The River
A doe and her fawn on Fire Island, off the coast of Long Island, where overabundant deer have become a threat to local plant life. Photo by Robert Leventhal for the National Park Service.

Why So Many Deer and Bears? Our Growing Wildlife Imbalance.

At the start of deer hunting season in the Hudson Valley we consider the growth of animal populations that threaten the forests, native plants, and songbirds.

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Restorative Justice and the Ulster County DA Race

The fight for the top law enforcement position in the county pits an experienced prosecutor against a reformist victims' rights attorney.

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Chelsea Clinton Honored by Hillary at Val-Kill Awards

Former first daughter receives medal 24 years after mom honored, becoming first mother-daughter recipients in the award's history.

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America’s Digital Divide

From commerce and culture to social connection, almost no segment of contemporary life is untouched by the internet. In many rural communities, limited broadband access remains a barrier to 21st-century connectivity.