From commerce and culture to social connection, almost no segment of contemporary life is untouched by the internet. In many rural communities, limited broadband access remains a barrier to 21st-century connectivity.
As a nation, we’re not doing very well at keeping our systems running. Here's why.
Block by block, town by town, gentrification is transforming the Hudson Valley.
Local news is in crisis. Can new business models stay the damage, here and across the U.S?
The rural parts of the Hudson Valley are contending with problems felt in rural places all over the nation.
Tax deals promising jobs, like the one offered to Amazon HQ, are ubiquitous in New York State, but the net effect for communities like those in the Hudson Valley are not clear.
Putting rock salt on roads to keep them clear of ice and snow has become a mainstay of road management. The trouble is: After it’s used, it doesn’t disappear.
The problem of shrinking student enrollment ticks silently away until it becomes too urgent to ignore. Then it erupts into community outrage about tough decisions.
Andrew Cuomo unveils a plan for legalizing recreational marijuana in New York State.
Since 2011, New York State has made an annual late-December tradition of announcing millions in grants to businesses, nonprofits, and local governments. On December 18, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the eighth round of REDC funding.