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Saturday

May

01

1:25 pm

Speedway owner sues town over camping

May 01, 2010 1:25 pm • Tom Roe

From From Gail Heinsohn in The Columbia Paper:As he stated he would at the April 5 town board meeting, Lebanon Valley Speedway owner Howard Commander has filed suit against town officials, seeking a s...

Friday

Apr

30

5:24 pm

Opening events

Apr 30, 2010 5:24 pm • Tom Roe

Recommended happenings. FRIDAY Sideshow clothing store opening at 7 p.m. with Bleeding Hearts belly dancers, Evan Randall, and Stephen Bluhm. 707 Warren St., Hudson. Avondale Airforce and Battle Ave T...

Friday

Apr

30

2:59 pm

Final Lafarge public hearing May 11

Apr 30, 2010 2:59 pm • Tom Roe

Hilary Hawke in The Daily Mail reports:The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced a legislative hearing for renewal and modification of the existing Lafarge Title V Air...

Friday

Apr

30

2:30 pm

Hunter officials ask to keep park open

Apr 30, 2010 2:30 pm • Tom Roe

From Colin DeVries in Windham Journal:In an effort to save a key piece of the Mountaintop’s economic puzzle, county and local officials are rallying to keep the Devil’s Tombstone Campground open throu...

Friday

Apr

30

1:38 pm

DEP opens public lands

Apr 30, 2010 1:38 pm • Tom Roe

From Watershed Post:This just in from the DEP: The agency that polices New York City's upstate watershed will open 12,000 acres of city-owned watershed land to recreation. A total of 71,000 DEP-owned...

Friday

Apr

30

11:48 am

Murphy votes against Congressional pay raise

Apr 30, 2010 11:48 am • Tom Roe

From Maury Thompson in the Post-Star:U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy, D-Glens Falls, voted to reject a congressional pay raise for the coming federal fiscal year....Members of Congress receive an automatic ann...

Thursday

Apr

29

1:39 pm

Was it cruel? Paper asks local vet

Apr 29, 2010 1:39 pm • Tom Roe

Diane Valden in The Columbia Paper attempts to see the point of view of Hillsdale farmers Jim Clapp, 76, his wife Ida, 74, and their son Charles, 49, who were each charged last week with 33 misdemeano...

Thursday

Apr

29

10:59 am

Five candidates for two Hudson school board seats

Apr 29, 2010 10:59 am • Tom Roe

Five candidates are vying for two seats for the Hudson City School District, Board of Education: Carrie Haddad, Joshua Hatala, Justin Cukerstein, Peter Merante, and Mary Daly. Unmuffled says:Daly is t...

Thursday

Apr

29

2:40 am

Next DSS meeting is Thursday at 4:15 p.m.

Apr 29, 2010 2:40 am • Tom Roe

Franceseca Olsen in the Register-Star reports that Columbia County Board of Supervisors’ Space Utilization Subcommittee, which is trying to find a location for Department of Social Services within 60...

Thursday

Apr

29

2:17 am

Deadline for WGXC program applications

Apr 29, 2010 2:17 am • Tom Roe

MAY 1 IS DEADLINE FOR WGXC PROGRAM APPLICATIONS WGXC Program Application Download PDF to apply to host a show on WGXC.E-mail or mail them in to info@wgxc.org or WGXC, 5662 Rt. 23, Acra, NY 12405. Pr...

Wednesday

Apr

28

10:45 pm

Greene County Bancorp’s net income up 5% in 3Q

Apr 28, 2010 10:45 pm • Tom Roe

From The Business Review (Albany): Greene County Bancorp Inc., [parent to The Bank of Greene County], reported a five percent increase in net income for its third fiscal quarter. The Catskill, N.Y.-ba...

Wednesday

Apr

28

4:24 pm

Millay Colony announces summer workshops

Apr 28, 2010 4:24 pm • Tom Roe

The Millay Colony for the Arts offers four-day workshop retreats on the Colony's sylvan setting. Each class includes twelve hours of workshop time, all meals, and ample time to work, ruminate and expl...

Wednesday

Apr

28

2:16 pm

Catskill relocates July 4 fireworks

Apr 28, 2010 2:16 pm • Tom Roe

William J. Kemble in The Daily Freeman reports that on Monday Catskill officially moved the July 4 Dutchmen's Landing waterfront site on the Hudson River to downtown Catskill. They will shoot the fire...

Wednesday

Apr

28

2:41 am

Historic Ferry Road may close

Apr 28, 2010 2:41 am • Tom Roe

Bob Green in the Register-Star filed a Freedom Of Information Law request to find out that:According to the minutes of a non-public meeting between the DOT, the Department of Environmental Conservatio...

Tuesday

Apr

27

9:46 pm

Cairo voters approve new library

Apr 27, 2010 9:46 pm • Tom Roe

Cairo voters today approved a bond to finance a new library for the town, 53 to 47 percent. Totals: 283 yes, 248 no, 531 total voting. The vote at Resurrection Lutheran Church today determined Cairo w...

Tuesday

Apr

27

9:45 pm

Gordon to host Hudson River estuary forum Thursday

Apr 27, 2010 9:45 pm • Tom Roe

From The Columbia Paper:Assemblyman Tim Gordon (I-108th) will hold a public forum to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 29, at the Castleton Boat Club, 92 Main Street to discuss ideas and future plans for the Hud...

Tuesday

Apr

27

7:59 pm

Raúl Zurita at Bard College Wednesday

Apr 27, 2010 7:59 pm • Tom Roe

Nippertown! reports renowned Chilean poet Raúl Zurita will read from the newly released bilingual edition of his collection, "Purgatory," with translator Anna Deeney Wednesday at 6 p.m. Apr. 28 in the...

Tuesday

Apr

27

2:13 pm

Cairo voting now on library bond

Apr 27, 2010 2:13 pm • Tom Roe

[caption id="attachment_893" align="alignright" width="112" caption="Voters today deciding if Cairo gets a new library."][/caption]Voters in Cairo today are turning out to Resurrection Lutheran Church...

Tuesday

Apr

27

2:09 pm

Molinaro announces re-election campaign Friday

Apr 27, 2010 2:09 pm • Tom Roe

Marc Molinaro will announce he is seeking re-election for the 103rd Assembly District with three events on Friday, April 30 in Dutchess and Columbia counties. Molinaro will be at Promenade Hill (inter...

Tuesday

Apr

27

9:54 am

With Greene County, Lazio climbs to 51.5

Apr 27, 2010 9:54 am • Tom Roe

Jimmy Vielkind in Capitol Confidential:Greene County Republican Chairman Brent Bogardus endorsed Rick Lazio lat night, bringing to 51.5 percent the amount of the Republican delegates the Long Islander...