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…

Dodging Baseballs While Shrieking – A Day in TOHV

I’ve had a lot of unpleasant experiences with baseball. My parents, as per 90s suburban parenting rules, signed me up for little league at a very young age, an age where motor skills and the ability to understand basic causation is still developing, and it’s unreasonable to expect any sort of logical gameplay. I was…

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Dancing to Non-Profane Music – A Day in TOHV

I’ve always really enjoyed dancing. Wait, that’s not true. If I delve TRULY far back, the first time I remember dancing was at camp the summer before fifth grade with a girl much larger than me. This wasn’t exactly UNUSUAL at that age, what with girls hitting puberty earlier, but my friends at the time…

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Man vs. Nature – A Day in TOHV

I was walking down Warren Street in Hudson, smoking a cigarette (I assume) when I saw what appeared to be an inter-species romance: two birds mid-air with talons intertwined, the smaller bird cruising upside down under the larger one. It turned out the smaller bird was dead. The larger one (which I later identified as…

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The Hudson Valley vs. NYC – A Day In TOHV

While cruising up the Hudson River from NYC on a rarely-punctual Amtrak last Monday, I was able to reflect on the positives of the city, an unusual moment for someone who generally squints angrily when people go on extended raves about the place. I’m a rabid Hudson Valley fan, and there is little room left…