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Tuesday

Jan

18

6:07 am

Major internet company to move to Hudson

Jan 18, 2011 6:07 am • Paul Smart

Etsy, who some have called E-Bay's "funky little sister," is moving to Hudson's Cannonball Factory in the coming months, shifting a portion of its business center from Brooklyn, where the entity was...

Tuesday

Jan

18

12:01 am

Tuesday January 18 2011 local almanac

Jan 18, 2011 12:01 am • Staff

The National Weather Service predicts 3-8" of snow, freezing rain, and maybe .10" of ice today and tonight. WGXC's Newsroom will have closings, weather warnings, and other news on the storm. Live o...

Monday

Jan

17

8:31 pm

Snow and sleet expected Tuesday

Jan 17, 2011 8:31 pm • admin

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning from midnight Monday/Tuesday through 7 a.m. Wednesday morning for the Mid-Hudson Valley to Lake George and into western New England. In t...

Monday

Jan

17

5:31 pm

50 years on... Eisenhower's prescience lives on

Jan 17, 2011 5:31 pm • Paul Smart

50 years ago, on January 17, 1961, then-President Dwight Eisenhower gave what is now considered to be one of the great speeches of all time, a serious look at the future of America beyond politics. In...

Monday

Jan

17

4:42 pm

Hudson water main breaks causes slick streets, downtown detours, and silence from city offices

Jan 17, 2011 4:42 pm • Paul Smart

Water gushed down Hudson's Warren and Union streets much of today, January 17, as the result of a water main break on Worth Street. A detour, lasting close to six hours, occurred as crews from the cit...

Monday

Jan

17

10:24 am

Change hits Hudson in real 'demolishable' actions

Jan 17, 2011 10:24 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Building demolition on Robinson Terrace in Hudson last Friday, January 14, may have been for a garden and not new units designed to replace Bliss...

Monday

Jan

17

10:05 am

Catch the snow art before it snows again

Jan 17, 2011 10:05 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Artist Sonja Hinrichsen worked in snowshoes to create a snow art work at the Columbia Land Conservancy's Ooms Conservation Area at Sutherland...

Monday

Jan

17

9:38 am

Federal heating bill help is on the way!

Jan 17, 2011 9:38 am • Paul Smart

The US Department of Health and Human Services is releasing funds to help New York seniors and families deal with heating bills this winter. Mid Hudson News Network reports on January 17 that New York...

Monday

Jan

17

7:02 am

Columbia County sets infrastructure goals for 2011

Jan 17, 2011 7:02 am • Paul Smart

Columbia County has been setting its sights on the coming year by looking back at its record for 2010, recently moving from committee assignments and scheduling and basic budgeting parameters, reporte...

Monday

Jan

17

6:40 am

Discussion of tax cap education hits heats up

Jan 17, 2011 6:40 am • Paul Smart

The potential effects of a proposed state property tax cap, mentioned by Andrew Cuomo throughout his campaign and in his recent State of the State speech, will be disastrous for New York education, sc...

Monday

Jan

17

6:22 am

Taconic Hills opens up its grievance process

Jan 17, 2011 6:22 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Taconic Hills High School"][/caption]The Taconic Hills Board of Education will be holding a special meeting at 7 p.m. this Wednesday, January 19 f...

Monday

Jan

17

6:07 am

MLK Day closings and openings

Jan 17, 2011 6:07 am • Paul Smart

Amtrak: Sunday schedule. Banks: Closed. County offices: Closed. Columbia Transit: on Saturday schedule; regular schedule otherwise. Federal offices: Closed. Financial markets: Closed....

Monday

Jan

17

6:04 am

Kinderhook bookkeeper's trial moved to February

Jan 17, 2011 6:04 am • Paul Smart

The former bookkeeper for the towns of Kinderhook and Greenport, indicted in September on 18 felonies and two misdemeanors for allegedly stealing more than $350,000 from the municipalities she worked...

Monday

Jan

17

5:42 am

Skier dies at Windham Mountain

Jan 17, 2011 5:42 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Windham Mountain"][/caption]An 18-year-old Long Island woman, characterized in most reports as a "novice skier," died after a skiing accident at...

Monday

Jan

17

12:01 am

Monday January 17 2011 local almanac

Jan 17, 2011 12:01 am • admin

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Photo from Wikipedia."][/caption]Today is the observed holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. Schools and government offices are clos...

Sunday

Jan

16

11:06 pm

Snowmobiles cause tempers to flare in Stuyvesant

Jan 16, 2011 11:06 pm • admin

Snowmobiles, like other vehicles, can fan flames of road rage, and in the Town of Stuyvesant they can also cause a "scrum" or "fracas" inside too. Those are the words Bob Green used in the Register-St...

Sunday

Jan

16

6:22 pm

Will these federal mandates help farmers?

Jan 16, 2011 6:22 pm • admin

Local farmers might benefit from a new US Department of Agriculture proposal to cut the sodium and fat in school lunches, Ron Plants at Buffalo TV station WGRZ reports. Linda Muldoon, Director of Food...

Sunday

Jan

16

5:50 pm

Skier dies at Windham

Jan 16, 2011 5:50 pm • admin

An 18-year-old woman died after an off-trail skiing accident Sunday Jan. 16 at Windham Mountain, according to Fox23 TV news. Police say the accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. on the Upper Warpath tra...

Sunday

Jan

16

7:17 am

Youth grants available

Jan 16, 2011 7:17 am • admin

The Daily Freeman reports applications for funding from the Greene County Youth Bureau are available online at the Greene County website, click on the Departments tab and scroll to the Youth Bureau pa...

Saturday

Jan

15

11:57 pm

MLK parade and speakers in Catskill

Jan 15, 2011 11:57 pm • admin

Catskill hosted Martin Luther King, Jr. Day festivities Saturday, starting with a peace march from the Second Baptist Church in Catskill down the street to hear speakers at the First Reformed Church...