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Wednesday

Feb

23

10:06 am

New eating options in Greenville

Feb 23, 2011 10:06 am • admin

Andrea Macko reports in The Greenville Mountain View Pioneer (no website) about several new food possibilities in Greenville. A Subway restaurant opened Feb. 16 in the Bryant County Square, and Jim St...

Wednesday

Feb

23

7:10 am

Wall Street gives, Wall Street taketh away

Feb 23, 2011 7:10 am • Paul Smart

The Albany Business Journal has a piece up about how a report to be released February 23 is expected to reveal that cash bonuses on Wall Street—a key economic engine for New York—dropped in 2010, maki...

Wednesday

Feb

23

6:59 am

Even EMS gets the close look for budget costs

Feb 23, 2011 6:59 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Greene EMS is under fire as it negotiates a new contract both for rising costs and its way of sharing costs between county and town, with county l...

Wednesday

Feb

23

6:40 am

County move to Wal Mart site stalled

Feb 23, 2011 6:40 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Former Columbia County Board of Supervisors Chairman Art Baer, R-Hillsdale, was one of the committee members who voted to squash plans to study t...

Wednesday

Feb

23

6:23 am

Wednesday headlines

Feb 23, 2011 6:23 am • Paul Smart

Siblings die in police shootouts 4 years apart The Lee Welch murder/suicide story that involved the murder of a Poughkeepsie city police officer is given an eerie shadow in the Daily Mail and Registe...

Wednesday

Feb

23

5:58 am

February 23, 2011 local almanac

Feb 23, 2011 5:58 am • Paul Smart

The National Weather Service says today will have abundant sunshine. High 38F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight will have mainly clear skies. Low 16F. Winds light and variable. Town meetings tonig...

Tuesday

Feb

22

8:39 am

Kripalu looks to expand its influence nationally

Feb 22, 2011 8:39 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Kripalu, in the Massachusetts Berkshires, is looking to expand its influence nationally."][/caption]Following a top-level management shakeup, the...

Tuesday

Feb

22

7:06 am

Gibson defends his call for more nuclear

Feb 22, 2011 7:06 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="U.S. Representative Chris Gibson defended his call for more nuclear power in the state in a Times Union editorial this past Sunday."][/caption]Fr...

Tuesday

Feb

22

6:46 am

Radio Cartoon

Feb 22, 2011 6:46 am • Paul Smart

By Gus Murphy

Tuesday

Feb

22

6:38 am

Another wind turbine rises in Columbia County

Feb 22, 2011 6:38 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="A wind turbine of the sort put up on a farm in Gallatin recently, as seen on the Hudson Valley Wind Energy website."][/caption]Jamie Larson of the...

Tuesday

Feb

22

6:09 am

Tuesday headlines

Feb 22, 2011 6:09 am • Paul Smart

Welch had a troubled, violent past Andrew Amelinckx of the Register-Star takes up the story of Lee Welch, the Catskill man who killed his wife, a cop, and himself with bullets to the head near the Po...

Tuesday

Feb

22

12:01 am

February 22, 2010 local almanac

Feb 22, 2011 12:01 am • Staff

The National Weather Service says today will be mostly sunny with times of sun and clouds. High 29F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight, mainly clear skies. Low 7F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Town mee...

Monday

Feb

21

11:23 am

Cuomo's cuts hit BOCES cost-sharing incentives

Feb 21, 2011 11:23 am • Paul Smart

Before Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo put forth his budget earlier this month, state legislators were talking of ways to bring down education costs through consolidation of services. Now, the New York Times is...

Monday

Feb

21

11:11 am

TSL hires a new Youth Director

Feb 21, 2011 11:11 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="161" caption="TSL Youth Director Bonnie Scott Jones has been hired to expand the Hudson institution's kid programming."][/caption]Time and Space Limited i...

Monday

Feb

21

11:02 am

Election law prevented 100th District recount

Feb 21, 2011 11:02 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's own legal counsel may have written the tough no-recount election law interpretation that cost him his...

Monday

Feb

21

7:00 am

Could delinquency be pegged for budget cuts, too?

Feb 21, 2011 7:00 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Brookwood Secure Juvenile Facility, in Claverack, could be pegged for closure according to a Register-Star story, from which this photo was also t...

Monday

Feb

21

6:48 am

Smart Growth is the law, now

Feb 21, 2011 6:48 am • Paul Smart

The shift in tone from suburbia to exurbia, and homeowners' returned wish to be able to walk to stores, libraries and other municipal services, is the subject of an increasingly powerful state agency,...

Monday

Feb

21

6:33 am

Capitol District business confidence returns

Feb 21, 2011 6:33 am • Paul Smart

The Albany Business Journal has a story up about how the Capitol District's business community is more optimistic about the economy this year, as 94 percent plan to hire staff or maintain their curren...

Monday

Feb

21

6:26 am

Catskill preps for intense school budget talks

Feb 21, 2011 6:26 am • Paul Smart

The Daily Freeman has an update on the upcoming Catskill school district community meetings designed to allow the public to share thoughts, ideas and suggestions to be taken into consideration during...

Monday

Feb

21

6:15 am

On personation's role in spinning the news...

Feb 21, 2011 6:15 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Dick May, as seen on his Seeing Greene blog site."][/caption]Dick May's Seeing Greene came out with a new blog entry on Friday, February 18, that...