Shoes on display bore the same dirt they acquired when those “more fortunate” had walked in them. Tired clothing hung against the dingy, pegboard walls. A few television sets like the one from my grandparents’ house when I was 4 stood untouched, as if they had grown roots into ripped […]

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By Tiffany Riccio What does springtime mean? The mild weather of mid-April makes hearts, hardened by cold winter weather, fill with desire. Flowers push their way through soil to finally breathe air and soak up some sun. Baby animals are everywhere, inspiring coos of delight. So are floral print dresses, […]

Reported by Tiffany Riccio. Written and produced with Tracy Soren. For many Americans, the election of Barack Obama as president gave them hope for solutions to the problem of health care and health insurance coverage, which millions of Americans lack. Listen To “Health Care in the Hudson Valley” Here