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Friday

Jul

23

2:33 am

Catskill reduces Home Depot's assessment

Jul 23, 2010 2:33 am • admin

From William J. Kemble in The Daily Freeman:The [Catskill] Town Board on Wednesday agreed to a $2.7 million assessment reduction for Home Depot that will keep the company’s property on state Route 23B...

Thursday

Jul

22

7:12 pm

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation gives grants to 34 Columbia County non-profits

Jul 22, 2010 7:12 pm • admin

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation announced today that 34 nonprofit organizations in Columbia County have been awarded grants from two of its area funds: the Fund for Columbia County and the Quai...

Thursday

Jul

22

2:31 am

Didi Barrett raised over $160K, gathered 3,700 signatures

Jul 22, 2010 2:31 am • admin

From Johanna Barr in City Hall News:If her fundraising totals are any indication, Didi Barrett looks poised to mount a serious challenge against incumbent Stephen Saland in New York’s 41st Senate Dist...

Thursday

Jul

22

12:26 am

Tivoli officials to crow about waterfront purchase

Jul 22, 2010 12:26 am • admin

Assemblyman Marc Molinaro (R,C,I-Red Hook) will join Scenic Hudson's Seth McKee, Tivoli Mayor Tom Cordier, and others at a press conference July 28 celebrating the Village of Tivoli’s purchase of Huds...

Wednesday

Jul

21

11:34 pm

Christian parade coming to Hudson

Jul 21, 2010 11:34 pm • admin

Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. along Warren St.

Wednesday

Jul

21

9:52 pm

Cairo approves changes to site plan law and WGXC antenna on existing cell phone tower

Jul 21, 2010 9:52 pm • admin

[caption id="attachment_2139" align="alignright" width="100" caption="Cell phone tower on CR 67. WGXC antenna will hang just below cell phone antennae."][/caption]The Cairo Town Board met for their mo...

Monday

Jul

19

9:27 pm

Murphy gets Independence Party line

Jul 19, 2010 9:27 pm • admin

Capitol Confidential is reporting that, "Republican Congressional candidate Chris Gibson’s hopes of contesting Democratic Rep. Scott Murphy for the Independence Party line have come to naught." “Very...

Monday

Jul

19

5:22 pm

Audio of poetry and music at Athens Cultural Center

Jul 19, 2010 5:22 pm • Sam_Sebren

[gallery columns="2"]Ira Sher introduced poet and prose writer Bernadette Mayer reading, musicians Jeffrey Lependorf and Miguel Frasconi performing original compositions on Asian flutes and glass inst...

Sunday

Jul

18

4:46 pm

Michael O'Hara talk audio on global warming

Jul 18, 2010 4:46 pm • admin

[caption id="attachment_2104" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Friends of Hudson\'s Susan Falzon introduces Sustainable Hudson Valley\'s Michael O\'Hara at his talk on global warming at Beattie-...

Saturday

Jul

17

12:15 pm

Andrew Cuomo speech audio and interview from campaign kickoff at BRIK Gallery in Catskill

Jul 17, 2010 12:15 pm • admin

[caption id="attachment_2087" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Andrew Cuomo gladhanding after campaign kickoff speech at BRIK Gallery in Catskill, 071710."][/caption]New York Attorney General A...

Friday

Jul

16

11:32 pm

Audio from Cairo Open Mic

Jul 16, 2010 11:32 pm • admin

[gallery order="DESC" columns="2"]Mark Patton (above left), Harry and Paul Gottlieb, and Claude Haton (above right, with Paul Gottlieb on right in photo) were among the performers tonight at the Cairo...

Thursday

Jul

15

1:15 pm

Rural Intelligence on community radio

Jul 15, 2010 1:15 pm • admin

In time for Amy Goodman's appearance Friday for WBCR in Great Barrington, the Rural Intelligence blog has a story by Dan Shaw about WBCR, WHDD (91.9-FM, in Ct.), and WGXC. The WGXC section:By workin...

Wednesday

Jul

14

11:20 pm

Video of DEP land purchase hearing

Jul 14, 2010 11:20 pm • admin

On Monday, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection's plan to purchase more private land in the upstate watershed was discussed a public hearing at SUNY Delhi. Watershed Post brings...

Wednesday

Jul

14

10:45 pm

Cuomo in Catskill Saturday

Jul 14, 2010 10:45 pm • admin

Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo will be in Catskill this Saturday, July 17, at 10:15 a.m. at the BRIK Gallery, 473 Main St., Greene County Democrats announced today.

Wednesday

Jul

14

12:15 pm

Athens Street Festival photos and audio

Jul 14, 2010 12:15 pm • admin

[gallery link="file"]Sam Sebren did a few interviews and made random recordings during the 36th Annual Athens Street Festival. Despite a stormy start, the day cleared up and thousands of folks came ou...

Wednesday

Jul

14

11:57 am

Power line in Hudson River needs ‘hard look’

Jul 14, 2010 11:57 am • admin

Jim Planck has a terrific story in The Daily Mail about the U.S. Department of Energy hearing Tuesday night in Kingston about a proposal to route a high voltage Direct Current line from Canada to New...

Wednesday

Jul

14

1:27 am

Beware the basil blight!

Jul 14, 2010 1:27 am • admin

From Julia Reischel in Watershed Post:It's downy, it's mildew-ey, and it's out to wilt your basil, the Times Herald-Record reports:It's called downy mildew, and it's infecting basil plants across New...

Wednesday

Jul

14

1:14 am

Gibson outraises Murphy; Murphy has way more cash

Jul 14, 2010 1:14 am • admin

From Jimmy Vielkind in Capitol Confidential:Chris Gibson has apparently raised more money in the last three months than Rep. Scott Murphy, the Glens Falls Democrat he seeks to unseat. But Murphy still...

Tuesday

Jul

13

1:05 am

Hudson Common Council meeting about LWRP

Jul 13, 2010 1:05 am • admin

Tonight's Hudson Common Council meeting was about the city's LWRP (Local Waterfront Revitalization Program/Plan) waterfront plan. The meeting was recorded by WGXC volunteer Victor Mendolia. Click here...

Tuesday

Jul

13

12:21 am

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2009

Jul 13, 2010 12:21 am • admin

Scenes from the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill last year. This year's festival is this weekend, July 15-18. (H/T Nippertown!)