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Thursday

Apr

08

4:42 pm

'Chillavision' premieres on local access TV

Apr 08, 2010 4:42 pm • Tom Roe

Rob Hervey, a Catskill-based musician who has performed at several WGXC fundraisers, has created "Chillavision," a public access television show of his music set to video footage with effects that deb...

Wednesday

Apr

07

10:22 pm

Local newspaper chain buys last independent Greene County weekly

Apr 07, 2010 10:22 pm • Tom Roe

The Hudson-Catskill Newspaper Corp. -- the company that runs the only daily newspapers in each county (The Daily Mail and Register-Star) as well as weekly papers in Chatham, Windham, and on the mounta...

Wednesday

Apr

07

8:26 pm

Friar Tuck closed

Apr 07, 2010 8:26 pm • Tom Roe

WTEN reports:The Friar Tuck Inn didn't find a Robin Hood to save it. The massive resort and conference center in Catskill that had fallen into disrepair and bankruptcy has been closed. Ulster Savings...

Wednesday

Apr

07

7:40 pm

Solid Sound Festival curated by Wilco

Apr 07, 2010 7:40 pm • Tom Roe

The Solid Sound Festival is a new festival curated by the Chicago band Wilco. It debuts August 13 – 15 at MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) in North Adams, MA. The Solid Sound Festi...

Wednesday

Apr

07

5:09 pm

"Hydrant, road trade controversy continues"

Apr 07, 2010 5:09 pm • Tom Roe

The Jamie Larson story in The Register-Star today is incredibly detailed, but I still do not understand the big picture of the proposed switcheroo of a fire hydrant for a road closure. And which meeti...

Wednesday

Apr

07

4:44 am

Bindlestiffs take Hudson, Helsinki opens

Apr 07, 2010 4:44 am • Tom Roe

The Bindlestiff Cirkus is back in their hometown including at Hudson's Club Helskinki, which appears will be open at least by May 30 judging from this press release from the clowns of Bindlestiff:*Sat...

Tuesday

Apr

06

6:25 pm

Bad year for maple syrup in Catskills

Apr 06, 2010 6:25 pm • Tom Roe

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Tuesday

Apr

06

5:01 pm

Neil Young comes to Albany

Apr 06, 2010 5:01 pm • Tom Roe

From Nippertown!:Fans will get an up-close-and-personal concert, when Neil Young kicks off his “Twisted Road” solo tour with a stop at the Palace Theatre in Albany on Tuesday, May 18. It will be Young...

Tuesday

Apr

06

3:00 pm

Murphy new mayor in Saugerties

Apr 06, 2010 3:00 pm • Tom Roe

From William J. Kemble in The Daily Freeman:The Village Board Monday appointed Trustee William Murphy mayor for the next year as a full-time replacement for the retired Robert Yerick. The appointment...

Monday

Apr

05

10:20 pm

New DEP rules for NYC watershed

Apr 05, 2010 10:20 pm • Tom Roe

From The Daily Freeman:Updated regulations for the New York City reservoir system watershed took effect on Sunday. City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway said the new re...

Monday

Apr

05

10:12 pm

Stephen Hannock: Thomas Cole with a Power Sander

Apr 05, 2010 10:12 pm • Tom Roe

Sunday April 11, 2 p.m. @ Thomas Cole House, 218 Spring St., Catskill.Internationally known artist Stephen Hannock will speak at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site this Sunday, and sign copies of...

Monday

Apr

05

9:38 pm

Cus D’Amato’s Catskill Boxing Gym or Museum?

Apr 05, 2010 9:38 pm • Tom Roe

Cus D’Amato’s Catskill Boxing Gym in Catskill has been in the news lately, floating the idea of a boxing museum. The Times-Union's boxing columnist Michael Rivest is all rah-rah about the idea here, w...

Monday

Apr

05

1:33 pm

Verizon puts FiOS on hold in Ulster, Dutchess, Greene, and Columbia counties

Apr 05, 2010 1:33 pm • Tom Roe

From William J. Kemble in The Daily Freeman:With Verizon putting expansion of its FiOS high-speed Internet service on hold, it will not be offered in the near future in Ulster, Greene or Columbia coun...

Monday

Apr

05

12:21 pm

The Big Up now August 5-7

Apr 05, 2010 12:21 pm • Tom Roe

The Big Up music festival at the 1500-acre Sunnyview Farm in Ghent has switched its dates to Aug. 5-7 from June 18-20. Bands performing include: RAQ, Telepath, Sub Swara, The Breakfast, Kung Fu Higher...

Monday

Apr

05

1:35 am

Former Gibson rival joins team

Apr 05, 2010 1:35 am • Tom Roe

Patrick Ziegler, the more conservative Republican Congressional nominee who won Warren and Washington counties during the nominating contest, will take on the role of Policy Advisor and Outreach Coord...

Friday

Apr

02

8:53 pm

Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail debuts

Apr 02, 2010 8:53 pm • Tom Roe

Christopher Matthews from Rural Intelligence reports:"In a clear boost to local tourism and our region’s artisanal food and beverage scene, six partners—four wineries, a brewery and a distillery—have...

Friday

Apr

02

8:36 pm

Ready to Lick?

Apr 02, 2010 8:36 pm • Tom Roe

Anyone who has walked around Warren St. in Hudson in the past 48 hours knows there is a palpable tension in the air. When, exactly, would Lick open? The ice cream store near the corner of S. 3rd St. o...

Friday

Apr

02

7:46 pm

Hudson Children's Book Festival

Apr 02, 2010 7:46 pm • Tom Roe

Last year WGXC made recordings of local authors and fair attendees, and this year we hope to have a table at this great event.

Friday

Apr

02

4:38 pm

Kinderhook Arts and Humanities Fund announces April 30 grant deadline

Apr 02, 2010 4:38 pm • Tom Roe

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation announced today that April 30 is the deadline for The Kinderhook Central School District Education Foundation Arts and Humanities Fund. The purpose of the Arts a...

Friday

Apr

02

2:29 am

Local census participation below 50 percent

Apr 02, 2010 2:29 am • Tom Roe

New York on the Potomac points readers to local response rates for the U.S. Census:"Roughly two out of every five households in New York has returned its 2010 census form — putting the Empire State ju...