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Activists from Rise Up Kingston, Citizen Action, NYCLU, and other organizations at a December rally for bail reform.Photo: Stephanie Alinsug/Rise Up Kingston

The Long-Awaited Arrival of Bail Reform

New York’s transformative pretrial and bail reforms go into effect in 2020. They should create a more fair, equal, and compassionate criminal justice system.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Updates: NY Primary Postponed, Hospital Beds Coming to Kingston

All the news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties from Saturday, March 28.

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Local Death Highlights Difficulty of Tracking COVID-19 Cases

Critic and curator Maurice Berger was the first person to die of the coronavirus in Columbia County. Why wasn't he counted in the county's statistics?

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Coronavirus Updates: Schools Close Two More Weeks, Non-Essential Construction Halted

All the news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties from Friday, March 27.