The Hudson River Valley Greenway has proven to be a positive influence in the region. It has encouraged better local planning and provided funds for beautification around the region.
When the Greenway was created, it excluded communities in the Catskill State Park. In 2006, I wrote the legislation - which became law to allow those communities in Ulster County to participate, regardless of whether or not they are in the Catskill Park.
Senator John Bonacic welcomes local officials from the 42nd Senate District and the 97th Assembly District at his Bi-Annual Local Government Day, co-hosted by Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt in Albany, NY.