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Thursday

May

28

3:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200528

May 28, 2020 3:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Thursday

May

28

1:00 pm

Registration deadline for June primaries is Friday

May 28, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

The Times Union reports that May 29 is the deadline to register to vote in the June 23 federal and local primary elections. The election was moved from April 28 by executive order by Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

Thursday

May

28

12:45 pm

Advocates urge DEC to enforce plastic bag ban

May 28, 2020 12:45 pm • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media environmental watchdog groups in New York are requesting the state enforce its ban on single-use plastic bags as the state economy reopens. The ban...

Thursday

May

28

12:30 pm

Olana receives grant to fund trailhead design

May 28, 2020 12:30 pm • Staff

MidHudsonNews [dot] com is reporting the Olana Partnership has been awarded a $14,400 matching grant from the Environmental Protection Fund’s Park and Trail Partnership Grants program. The grant will...

Thursday

May

28

9:30 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200528

May 28, 2020 9:30 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Thursday

May

28

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200528

May 28, 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

May

28

6:30 am

Not all spots taken at Hudson COVID-19 testing clinic

May 28, 2020 6:30 am • Staff

Nora Mishanec reports for Columbia-Greene Media that only 34 people showed up to be tested for COVID-19 May 27 in Hudson, even though Columbia County had 50 tests available. The walk-up tests at the f...

Thursday

May

28

6:00 am

Unemployment rates in Greene, Columbia cos. more than triple

May 28, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

The Daily Freeman is reporting unemployment rates in the Mid-Hudson Valley and Catskills skyrocketed in April to between 11 and 15 percent, reflecting the impact of the economic slowdown due to the CO...

Thursday

May

28

5:45 am

Poll find NYers cautious about reopening

May 28, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics according to a Siena College poll released May 27, 65 percent of New Yorkers surveyed believe a fast reopening of the state's economy that could spread...

Thursday

May

28

5:30 am

DEC cautions the public about touching young wildlife

May 28, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos May 27, reminded state residents to resist the urge to touch or pick up newborn fawns and other young wildlife. Human contact c...

Wednesday

May

27

5:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200527

May 27, 2020 5:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Wednesday

May

27

2:15 pm

Chatham to limit activities in Crellin Park for the time being

May 27, 2020 2:15 pm • Staff

Emilia Teasdale is reporting for The Columbia Paper the Chatham Town Board May 21 discussed activities at Crellin Park during its monthly meeting, conducted online via the Google meeting platform. Sup...

Wednesday

May

27

2:15 pm

Assembly GOP looking to limit governor's authority in emergencies

May 27, 2020 2:15 pm • Staff

Amanda Fries is reporting for Capitol Confidential Assembly Republicans are looking to limit a governor's sweeping authority and shift that power to local leaders when responding to future emergencies...

Wednesday

May

27

1:45 pm

Amtrak requests supplemental funding to offset pandemic-related revenue losses

May 27, 2020 1:45 pm • Staff

MidHudsonNews [dot] com is reporting Amtrak has submitted a request to Congress for $1.475 billion in supplemental funding for fiscal year 2021. Amtrak officials said the additional funding is necessa...

Wednesday

May

27

10:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200527

May 27, 2020 10:00 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Wednesday

May

27

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200527

May 27, 2020 7:00 am • Staff

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

Wednesday

May

27

6:30 am

Columbia-Greene Community College to be mostly online in the fall

May 27, 2020 6:30 am • Staff

While there are many reopening announcements these days after over two months of shutdowns, there are also a lot of not-reopening announcements. Columbia-Greene Community College officials, for instan...

Wednesday

May

27

6:00 am

Athens village officials make deal to lower electric rates for residents

May 27, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Athens Village Board May 13 approved a pricing schedule through the Community Choice Aggregation Program. Athens joins Cairo, New Baltimore and...

Wednesday

May

27

5:45 am

CLC's Paden announces retirement

May 27, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

The Columbia Land Conservancy, Tue., May 26, announced Peter Paden, its executive director since 2007, will retire at the end of 2020. In a press release the Conservancy wrote, "Peter has been an...

Wednesday

May

27

5:30 am

Greenport town park closed until September

May 27, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Abby Hoover is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media Greenport Town Park will remain closed to visitors until September due to the COVID-19 outbreak, town officials said on May 26. Seasonal programs hos...