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31 October 2020 10:26AM
John Isaacs

Testing GIF again

Local culture | Kids and Schools | Body/Soul
31 October 2020 10:06AM
Max Dolce-3

Conscience Over Candy

Why I Will Not Let My Family Go to Sheriff’s Halloween

Back when I was in college there was a fraternity house that had a wild party and the university banned them from further parties or participating in Homecoming for a year. The…

Local culture | Kids and Schools
31 October 2020 09:58AM


Help the North Chatham Free Library this holiday season AND get a jump on decorating. Every year, the Library puts on more than FOUR HUNDRED EVENTS including lectures, performances, workshops and children’s programs. The pandemic has dramatically reduced our fundraising efforts, which finance…

31 October 2020 09:27AM

Just days after Daphne Jordan accused “New York City liberals” of trying to “steal” her Senate seat, a super PAC funded by New York City billionaire Ronald Lauder dropped more than $28,500 to boost her campaign, according to the New York State Board of Elections…

Soft news | Local culture | Body/Soul
31 October 2020 07:44AM

Flotilla: A Floating Sculptural Installation in Oakdale Lake
by Daniel Rothbart

September 26 – October 31, 2020

Oakdale Lake Beach
53-99 N 6th Street
Hudson, New York

A constellation of Daniel Rothbart’s floating sculptures is currently installed in Oakdale Lake, close to the Oakdale Beach.

Six recent poems by Richard Milazzo are…

Hard news | Politics/Government | Environment
30 October 2020 11:24PM
Pat Goldsmith

Let’s put it this way: Donald Trump and the Republican Party have done to the Supreme Court what they did to the Department of Justice, and the two will coordinate to hand him his “continuation” in power. With the appointment of three justices,…

Fiction/Memoir | Body/Soul
30 October 2020 09:22PM
Kathleen Schobel

It was the fashion “color of the year” in 1975. Everyone was wearing it. It would become a color of much meaning to me — rust — and it still is.

In August 1975, our family, which included me, my husband, and our two young…

Hard news | Politics/Government | Body/Soul
30 October 2020 09:15PM

Dear New York,

We continue to focus our attention on the “micro-cluster” areas throughout the state and to closely watch the metrics in each area. As a given “micro-cluster” makes progress in terms of reducing the positivity rate, we reevaluate and can make adjustments to…


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