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Audio Feature: Hudson River stories

May 01, 2017 6:45 am
Here are some stories from the Hudson River this week. Click here to hear an audio version of this report.

The Saugerties Lighthouse reports that for the past few days, water temperature at Piermont Pier has been fluctuating between 48 and 55 degrees. Upriver at Norrie Point, water temperature is a couple of degrees cooler, between 45 and 52 degrees.

WRGB reports that police recovered the body of 25-year-old Christian Rohr from the Hudson River, near the Albany Yacht Club last weekend. Officials say the man fell into the water in the Poestenkill Gorge while hiking on February 25.

• May 6 is Riverkeeper's 6th Annual Hudson River clean-up. Locally, there are these clean-up locations:
Coxsackie: Riverside Park Shoreline Cleanup
Hudson: Greenport Conservation Area Cleanup
Hudson: North Bay Cleanup
Germantown: Hudson River Shoreline Cleanup by Land from Ernest R. Lasher Memorial Park
Stuyvesant: Stuyvesant Landing Cleanup, Swyer Preserve, Nutten Hook Cleanup
Stuyvesant: Stuyvesant Falls and Sandbar Park Cleanup