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Wednesday

Aug

12

4:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200812

Aug 12, 2020 4:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Wednesday

Aug

12

3:00 pm

Eleanor's Legacy backs Hinchey in 46th SD race

Aug 12, 2020 3:00 pm • Staff

Chris Bragg is reporting for Capitol Confidential Eleanor's Legacy, an organization dedicated to electing pro-choice female candidates in New York, announced August 11, its endorsements in nine state...

Wednesday

Aug

12

2:45 pm

FilmColumbia named to 'coolest film festivals' list

Aug 12, 2020 2:45 pm • Staff

FilmColumbia has been named to MovieMaker Magazine‘s annual list of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World, according to an August 11 press release. The list was compiled by MovieMaker panelists w...

Wednesday

Aug

12

2:30 pm

Some light shed on call for investigation of Kingston mayor

Aug 12, 2020 2:30 pm • Staff

MidHudsonNews [dot] com is reporting the letter from several Democratic members of the Kingston Common Council, asking the state Attorney General’s Office to look into the activities of Mayor Steven N...

Wednesday

Aug

12

10:30 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200812

Aug 12, 2020 10:30 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Wednesday

Aug

12

6:30 am

Catskill BLM rejection questionable; Seeley denies a vote was necessary

Aug 12, 2020 6:30 am • Staff

The vote and/or unanimous decision rendered by the Catskill Village Board recently on the question of a Black Lives Matter mural did not occur at a validly held open meeting, according to the state Co...

Wednesday

Aug

12

6:29 am

Columbia County officials say Valatie nursing home sent coronavius patients to hospitals to die

Aug 12, 2020 6:29 am • Staff

Joe Sexton and Joaquin Sapien report at ProPublica that Columbia County officials say a nursing home in Valatie sent 18 residents with coronavirus to die at hospitals to cover up their own mortality s...

Wednesday

Aug

12

5:47 am

DEC denies applications to Rensselaer waste-processing facility

Aug 12, 2020 5:47 am • Staff

The Riverkeeper environmental group reported on Aug. 11 that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation denied both the Air State Facility and Solid Waste Management permit applications sub...

Wednesday

Aug

12

5:23 am

More Massachusetts COVID-19 cases lead to more restrictions

Aug 12, 2020 5:23 am • Staff

Brittany Bowker reports in the Boston Globe that while New York's latest COVID-19 numbers remain low, across the border in Massachusetts, coronavirus is spreading. Governor Charlie Baker announced, as...

Tuesday

Aug

11

5:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200811

Aug 11, 2020 5:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Tuesday

Aug

11

1:15 pm

Rosa resigns to take on interim SED commissioner duties

Aug 11, 2020 1:15 pm • Staff

Rachel Silberstein is reporting for the Times Union state Board of Regents Chancellor A. Betty Rosa August 11, announced her resignation during a brief board meeting. Rosa is leaving the seat she has...

Tuesday

Aug

11

1:00 pm

Alumni group calls for SUNY New Paltz president to resign

Aug 11, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

William J. Kemble is reporting for the Daily Freeman a growing group of SUNY New Paltz alumni are calling for President Donald Christian to resign over unresolved racist incidents that have left stude...

Tuesday

Aug

11

12:45 pm

Seat belts required for all back-seat passengers as of Nov. 1

Aug 11, 2020 12:45 pm • Staff

Brendan J. Lyons is reporting for the Times Union passengers over the age of 16 traveling in the backseat of a vehicle must wear a seatbelt as of November 1. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed the legislatio...

Tuesday

Aug

11

9:30 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200811

Aug 11, 2020 9:30 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Tuesday

Aug

11

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200811

Aug 11, 2020 7:00 am • Staff

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

Tuesday

Aug

11

6:30 am

Foster's tavern in Rhinebeck takes down offensive, racist imagery

Aug 11, 2020 6:30 am • Staff

Patricia R. Doxsey is reporting for the Daily Freeman Rhinebeck's Foster's Coach House Tavern has taken down racist depictions of black people from its walls, hours after the author and podcaster Tour...

Tuesday

Aug

11

6:11 am

Albany County Legislature passes clean air law

Aug 11, 2020 6:11 am • Staff

The Albany County Legislature passed Local Law B, prohibiting waste burning in Albany County, on Aug. 10. Legislator Dustin Reidy reported on his Twitter feed that the vote was 32-7. The clean air l...

Tuesday

Aug

11

6:00 am

Eight families sue in federal court for vaccination exemptions

Aug 11, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Kate Lisa is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media eight families have filed a federal class-action suit against the state Health Department and various public school districts to challenge regulations...

Tuesday

Aug

11

5:45 am

Four local school districts failed to file their reopening plans by July 31

Aug 11, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Elizabeth Doran is reporting for Syracuse [dot] com 107 New York school districts have not filed the required school reopening plans with the State Education Department and the State Health Department...

Tuesday

Aug

11

5:30 am

Videofreex member David Cort dies

Aug 11, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Alex Greenberger reports for Art News that David Cort, one of the founders of the Videofreex collective that started what may have been America's first pirate television station in Greene County, died...