NYS Assembly Speaker Visits Mechanicville Dock – by T. Mahoney

MEACHANICVILLE AUGUST 18- Speaker Carl E.  Heastie, escorted by Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner, visited the Mechanicville City Dock. He took notice of the boats parked on the dock. Supervisor Tom Richarson pointed out that the dock is one of stops that boaters on the Hudson plan around due the shower and rest facilities. He noted that one of the boats tied to the dock is from Germany.

Read the entire article in the 08-27 edition.

Geoghegan Saves New Jersey Man

ISLAND HEIGHTS – A 28-year-old man remains under medical care following a suicide attempt on the public dock in Island Heights on Christmas night. At 7:33 pm, county dispatch directed Island Heights Ptl. Timothy Geoghegan to the Central Avenue pavilion and public dock area on the riverfront and to be on alert for a male subject driving a blue Lexus who was en route there to harm himself, according to Al Dellafave, public affairs director at the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

Read the entire article in the Jan. 8th issue of the Express.


Grand Opening of Hospitality Building on the Hudson – by T. Mahoney

MECHANICVILLE AUGUST 8- The Grand Opening of the Hospitality Building at the City Dock was held on Friday morning. This structure has showers and bathroom facilities for visiting boaters. Free water is available to boaters as well. This is one of the few facilities of its kind on the Upper Hudson River.The lights on Terminal St. from Main St. to the dock were donated by Stewart's Corp. Supervisor Tom Richardson reiterated that Gary Dake, on behalf of Stewart's donated the last $20,000 " without hesitation."

Read the entire article in the August 14th issue of the Express.