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Monday

May

17

11:11 pm

Vote Tuesday in school board races

May 17, 2010 11:11 pm • Tom Roe

Voting for school board members and issues takes place Tuesday in both counties. From The Daily Freeman:Greene County Cairo-Durham (Polls are open noon to 9 p.m.) Cairo-Durham Middle School cafeteria...

Monday

May

17

10:43 pm

Greene County Dems endorse Rice for AG

May 17, 2010 10:43 pm • Tom Roe

Jimmy Vielkind at Capitol Confidential says Tom Poelker of the Greene County Democratic Committee, and two other upstate county Democratic leaders are about to endorse Nassau County District Attorney...

Monday

May

17

12:38 am

Village of Catskill Appropriations Meeting

May 17, 2010 12:38 am • Tom Roe

Next Monday May 24 at 7 p.m. at Catskill High School the Village of Catskill holds its annual Appropriations Meeting, where voters get to speak about the village budget.

Sunday

May

16

11:58 pm

Nearly all local school districts planning job cuts

May 16, 2010 11:58 pm • Tom Roe

Kyle Wind in The Daily Freeman:More than 250 jobs will be eliminated in the region if voters approve school district budgets as proposed Tuesday. All the districts in the area with except Hunter-Tanne...

Saturday

May

15

10:19 pm

Performances from Feed the Radio

May 15, 2010 10:19 pm • Tom Roe

Sets from "Feed the Radio" fundraiser at Germantown Community Farm: Click here to listen to an mp3 recording of the set from Lady Moon and the Eclipse: Evan Randall, Peter Lindstrom, Ngonda Badilla, a...

Saturday

May

15

10:03 am

Green Party nominates Hawkins for Governor

May 15, 2010 10:03 am • Tom Roe

Saturday New York's Green Party nominated Howie Hawkins for Governor. Gloria Mattera, long-time peace activist from Brooklyn, was nominated for Lt. Governor. Colia Clark, a long time social justice ac...

Saturday

May

15

2:40 am

Feed the Radio fundraiser today in Germantown

May 15, 2010 2:40 am • Tom Roe

PEFORMANCES Lady Moon and the Eclipse (Evan Randall, Peter Lindstrom, Ngonda Badila, Milandou Badila) Moonlight in Paris (Lady Moon and Young Paris) Hi NRG with Giorgio DJ Dance Party (...

Friday

May

14

6:39 pm

Thurston named Hudson Citizen of Year by Rotary

May 14, 2010 6:39 pm • Tom Roe

Hudson Rotary Club named Ellen Thurston as 2010 Hudson Area Citizen of the Year, according to GoToHudson.com. Ms. Thurston is Third Ward Alderman and Majority Leader of the Hudson Common Council, Vice...

Friday

May

14

4:57 pm

$200K grant to target small businesses in Greene County

May 14, 2010 4:57 pm • Tom Roe

From The Business Review (Albany):A $200,000 state grant will enable Greene County to help small businesses. The grant from the New York State Office of Community Renewal will be funneled into the cou...

Friday

May

14

4:04 pm

Crandall Theater close to sold

May 14, 2010 4:04 pm • Tom Roe

Chatham resident Judy Grunberg, owner of the Blue Plate restaurant and the founder of the PS/21 arts center, is among a group of investors close to finalizing a deal to buy Chatham's Crandall Theater,...

Friday

May

14

1:07 am

Chris Gibson opens campaign headquarters in Kinderhook

May 14, 2010 1:07 am • Tom Roe

[caption id="attachment_1383" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Chris Gibson opens his campaign headquarters in Kinderhook May 12, 2010."][/caption] Republican Congressional candidate Chris Gib...

Thursday

May

13

12:53 am

A Rock 'n' Roll Benefit Show for WGXC Community Radio at Club Helsinki

May 13, 2010 12:53 am • Tom Roe

J.P. Harris and the Tough Choices, just plain country from Brattleboro. The Weight: American rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn Happy Birthday: Sub-Pop recording artist from Brattleboro. 9 p.m., Sat. Ju...

Wednesday

May

12

11:25 pm

Gibson opens Kinderhook campaign headquarters

May 12, 2010 11:25 pm • Tom Roe

The Chris Gibson for Congress Campaign has opened its headquarters at 12 Broad Street directly across from Bagel Tyme cafe in the village of Kinderhook. The campaign invites neighbors and friends from...

Wednesday

May

12

11:17 pm

Seward in Coxsackie Friday

May 12, 2010 11:17 pm • Tom Roe

New York State Senator James Seward will join the Greene Business Alliance, members of the business community, and local elected officials at an Empire Merchants North open house at 11 a.m. Friday, Ma...

Wednesday

May

12

12:46 pm

Audio recording of Lafarge DEC hearing last night in Ravena

May 12, 2010 12:46 pm • Tom Roe

WGXC's Sam Sebren made it out to record the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation legislative hearing for renewal and modification of the existing Lafarge Title V Air Permit applicat...

Wednesday

May

12

1:15 am

WIOX tests signal

May 12, 2010 1:15 am • Tom Roe

Recently testing began on where [the WIOX] signal can reach. The signal is strong in Fleischmanns, Margaretville, and Andes....tests [continue] over the next few weeks in the other directions....WIOX...

Wednesday

May

12

12:56 am

30 speak, largely worried about mercury at Lafarge

May 12, 2010 12:56 am • Tom Roe

From Brian Nearing in The Albany Times-Union:Several hundred people turned out for a hearing Tuesday on the proposed state air pollution permit for the Lafarge cement plant, and nearly all gave the sa...

Wednesday

May

12

12:41 am

Author interviews from HCBF

May 12, 2010 12:41 am • Tom Roe

WGXC's Emily Bennison made recordings of children's authors during the Hudson Children's Book Festival. Click on the author's name to listen to an mp3 audio interview. Anne Broyles Ann Jonas Barbara...

Tuesday

May

11

11:40 pm

Fireworks in Catskill

May 11, 2010 11:40 pm • Tom Roe

Dick May practiced some citizen journalism at the April 26 Catskill Village meeting, forcing the town trustees to go on the record with their decision to move the July 4 fireworks from the Hudson Rive...

Tuesday

May

11

11:25 pm

Hudson school notes

May 11, 2010 11:25 pm • Tom Roe

Lynn Sloneker's Unmuffled keeps the closest eye on the Hudson school system. Several recent items: From "Rumor Patrol: Rees running?: Board member Patricia Abitabile – re-elected to a second term in 2...