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: Rosh Hashanah Begins with Caution in Orthodox Communities

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Thursday, September 17 and Friday, September 18.

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Coronavirus Roundup: State Teachers Sue to Prevent Education Cuts

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16.

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How Three Families Are Navigating the Back-to-School Process

The pandemic forced parents to juggle work schedules and take on educational roles they could have never imagined. Now they’ll have to do it again.