Vaping to Excellence! – A Day in TOHV

I stopped smoking cigarettes about a year and a half ago. I’ve gotten props about it since then, with friends telling me they are impressed I’ve quit one of the world’s most addictive substances. Whoa – hold the phone there. I haven’t actually QUIT anything. I’ve just shifted my depraved nicotine addition to a product…

Hiking With One Foot – A Day in TOHV

I get injured pretty rarely. This honestly confuses me. I’ve taken absolutely zero precautions to ensure safety during my life. For instance, when I was looking to get back to the campsite after that anarchic music festival in Central America, and a friend said we could hitch a ride with one of the truckers breaking…

Narcan in My Car – A Day in TOHV

I have not one, but two Narcan applicators squatting ominously in the central counsel of my banged-up Nissan. This makes me nervous. In case you’ve been living in a religious commune for the last few years, Narcan is an opioid overdose reversal drug. If someone ODs on heroin – or Oxycontin, or fentanyl, or carfentanil,…

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Why The Other Hudson Valley is Completely Changing

Last week, The Other Hudson Valley was purchased by the newspaper conglomerate Digital First Media, which plans to convert it into a satellite site for its larger newspaper holdings. The Other Hudson Valley will now exclusively carry general-interest content from these other newspapers. Kidding! – just kidding. But everything is going to change, and here’s…

Should Hudson Ban the Rich? – A Day in TOHV

Antonio Delgado, the northern Hudson Valley’s freshman Congressman, was holding a discussion on affordable housing in Hudson last week when a very intriguing question came up. This was not the first or the last question during the forum, which attracted perhaps 80 people and was held in the community room of Bliss Towers, a public…