It's the first full week of November, and we're back in dismal standard time. Meanwhile, here's what is happening in the afternoons and evenings when it gets dark far too soon.
- On Monday, November 6, the Conservation Advisory Council meets at 6:00 p.m. No agenda for the meeting is as yet available, but they may take up the concerns raised by the Common Council Legal Committee regarding the proposed tree ordinance. The meeting is a hybrid, taking place in person at the Central Fire Station, 77 North Seventh Street, and on Zoom. Click here to join the meeting remotely.
- Tuesday, November 7, is Election Day. If you haven't voting early, this is the day! Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. The polling places in Hudson are:
- First, Second, and Third Wards: St. Mary's Academy, 301 Allen Street
- Fourth Ward: County Office Building, 4o1 State Street
- Fifth Ward: Central Fire Station, 77 North Seventh Street
- At 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7, Hudson Community Development and Planning Agency (HCDPA) holds its monthly meeting. The meeting is a hybrid, taking place in person at the Community Room at Bliss Towers, 41 North Second Street, and on Zoom. Click here to join the meeting remotely.
- On Thursday, November 9, at 6:00 p.m., there is a special meeting of the Common Council to receive and consider the proposed city budget for 2024. The meeting is a hybrid, taking place in person at the Central Fire Station, 77 North Seventh Street, and on Zoom. Click here to join the meeting remotely.
- Also at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, Carl Whitbeck presents a talk about the volunteer regiment from Columbia and Dutchess counties which was mustered here in Hudson in September 1862 to serve in the Union Army. The event takes place in the Community Room at the Hudson Area Library, 51 North Fifth Street.
- On Saturday, November 11, the observance of Veterans' Day begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Public Square, a.k.a. Seventh Street Park. Following a ceremony at the war memorial in the Public Square, a parade will proceed down Warren Street to the Columbia County courthouse, where there will be further ceremonies.