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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 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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The Challenge of Affordable Housing in the Hudson Valley

Three recent reports show that home values are on the rise, and the affordability gap is growing wider.

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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.