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Tuesday

Sep

17

12:54 am

Linger, Lawrence say Greene County can't house homeless in jail

Sep 17, 2019 12:54 am • Staff

Sarah Trafton at Columbia-Greene Media doesn't speak with any Greene County legislators who favor the new Greene County jail using its excess beds to house the homeless, an idea recently proposed by t...

Tuesday

Sep

17

12:47 am

Blasting delayed at Amazon site in Schodack

Sep 17, 2019 12:47 am • Staff

Amanda Fries reports in the Albany Times Union that Schodack politicians are learning about state law, and delaying bedrock blasting at the future Amazon warehouse site on Route 9. Activists against t...

Tuesday

Sep

17

12:33 am

Test scores rise in Cairo-Durham, fall in Greenville

Sep 17, 2019 12:33 am • Staff

Melanie Lekocevic reports for Capital Region Independent Media in the Greenville Pioneer that state Education Department test results of students in grades 3-8 in the Greenville school district declin...

Tuesday

Sep

17

12:21 am

Hillsdale resident researches history of proposed Craryville gas station site

Sep 17, 2019 12:21 am • Staff

Diane Valden reports in the Columbia Paper that Hillsdale resident Leigh McBride presented her history research with Richard McCormack of the site in Craryville where GRJH wants to put a gas station a...

Tuesday

Sep

17

12:01 am

Audio Feature: Climate change protest in Albany Friday

Sep 17, 2019 12:01 am • Staff

From WOOC, WGXC's partner station in Troy, activist Mark Dunlea discusses the climate protest in Albany Friday.

Monday

Sep

16

4:00 pm

WGXC Local News Update Audio Link

Sep 16, 2019 4:00 pm • Staff

DOWNLOAD or play the audio version of the local news update for Mon., Sep. 16. (Produced by Philip Grant.)

Monday

Sep

16

12:45 pm

John Sweeney now lobbying for Russian bank

Sep 16, 2019 12:45 pm • Staff

Dan Friedman is reporting for Mother Jones magazine former Congressman John Sweeney has a new job. In August, Sweeney signed a lucrative contract to lobby on behalf of a key Russian bank connected to...

Monday

Sep

16

12:30 pm

Elia takes job with Houghton Mifflin

Sep 16, 2019 12:30 pm • Staff

PRNewswire is reporting the International Center for Leadership in Education, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, September 16, announced that MaryEllen Elia, former Education Commissioner has jo...

Monday

Sep

16

12:15 pm

Woodstock Film Festival in its 20th year

Sep 16, 2019 12:15 pm • Staff

Celia Seupel is reporting for the Daily Freeman the Woodstock Film Festival this year celebrates its 20th anniversary. Festival co-founder and Executive Producer Meira Blaustein said of the experience...

Monday

Sep

16

12:00 pm

'Ghost guns' now in New York

Sep 16, 2019 12:00 pm • Staff

Brendan J. Lyons is reporting for the Times Union so-called ghost guns are now present in New York. Beginning a little more than a year ago, some law enforcement agencies in the state began encountern...

Monday

Sep

16

9:15 am

WGXC Local News Audio Link

Sep 16, 2019 9:15 am • Staff

DOWNLOAD or play the audio version of the local news for Mon., Sept. 16. Produced by Philip Grant.

Monday

Sep

16

7:00 am

WGXC Weather: 20190916

Sep 16, 2019 7:00 am • Staff

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

Monday

Sep

16

12:56 am

Cuomo moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Sep 16, 2019 12:56 am • Staff

Jesse McKinley and Christina Goldbaum report in The New York Times that Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans this week to convene the state’s Public Health and Health Planning Council to issue an emergency regulat...

Monday

Sep

16

12:47 am

Columbia County man first to have guns taken away under 'Red Flag' law

Sep 16, 2019 12:47 am • Staff

Peter Eliopoulos reports for News10 in Albany that a New York judge became the first to take a gun away from a citizen using the state’s new ‘Red Flag’ law. Robert King of Stephentown was arrested las...

Monday

Sep

16

12:31 am

Another effort to improve broadband

Sep 16, 2019 12:31 am • Staff

Melanie Lekocevic in Columbia-Greene Media surveys local officials as another politician announces yet another effort to address the lack of broadband access in rural New York. This one comes from Gov...

Monday

Sep

16

12:11 am

Chatham Village listens to public on zoning

Sep 16, 2019 12:11 am • Staff

Emilia Teasdale reports in the Columbia Paper about a public hearing the Chatham Village Board held Sept. 3 on proposed updates to the village zoning code. Teasdale does not quote any of the public's...

Monday

Sep

16

12:01 am

Audio Feature: WGXC Congressional Report 20190918

Sep 16, 2019 12:01 am • Staff

This is WGXC's Congressional Report, tracking the votes, words, and actions of Rep. Antonio Delgado, a Democrat from Rhinebeck representing the 19th Congressional District, and Paul Tonko, a Democrat...

Friday

Sep

13

4:00 pm

WGXC Local News Update Audio Link

Sep 13, 2019 4:00 pm • Staff

DOWNLOAD or play the audio version of the local news update for Fri., Sep. 13. (Produced by Philip Grant.)

Friday

Sep

13

12:45 pm

St. Pat's fate remains unresolved

Sep 13, 2019 12:45 pm • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Friends of St. Patrick's Church are continuing the effort to reopen the historic Catskill church. The 134-year-old St. Patrick’s, located on Br...

Friday

Sep

13

12:30 pm

Greens urge end to fusion voting

Sep 13, 2019 12:30 pm • Staff

Bill Mahoney is reporting for Politico New York as most of New York's minor parties are fighting to maintain fusion voting, the Green Party is urging the Public Campaign Financing Commission to end th...