Simply Gourmet, a catering firm in Poughkeepsie, used PPP funds to shift to prepared meal delivery.Simply Gourmet via Facebook

PPP: Lifesaver with a Lot of Headaches

The Paycheck Protection Program offered immediate help to small businesses affected by COVID-19. But three months into the crisis, the value of that assistance is being questioned, and it’s not clear where the next round of money will come from.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Roundup: New York State’s Winter Plan Takes Shape

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, November 24 and Wednesday, November 25.

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Have Tourists Helped Keep the Hudson Valley Economy Afloat (For Now)?

Across the region, spending by newcomers has kept sales tax revenues from declining much less than predicted at the start of the lockdown.