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Friday

Dec

03

10:48 am

Hudson man wins $1 million Lotto prize

Dec 03, 2010 10:48 am • Paul Smart

HUDSON - Talk about a holiday season story to grab eyes: The Register-Star reports this morning that a 65-year-old Hudson man as won a $1 million scratch-off game and that Robert Robinson, born in Ja...

Friday

Dec

03

10:35 am

"We're not going to take it!" protests starting against public service cuts

Dec 03, 2010 10:35 am • Paul Smart

ALBANY - There's blowback starting against all the proposed cuts already happening, or being proposed, to public services... both around the country and right here in New York State. The new Alliance...

Friday

Dec

03

9:55 am

LaFarge touts DEIS completion as public hearing schedule heats up

Dec 03, 2010 9:55 am • Paul Smart

RAVENA - Lafarge Cement has started stressing its completion of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for its plant renovation plans in Ravena, simultaneous to the state Department of Health's rele...

Friday

Dec

03

9:27 am

Radio Cartoon

Dec 03, 2010 9:27 am • Paul Smart

By Gus Murphy.

Friday

Dec

03

2:07 am

Friday December 3 2010 news updates

Dec 03, 2010 2:07 am • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Roberta Davis, from Columbia County Democrats website."][/caption]Democrats say Roberta Davis elected Columbia County Coroner The Columbia Count...

Thursday

Dec

02

6:59 pm

Update in hunting incident that involved Greene County Jail Lieutenant

Dec 02, 2010 6:59 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Greenville Mountain View Pioneer cover 120310"][/caption]Greene County Jail Lt. Kenneth Leis and Robert Warrings, the man the officer shot in the...

Thursday

Dec

02

11:28 am

Columbia County test case on illegal dumping moves forward, goes to trial on Monday

Dec 02, 2010 11:28 am • Paul Smart

HUDSON - Andrew Amelinckx of the Register-Star writes today of a pre-trial hearing that was held in Columbia County Supreme Court yesterday, Dec. 1, for the much-watched case against a Bronx-based was...

Thursday

Dec

02

11:10 am

New Cairo zoning accomodates commercial requests

Dec 02, 2010 11:10 am • Paul Smart

CAIRO - Doron Tyler Antrim reports in today's Daily Mail that the Cairo Zoning Commission agreed Tuesday night to six preliminary changes to its draft zoning map — moves made in response to public com...

Thursday

Dec

02

11:00 am

Could that Greene County bus be finally coming?

Dec 02, 2010 11:00 am • Paul Smart

CATSKILL - The intrepid Colin DeVries of The Daily Mail has a must-read piece spelling out the findings of a comprehensive 82-page needs assessment report, drafted by Soule Consulting Services of Hami...

Thursday

Dec

02

10:42 am

Retrieving buoys reminds us of our river's timeless pace

Dec 02, 2010 10:42 am • Paul Smart

We like Mid-Hudson News Network's story today about the Coast Guard starting to pull its buoys out of the Hudson River... a "seasonal retrieval of navigation aids that guide mariners" that happens due...

Thursday

Dec

02

12:01 am

Thursday December 2 2010 news updates

Dec 02, 2010 12:01 am • admin

GOP says Martins is a lock, Dems want recount Rick Karlin in Capitol Confidential reports, "Senate Republicans are all but declaring Jack Martins the victor in the 7th SD [Senate District], noting th...

Wednesday

Dec

01

7:06 pm

Today's weather is awful

Dec 01, 2010 7:06 pm • admin

But we didn't need to tell you that. WGXC staff have witnessed a tree on a house in Hudson (at intersection of Fairview Ave. and Columbia St., around 2 p.m.), have seen one lane blocked by a tree on S...

Wednesday

Dec

01

10:43 am

FCC to move forward on net neutrality

Dec 01, 2010 10:43 am • Paul Smart

WASHINGTON - Politico reports today that according to their sources, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski is "moving forward with a net neutrality order at the agency’s Decemb...

Wednesday

Dec

01

9:49 am

Happy Hannukah!

Dec 01, 2010 9:49 am • Paul Smart

Hannukah (from the Hebrew word for "dedication" or "consecration") is often known as a Festival of Lights, and a Jewish equivalent to Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Eid. The holiday marks, according to Wik...

Wednesday

Dec

01

9:32 am

First the water was radioactive, and now the air

Dec 01, 2010 9:32 am • Paul Smart

NISKAYUNA - Brian Nearing at the Times-Union has stayed on the cascading news coming out of the Knolls Atomic Power Labs since it was announced that cleanup of older buildings dating from the facility...

Wednesday

Dec

01

9:12 am

Gibson wants to wait on DADT

Dec 01, 2010 9:12 am • Paul Smart

The Times-Union's Capitol Connection leads with a piece about the long-awaited Defense Department report released Tuesday, in which the Pentagon says gay service members can openly serve in the armed...

Wednesday

Dec

01

2:38 am

Columbia County wants to use old Greenport Wal-Mart building for almost everything

Dec 01, 2010 2:38 am • admin

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="This Greenport Wal-Mart is empty since the new larger store opened down the street last year. Photo by Tom Roe."][/caption]Carole Osterink in Th...

Wednesday

Dec

01

1:14 am

Wednesday December 1 2010 news updates

Dec 01, 2010 1:14 am • admin

State Assembly passes Wage Theft Protection Act The New York State Assembly passed the Wage Theft Prevention Act (S8380/Savino - A11726/Heastie) Monday (the state's website does not yet list the vote...

Tuesday

Nov

30

10:50 am

Fertility drug effects on children to be studied here

Nov 30, 2010 10:50 am • Paul Smart

ALBANY - Cathleen Crowley of the Albany Times Union has a story this morning about a new study about the safety of fertility treatments that will involve thousands of infants in the great Capitol regi...

Tuesday

Nov

30

10:42 am

Fracking mothballed until May

Nov 30, 2010 10:42 am • Paul Smart

ALBANY -- The Ithaca Journal reports this morning that the State Assembly approved a temporary moratorium on natural gas drilling as part of its special session on Monday night, Nov. 29, placing a ho...