Maurice Berger
Art critic and curator Maurice Berger died Sunday, March 22. He was 63.Photo courtesy of University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Local Death Highlights Difficulty of Tracking COVID-19 Cases

Critic and curator Maurice Berger was the first person to die of the coronavirus in Columbia County. Why wasn't he counted in the county's statistics?

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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‘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.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Much Ado About Droplets and Aerosols

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Friday, September 19 through Monday, September 21.

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How the Pandemic Has Changed the Fight Against Opioid Addiction

The life-saving work of harm reduction is harder in the era of social distancing. But some initiatives in the rural Catskills have adapted to slow the scourge of overdose deaths.