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Stimulus Money Arrives

Monies from the federal economic stimulus package are beginning to trickle into the Lower Hudson Valley.

  • Local roadway resurfacing in Clarkstown will get $1 million in stimulus funds for projects to  be completed by the end of 2010. Source: Office of the Governor of New York
  • About 3.4 miles of 9W will be repaved in September from the Sparkill viaduct to the New York State Thruway split in South Nyack. Source: Journal News
  • Rockland Psychiatric Center scientists at the the Nathan Kline Institute will get $850,000 to  research mental illness and other brain orders. Source: Journal News
  • The Tarrytown MTA station’s facelift will get a $39 million boost from federal stimulus money. Tarrytown, the second busiest station on the Hudson Line with 2,825 inbound boardings a day from Westchester and Rockland counties, is the last of 16 Hudson Line stations to be completely torn down and rebuilt as part of the Hudson Line Stations Improvement Project. Source: MidHudson News

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