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The median age in six out of the seven Mid-Hudson Valley counties surpasses state and local averages.Source: Creative Commons

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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You Broke It, You Build It

The owner of a building that collapsed in Poughkeepsie has been sued multiple times. So why is he being approved for other development projects?

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What the Splintering Democratic Vote Might Mean for New York

A year after updating its antiquated voting laws, the state could have a larger-than-usual role in the 2020 election.

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Andrew Yang’s Last Stand

The New Paltz resident is staking his long-shot presidential bid on the New Hampshire primary. If he fails, what’s next?