The River
Prior to the Democratic Rural Conference, the New York State Federation of Democratic Women met at the Desmond Hotel in Albany. The meeting hosted four women running for NYS Senate: Jen Metzger, Pat Strong, Joan Seaman and Joyce St. George. NYS Fed. of DW Pres. Donna Schick; VPs Liliam Stettner, Lena Bishop, Margherita Rossi; and Treasurer Kathy P. Green.

Women’s Work: Election 2018

Women are on the ballot in record numbers this November, stepping into the political fray with zeal and enthusiasm, and running in tough districts against long odds. The Hudson Valley is a proving ground for a few of the current generation of energized and ambitious Democratic women.

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Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.

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Our Growing Local News Desert

Local news is in crisis. Can new business models stay the damage, here and across the U.S?

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No Cure for Rural?

The rural parts of the Hudson Valley are contending with problems felt in rural places all over the nation.