Catskills developer ordered to halt Hudson River hotel project

A historic New York village along the Hudson River has challenged a developer whose nearly completed hotel ended up blocking river views. The village of Coxsackie issued a stop-work order on the five-story boutique hotel after officials said its construction sidestepped plans submitted by the developer, the Times-Union reported The 46-room James Newbury Hotel and Wire Event Center was set to open this fall by local developer Aaron Flach, who had submitted plans for a

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Raw Sewage Spill In The Hudson River Clean Enough To Greenlight Ironman Championship

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — The Ironman U.S. Championships will go on as scheduled. Officials ruled Friday that the Hudson River was clean enough for swimmers to cross after a broken sewer line in Westchester on Thursday led to a “controlled discharge” of millions of gallons of sewage into the river. …

New York Ironman Championship Threatened By Raw Sewage In Hudson River

Millions of gallons of raw sewage stemming from a sewer break in Westchester is threatening the upcoming Ironman U.S. Championship set to take place on Saturday. NBC reports the sewage break, which occurred in Tarrytown on Thurday, prompted officials to approve a “controlled discharge” in order to begin repairs in the sewer line and chlorinate …