Unemployment up across the Hudson Valley

The state Labor Department says that unemployment rates in the Hudson Valley went up across the board from October to November.

Westchester County saw its unemployment rate increase from 6.8 to 7 percent last month.

Putnam County was up to 6.6 percent last month, up from 6.4 in October. Rockland County's jobless rate increased to 7 percent, while Orange County has the region's highest unemployment rate at 7.9 percent, up from 7.6 percent in October.

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