COVID-19 Update – Columbia & Greene Counties Open Further Wednesday as Protests Rage

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties co-produced with The River Newsroom. The following is for Tuesday, June 2. NEW YORK STATE 371,711 cases confirmed (941 new)2,113,777 tests performed (49,952 new)23,959 deaths (54 new)89,703 hospitalizations (overall)3,331 hospitalizations (current)999 ICU admissionsNew York State coronavirus…

Man Died of Suspected COVID-19 in County Days Ago

A renowned art critic died Sunday at his home in Craryville from complications arising from a suspected case of COVID-19. The death of Maurice Berger, 62, was confirmed by an administrator at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), where he taught. Berger died in Craryville four days ago, UMBC Director of Arts and Culture…

Hudson Valley COVID-19 Update: Tuesday Night 3/17

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties published on Tuesday, March 17. Produced in collaboration with The River Newsroom NEW YORK STATE 1,374 cases confirmed (424 new) New York State official pressroom Hotline: (888) 364-3065 Announced by New York State today: -Everyone in…

Hudson Valley COVID-19 Update: Monday Night 3/16

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties published on Monday, March 16. Produced in collaboration with The River Newsroom RESOURCES The River is compiling a list of resources that are helping folks manage during the coronavirus pandemic. The list is not comprehensive, but…

New Airbnbs Will Continue After Failed Vote

New Airbnbs will continue to open in Hudson after the Common Council failed to override the mayor’s veto of their nine-month moratorium on short-term rentals (STRs) in the city. Though the moratorium passed the Common Council unanimously last month before being vetoed by Mayor Rick Rector Friday, four council members changed their tune during Tuesday…