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Tuesday

Mar

01

5:55 am

March 1, 2011 local almanac

Mar 01, 2011 5:55 am • Paul Smart

The National Weather Service says today will be sunny. High 38F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Tonight will clear to partly cloudy. Low 26F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. On and off snow flurries are possibl...

Monday

Feb

28

7:00 pm

The Hudson Trolley's final ride, part 1

Feb 28, 2011 7:00 pm • Paul Smart

WGXC volunteer P.H. Yeh recorded the final journey of the Hudson Trolley Monday, February 28, recorded by. The popular public transport is now being melded with a county bus route to incorporate mor...

Monday

Feb

28

5:04 pm

Body retrieved from jet in Hudson

Feb 28, 2011 5:04 pm • Paul Smart

Mid Hudson News Network reports that the body of the pilot whose aircraft crashed into the Hudson River just north of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge on Saturday afternoon, February 26, was recovered...

Monday

Feb

28

4:06 pm

New York's solid ag industry in budgetary danger

Feb 28, 2011 4:06 pm • Paul Smart

The Times Union's veteran reporter and columnist Fred LeBrun shines a light on a key element in all the state budget talks going on... New York's agricultural industry and what the Cumo cuts might do...

Monday

Feb

28

10:58 am

Radio Cartoon

Feb 28, 2011 10:58 am • Paul Smart

By Gus Murphy

Monday

Feb

28

9:21 am

Government shutdown?

Feb 28, 2011 9:21 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Government shutdown, as imagined in a now-viral image."][/caption]Billy Moore of the Times Union's Capital Confidential crew, reporting from Washi...

Monday

Feb

28

9:07 am

Watch for flooding today and tomorrow

Feb 28, 2011 9:07 am • Paul Smart

The National Weather Service has declared a Flood Watch through tonight as rain in the Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Berkshire/Taconic region could dump one to two inches of rain as a warm front moves...

Monday

Feb

28

9:03 am

Ghent Price Chopper planning proceeds

Feb 28, 2011 9:03 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="A Price Chopper of the sort that developers are planning for the border between Ghent and Chatham, with public information hearings set to make t...

Monday

Feb

28

6:38 am

Legalizing the Hudson waterfront discussion

Feb 28, 2011 6:38 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Hudson's riverfront plans, currently under review, are the subject of a new legal brief "shot across the bow" by local environmenta...

Monday

Feb

28

6:25 am

Palenville witches exonerated... almost

Feb 28, 2011 6:25 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="The Maetreum, in Palenville, is proving that state and federal religious tax exemptions apply to town and county taxes in Catskill and Greene Cou...

Monday

Feb

28

5:57 am

Monday headlines

Feb 28, 2011 5:57 am • Paul Smart

Germantown pilot's body recovered from crashed jet The Register Star and other local newspapers report that the Federal Aviation Administration is saying that the body of 38-year-old Michael Faraldi,...

Monday

Feb

28

1:09 am

February 28, 2010 local almanac

Feb 28, 2011 1:09 am • Staff

The National Weather Service says we will have freezing rain this morning...changing to rain later in the day. High 48F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90%. Tonight will be windy wit...

Monday

Feb

28

1:08 am

Tuning in WGXC 90.7-FM

Feb 28, 2011 1:08 am • Staff

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="L-R, Andrew Joffe, Ann Forbes Cooper, and Joan Geitz perform a radio play at WGXC's first broadcast live from the Catskill Community Center,...

Sunday

Feb

27

4:29 pm

Sunday headlines

Feb 27, 2011 4:29 pm • Paul Smart

Hundreds, including locals, rally in Albany The Register-Star had a big story by John Mason following Columbia County residents, and workers, who traveled to Albany on Saturday for the big rally ther...

Friday

Feb

25

10:20 am

Gibson travels to Iraq... with Joe Wilson

Feb 25, 2011 10:20 am • Paul Smart

It turns that while protesters amassed outside the offices of freshman Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson in Kinderhook and Saratoga on February 24, the congressman himself was traveling overseas with...

Friday

Feb

25

10:11 am

We can't do it on just wood any longer

Feb 25, 2011 10:11 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="A new report analyzes the possibilities for replacing current fuels with wood, and finds it won't work on a large scale. Image from the Cary...

Friday

Feb

25

10:01 am

City of Hudson wrestles with foreclosure issues

Feb 25, 2011 10:01 am • Paul Smart

Remember how, two years ago, all the talk was about foreclosures. What happened to that? Jamie Larson of the Register-Star has a story about discussions concerning a potential new law and other code a...

Friday

Feb

25

9:46 am

The Albany gerrymandering battles intensify again

Feb 25, 2011 9:46 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch created a pledge that was signed by many state politicos last fall demanding a nonpartisan solution to every decade'...

Friday

Feb

25

9:27 am

Medicaid reform in early... with 'bruises'

Feb 25, 2011 9:27 am • Paul Smart

The Times Union's Casey Seiler has a story on how Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Medicaid Redesign Team has handed off a package of 79 recommendations designed to save $2.3 billion from the health care program i...

Friday

Feb

25

9:08 am

Catskill looks at zero-based budget on March 1

Feb 25, 2011 9:08 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Catskill School District is looking at drastic cuts this year, but hoping that public forums on March 1 and 14 will help the community decide wha...