Hudson Valley News & Politics

News & Politics

Chronogram publishes sections covering local, national, and environmental news, including columns from Larry Beinhart, Brian Mahoney, and Jason Stern. From the Hudson Valley and beyond, check out our take on news and politics.

Three Republicans Have Filed to Challenge Antonio Delgado in 2020

Three Republicans Have Filed to Challenge Antonio Delgado in 2020

A look at the candidacies of Anthony German, Ola Hawatmeh, and Mike Roth.
A look at the candidacies of Anthony German, Ola Hawatmeh, and Mike Roth.

Tags: General News & Politics

 

Feeding the Community: The Work of Hudson Valley Food Pantries

For some Hudson Valley residents, eating is all about choice. Unfortunately the choice is whether or not to pay their rent or buy food to feed their families. Thankfully, there are many food pantries in the Hudson Valley that can make the choice a little easier for these hungry residents.

Tags: General Food & Drink

Editor's Note: Back from Paradise

In some ways, Grey Fox Music Festival can be seen as an alternative model to our current world—a sweet, self-contained social experiment (punctuated by world-class Bluegrass performances) where we're all a bit kinder.

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Letter to the Editor | August 2019

Readers share their views/opinion on articles from previous issues.

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Op Ed | Natural Selection

Donna Minkowitz on the importance of conserving land for all people and the need for proper legislation to protect the accessibility and integrity of the Hudson Valley.

Tags: General News & Politics

What Undocumented Americans and U.S. Citizens Should Know About Immigration Rights

A list of the rights you have in the case of an encounter with ICE, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Tags: National

The State Of Sex Education in New York

Only 24 states plus Washington, DC mandate sex education in public schools, according to the Guttmacher Institute: New York is not one of them. Our state does mandate HIV education, but there's no requirement that what is taught be medically accurate or culturally appropriate.

Tags: In the Classroom

Editor's Note: Millennializing Chronogram?

Our acting editor Marie Doyon shares a few facts about millennials.

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Letter to the Editor | July 2019

Readers share their views/opinion on articles from previous issues.

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9 Strange Headlines You Might Have Missed in June

News stories you might have missed last month.

Tags: General News & Politics

New York State Sizes Up The Green Gold Rush

As legislators once again failed to pass the Marihuana Regulation and Taxaction Act in the last session, we look at the crowded field of competing camps and the roadblocks to legalizing cannabis.

Tags: National

Sen. Metzger and Local Activists React as State Moves Forward with Ambitious Climate Bill

The basics on the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA)
The Hudson Valley’s Senator Jen Metzger helped lead the charge in the campaigh to pass the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) in the State Senate and Assembly. Described as one of the most ambitious pieces of climate legislation in the country, CLCPA aims to allow the state to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Tags: Environment

Editor's Note: Beauty and the Bureaucracy

Our editor Brian Mahoney talks about how Kingston, a once hidden town is experiencing a boom, attracting new business and posing questions never before considered.

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8 Strange Headlines You Might Have Missed in May

News stories you might have missed last month.

Tags: General News & Politics

Letter to the Editor | June 2019

Let America Be America Again
A reader rebutts the letter Ms. Brown wrote pertaining to Luis Martinez’s story in our April issue.

Tags: Letters to the Editor

Body Politic: Poetic Parting

One of our writers, Larry Bainhart says his goodbyes with rhyme while summarizing the current presidency.

Tags: General News & Politics

7 Strange Headlines You Might Have Missed in April

News stories you might have missed last month.

Tags: General News & Politics

Editor's Note: Six Brief Eulogies for My Father

Our editor Brian Mahoney shares six memories featuring his father and the lessons he took from those memories.

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Body Politic: The Green New Deal

Larry Beinhart delves into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal'.

Tags: National

On the Cover: Franco Vogt Photographs Luis Martinez

This month's cover tells the story of a Hudson Valley resident who embodied the "American Dream", only to find himself living a nightmare at an I.C.E detention center.

Tags: General News & Politics

The Hudson River: 9 Alternative Facts

Mikhail Horowitz pokes fun with these 9 farcical facts about the Hudson River, its history, and the surrounding area.

Tags: Environment

7 Strange Headlines You Might Have Missed from March

News stories you might have missed last month.

Tags: General News & Politics

Body Politic: Everyone's Coming Out of the Closets

Larry Beinhart discusses the correlation between money, power and status.

Tags: National

Undocumented in the Hudson Valley: The Luis Martinez Story

Following the arrest of New Paltz resident Luis Martinez, we examine how his detention and possible deportation both diverges from and typifies recent crackdowns by ICE.

Tags: General News & Politics

Editor's Note: O'Mahony/Mahoney

Our editor Brian Mahoney shares how his family immigrated to America in the 20's and how America is essentially a nation of immigrants.

Tags: Editor's Note

7 Strange Headlines You Might Have Missed in February

News stories you might have missed last month.

Tags: General News & Politics

Body Politic: Down the Amazon

Larry Beinhart lays out the Amazon deal in New York and crunches the numbers.

Tags: National

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