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Monday

Jan

03

6:50 am

County planner looks back at 31 years of changes

Jan 03, 2011 6:50 am • Paul Smart

The Register Star's Francesca Olsen has a strong piece about the retirement of Columbia County's longstanding planning officer, Roland Vosburgh, in this morning's papers, and how Vosburgh was able to...

Monday

Jan

03

6:32 am

Cuomo tightens Albany's belt

Jan 03, 2011 6:32 am • Paul Smart

So what can we expect from Wednesday's State of the State speech from Governor Andrew Cuomo, besides a lot of issues-oriented and geographic shout-outs we and every other news outlet in the state will...

Monday

Jan

03

6:17 am

'Legal pot' no longer legal for 2011

Jan 03, 2011 6:17 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="K2 is one of several brands of "legal marijuana" that have been banned for one year by the federal FDA, under emergency regulations for...

Monday

Jan

03

5:58 am

County GOP passes over Baer for budget position

Jan 03, 2011 5:58 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Columbia County Board of Supervisors Chairman Roy Brown was chosen to lead another year by his GOP caucus in recent weeks. Photo from Columbia Co...

Monday

Jan

03

12:01 am

Monday January 3 2011 local almanac

Jan 03, 2011 12:01 am • admin

Holiday closings Per The Daily Freeman. •Columbia County offices: closed Monday. •Greene County offices: open Monday. •Schools: Reopening Monday. Information sought Police are seeking informat...

Sunday

Jan

02

10:57 pm

Cuomo mandates ethics training

Jan 02, 2011 10:57 pm • admin

[caption id="http://newsroom.wgxc.org/archives/6555/_mg_9665" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Andrew Cuomo arriving at Capitol 8:15 a.m. Jan. 1, 2011. Photo from governor's office."][/caption]...

Sunday

Jan

02

2:01 pm

Audit for Taghkanic

Jan 02, 2011 2:01 pm • admin

Debora Gilbert's story in The Columbia Paper about the Dec. 28 year-end Taghkanic town board meeting where Supervisor Betty Young revealed she's asked for a risk assessment review from the state Depar...

Sunday

Jan

02

12:15 pm

Riverkeeper claims 2010 victories

Jan 02, 2011 12:15 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="450" caption="From Riverkeeper website."][/caption]Riverkeeper, the member-supported environmental organization that defends New York waterways, is touting seve...

Sunday

Jan

02

11:21 am

Seward sworn in

Jan 02, 2011 11:21 am • admin

New York State Senator James Seward, left, takes the oath of office at the Otsego County Courthouse in Cooperstown with his wife Cindy, and Otsego County Judge John Lambert. Seward represents Greene...

Sunday

Jan

02

1:42 am

Cuomo takes over

Jan 02, 2011 1:42 am • admin

[caption id="attachment_2087" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Andrew Cuomo gladhanding after campaign kickoff speech at BRIK Gallery in Catskill, 071710. Photo by Tom Roe/WGXC."][/caption]Andre...

Saturday

Jan

01

1:47 pm

Mail tussles continue in New Baltimore

Jan 01, 2011 1:47 pm • Paul Smart

The year-end meeting in New Baltimore went down just as much of the town's politics, and day-to-day activity has in recent months, according to a report in today's Daily Mail. There was yelling, recri...

Saturday

Jan

01

1:25 pm

New law requires us all to 'move over'

Jan 01, 2011 1:25 pm • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Pull over or move slow when you see this from now on."][/caption]A new state law designed to protect law enforcement, fire personnel and emergenc...

Saturday

Jan

01

1:17 pm

Take cash if you're taking Metro North

Jan 01, 2011 1:17 pm • Paul Smart

Here's a strange one... MetroNorth railroad says most of its ticket machines are accepting only cash this weekend, noting that its machines on Hudson and Harlem river lines, to Poughkeepsie in the wes...

Saturday

Jan

01

1:07 pm

Two New Year's AM stabbings in Hudson

Jan 01, 2011 1:07 pm • Paul Smart

Two men from Catskill were stabbed early New Year's morning on the 200 block of Hudson's Warren Street, city police from the latter town are reporting in a late-breaking Daily Mail story this afternoo...

Saturday

Jan

01

12:55 pm

Radio Cartoon

Jan 01, 2011 12:55 pm • Paul Smart

[caption id="attachment_6451" align="alignright" width="500" caption="By Gus Murphy"][/caption]

Saturday

Jan

01

12:46 pm

A new look for Hudson?

Jan 01, 2011 12:46 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="450" caption="Frederick's blog points out several blocks in Hudson that may be remade in the next few years."][/caption]Hudson-based architect and urban de...

Saturday

Jan

01

4:29 am

Holiday schedules

Jan 01, 2011 4:29 am • admin

A rundown of New Year’s holiday schedules from The Daily Freeman: •Amtrak: regular schedule Saturday. •Columbia County offices: closed Monday. •Federal offices: open Monday. •Financial markets: op...

Saturday

Jan

01

3:10 am

Kohl's gets subdivision, to open in February

Jan 01, 2011 3:10 am • admin

John Mason in the Register-Star reports that Tuesday the Greenport Planning Board granted the Widewaters Development Corp. a subdivision for Kohl’s, meaning the new department store will have its own...

Friday

Dec

31

11:08 pm

Free playgroup at ACC Mondays

Dec 31, 2010 11:08 pm • admin

Starting on Monday, January 3, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., the Athens Cultural Center hosts a free playgroup for 0-5 year-olds accompanied by a parent, grandparent, or guardian. At 10:30 a.m. each week the...

Friday

Dec

31

11:02 pm

DEC eases regulations on small polluters

Dec 31, 2010 11:02 pm • admin

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced in the final moments of 2010 the emergency adoption of revisions to the state regulation implementing the Clean Air Act's Ne...