapes throught the city.  The investments are part of the Governor’s ongoing efforts to revitalize the upstate economy and create more opportunities for the Capital Region. 

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Hudson Makes USA Today 10-Best Small Town Food Scene

(July 9, 2018) – Hungry travelers in the town of Hudson face a tough decision: where to eat!  The Rivertown Lodge shines at brunch, while Tanzy’s serves baked goods, sandwiches and afternoon tea.  Take a journey to the tropics at Lil Deb’s Oasis, grab a farm-to-table burger at Grazin’ or splurge at the James Beard-nominated Fish & Game, housed in a former blacksmith shop.  

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Stickles Elected to CEDC Board

(June 26, 2018) – The Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) Board of Directors has elected Brian D. Stickles to the Board. Stickles is Assistant Vice President of Commercial Lending and Business Development at the Bank of Greene County, having held positions of increasing responsibility in this department over the last eleven years.  He specializes in providing commercial loan products to business customers and individuals in Columbia County and surrounding area. 

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Boston-based Drumlin Field Ventures to open brandy distillery in Claverack; promises 25 new local jobs

(June 18, 2018) – A Boston-based company plans to open a farm and brandy distillery in the coming years that will create two dozen new jobs. Empire State Development, the state’s economic development initiative, announced June 1 that Drumlin Field Ventures will establish a field-to-glass brandy distillery and tasting room on 182 acres of farm property off the intersection of state Route 23 and county Route 27. The company plans to produce apple and grape brandies using fruit from trees and vines planted on the grounds.

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