Columbia County Airport receives $100K federal grant
The Times Union is reporting 17 airports across upstate New York, including two in the Hudson Valley, will share in more than $21 million in federal grants, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced May 21. The funds will support various safety and improvement projects. Columbia County Airport will receive $100,000 to rehabilitate a runway and taxiway, while Hudson Valley Regional Airport in Wappingers Falls will receive $60,000 to purchase aircraft rescue and firefighting equipment. The funds are being awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration. Read more in the Times Union.