Mike Diago

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The Haitian Community of Rockland County Reflects on Its Roots

Members of the Haitian American Culture and Social Organization (HASCO) discuss their past and present in the Hudson Valley.

La Talaye Cooks up the Flavors of Haiti in Haverstraw

Rockland County Chef Michelle Timothee shares the tradition of Haitian cuisine and her family's legacy with the Hudson Valley.

These Are the Best Places to Live in the Hudson Valley in 2021

Ready to find and buy your dream home in the Hudson Valley? Here are the top spots to settle down along the Hudson River.

7 Hudson Valley Activists Who Are Changing the Community for Good

From racial equality and prisoner reform to agriculture and environmental conservation, these local activists take a stand.

Introducing a New Farm and Food Vision for Newburgh

A planned public market and food hub would help bolster sales for small farms and provide quality food to Hudson Valley residents who need it most.

Still Fighting for Newburgh Schools

In childhood, Padilla was once known as a fierce wrestler for Newburgh schools. Not much has changed.

The Hudson Valley Feeds Its Hungry — Pandemic or Not

Everywhere, chefs and food banks are finding ways around the new barriers between their most potent expression of care, and those who need to receive it.

The Hudson Valley’s Best Main Streets (And Why You Should Live There)

These are some of our region's best places to live in 2020.

New York Times’ Mark Bittman Teaches Us How to Eat in His Latest Book

Bittman, the food journalist and author who demystified home cooking for millions, is now applying the same treatment to nutrition.

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