Thanksgiving is two days away. We’ll bring you stories of your Lower Hudson Valley friends and neighbors who’ve overcome tragedy and other tests of strength in these challenging times.
In the face of a still-struggling economy, wars, devastating storms and general dissatisfaction with American political leadership, what are you thankful for?
Let us know in a comment below or send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation has launched Choose NY Hudson Valley, an effort to help grow certain business sectors — and jobs — in the region. At 2 p.m. today, HVEDC President and CEO Mike Oates joins the Editorial Board for a discussion on jobs, the economy and the future of the Hudson Valley. To view the LIVE interview, go to LoHud.com/editorialspotlight; to submit a question, engage the CoverItLive feature on your screen.
Reporters Gary Stern and Cathey O’Donnell will lead a discussion on their special report, “Too Big to Fix,” today at noon at LoHud.com.
The analysis, which examined 456 school buildings in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, found that one in three received unsatisfactory ratings through state inspections. The cost of repairs to all 456 buildings could exceed $1 billion over the next five years.
Experts will join the conversation and readers are welcome to submit their questions and comments via our CoverItLive blogging feature.