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Wednesday

Mar

02

7:10 am

Gillibrand pushes dairy bill

Mar 02, 2011 7:10 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing a new federal Farm Bill to stem the closing of family farms, which saw a 23 percent drop in five years...

Wednesday

Mar

02

6:32 am

Wednesday headlines

Mar 02, 2011 6:32 am • Paul Smart

Toll booths at local bridges to have ads The Daily Freeman was the first to run with the press release from the state Bridge Authority, which has authorized ads on all bridge tollbooths henceforth. W...

Wednesday

Mar

02

12:01 am

March 2, 2010 local almanac

Mar 02, 2011 12:01 am • Staff

The National Weather Service says it is maple syrup weather, with temperatures above freezing during the day and below freezing at night. Scattered snow showers before 3 p.m., then scattered rain and...

Tuesday

Mar

01

11:01 pm

Germantown's Rollins at White House for award

Mar 01, 2011 11:01 pm • Staff

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Sonny Rollins."][/caption]President Barack Obama awards saxophonist Sonny Rollins, who lives in Germantown, one of ten 2010 National Medal of Art...

Tuesday

Mar

01

4:40 pm

Two sentenced for Hudson mosque defacing

Mar 01, 2011 4:40 pm • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Two of three men on trial for defacing a Hudson mosque last September were sentenced to jail time on March 1 in city court. Photo from YNN."][/ca...

Tuesday

Mar

01

4:32 pm

Lobby Day draws a crowd to the Capitol

Mar 01, 2011 4:32 pm • Paul Smart

The Times Union's Capitol Confidential reports that large crowds descended on the state capitol in Albany Tuesday afternoon, March 1, for the state budget process' annual Lobby Day, albeit worse tha...

Tuesday

Mar

01

12:38 pm

Evolving alongside the Hudson's PCBs

Mar 01, 2011 12:38 pm • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="The Atlantic tomcod seems to be adapting to Hudson River PCBs."][/caption]A recent story by Scott Waldman of the Times Union centers on the ramifi...

Tuesday

Mar

01

12:29 pm

Safety questions along a stretch of Route 66

Mar 01, 2011 12:29 pm • Paul Smart

When is an intersection or a piece of road so dangerous that something has to change? Such is the question posed by reporter Francesca Olsen of the Register-Star in a new story looking at a stretch of...

Tuesday

Mar

01

8:52 am

More from Hudson's last trolley ride...

Mar 01, 2011 8:52 am • Paul Smart

Phil Yeh recorded the final ride of the Hudson Trolley on Monday, February 28, including footage of veteran trolley driver Mike Pizza telling anecdotes about his decades in service on the route that...

Tuesday

Mar

01

7:10 am

In solidarity with Wisconsin public workers

Mar 01, 2011 7:10 am • Paul Smart

Steve Pierce of Troy-based Media Alliance has shared this video from Saturday's solidarity rally in support of Wisconsin workers facing removal of their long-treasured collective bargaining ability...

Tuesday

Mar

01

7:03 am

Catskill Village trustees stay upbeat

Mar 01, 2011 7:03 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Catskill Main Street, as seen on the Village of Catskill's website."][/caption]The major issues at Monday night's February 28 meeting of the...

Tuesday

Mar

01

6:30 am

Tuesday headlines

Mar 01, 2011 6:30 am • Paul Smart

Bookkeeper pleads guilty Wondering about all the cars outside the Columbia County Courthouse in Hudson yesterday? Andrew Amelinckx of the Register-Star reports that Pegeen Mulligan-Moore, the former...

Tuesday

Mar

01

5:55 am

March 1, 2011 local almanac

Mar 01, 2011 5:55 am • Paul Smart

The National Weather Service says today will be sunny. High 38F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Tonight will clear to partly cloudy. Low 26F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. On and off snow flurries are possibl...

Monday

Feb

28

7:00 pm

The Hudson Trolley's final ride, part 1

Feb 28, 2011 7:00 pm • Paul Smart

WGXC volunteer P.H. Yeh recorded the final journey of the Hudson Trolley Monday, February 28, recorded by. The popular public transport is now being melded with a county bus route to incorporate mor...

Monday

Feb

28

5:04 pm

Body retrieved from jet in Hudson

Feb 28, 2011 5:04 pm • Paul Smart

Mid Hudson News Network reports that the body of the pilot whose aircraft crashed into the Hudson River just north of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge on Saturday afternoon, February 26, was recovered...

Monday

Feb

28

4:06 pm

New York's solid ag industry in budgetary danger

Feb 28, 2011 4:06 pm • Paul Smart

The Times Union's veteran reporter and columnist Fred LeBrun shines a light on a key element in all the state budget talks going on... New York's agricultural industry and what the Cumo cuts might do...

Monday

Feb

28

10:58 am

Radio Cartoon

Feb 28, 2011 10:58 am • Paul Smart

By Gus Murphy

Monday

Feb

28

9:21 am

Government shutdown?

Feb 28, 2011 9:21 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Government shutdown, as imagined in a now-viral image."][/caption]Billy Moore of the Times Union's Capital Confidential crew, reporting from Washi...

Monday

Feb

28

9:07 am

Watch for flooding today and tomorrow

Feb 28, 2011 9:07 am • Paul Smart

The National Weather Service has declared a Flood Watch through tonight as rain in the Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Berkshire/Taconic region could dump one to two inches of rain as a warm front moves...

Monday

Feb

28

9:03 am

Ghent Price Chopper planning proceeds

Feb 28, 2011 9:03 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="A Price Chopper of the sort that developers are planning for the border between Ghent and Chatham, with public information hearings set to make t...