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Wednesday

Mar

17

5:10 pm

Health care reform protest at Murphy's Hudson office

Mar 17, 2010 5:10 pm • Tom Roe

Four-time Dutchess County Legislator Joel Tyner (Rhinebeck/Clinton) organized a "Brown Bag Lunch Vigil for Healthcare Not Warfare to bring our troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq" today from noon to...

Tuesday

Mar

16

8:07 pm

Opus 40 for sale

Mar 16, 2010 8:07 pm • Tom Roe

The Watershed Post is reporting that Opus 40, a massive bluestone sculpture built by Harvey Fite over 37 years on an abandoned quarry, is for sale for $3.5 million. The Saugerties property includes a...

Tuesday

Mar

16

7:46 pm

Waiting for Hudson school layoffs

Mar 16, 2010 7:46 pm • Tom Roe

From Lynn Sloneker's excellent Unmuffled blog about the Hudson school system: Superintendent John F. Howe chose to speak [at last night's school budget meeting] in general terms, emphasizing that the...

Tuesday

Mar

16

5:15 pm

Trying to sway Murphy's health care vote

Mar 16, 2010 5:15 pm • Tom Roe

Democratic Congressman Scott Murphy, who represents Greene and Columbia counties as part of NY-20, is turning out to be one of the key swing votes on the health care reform bill. Murphy voted no agai...

Tuesday

Mar

16

4:25 am

Murphy under 'primary pressure on health care vote'

Mar 16, 2010 4:25 am • Tom Roe

From Nate Silver in FiveThirtyEight:Unions, activist groups and Democratic thought leaders are all starting to urge primary challenges against Democrats who vote against the health care bill. In many...

Tuesday

Mar

16

3:19 am

WGXC special announcement

Mar 16, 2010 3:19 am • Tom Roe

Dear WGXC community members,Over the last few months, we’ve been working tirelessly producing benefit events and preparing for the launch of WGXC’s FM signal on 90.7-FM later this year. Please see bel...

Thursday

Mar

11

10:08 pm

May: Athens' Stewart House selling to a local

Mar 11, 2010 10:08 pm • Tom Roe

Athens's Stewart House restaurant is being sold, Dick May is reporting. "Owner Owen Lipstein has entered into a sales contract with Reggie Young of Athens, a food industry veteran who leads a small sy...

Thursday

Mar

11

12:27 am

Listen to Scott Murphy Tele-Town Hall

Mar 11, 2010 12:27 am • Tom Roe

Listen to a recording of Rep. Scott Murphy's Tele-Town Hall from 6:30 p.m. March 10, 2009 on WGXC Online Radio by clicking here. Rep. Murphy represents NY-20, which includes Columbia and Greene counti...

Wednesday

Mar

10

7:40 pm

WGXC a third of way towards fundraising goal

Mar 10, 2010 7:40 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...

Wednesday

Mar

10

7:16 pm

Media Management in a Digital Universe at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy

Mar 10, 2010 7:16 pm • Tom Roe

1-5 p.m. Sunday, March 14 workshop at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy.Independent media creation is flourishing with the proliferation of affordable cameras and recorders. The ability to d...

Wednesday

Mar

10

2:35 am

Hudson, Athens get boat launch funds

Mar 10, 2010 2:35 am • Tom Roe

The New York Environmental Protection Fund’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program will provide $38,542 for the city of Hudson to construct a canoe/kayak launch at the southern end of Henry Hudson R...

Tuesday

Mar

09

5:30 pm

Village of Catskill candidate forum March 20

Mar 09, 2010 5:30 pm • Tom Roe

WGXC and the Mid Hudson League of Women Voters will host a "Meet the Candidates" forum at 10:30 a.m. Sat. March 20 at the Catskill Community Center for politicians running in Village of Catskill elect...

Tuesday

Mar

09

5:28 pm

Julie Lequin at Hudson Opera House April 10

Mar 09, 2010 5:28 pm • Tom Roe

Click on WGXC or WGXC Newsroom for more information. Send news, tips, etc. to news@wgxc.org.

Tuesday

Mar

09

4:25 pm

Congressman Murphy hosts tele-town hall Wednesday

Mar 09, 2010 4:25 pm • Tom Roe

Congressman Scott Murphy (NY-20) will host a tele-town hall Wednesday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the economy and job creation. Residents of the 20th District (which includes Greene and Columbi...

Tuesday

Mar

09

3:53 am

Lady Moon's "Speak to the Light"

Mar 09, 2010 3:53 am • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlwHO9N5YGo&hl=en_US&fs=1&]Click on WGXC or WGXC Newsroom for more information. Send news, tips, etc. to news@wgxc.org.

Tuesday

Mar

09

3:34 am

Kinderhook's Gibson announces Congressional run

Mar 09, 2010 3:34 am • Tom Roe

Kinderhook's Chris Gibson is the latest Republican announced to challenge Democrat Congressman Scott Murphy in New York’s 20th Congressional District election later this year. Gibson, a Colonel in the...

Thursday

Mar

04

10:19 pm

Catskill Contra Dance

Mar 04, 2010 10:19 pm • Tom Roe

A co-fundraiser for the Catskill Community Center and WGXC.Fri. March 12, 6:30-9:30 p.m.At the Catskill Community Center, 344 Main St., Catskill, NY 12414518-719-8244Admission: $10 individual; $15 cou...

Wednesday

Mar

03

6:10 pm

Third Republican in primary battle to face Murphy

Mar 03, 2010 6:10 pm • Tom Roe

Leigh Hornbeck of Capitol Confidential is reporting that Patrick Ziegler, 37, of Burnt Hills, will launch a campaign to unseat Democratic Congressman Scott Murphy in the 20th Congressional District at...

Tuesday

Mar

02

5:21 am

Public meetings about new Cairo Public Library

Mar 02, 2010 5:21 am • Tom Roe

The Cairo Library is attempting to move out of Cairo Town Hall and into a larger, more modern facility behind its current space. Presentations for a proposed new library in Cairo will be on: Thursday,...

Tuesday

Mar

02

3:45 am

Ford won't challenge Gillibrand

Mar 02, 2010 3:45 am • Tom Roe

Tomorrow's New York Times includes an op-ed from former Tennessee representative Harold Ford Jr. in which he says he will not challenge New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand this year in a Democratic pr...