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.

 

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.

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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

8 Major Hudson Valley Development Projects We're Watching

Almost $2 Million in State Funding to Local Projects Spurs Major Economic Development
In the eighth round of Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) funding, 122 Mid-Hudson Valley projects received a total of $87.1 million in state grants. Here’s a look at some of the Big Doings afoot.

Tags: General News & Politics

Editor's Note: Some Birthday Advice

Editor Brian Mahoney shares the do's and don't of Birthday celebrations based on recent, personal experiences.

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Letters to the Editor | February 2019

Readers respond to recent Chronogram articles.

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4 Strange Headlines You May Have Missed

National news which did not make it into public consciousness.

Tags: National

Body Politic: A Humbled Poodle

Columnist Larry Beinhart points out President Donald Trump's tendency to Putin's interests over his own country's.

Tags: National

A Conversation with Antonio Delgado

NY19's Congressman-Elect Talks about His Campaign and His Plans for Washington
NY19's Congressman-elect Antonio Delgado discusses his campaign, the state of politics, and his priorities for Washington.

Tags: National

Editor's Note: Amsterdam to Copenhagen

Editor Brian Mahoney recalls a memorable bicycle trip from Amsterdam to Copenhagen with his friend Karl.

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Body Politic: All in the Family

Columnist Larry Beinhart lays out President Trump's legacy of criminal behavior.

Tags: National

5 Strange News Headlines You Might Have Missed in December

From self-imposed jail time to the Fortnite baby-naming trend, here are 5 headlines you might've missed in the busy month of December.

Tags: National

Editor's Note: Everyone Knew Her as Nancy

While sorting through his late mother's belongings, editor Brian Mahoney finds a letter written by his grandmother Nancy, humbly detailing her extraordinary life and career.

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7 News Headlines You Might Have Missed

Law changes under Trump and record amount of women in politics.

Tags: National

Body Politic: Only People Are People

Beinhart calls for a couple of constitutional amendments that would take money out of politics.

Tags: General News & Politics

Antonio Delgado makes history

Dubbed a "big-city rapper" by his Republican opponent, Delgado tapped into progressive fury and energy to pull off a hard-fought victory in a red-leaning district.
Dubbed a "big-city rapper" by his Republican opponent, Delgado tapped into progressive fury and energy to pull off a hard-fought victory in a red-leaning district.

Tags: National

The River: Regional Journalism of National Relevance

Support the Kickstarter Campaign for Our New Newsroom
Hudson Valley communities need reliable news, now more than ever. We want to make that a reality through our new project The River, a newsroom dedicated to regional issues of national relevance. Support our Kickstarter Campaign and Become a Member today.

Tags: General News & Politics

John Faso has one problem, and it’s Antonio Delgado

The Democratic nominee in NY19 has gotten the better of several clashes with Republican John Faso. Can he take it all the way?
The Democratic nominee in NY19 has gotten the better of several clashes with Republican John Faso. With an enormous fundraising advantage, a lead in the latest poll, and the wind in his sails, can Delgado take it all the way?

Tags: General News & Politics

While You Were Sleeping

8 News Headlines You Might Have Missed
From lonely teenagers to happy virgins and pot-smoking Canadians, here are 8 strange news headlines you might have missed.

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Body Politic: A Problem of Revenue

Larry Beinhart expounds on the US's growing deficit and the cornerstone cause: revenue.

Tags: National

Caffeinated Politics: Democracy Coffee Raises Money for Campaign Finance Reform

Company using proceeds from their growing operation to promote publicly funded elections through online advertising and coffee.

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Women’s Work: Female Candidates on the 2018 Ballot

Women are on the ballot in record numbers the election this November, stepping into the political fray with zeal and enthusiasm, and running in tough districts against long odds. The Hudson Valley is a proving ground for a few of the current generation of energized and ambitious Democratic women.

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Rockland Free Fair

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