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Today's local headlines

Jul 02, 2009 4:02 am
NYC Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is officially challenging Senator Kristin Gillibrand in the 2010 Democratic primary, according to The Daily News. Politicker NY reports that Joe Trippi (in 2004, he was National Campaign Manager for Howard Dean’s presidential campaign) will be her chief strategist and media consultant....Capitol Confidential reports that Gov. David Paterson has called the New York State Senate into extraordinary sessions through the holiday weekend until July 6. The blog also says the Senate held another one of its pretend sessions on Wednesday....Chronogram Magazine's July issue is out, with reviews of exhibits this summer at Art Omi and the “Ahoy: Where Lies Henry Hudson?” at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild....Catskill Republicans endorsed incumbent Councilman Robert Antonelli and former councilman Joseph Leggio to run for positions on the Town Board, and Town Justice Robert Carl according to The Daily Mail....The Salvation Army soup kitchen, on Third Street in Hudson, has been serving 2,000 meals a month recently, according to The Register-Star.