News > Economy

State acquires Catskill acreage

1 month ago   |   By Times Union

The state has acquired 241 acres in the Catskills, including 208 acres adjoining existing Forest Preserve lands in the Bluestone Wild Forest that will preserve critical open space and expand recreational opportunities to support the local economy, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation.
The purchases of the two properties were made possible through a partnership with the Open Space Institute and $758,000 from the state Environmental Protection Fund.
The DEC acquired the former Aldulaimi property with $675,000 EPF funds from the Open Space Institute Land Trust. It will...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Economy  


Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100,000 American children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July - an alarming 40 percent rise, according to new data. As officials continue... Read more ...

Nearly 100,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 last 2...

Nearly 100,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 last 2 weeks of July

Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Coronavirus in Kansas City: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

Coronavirus in Kansas City: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

We're tracking the curve of coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths that have occurred in Missouri and Kansas. Read more ...

Putin congratulates Lukashenko on winning presidential vote in Belarus

Putin congratulates Lukashenko on winning presidential vote in Belarus

Vladimir Putin has congratulated his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on retaining his job following Sunday's election, expressing hope that he will continue to... Read more ...

NC Courage's Sam Mewis signs with Manchester City

NC Courage's Sam Mewis signs with Manchester City

Sam Mewis has signed with Manchester City of the FA Women's Super League Read more ...

Germany's Social Democrats nominate Finance Minister Scholz as party's...

Germany's Social Democrats nominate Finance Minister Scholz as party's candidate for chancellor in 2021 election

The Social Democrats in Germany proposed Olaf Scholz, the vice chancellor and finance minister and their most high-profile and popular politician, to run to succeed Chancellor... Read more ...

Fire damages home of TV host Rachael Ray

Fire damages home of TV host Rachael Ray

LAKE LUZERNE, N.Y. - - A major house fire has damaged the home of chef and talk show host Rachael Ray in Lake Luzerne, New York, the Warren County Sheriff's Department... Read more ...

WHO trusts G7 to reach consensus on how to act on crises amid overhaul talk...

WHO trusts G7 to reach consensus on how to act on crises amid overhaul talk - official

The World Health Organization trusts the Group of Seven countries to reach a consensus on how to approach health crises such as the coronavirus, according to Mike Ryan, head of... Read more ...

Apple sales in China could crash if Trump bans WeChat

Apple sales in China could crash if Trump bans WeChat

A US ban of popular Chinese messaging app WeChat may have devastating consequences for Apple, plunging the iPhone maker's sales in one of its most lucrative markets and... Read more ...