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Thursday

Jan

14

9:21 pm

Weekend events

Jan 14, 2010 9:21 pm • Tom Roe

FRIDAYWGXC/Cairo Library Open Micat 7 p.m. at Gallagher's, 513 Main St., Cairo. Free.Liv Carrow & The Special Feelings, The Fools, Sean T. Hanratty, A Brief View of the Hudson8 p.m. at Spotty Dog...

Thursday

Jan

14

9:18 pm

WGXC Founding Membership campaign

Jan 14, 2010 9:18 pm • Tom Roe

WGXC volunteers are working hard to launch a 3,300-watt community radio station. More than 78,000 people throughout Greene and Columbia counties will be able to receive the signal on 90.7-FM. WGXC rec...

Thursday

Jan

14

9:17 pm

Blakeman for Senate is a go

Jan 14, 2010 9:17 pm • Tom Roe

From Elizabeth Benjamin in The Daily Politics:Republican Bruce Blakeman, who has been mulling a potential challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand since last fall, confirmed that he will indeed formally a...

Thursday

Jan

14

8:41 pm

Health care rally in Hudson Monday

Jan 14, 2010 8:41 pm • Tom Roe

On January 18, 2010 from noon-2 p.m. a "Rally & Speak Out for Medicare For All Not War" will take place at the 7th Street Park on Warren St. in Hudson, NY to honor the late great Reverend Martin L...

Thursday

Jan

14

8:02 pm

Murphy pushes for time-out before health care vote

Jan 14, 2010 8:02 pm • Tom Roe

From Jennifer Dlouhy in New York on the Potomac:U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy (D-NY20) is asking his colleagues to sign on to a letter he wrote to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Majority Leader St...

Thursday

Jan

14

1:05 am

Seeing Greene: breaking bad news

Jan 14, 2010 1:05 am • Tom Roe

Dick May's Seeing Greene blog breaks several stories this week, all of them bad news:*Catskill Mountain Foundation, in Hunter, published the "final" month of their The Catskill Mountain Region Guide...

Thursday

Jan

14

1:02 am

Columbia County Dems on Taghkanic voter ruling

Jan 14, 2010 1:02 am • Tom Roe

From The Columbia County Democratic Party:The Columbia County Democratic Committee (CCDC), working along with Board of Elections (BOE) Commissioner Virginia Martin, the Town of Taghkanic Democratic Co...

Wednesday

Jan

13

6:31 pm

Seward wants to split New York in two

Jan 13, 2010 6:31 pm • Tom Roe

From Paul Smart:State Senator Joseph E. Robach, a Republican who represents part of Rochester, has proposed legislation -- co-sponsored by Senator James Seward who represents Greene County -- that wou...

Wednesday

Jan

13

6:19 pm

Compromise brings new hope on farmworkers rights bill

Jan 13, 2010 6:19 pm • Tom Roe

From Bing Chester in The Albany Project:When the National Labor Relations Act first passed in 1935, farm workers were excludes from the bill so that FDR could garner support from rural Senators. The...

Wednesday

Jan

13

5:02 pm

Judge Nichols says GOP case "completely unconvincing"

Jan 13, 2010 5:02 pm • Tom Roe

Sam Pratt is reporting from the Taghkanic absentee voter case at the Hudson Elks Club on Harry Howard Boulevard, next to the high school:"Judge Jonathan Nichols dressed down James Walsh, attorney for...

Tuesday

Jan

12

11:12 pm

Jason's Upstairs Bar is closing

Jan 12, 2010 11:12 pm • Tom Roe

From the Jason's Upstairs Bar Facebook page:"Jason's is closing it's doors at the end of the month. It would seem that the power of one neighborhood individual's talent of complaint has robbed us all...

Tuesday

Jan

12

11:02 pm

Three Greene County bridges with low safety ratings

Jan 12, 2010 11:02 pm • Tom Roe

A new report from comptroller Thomas Napoli’s office found that 93 New York bridges had a current safety rating as bad or worse than the recently demolished Champlain Bridge. In Greene County three br...

Tuesday

Jan

12

9:55 pm

Radio theater on WGXC

Jan 12, 2010 9:55 pm • Tom Roe

WGXC, the new community FM radio station free103point9 is launching in Greene and Columbia counties, is looking for radio theater of all types, all lengths, all genres, all ages, any possible kind of...

Tuesday

Jan

12

9:49 pm

Helsinki Hudson to open March 1

Jan 12, 2010 9:49 pm • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1GchoFhxWc&hl=en_US&fs=1&]The video above features the new Helsinki Hudson, the club at Columbia St. near N. 4th St. in Hudson, which this blog rep...

Tuesday

Jan

12

7:58 am

Widewaters seeks PILOT

Jan 12, 2010 7:58 am • Tom Roe

Francesca Olsen in The Register-Star reports that the Widewaters Group will only put a Kohl's and TJ Maxx stores in the Greenport Commons if the county gives them giant tax breaks. “The opportunity do...

Tuesday

Jan

12

5:48 am

Birgit Blyth: Recent Work

Jan 12, 2010 5:48 am • Tom Roe

Carrie Haddad Photographs hosts their first exhibition of the new year, Birgit Blyth: Recent Work, which will be on view from January 14, 2010 through February 21, 2010. Also on exhibit will be a seri...

Tuesday

Jan

12

12:03 am

WGXC at Bank of Greene County

Jan 12, 2010 12:03 am • Tom Roe

The Catskill branch of the Bank of Greene County is hosting a display of WGXC materials. If you would like to know more about community radio, stop by the bank's Catskill branch.

Tuesday

Jan

12

12:00 am

State Sen. Seward in Catskill Tuesday

Jan 12, 2010 12:00 am • Tom Roe

New York State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I–Oneonta) will be in Greene County, Tue., January 12. Senator Seward will join officials with Kaaterskill Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center along with...

Monday

Jan

11

10:30 pm

Granger Group statement on court ruling

Jan 11, 2010 10:30 pm • Tom Roe

(The partially completed race track in question.)Tony Gravett, a spokesman for The Granger Group, issued a press release [PDF] today on the Craryville citizen's group's redesigned website, detailing t...

Monday

Jan

11

9:58 pm

GCCA’s Mountaintop Gallery shutters its doors

Jan 11, 2010 9:58 pm • Tom Roe

(Landscape by Barbara Walter.)From Nippertown:The Greene County Council on the Arts‘ Mountaintop Gallery in Windham will be closing its doors at the end of February. According to a recent press releas...