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The cafeteria at Margaretville Central School.Photo: Lissa Harris

Food for Thought

School lunch debt is on the rise, and rural districts have it especially hard. But one program offers universal free cafeteria meals in low-income schools. Can it work here?

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Updates: Hospital Ship Arrives, Apex Still Unknown

All the news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties from Monday, March 30.

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What Medicaid Cuts Could Mean for Home Health Care in the Hudson Valley

A program that lets people hire and train their own home health aides is likely to change if Governor Cuomo’s budget is approved as written.