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.

 

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.

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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.

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Body Politic: Poetic Parting

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

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7 Strange Headlines You Might Have Missed in April

News stories you might have missed last month.

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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'.

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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.

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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.

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7 Strange Headlines You Might Have Missed from March

News stories you might have missed last month.

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Body Politic: Everyone's Coming Out of the Closets

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

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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.

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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.

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Body Politic: Down the Amazon

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

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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.

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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.

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Body Politic: A Humbled Poodle

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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