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Friday

May

27

5:45 am

Lawsuit filed against Albany Medical Center alleging racial, political bias

May 27, 2022 5:45 am • Staff

Steve Hughes is reporting for the Times Union a lawsuit has been filed against Albany Medical Center, based on allegations of racial and political bias at the health facility. Albany Med fired Jamaica...

Friday

May

27

5:30 am

Hudson brewery gets green light from planning board

May 27, 2022 5:30 am • Staff

Noah Eckstein is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Hudson Planning Board has approved the site plan for Upper Depot Brewing Co. at 708 State Street. The Upper Depot Brewing Co. is slated to open...

Friday

May

27

1:00 am

Democrats lining up to replace Ryan as Ulster exec

May 27, 2022 1:00 am • Staff

Patricia Doxsey is reporting for the Daily Freeman former state Sen. Jen Metzger has added her name to the list of Democrats who have declared their intention to run for Ulster County executive, shoul...

Thursday

May

26

11:33 pm

Radio News: Battle between 5G providers and airline industry heats up again

May 26, 2022 11:33 pm • Tom Roe

ProPublica takes a deep dive into the rollout of 5G wireless technology and how that affected airplanes. The Federal Aviation Administration objected to the Federal Communications Commission’s authori...

Thursday

May

26

5:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20220526

May 26, 2022 5:00 pm • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Thursday

May

26

2:03 pm

Schumer fails to get gun bill passed

May 26, 2022 2:03 pm • Staff

Thomas Franck reports for CNBC that New York-based Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer failed to pass legislation introduced after the mass shooting of Blacks at a grocery store in Buffalo, two days...

Thursday

May

26

1:55 pm

Federal court allows New York law that makes it easier to bring lawsuits against gun manufacturers to stand

May 26, 2022 1:55 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman reports for New York State of Politics that on May 25, a federal court turned back a legal challenge to a New York law that makes it easier to bring lawsuits against gun manufacturers. "A...

Thursday

May

26

1:23 pm

New York has had 76 school shooting incidents since 1971

May 26, 2022 1:23 pm • Staff

Emilie Munson in the Times Union tracks the 76 school shooting incidents since 1971 in New York. That number comes from the Advanced Thinking in Homeland Security program at the U.S. Naval Postgraduat...

Thursday

May

26

10:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20220526

May 26, 2022 10:00 am • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Thursday

May

26

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20220526

May 26, 2022 7:00 am • Staff

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

Thursday

May

26

5:30 am

Delgado sworn in as lieutenant governor

May 26, 2022 5:30 am • Staff

Luke Parsnow is reporting for Spectrum News the Antonio Delgado was sworn in as lieutenant governor on May 25, becoming Gov. Kathy Hochul’s second in command and the state’s third lieutenant governor...

Thursday

May

26

5:30 am

Pittsfield schools postponing safety drills in wake of Texas massacre

May 26, 2022 5:30 am • Staff

Larry Parnass is reporting for The Berkshire Eagle that school officials in Pittsfield, MA., have announced they will postpone drills previously scheduled to take place this week to help students and...

Thursday

May

26

5:30 am

Payment of Bliss back rent will be finalized this week

May 26, 2022 5:30 am • Staff

The Hudson/Catskill Housing Coalition has announced that Bliss Towers residents in Hudson, will officially receive the $65,000 in back rent owed over the pandemic on May 27. The donation was made by a...

Wednesday

May

25

11:33 pm

Radio News: NPR's Terry Gross wins Peabody Institutional Award

May 25, 2022 11:33 pm • Tom Roe

Inside Radio reports that National Public Radio host Terry Gross won this year's Peabody Institutional Award. Gross started in radio in 1973 at public radio station WBFO in Buffalo. In 1975 she mo...

Wednesday

May

25

1:33 pm

Hochul proposes raising age limit on buying AR-15 semiautomatic weapons

May 25, 2022 1:33 pm • Staff

Joshua Solomon reports in the Times Union that after two recent mass shootings targeting Black grocery shoppers in Buffalo and elementary school children in Texas, Gov. Kathy Hochul is not proposing t...

Wednesday

May

25

1:22 pm

State Police to visit schools for check-ins rest of term

May 25, 2022 1:22 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman reports for New York State of Politics that State Police troopers are being sent to New York schools from now until the end of the year to conduct daily check-ins after an 18-year-old mur...

Wednesday

May

25

1:01 pm

Some local politicians call for vague 'action' while others do not after Texas school shooting

May 25, 2022 1:01 pm • Staff

On Twitter May 24, after an 18-year-old murdered 19 children and two adults at an elementary school, local politicians offered fewer "thoughts and prayers" than at most mass shootings, and instead off...

Wednesday

May

25

10:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20220525

May 25, 2022 10:00 am • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Wednesday

May

25

8:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20220525

May 25, 2022 8:00 am • Staff

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

Wednesday

May

25

1:00 am

SED abruptly cancels Regents history exam

May 25, 2022 1:00 am • Staff

Kathleen Moore is reporting for the Times Union that the state Education Department on May 24 canceled the Regents exam in U.S. history and government, saying content in the test could add to the trau...