The River, Spanish language loss
Alejandra Maisonet, second from right, and her family relocated to the US from Puerto Rico in 2018, but are trying to keep both cultures alive.Photo: Dynahlee Star Padilla

Reclaiming Spanish

Social pressures cause many immigrants to stop speaking their first language, losing an aspect of cultural identity in the process. Some families are trying to keep those ties alive.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Basic Income Guarantee: A Pilot in Hudson

This September, the small community on the east bank of the Hudson River is set to join several other American cities that are home to a UBI program.

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What Does It Mean to Defund the Police?

Every police reform that governments have tried has failed to address and correct what is toxic in American law-enforcement culture.

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Coronavirus Roundup: ‘Every Part of the Country Is at Risk,’ says CDC

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Wednesday, July 1.