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Friday

Dec

03

5:30 pm

WGXC News Update: 20211203

Dec 03, 2021 5:30 pm • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Friday

Dec

03

1:55 pm

Greene County needs emergency medical technicians

Dec 03, 2021 1:55 pm • Staff

Ted Remsnyder reports for Columbia-Greene Media that Greene County has a lingering shortage of emergency medical technicians to work on first responder crews. Local EMS agencies say staffing is a majo...

Friday

Dec

03

1:44 pm

Town of Ulster allows cannabis sales, but not consumption lounges

Dec 03, 2021 1:44 pm • Staff

William J. Kemble reports for the Daily Freeman that the Town of Ulster board voted Dec. 2 to allow cannabis sales, but prohibit consumption lounges. “I think that New York state has not outlined or p...

Friday

Dec

03

1:01 pm

New York makes racehorse slaughter a misdemeanor

Dec 03, 2021 1:01 pm • Staff

Rebekah F. Ward reports for the Times Union that this week Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill making the slaughter of thoroughbred and standardbred race horses in New York a misdemeanor beginning next mo...

Friday

Dec

03

10:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20211203

Dec 03, 2021 10:00 am • Staff

Today's daily headlines.

Friday

Dec

03

8:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20211203

Dec 03, 2021 8:00 am • Staff

Click above to download or play today's "Better Weather." Produced by Joe Demanso of the Catskill Makers Syndicate.

Friday

Dec

03

6:33 am

As omicron variant arrives in New York, so does a torrent of other bad COVID news

Dec 03, 2021 6:33 am • Staff

The COVID-19 bad news came in a torrent on Dec. 2. The omicron variant arrived in New York, with at least five cases announced. In Massachusetts, COVID-19 case totals increased 154 percent since Nov....

Friday

Dec

03

5:46 am

DEC orders comprehensive review of Hughes trash-to-fuel plant in Prattsville

Dec 03, 2021 5:46 am • Staff

Roger Hannigan Gilson is reporting for the Times Union that Hughes Energy Group has proposed the construction of a biofuel production facility in Prattsville, hoping to build a new kind of waste proce...

Friday

Dec

03

5:30 am

Funds now available for some with water bills in arrears

Dec 03, 2021 5:30 am • Staff

Melanie Lekocevic is reporting for Capital Region Independent Media that some residents who owe back payments for their water and sewer bills could be eligible for federal funds intended to help custo...

Friday

Dec

03

4:45 am

W.E.B. Du Bois' only grandchild dies at 89, will be buried in Great Barrington

Dec 03, 2021 4:45 am • Staff

Felix Carroll is reporting for The Berkshire Eagle Yolanda Du Bois (YO-laund Due-BOICE) Irvin, the only grandchild of African American writer, teacher, sociologist and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du...

Thursday

Dec

02

5:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20211202

Dec 02, 2021 5:00 pm • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Thursday

Dec

02

2:02 pm

December COVID-19 news in Albany County has been bad

Dec 02, 2021 2:02 pm • Staff

Shaniece Holmes-Brown in the Times Union reports that the COVID-19 news in Albany County in December has been especially bad. On Dec. 1 211 new cases were announced, with 202 more on Dec. 2. And three...

Thursday

Dec

02

1:57 pm

Hochul introduces new health commissioner

Dec 02, 2021 1:57 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman reports for New York State of Politics that Gov. Kathy Hochul introduced New York's new health commissioner, Dr. Mary Bassett on Dec. 2. "I've learned the importance of truth-telling," Ba...

Thursday

Dec

02

1:46 pm

Hempstead, former Cairo Highway Superintendent, dies

Dec 02, 2021 1:46 pm • Staff

Ted Remsnyder reports for Columbia-Greene Media that Cairo;s Robert Hempstead died Nov. 30 from heart disease. He had worked in the Greene County highway department for 37 years, and was Highway Super...

Thursday

Dec

02

9:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20211202

Dec 02, 2021 9:00 am • Staff

Today's daily headlines.

Thursday

Dec

02

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20211202

Dec 02, 2021 7:00 am • Staff

Click above to download or play today's "Better Weather." Produced by Joe Demanso of the Catskill Makers Syndicate.

Thursday

Dec

02

6:33 am

Greene County adds three deaths, and tops 5,000 COVID-19 cases

Dec 02, 2021 6:33 am • Staff

Andrea Macko reports at Porcupine Soup that Greene County now has exceeded 5,000 COVID-19 cases. That means more than 10 percent of county residents have caught the contagious virus. Greene County als...

Thursday

Dec

02

6:00 am

McLaughlin arraigned; charged with two felonies

Dec 02, 2021 6:00 am • Staff

Kenneth C. Crowe II and Brendan J. Lyons are reporting for the Times Union a judge on Wed., Dec. 1, unsealed an indictment accusing Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin of misusing campaign fu...

Thursday

Dec

02

5:45 am

Ag producers argue against overtime increases

Dec 02, 2021 5:45 am • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics agriculture producers and farmers in New York are preparing for a decision in the coming weeks by state labor officials that could lower the threshold f...

Thursday

Dec

02

5:30 am

Dutchess ballots finally counted with no change in outcome

Dec 02, 2021 5:30 am • Staff

Patricia R. Doxsey is reporting for the Daily Freeman acting state Supreme Court justice Edward McLoughlin has ordered the Dutchess County Board of Elections to open seven absentee ballots cast in the...