The River

Kickstarter to Fund Crucial Hudson Valley News

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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ICE in the Hudson Valley

The escalating bitterness of the national debate on immigration and recent crackdowns by ICE have caused public outcries in communities where immigrants live and work.

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Shrinking Schools

The problem of shrinking student enrollment ticks silently away until it becomes too urgent to ignore. Then it erupts into community outrage about tough decisions.

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Cleaning Up The Hudson

Has the decade-long General Electric river cleanup been effective? Would the river have been better off left alone?