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Wednesday

Aug

04

4:40 pm

Murphy gets Mid-Hudson Cable $3 million for broadband in Greene and Columbia counties

Aug 04, 2010 4:40 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Scott Murphy at Coxsackie Senior Center April 1, 2010."][/caption]Congressman Scott Murphy (NY-20) announced today that Mid-Hudson Cablevision wi...

Wednesday

Aug

04

12:47 pm

Holcim cited for 300 safety violations since 2008

Aug 04, 2010 12:47 pm • admin

Doron Tyler Antrim wrote a very detailed story in this morning's The Daily Mail:Government records show that Holcim has been cited for more than 300 safety violations carrying fines totaling $455,000...

Wednesday

Aug

04

12:25 pm

Senate approves shale gas drilling moratorium

Aug 04, 2010 12:25 pm • admin

The New York State Senate voted 48-9 to impose a moratorium on shale gas drilling early this morning, just after midnight, passing the Thompson (S.8129B) / Sweeney (A.11443-B) measure. The bill would...

Wednesday

Aug

04

1:05 am

Farm workers rights bill defeated

Aug 04, 2010 1:05 am • admin

Capitol Confidential and the New York Civil Liberties Union just tweeted that the Farm Workers Fair Labor Practices Act was defeated tonight 31-28 in the New York State Senate. Capitol Confidential qu...

Monday

Aug

02

2:44 am

Gibson events in Columbia and Greene counties

Aug 02, 2010 2:44 am • admin

Republican congressional hopeful Chris Gibson (running against incumbent Democrat Scott Murphy) will be in Canaan Wednesday, and Hillsdale and Coxsackie Saturday. Wednesday, he will be at a Canaan Rep...

Monday

Aug

02

2:41 am

Greene County legislature takes stand against farm workers bill

Aug 02, 2010 2:41 am • admin

The Daily Mail has a story without a byline (although contact info for reporter Susan Campriello is listed at the end of the article) about how the Greene County Legislature voted last week to oppose...

Wednesday

Jul

28

1:39 pm

Late blight found in Chenango County

Jul 28, 2010 1:39 pm • admin

From Lissa Harris in Watershed Post:Bad news, gardeners: Late blight, which cut a swath of destruction across the Northeast last summer, is back in upstate New York again. Cornell Cooperative Extensio...

Wednesday

Jul

28

12:01 pm

Interviews from Greene County Youth Fair

Jul 28, 2010 12:01 pm • admin

Catskill High's Meghan Baxter and recent Cairo grad Michael Davis (both workforce students for WGXC) spent the weekend at the Greene County Youth Fair, where they recorded a number of interviews with...

Tuesday

Jul

27

5:12 pm

Gibson hedges on Tea Party Caucus

Jul 27, 2010 5:12 pm • admin

From the Post-Star's politics blog:Republican congressional candidate Chris Gibson would not say, on Friday, whether he would join the newly Tea Party Caucus if he is elected to the House of Represent...

Tuesday

Jul

27

4:27 pm

Saugerties wants grants to buy Opus 40

Jul 27, 2010 4:27 pm • admin

From Lissa Harris in Watershed Post:The Daily Freeman reports that the town's plan is to buy the massive bluestone sculpture [Opus 40] for $800,000 of grant money, and then turn the site over to a pri...

Tuesday

Jul

27

12:24 pm

Columbia County Dems form local 'Young Democrats' chapter

Jul 27, 2010 12:24 pm • admin

Aaron Enfield, Joe Ullman, Joseph Gaylord, and Amy Lavine are the first officers of the new Columbia County Young Democrats, a new chapter of the New York State Young Democrats. The NYSYD are the offi...

Monday

Jul

26

1:28 pm

Badila family at ArtsWalk 2005

Jul 26, 2010 1:28 pm • admin

Someone has been uploading old Columbia County ArtsWalk videos yesterday. Here is the Badila Family performing at The Pocketbook Factory in Hudson, NY. ArtsWalk 2005 from Hudson ArtsWalk on Vimeo....

Sunday

Jul

25

11:38 pm

Kohl's came to Greenport without PILOT

Jul 25, 2010 11:38 pm • admin

Mike McCagg in ccScoop reports Greenport "Town Building Inspector John Florio and Planning Board Secretary Beth MacGiffert both told ccSCOOP this week that the lease contract has been signed and that...

Sunday

Jul

25

11:29 pm

Daily Freeman: Greene County teachers salaries among lowest in area

Jul 25, 2010 11:29 pm • admin

Kyle Wind in The Daily Freeman looks at area teacher salaries, comparing Dutchess, Ulster, and Greene County statistics and finds that Greene teachers rank near the bottom in several categories:Greene...

Sunday

Jul

25

9:25 pm

Audio from K Page and Sleepwalkers with Cornelius Eady, and Tourist and Mikey Corcoran

Jul 25, 2010 9:25 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Cornelius Eady"][/caption]K. Page and Sleepwalker’s Parade, featuring a few songs backing writer/poet/part-time Cairo resident Cornelius Eady, pe...

Sunday

Jul

25

10:20 am

NYCLU: Five local school districts discourage immigrant students

Jul 25, 2010 10:20 am • admin

Chatham, Hudson and New Lebanon school districts in Columbia County, and the Greenville and Windham-Ashland-Jewett school district's in Greene County all have school registration requirements that may...

Friday

Jul

23

11:23 pm

Lopez in Grand Gorge Saturday

Jul 23, 2010 11:23 pm • admin

New York Assemblyman Pete Lopez, who represents Greene County in Albany, will speak at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 24 at the Delaware, Greene and Schoharie Counties' Community Health Festival at Grand Gorge...

Friday

Jul

23

4:17 pm

Nippertown! reviews Fall Harbor

Jul 23, 2010 4:17 pm • admin

Hudson's Fall Harbor –- the duo of vocalist-accordionist C. Ryder Cooley and vocalist-banjoist Todd Chandler -– held their CD release party at Dennis Herbert’s Folk Art Gallery in Hudson last Sunday,...

Friday

Jul

23

1:18 pm

Koch: Saland, Barrett, Molinaro, Seward heroes of reform; Gordon, Lopez enemies

Jul 23, 2010 1:18 pm • admin

Former NYC mayor Ed Koch’s New York Uprising reform initiative released its list of “heroes” and “enemies” of reform, and locally State Senators (R) Steve Saland and (R) James Seward, Assemblyman (R)...

Friday

Jul

23

12:29 pm

Emerald ash borer found in Saugerties

Jul 23, 2010 12:29 pm • admin

From Lissa Harris in Watershed Post:Bad news: The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), a highly destructive Asian beetle that threatens to effectively wipe out ash trees in North American forests,...