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Monday

Nov

22

9:53 am

Will your gas line explode?

Nov 22, 2010 9:53 am • Paul Smart

The Albany Times Union has an in-depth story today about the safety of New York State's natural gas lines, looking at the utilities in several towns on either side of the Hudson River, as well as th...

Monday

Nov

22

9:41 am

Hawthorne Valley Open House previews Association's 40th anniversary

Nov 22, 2010 9:41 am • Paul Smart

HARLEMVILLE — The Registar-Star in Hudson reports this morning that the Hawthorne Valley Association held an open house on Sunday, November 21, where visitors were informed of the various projects t...

Monday

Nov

22

9:27 am

Hunting accidents, one fatal, on opening weekend

Nov 22, 2010 9:27 am • Paul Smart

CATSKILLS — State police have reported three hunting incidents that took place Saturday and Sunday in Greene and Schoharie counties, one fatal, according to the Catskill Daily Mail and Watershed Post....

Monday

Nov

22

9:16 am

Local Davids Vs. fracking Goliaths

Nov 22, 2010 9:16 am • Paul Smart

SULLIVAN COUNTY – The Sullivan County-based Catskill Mountainkeeper environmental organization, founded three years ago to battle Catskills casino development, new power lines through the Delaware w...

Monday

Nov

22

8:48 am

Monday November 22 2010 headlines

Nov 22, 2010 8:48 am • admin

Club Helsinki restaurant opens today "The Restaurant at Helsinki Hudson" opens today with Executive Chef Hugh Horner at the helm. Horner was recently at café madison in Albany, where Metroland praise...

Sunday

Nov

21

10:19 am

Columbia all stars named

Nov 21, 2010 10:19 am • Paul Smart

Greg Dedrick of The Columbia Paper reported on Saturday that coaches in the Patroon Conference and the Central Hudson Valley League announced their selections for All Conference Soccer awards over the...

Saturday

Nov

20

12:48 pm

All eyes on NYS recounts

Nov 20, 2010 12:48 pm • Paul Smart

ALBANY - While many continue to eye Alaska for newsworthy post-election battles, some of the biggest fights involved in our collective political hangover from November 2 are right here in New York Sta...

Saturday

Nov

20

12:04 pm

It's always the coverup that hurts

Nov 20, 2010 12:04 pm • Paul Smart

HUDSON VALLEY... As legendary anti-nuclear activist Helen Caldicott spoke at Troy's Sanctuary for Independent Media on November 13, the big subject on many Capital area media- and nuclear-watch mind...

Saturday

Nov

20

11:59 am

Hunting Season started at dawn today

Nov 20, 2010 11:59 am • Paul Smart

Today marks the first day of regular deer season. As usual since Opening Day was moved from Mondays to Sundays in recent years, rural folk throughout the WGXC listening area awoke to gunshots, glimp...

Saturday

Nov

20

10:54 am

A new buyer for the Friar Tuck

Nov 20, 2010 10:54 am • Paul Smart

The Catskill Dail Mail's intrepid reporter Colin DeVries reports today that the Friar Tuck hotel was sold for $2.5 million in an online auction on Thursday, a year after the failed bankruptcy auctio...

Saturday

Nov

20

10:13 am

State audit reveals school district policy breakdowns

Nov 20, 2010 10:13 am • Paul Smart

ALBANY – Mid-Hudson News Network reports this morning that audits released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office have pointed out that the Catskill Central School District did not enforce it...

Friday

Nov

19

11:40 am

New Generational Gap worse than the old

Nov 19, 2010 11:40 am • Paul Smart

There have been quite a few stories of late moving past talk of racial divides running the nation's political engines, focusing more on generational demographics - and issues -- being the culprit for...

Friday

Nov

19

11:32 am

No Happy Holidays at Holcim?

Nov 19, 2010 11:32 am • Paul Smart

Doron Tyler Antrim of The Daily Mail reported earlier this week that Cement producer Holcim, formerly known as St. Lawrence Cement, is "temporarily" cutting 70 hourly positions at its Catskill pla...

Friday

Nov

19

11:21 am

Hops in Greene's future brew

Nov 19, 2010 11:21 am • Paul Smart

The Watershed Post, out of Delaware County, is reporting that New York's one-time cash crop, hops, is on the rise again... as based on the fact that the Greene County Industrial Development Agency a...

Friday

Nov

19

11:07 am

DEC cuts hit Catskills and far beyond

Nov 19, 2010 11:07 am • Paul Smart

It seems every media outlet in the state is trying to pay attention to just where the final state staffing cuts being called for by outgoing Gov. David Paterson in his final weeks will be hitting. The...

Friday

Nov

19

10:14 am

Local connections win National Book awards!

Nov 19, 2010 10:14 am • Paul Smart

There’s local beauty in this year’s National Book Awards, which were announced on Wednesday, November 17. Winner for best fiction this year, Lord Of Misrule, comes from McPherson Press of Kingst...

Friday

Nov

19

9:50 am

Slight hikes in unemployment figures for Columbia and Greene counties

Nov 19, 2010 9:50 am • Paul Smart

Unemployment rates were little changed from September to October in Mid-Hudson Valley counties, according to state Labor Department data released on Thursday. The jobless rate in Greene County was 7.7...

Friday

Nov

19

1:01 am

Friday November 19 2010 headlines

Nov 19, 2010 1:01 am • admin

CLC gets grant for trail linking Copake and Hillsdale The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC), in conjunction with the Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association (HVRTA), are getting a $121,965 grant from the...

Thursday

Nov

18

6:44 pm

Greene Legislature hires County Administrator, from Michigan

Nov 18, 2010 6:44 pm • Paul Smart

The ever-busy Ariel Zangla-Girard of the Kingston Daily Freemanreported from Wednesday's county legislature meeting in Catskill that Greene County has finally hired a new administrator who  says he wi...

Thursday

Nov

18

6:37 pm

WGXC programming begins

Nov 18, 2010 6:37 pm • admin

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