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Sunday

May

09

6:13 pm

State Senator Seward is a 'Tenther'

May 09, 2010 6:13 pm • Tom Roe

New York State Senator James Seward, a Republican who represents Greene County, is co-sponsoring J4716, a resolution in the State Senate's Finance Committee to, "Re-Establish our State's Sovereignty u...

Sunday

May

09

1:21 pm

Murphy in Greene County Monday

May 09, 2010 1:21 pm • Tom Roe

Congressman Scott Murphy (NY-20) will visit several Greene County fire stations, present a USDA infrastructure grant to the Town of Ashland, and host a town meeting in Windham on Monday, May 10. Detai...

Saturday

May

08

11:05 pm

Palenville's pagans

May 08, 2010 11:05 pm • Tom Roe

In The Watershed Post, Julia Reischel has an excellent, long feature about Cathryn Platine and The Maetreum, a three-story former inn once known as Central House, is run by a non-profit called the Mae...

Saturday

May

08

1:08 pm

Ethically-challenged chairman used pseudonym

May 08, 2010 1:08 pm • Tom Roe

We have posted before about how common it is for local politicians to comment on articles that mention their public sector work, but wonder how many pols are using fake names. At least one, in the let...

Saturday

May

08

1:16 am

Hudson Farmer's Market opens today

May 08, 2010 1:16 am • Tom Roe

WGXC's Kaya Weidman will have a table about community radio at the first day of this year's Hudson Farmers Market, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the parking lot at the corner of Columbia and 6th Sts....

Saturday

May

08

1:10 am

Hatala drops out of Hudson school board race

May 08, 2010 1:10 am • Tom Roe

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Joshua Hatala"][/caption]Lynn Sloneker at Unmuffled reports Hudson City School District Board of Education candidate Josh Hatala notified Superin...

Friday

May

07

4:12 pm

Gibson says stimulus didn't; would abolish Homeland Security

May 07, 2010 4:12 pm • Tom Roe

The Republican Congressional candidate Chris Gibson would abolish the Department of Homeland Security, and says the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was "a loser for our country, but especially...

Friday

May

07

12:18 pm

Greene weekend

May 07, 2010 12:18 pm • Tom Roe

FRIDAY Sheila Jordan/Cameron Brown (photo, at right) Duo perform jazz at 8 p.m. at Gallagher's, 513 Main St., Cairo. $25. SATURDAY Hudson Farmer's Market reopens for the season from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. a...

Thursday

May

06

1:49 pm

Catskill gives Wal-Mart tax break

May 06, 2010 1:49 pm • Tom Roe

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="This Greenport Wal-Mart is empty since the new larger store opened down the street last year."][/caption] Town, Wal-Mart settle dispute --The Da...

Thursday

May

06

12:07 am

Taghkanic tales

May 06, 2010 12:07 am • Tom Roe

Sam Pratt's blog reprints a press release from Tivoli resident Ardith Truhan (a co-founder of the local community group Taghkanic Neighbors), and, as Pratt points out, it is a story so far unreported....

Wednesday

May

05

11:39 pm

Hudson hate crime?

May 05, 2010 11:39 pm • Tom Roe

Andrew Amelinckx reports in the Register-Star about 40-year-old Hudson resident David N. DiBlasi, charged with a hate crime for allegedly assaulting a 29-year-old man because of his sexual orientation...

Tuesday

May

04

11:53 pm

GE says dredging causes more pollution

May 04, 2010 11:53 pm • Tom Roe

From Andrea Bernstein at WNYC:The General Electric Corporation is arguing that its clean-up of PCBs from the upper Hudson River is making the pollution worse. GE is telling a panel of scientists meeti...

Tuesday

May

04

11:30 pm

New Pornographers Thursday in Woodstock

May 04, 2010 11:30 pm • Tom Roe

From Nippertown!:Be Here Now: The New Pornographers @ Bearsville Theater, 5/6/10. Just last month Neko Case rolled into The Egg as a back-up singer for Jakob Dylan. On Thursday, she heads into the Bea...

Tuesday

May

04

2:55 pm

Murphy hires a campaign manager, Gibson meets volunteers

May 04, 2010 2:55 pm • Tom Roe

From Jimmy Vielkind in Capitol Confidential:Rep. Scott Murphy’s re-election campaign buried a tidbit in two e-mails they sent soliciting campaign cash before a deadline: Murphy has brought on Mitch Wa...

Tuesday

May

04

12:04 am

Amphibian Adventure

May 04, 2010 12:04 am • Tom Roe

Amphibian Adventure! A Fund-Raiser for WGXC Community Radio May 21, 2010: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Greene County Agroforestry Resource Center 6055 Route 23, Acr...

Monday

May

03

10:45 pm

Current leader

May 03, 2010 10:45 pm • Tom Roe

23rd annual River Basin Sports Striper Contest update.

Monday

May

03

10:23 pm

Tomato blight again?

May 03, 2010 10:23 pm • Tom Roe

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Blight on tomato leaf."][/caption]Meg McGrath, a plant pathologist at Cornell University Agriculture Department, shares these tips for anyone who...

Monday

May

03

2:29 am

Ghent metal fest off to Schenectady County

May 03, 2010 2:29 am • Tom Roe

John Mason in Register-Star reports Monday that TMT Metal Fest Promoter Kenneth Randeze e-mailed the Register-Star Friday that he has moved the festival’s location from Ghent to Aug. 26-29 at Indian L...

Sunday

May

02

9:53 pm

Rural Democrats choose Dinallo for AG

May 02, 2010 9:53 pm • Tom Roe

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Tom Poelker with Nancy Pelosi."][/caption]Jimmy Vielkind of Capitol Confidential was at the Democratic Rural Conference this weekend in Niagara Fa...

Saturday

May

01

11:09 pm

WGXC at Hudson Children's Book Festival

May 01, 2010 11:09 pm • Tom Roe

[caption id="attachment_1142" align="alignright" width="112" caption="WGXC's Kaya Weidman records NY State Senate candidate Didi Barrett at Hudson Children's Book Festival."][/caption] Just...