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Roger Hannigan Gilson

Roger Hannigan Gilson is a Hudson Valley journalist and humorist. A former crime reporter for the Register Star, he now runs the news site The Other Hudson Valley.

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.

Coronavirus

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.

Coronavirus

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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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.

Economy

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.

Coronavirus

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.

Politics

The Closest Senate Race in New York State?

The 41st district went to Republican Sue Serino by just 688 votes in 2018. This year, a successful challenge by Karen Smythe could give Democrats a supermajority in the Senate.

Politics

Long Lines, Perseverance Mark First Weekend of Early Voting in Hudson Valley

Total ballots cast in Ulster, Dutchess, Greene, and Columbia counties over the weekend are already approaching 2019 early-voting totals.

Politics

‘Show the Connection Between Our Environment and Our Lives’: A Q&A with Michelle Hinchey

The Democratic state Senate candidate for the 46th district discusses our interconnected crises, environmental policy fixes, and her father’s legacy.

Politics

How to Make Sure Your Vote Counts This Election Day

Everything you need to know about where, when, and how to vote in November’s elections.

Politics

What To Watch For In November’s Elections

Will Hudson Valley Democrats be able to hang on to the ground they gained in 2018? We look at what's happening in New York's 19th Congressional district and some interesting races in the state legislature.

Politics

A Hopeful, Progressive Bid for the Catskills’ 102nd District

Progressive activist Betsy Kraat believes in universal health care, marijuana reform, tenant protections, and restrictions on STRs. Can she unseat freshman Assemblyman Chris Tague this fall?

Politics

Coronavirus Roundup: Hospitalizations at Lowest Level Since Pandemic Began

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Monday, June 15.

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