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Friday

Jan

07

12:01 am

Friday January 7 2011 local almanac

Jan 07, 2011 12:01 am • admin

Tune in today TUNE IN WGXC will air the following live shows on WGXC Online Radio Friday: •WGXC Morning Show 6-8 a.m. live with Casson Kennedy and Mark Lacoy; repeated at 9-11 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. Cli...

Thursday

Jan

06

11:11 pm

Obama visits Schenectady Tuesday

Jan 06, 2011 11:11 pm • admin

Casey Seiler and Jimmy Vielkind in the Albany Times-Union report:President Barack Obama will visit Schenectady Tuesday, his second visit to the Capital Region since taking office in 2009. The White Ho...

Thursday

Jan

06

9:53 pm

Energy-savings grants available to farmers

Jan 06, 2011 9:53 pm • admin

Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced $3.2 million in grants through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for farmers to save on energy costs. The program provides fi...

Thursday

Jan

06

7:13 am

Report urges better ways to salt our roads

Jan 06, 2011 7:13 am • Paul Smart

Jim Gordon at HV Biz has a great piece on the web journal currently about how the control of road salt applications by highway crews can save tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars each year and reduce...

Thursday

Jan

06

7:01 am

Good News: Camphill Ghent moves forward

Jan 06, 2011 7:01 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="The site for the new Camphill Ghent facility, as seen on the Camphill website."][/caption]Bob Green of the Register Star reports this morning tha...

Thursday

Jan

06

6:52 am

Bad duck hunting habits along the Hudson

Jan 06, 2011 6:52 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="attachment_6806" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="Found along the Hudson River in Malden January 1."][/caption]On New Year’s Day, a woman took her dogs out for a walk. Close to home...

Thursday

Jan

06

6:43 am

Another State Senate split amongst Dems

Jan 06, 2011 6:43 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="State Senators Jeff Klein, left, Diane Savino, David Carlucci and David Valesky announce their formation of a breakaway Independent Democratic Con...

Thursday

Jan

06

6:27 am

Ski industry turf battles intensify again

Jan 06, 2011 6:27 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Catskill ski conditions, as captured in a recent image from the state's Belleayre Mountain website."][/caption]In what may very well be a ha...

Thursday

Jan

06

5:59 am

State releases withheld funds to Greene County

Jan 06, 2011 5:59 am • Paul Smart

One of the sticking points in local politics of late has been the state's withholding of promised funds owed Greene County, held back by Gov. David Paterson’s administration due to a disagreement over...

Thursday

Jan

06

5:48 am

Whoopsiedoodle! Holcim says it made a boo boo

Jan 06, 2011 5:48 am • Paul Smart

The Register-Star is reporting this morning that the attorney representing Holcim cement company in its current tax grievance regarding a waterfront property it owns in Hudson has said the heavily-pub...

Thursday

Jan

06

12:01 am

Thursday January 6 2011 local almanac

Jan 06, 2011 12:01 am • admin

Tune in today TUNE IN WGXC will air the following live shows on WGXC Online Radio Thursday: •WGXC Morning Show/Tell It Like It Is 9/10 a.m. •Crossroads, Alan Skerrett's jazz show noon-2 p.m. •Cher...

Wednesday

Jan

05

8:53 pm

Cuomo's State of the State

Jan 05, 2011 8:53 pm • admin

[caption id="attachment_6749" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives \"State of the State\" speech Tuesday in Albany. Photo from Governor\'s office."][/caption] New York Gover...

Wednesday

Jan

05

12:50 pm

Keeler running for Columbia County DA

Jan 05, 2011 12:50 pm • admin

[caption id="attachment_6739" align="alignright" width="186" caption="Eugene Keeler provided this photo."][/caption]Eugene Keeler, former District Attorney, Public Defender and county Conflict Defende...

Wednesday

Jan

05

9:03 am

$1.8 million fine for nearby nuclear waste spill

Jan 05, 2011 9:03 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Knolls Atomic Power Labs in Niskayuna, along the Mohawk, as seen in a Times Union photograph by Philip Kamrass published today."][/caption]Remembe...

Wednesday

Jan

05

8:53 am

Common Ground gets deserved kudos!

Jan 05, 2011 8:53 am • Paul Smart

Hudson-based mediation group Common Ground got a shout-out in a story run by Mid Hudson News Network today noting how the group has mediated over 200 cases in 2010, ranging from spousal issues to hous...

Wednesday

Jan

05

8:41 am

Large tract of eastern forest set for preservation

Jan 05, 2011 8:41 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Map of Rensselaer Plateau, from Rensselaer Preserve Alliance website."][/caption]A geologically unique section of the East of Hudson part of our l...

Wednesday

Jan

05

8:25 am

Oy Vey... State cuts kosher inspections to bupkis

Jan 05, 2011 8:25 am • Paul Smart

Here's another side to the state budget cuts, care of the Mid Hudson News Network: New York has completely eliminated its kosher food inspectors from the budget in a move officials say will save almos...

Wednesday

Jan

05

8:04 am

Hudson blizzard fines differ for sidewalks, cars

Jan 05, 2011 8:04 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Snow melts in Hudson, NY"][/caption]The season's first blizzard, and how it hit Hudson and its city infrastructure, are the topic of a story in t...

Wednesday

Jan

05

7:06 am

Strange politics for the year in Greenville

Jan 05, 2011 7:06 am • Paul Smart

The town of Greenville held its reorganization meeting Monday, January 3, with the most visible change being its two new councilmen, according to a piece in today's Daily Mail by reporter Doron Tyler...

Wednesday

Jan

05

6:59 am

Kinderhook schools consider drastic changes

Jan 05, 2011 6:59 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="The closing of Ichabod Crane's Martin Van Buren Elementary School, along with district consolidation with southern Rensselaer County school d...