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Thursday

May

26

12:03 am

May 26, 2011 local almanac

May 26, 2011 12:03 am • Staff

The National Weather Service predicts isolated showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is just 20 percent. Thursday n...

Wednesday

May

25

10:36 pm

Koweek runs for Columbia County Judge

May 25, 2011 10:36 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="217" caption="Richard Koweek. Photo from Columbia County Democrats website."][/caption]Judge Richard Koweek announced he is seeking the Democratic, Working Fam...

Wednesday

May

25

2:26 am

Wednesday headlines and audio

May 25, 2011 2:26 am • admin

$6.3M budget with 2% tax hike adopted Doron Tyler Antrim in The Daily Mail reports the Catskill Village Board of Trustees on Mon., May 23 approved a $6.3 million budget for 2011-12 with a $91,000 inc...

Wednesday

May

25

2:04 am

May 25, 2011 local almanac

May 25, 2011 2:04 am • Staff

The National Weather Service predicts Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Wednesday night there is a slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. and a low around 53. Thursday there is a 40...

Wednesday

May

25

1:35 am

Poetry, sound, and images in Albany Monday

May 25, 2011 1:35 am • Sam_Sebren

[caption id="attachment_11854" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Bill Shute. Photo by Sam Sebren."][/caption]Poets Bill Shute and Sandra Burgess from Texas performed with Parashi (Mike Griffin),...

Tuesday

May

24

11:02 pm

Seward wants home rule on gas drilling

May 24, 2011 11:02 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="245" caption="James Seward on the State Senate floor during recent budget talks. Photo from Seward website."][/caption]State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I – On...

Tuesday

May

24

2:25 pm

Unemployment falls in Greene and Columbia

May 24, 2011 2:25 pm • admin

The New York State Department of Labor released unemployment figures for April on Tue. May 24 that show joblessness fell in both Greene and Columbia counties, as well as Ulster, Dutchess, and the Capi...

Tuesday

May

24

12:39 am

Tuesday headlines

May 24, 2011 12:39 am • admin

Bill would give farmers break on tolls Senate bill S742A-2011 is on the Floor Calendar in Albany for Tue. May 24 and would, "Provide that farmers shall receive an exemption from tolls when transporti...

Tuesday

May

24

12:28 am

May 24, 2011 local almanac

May 24, 2011 12:28 am • Staff

The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for our area, saying a line of thunderstorms with damaging winds may sweep through the region Tuesday. High near 80 with a 40 percent ch...

Monday

May

23

11:23 pm

Anonymous donor brings quartet to Catskill

May 23, 2011 11:23 pm • Staff

An anonymous donor's gift to the Greene County Council on the Arts brought the Evander Quartet -- four young musicians from the Eastman School of Music -- to Catskill for a series of appearances aro...

Monday

May

23

10:04 pm

Hudson School Board reverses budget vote

May 23, 2011 10:04 pm • admin

(IF YOU PLAY VIDEO SAY COURTESY OF CBS6.) Lynn Sloneker's Unmuffled blog's Twitter feed reports that Peter Merante switched his vote, and a reworked 2011-2012 Hudson schools budget will go back t...

Sunday

May

22

3:15 pm

Despite City of Hudson, LWRP is available

May 22, 2011 3:15 pm • admin

A day after someone leaked the public document to The Gossips of Rivertown blog that Hudson Common Council President Don Moore had refused to release to the public Tue. May 17, Moore this morning thou...

Sunday

May

22

1:33 pm

Rosenfeld and Lewis performance Friday

May 22, 2011 1:33 pm • admin

Bard College professor Marina Rosenfeld performed with George Lewis Fri., May 20 at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, and the folks from Innova Records were there to record it.

Sunday

May

22

2:06 am

Hasenkopf relates Greene's history with slavery

May 22, 2011 2:06 am • Staff

Crane Davis recorded the talk give by Sylvia Hasenkopf, noted Hudson Valley historian, genealogist and columnist, exploring slavery and the long road to freedom for Greene County's African-American po...

Sunday

May

22

1:22 am

Live from Catskill Community Center

May 22, 2011 1:22 am • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="342" caption="WGXC's new Catskill studio."][/caption] WGXC's new studio in Catskill, in a window along Main St. in the Catskill Community Center, held an...

Saturday

May

21

11:44 am

Radio Cartoon

May 21, 2011 11:44 am • Staff

By Gus Murphy

Saturday

May

21

12:01 am

Rain, rain go away

May 21, 2011 12:01 am • admin

Lots of water has fallen this week on Greene and Columbia counties. This map, from the Albany Weather facebook page, shows parts of both counties have had many inches of water fall since Tuesday. Road...

Friday

May

20

2:56 am

Seed starters

May 20, 2011 2:56 am • admin

WGXC volunteer Kate Blofson interviews Ross Rogers of Turtle Tree Seeds at Camphill Village in Copake about how to save, dry, and store seeds. Click here or on image to listen to the mp3 interview.

Friday

May

20

1:17 am

Friday headlines

May 20, 2011 1:17 am • admin

Copake planners wrestle with tower details Diane Valden in The Columbia Paper reports that the Copake Planning Board is considering whether there is currently adequate cell phone coverage in the Colu...

Friday

May

20

12:49 am

May 20, 2011 local almanac

May 20, 2011 12:49 am • Staff

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Greene and Columbia counties overnight, with one to three inches of rain possible. Friday's forecast predicts a 40 percent chance of s...