The River Newsroom, John Boubaris, Chronogram
Buildings in Newburgh owned by John Boubaris. Boubaris's properties have amassed hundreds of complaints, from lack of heat to unpermitted construction, collapsed ceilings to unlawful rental of individual rooms.All photos by Roy Gumpel

A Slumlord in Newburgh

How one landlord's poor track record reflects a systemic failure.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Roundup: New York State’s Winter Plan Takes Shape

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, November 24 and Wednesday, November 25.

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Have Tourists Helped Keep the Hudson Valley Economy Afloat (For Now)?

Across the region, spending by newcomers has kept sales tax revenues from declining much less than predicted at the start of the lockdown.