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Lissa Harris

Lissa Harris is a staff writer at The River and a volunteer firefighter. She was the founding editor of the Watershed Post, a site that covered local news in the rural Catskills from 2010 to 2017.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Congress Nears Relief Deal With Stimulus Checks, No State Aid

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

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Coronavirus Roundup: New York Begins Vaccinations

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, December 12 through Monday, December 14.

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Coronavirus Roundup: ‘Living Room Spread’ Now Accounts for Most Traceable Cases

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Thursday, December 10 and Friday, December 11.

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Coronavirus Roundup: New York Could Start Vaccinations This Weekend

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, December 8 and Wednesday, December 9.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Rising Hospitalizations Threaten Indoor Dining

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, December 5 through Monday, December 7.

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Coronavirus Roundup: State Shifts Data Focus as Hospitalizations Top 4,000

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Thursday, December 3 and Friday, December 4.

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Coronavirus Roundup: New York Expects 170,000 Doses of Vaccine on December 15

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, December 1 and Wednesday, December 2.

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Coronavirus Roundup: With Hospitals in Trouble, Cuomo Warns of Potential Pause

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, November 28 through Monday, November 30.

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Some Assembly Required: A Guide to Finding Local COVID-19 Information

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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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Coronavirus Roundup: A Week That Will Test Our Fortitude

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, November 21 through Monday, November 23.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Microclusters Multiply in Orange, Westchester

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20.

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Coronavirus Roundup Quantifying the Fall Surge in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, November 17 and Wednesday, November 18.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Calls Grow Louder for Equal Distribution of Vaccine

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, November 14 through Monday, November 16.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Trump Threatens to Withhold Vaccine from New York

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13.

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Coronavirus Roundup: New Restrictions on Restaurants, Gatherings as Cases Soar

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, November 10 and Wednesday, November 11.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Pfizer Claims Its Vaccine Works. What Does It Mean For Us?

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, November 7 through Monday, November 9.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Cluster Maps Change As Infection Rates Worsen Upstate

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, November 3 through Friday, November 6.

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Local Races Mired in Uncertainty, With Long Wait Ahead for Absentee Votes

Everything we know—and don’t know—about who won the Congress, state Senate, and Assembly contests.

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Coronavirus Roundup: With Cases Rising, New York Changes Travel Rules

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, October 31 through November 2.

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