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Wednesday

Jan

12

6:08 am

Another Valatie resident goes missing

Jan 12, 2011 6:08 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Tom Unser, also known as Tom Lussie, 16, has been missing since Monday morning from his Valatie home. "][/caption]What's with all the people goin...

Wednesday

Jan

12

6:01 am

Sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, skating, and ice fishing spots around the area

Jan 12, 2011 6:01 am • Staff

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="379" caption="Lake Taghkanic State Park snowmobiling, from their website."][/caption]As the snow comes down today, you may want to get out in it. Here are some...

Wednesday

Jan

12

5:58 am

Columbia County gets behind its agriculture

Jan 12, 2011 5:58 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Columbia County's biggest industry is agriculture, as seen in this image from the Columbia Land Conservancy."][/caption]Columbia County gover...

Wednesday

Jan

12

12:01 am

Wednesday January 12 2011 local almanac

Jan 12, 2011 12:01 am • admin

Tune in today TUNE IN WGXC will air the following live shows on WGXC Online Radio Wednesday: •WGXC Morning Show 6-8 a.m. live with Casson Kennedy and Mark Lacoy. They most likely will stay on the ai...

Tuesday

Jan

11

11:56 pm

WDST announces Mountain Jam lineup

Jan 11, 2011 11:56 pm • admin

WDST's Mountain Jam festival will be June 2-5 this year, adding a fourth day of camping this year, with a lineup that includes Gov’t Mule, Warren Haynes Band, My Morning Jacket, North Mississippi Alls...

Tuesday

Jan

11

9:34 am

Cuomo lays out his priorities again

Jan 11, 2011 9:34 am • Paul Smart

The above taped interview from is important for the clues it gives us all in the WGXC listening area as to what the new year portends, politically. Key in the talking points captured is Cuomo's blunt...

Tuesday

Jan

11

8:28 am

Teamsters ready to battle school transport corp

Jan 11, 2011 8:28 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Durham School Services provides bus transportation for 300 school districts nationwide, and is increasingly facing union frustration with their bu...

Tuesday

Jan

11

7:02 am

Groden takes the reins in Greene County

Jan 11, 2011 7:02 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Shaun Groden, new county administrator, is profiled in this morning's Daily Mail, who also took this photo."][/caption]The Daily Mail has a...

Tuesday

Jan

11

6:50 am

NIMBYism hits the Solar Revolution

Jan 11, 2011 6:50 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="NIMBYism in Clifton Park... Image by Cindy Scultz of Times Union."]

Tuesday

Jan

11

6:37 am

Gibson says GOP ready to sacrifice senior savings to repeal Dems health care legislation

Jan 11, 2011 6:37 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook"][/caption]Wondering just how much the new Republican Congress is valuing idealism over pragmatism? They're willin...

Tuesday

Jan

11

6:25 am

Greene County to return $214,000 in grant funds

Jan 11, 2011 6:25 am • Paul Smart

There's yet another big problem at the Greene County Sheriff's office, which in the past decades have seen sheriff's caught driving drunk, as well as a years-long investigation into missing cocaine....

Tuesday

Jan

11

5:53 am

One found, another Columbia resident still missing

Jan 11, 2011 5:53 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Gwendolyn Fuks, 51 of Ghent, is still missing. Call state police with any leads."][/caption]Kenneth French, 31 year old Valatie man who was report...

Tuesday

Jan

11

12:19 am

Sterling proposes Hudson buy Holcim dock

Jan 11, 2011 12:19 am • admin

Carole Osterink in The Gossips of Rivertown reports on Monday night's informal Common Council meeting in Hudson where First Ward Alderman Sarah Sterling proposed a resolution "to Authorize the Mayor t...

Tuesday

Jan

11

12:01 am

Tuesday January 11 2011 local almanac

Jan 11, 2011 12:01 am • admin

Tune in today TUNE IN WGXC will air the following live shows on WGXC Online Radio Monday: •WGXC Morning Show 6-8 a.m. live with Casson Kennedy and Mark Lacoy; repeated at 4-6 p.m. Click here to lis...

Monday

Jan

10

6:11 pm

Local reps get Albany assignments

Jan 10, 2011 6:11 pm • admin

State Senator James Seward (R/C/I – Oneonta) was named to the senate finance committee, and Steve McLaughlin (R,C-Melrose) was named ranking member of the Real Property Taxation Committee. “There is n...

Monday

Jan

10

7:34 am

Two Columbia County residents go missing

Jan 10, 2011 7:34 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="120" caption="Kenneth French"][/caption]State Police in Columbia County are looking for two people, who have been missing for several days. The two cases are n...

Monday

Jan

10

7:07 am

The semantics behind the news' effectiveness

Jan 10, 2011 7:07 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Dick May of Seeing Greene blog, as seen online..."][/caption]Dick May's Seeing Greene blog roared back for the New Year with the sort of story we...

Monday

Jan

10

6:50 am

Pushback starts against Cuomo's departmental mergers proposal for greater state efficiency

Jan 10, 2011 6:50 am • Paul Smart

First there was the inaugural speech, with everyone wondering how New York's new governor would be tackling our budget woes for the coming year. Then the State of the State, given last Wednesday, Janu...

Monday

Jan

10

6:34 am

Valatie teen makes Eagle Scout

Jan 10, 2011 6:34 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Thomas Cleland, 18, received the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony held at the McNary Center of St. Paul’s Church in Kinderhook. Photo by David L...

Monday

Jan

10

6:20 am

Tax caps could decimate school districts

Jan 10, 2011 6:20 am • Paul Smart

Catskill Superintendent of Schools Kathleen Farrell is quoted in a story about Andrew Cuomo's lightly-proposed property tax cap in today's Daily Freeman saying that if the tax cap is set at 2 percent,...