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Saturday

Sep

19

12:03 am

Settlement means boards of election will try to fix problem ballots

Sep 19, 2020 12:03 am • Staff

Edward McKinley reports in the Times Union that fewer absentee ballots may be thrown out in this year's Nov. 3 election after a Sept. 17 settlement between the Campaign Legal Center and the League of...

Friday

Sep

18

3:30 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200918

Sep 18, 2020 3:30 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Friday

Sep

18

2:00 pm

Copake ready to tax Hecate solar project

Sep 18, 2020 2:00 pm • Staff

Diane Walden is reporting for The Columbia Paper Copake town officials are looking to tax a proposed 500-acre solar facility in Craryville, if the project is completed. Under the law, facilities like...

Friday

Sep

18

1:45 pm

Dept. of Agriculture reverses itself, making school meals free through Dec.

Sep 18, 2020 1:45 pm • Staff

Rachel Silberstein is reporting for the Times Union K-12 schools will continue to supply two free meals a day to students through December 31, regardless of income level or residency or until funds ru...

Friday

Sep

18

1:30 pm

Officials developing Narcan training program

Sep 18, 2020 1:30 pm • Staff

Natasha Vaughn is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media officials in Columbia County are discussing an agreement with towns countywide to host sites for Narcan training. Following a spike in overdoses,...

Friday

Sep

18

10:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200918

Sep 18, 2020 10:00 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Friday

Sep

18

8:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200918

Sep 18, 2020 8:00 am • Staff

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

Friday

Sep

18

6:33 am

Yang speaks with Johnson about UBI in Hudson

Sep 18, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang spoke with Hudson Mayor Kamal Johnson in an online forum Sept. 17, about his part in a Universal Basic Income plan for Hudson. Yang's Humanity Fo...

Friday

Sep

18

6:00 am

Catskill Community Center now officially closed

Sep 18, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Catskill Community Center is now officially closed to the public. The Main Street building was listed for sale this summer for $1.5 million. Ce...

Friday

Sep

18

5:45 am

Regional solar providers adjust to hazy skies

Sep 18, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Brendan J. Lyons is reporting for the Times Union the hazy skies that were a result of smoke from the West Coast wildfires lowered the amount of solar radiation in New York by about 25 percent, a leve...

Friday

Sep

18

5:45 am

Saugerties man accused of stealing CARES funds

Sep 18, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

The Daily Freeman is reporting Jean R. Lavanture, also known as Rudy Lavanture, 47, of Saugerties has been arrested and charged with bank fraud. The U.S. Attorney's Office September 17, alleged Lavant...

Thursday

Sep

17

4:30 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200917

Sep 17, 2020 4:30 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Thursday

Sep

17

1:30 pm

Old Shiloh classified a landmark over owner's objection

Sep 17, 2020 1:30 pm • Staff

Aliya Schneider is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Hudson Common Council September 15, unanimously voted to acknowledge the former Old Shiloh Baptist Church property as a historic landmark. Th...

Thursday

Sep

17

1:15 pm

Coeymans officials hear comments on chicken law

Sep 17, 2020 1:15 pm • Staff

Melanie Lekocevic is reporting for Capital Region Independent Media Coeymans town officials continue to consider a proposed law that would regulate how chickens and other farm animals can be kept in t...

Thursday

Sep

17

1:03 pm

Bank of Greene County expands into Albany

Sep 17, 2020 1:03 pm • Staff

Chelsea Diana reports in the Albany Business Review that the Bank of Greene County is expanding to Albany. The bank is opening a new office on Wolf Road near the corner of Sand Creek Road this week. "...

Thursday

Sep

17

1:00 pm

State puts school funding decision on hold until after November election

Sep 17, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

WNYT [dot] com is reporting K-12 schools statewide have been working with a budget shortfall caused by the economic fallout from the pandemic. State budget director Robert Mujica said the final decisi...

Thursday

Sep

17

9:45 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200917

Sep 17, 2020 9:45 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Thursday

Sep

17

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200917

Sep 17, 2020 7:00 am • Staff

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

Thursday

Sep

17

6:15 am

Rensselaer County employee among eight new COVID cases

Sep 17, 2020 6:15 am • Staff

Kenneth C. Crowe II reports in the Times Union that a Rensselaer County employee tested positive for COVID-19 Sept. 16, closing four departments and sending 56 employees home. There were eight new cas...

Thursday

Sep

17

5:45 am

Dutchess business owner hires Anthony Weiner to turn company around

Sep 17, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Reuven Fenton and Bruce Golding are reporting for the New York Post former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner has been hired to run a Brooklyn-based company with Rhinebeck connections that makes co...