The Kingston Monument Project seeks the removal of the statues in Kingston's Academy Green Park.Frances Cathryn

The Contentious Struggle Over the Kingston Academy Green Monuments

Activists seeking to remove statues of enslavers and colonizers are facing racist backlash from bigots.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Cases Rising in New York, As Country Has Worst Week Yet

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Cuomo Declares Progress in Orange County, but Local Officials Sound Alarm

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, October 27 and Wednesday, October 28.

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The Closest Senate Race in New York State?

The 41st district went to Republican Sue Serino by just 688 votes in 2018. This year, a successful challenge by Karen Smythe could give Democrats a supermajority in the Senate.