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The River is a community newsroom that covers issues of regional importance and national relevance in collaboration with our readers. Incubated by the makers of Chronogram it is an ad-free publication, and like public radio, we're free to everyone—but we rely on our audience for support. Now is the best time to become a reader-supporter. Click the headline above to visit our kickstarter campaign during November.

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Hudson Valley State Parklands May Soon Increase

Gov. Cuomo proposes adding more than 2,000 acres among other robust environmental initiatives in 2020 State of the State address.

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The Aging of the Mid-Hudson Valley

A new report shines a light on the region’s rapidly aging population, prompting questions about how to make communities more age-friendly.

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Reclaiming Spanish

Social pressures cause many immigrants to stop speaking their first language, losing an aspect of cultural identity in the process. Some families are trying to keep those ties alive.