New York State is awash in programs designed to train people for the 21st century workforce, but it’s far from clear how well they are working and whether they coordinate with one another. Madhuri Kommareddi, director of Workforce Development, Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, wants to change that.Details
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul visited the newly opened Hudson River Skywalk on Friday to highlight state investments in infrastructure. The Skywalk, which connects Olana State Historic Site to the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, was a $11 million state investment. In addition to pedestrian walkways, bike paths and viewing platforms, the project also involved construction of a traffic circle. Hochul took a tour of the walkway Friday afternoon.Details
On Saturday visitors enjoyed new perspectives of the breathtaking landscapes that inspired the Hudson River School artists while taking their first stroll on the newly unveiled Hudson River Skywalk.
The $11 million investment in Columbia and Greene counties known as the Hudson River Skywalk is expected to bring millions of additional tourist dollars to the region,
The Capital Region again was state’s second-fastest growing region in 2018. The eight-county region last year had a population of 1,084,941, up 248 from the previous year. The only region with stronger year-over-year growth was the Mid-Hudson Region at 0.1 percent, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of new U.S. Census Bureau data.Details