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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: Federal Aid to New York Is Probably Not Coming

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, September 22 and Wednesday, September 23.

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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.