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Thursday

Jan

20

5:56 am

Teen armed robbers apprehended in Hudson

Jan 20, 2011 5:56 am • Paul Smart

Remember that story from yesterday morning about the armed robbery that took place in Hudson as snowfall started Tuesday night, January 18, the one that included mention of a firearm reported missing...

Thursday

Jan

20

5:44 am

Credit card option for tax delinquents discussed

Jan 20, 2011 5:44 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Peter Markou, Greene County's new treasurer, promised to look into credit card payment options for deliquent taxpayers while campaigning for...

Thursday

Jan

20

12:01 am

Thursday January 20 2011 local almanac

Jan 20, 2011 12:01 am • Staff

The National Weather Service has posted a Hazardous Weather Outlook with snow forecast late Thursday/early Friday and then frigid temperatures with wind chills below zero forecast this weekend. Sno...

Wednesday

Jan

19

10:05 pm

Greene legislators OK bond refinancing

Jan 19, 2011 10:05 pm • admin

Ariel Zangla-Girard in The Daily Freeman reports that Greene County legislators adopted a resolution Wednesday allowing the Treasurer’s Office to refinance the county’s outstanding bonds to save money...

Wednesday

Jan

19

9:54 pm

NY Assemblyman's ski and snowboard helmet bill gains publicity after Windham death

Jan 19, 2011 9:54 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="134" caption="Felix Ortiz, from his Assembly website."][/caption]WTEN television reports that for six years New York Assemblyman Felix Ortiz of Brooklyn has pro...

Wednesday

Jan

19

8:28 pm

New majorities start with symbolic votes

Jan 19, 2011 8:28 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="213" caption="Rep. Chris Gibson's swearing-in, from his Facebook page."][/caption]Acts of symbolism are often part of the legislative process, and new Rep...

Wednesday

Jan

19

1:45 pm

More snow then bitter cold

Jan 19, 2011 1:45 pm • admin

The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook forecasting continued snow showers through Friday morning (possibly several more inches) and a bitter cold after that. Saturday and Sund...

Wednesday

Jan

19

1:23 pm

Hudson transfers lots to Habitat for Humanity

Jan 19, 2011 1:23 pm • admin

Carole Osterink in The Gossips of Rivertown reports that at Tuesday night's Hudson Common Council meeting the city approved the transfer of three city-owned lots on the 200 block of Columbia St. to Ha...

Wednesday

Jan

19

7:44 am

Local identity theft case involves friends, illness

Jan 19, 2011 7:44 am • Paul Smart

One thinks of things like identity theft as big city urban crime stories, where the importance of those getting their identities stolen are key. Not so. The Daily Mail reports on January 19 of a 34-ye...

Wednesday

Jan

19

7:09 am

Ancram man wins $10k lottery

Jan 19, 2011 7:09 am • Paul Smart

The New York Lottery has announced the name of an Ancram Mega Millions player who won $10,000 in the drawing held on Jan. 4. The winner, Robert Macarthur, purchased the winning ticket at the Xtra Mart...

Wednesday

Jan

19

6:49 am

Xtra Mart robbed during storm's early hours

Jan 19, 2011 6:49 am • Paul Smart

State Police are looking for two men who held up the night clerk at the Xtra Mart convenience store on Route 9 in the Town of Kinderhook early Tuesday morning. According to the Mid Hudson News Network...

Wednesday

Jan

19

6:46 am

The fracking debate moves on to Washington

Jan 19, 2011 6:46 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="There are some saying there may be a tinge of Frank Capra's classic "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" as the gas drilling "frack...

Wednesday

Jan

19

6:32 am

Farmers, loggers, and environmentalists agree

Jan 19, 2011 6:32 am • Paul Smart

One of the state's leading environmental organizations, Environmental Advocates, gathered representatives of the timber industry, farmers and other disparate groups to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to restor...

Wednesday

Jan

19

6:15 am

Icy conditions challenge firefighters

Jan 19, 2011 6:15 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="A home fire in Cairo is brought under control during storm on Tuesday, January 18. Photo by Claude Haton from the Daily Mail."][/caption]The icy b...

Wednesday

Jan

19

5:57 am

Hudson armed robbery... with a gun stolen from the state police

Jan 19, 2011 5:57 am • Paul Smart

At approximately 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, January 18, the Hudson Police Department received a call for an armed robbery in the area of 37 N. Fifth St. While investigating the incident the police located two...

Wednesday

Jan

19

12:01 am

Wednesday January 19 2011 local almanac

Jan 19, 2011 12:01 am • Staff

The National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning continues through 7 a.m. The village of Catskill is under snow emergency rules effective until further notice, according to The Daily Mail. "Alternate...

Tuesday

Jan

18

11:32 pm

Town of Philmont wants to watch,<br>Catskill already does

Jan 18, 2011 11:32 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="324" caption="Image from S&F Technologies website."][/caption]Chris Simonds in The Columbia Paper reports Philmont Trustee Laurence Ostrander presented two est...

Tuesday

Jan

18

10:39 pm

Germantown's Romulus Linney dies at 80

Jan 18, 2011 10:39 pm • admin

The Associated Press via The Daily Freeman reported Monday that 80-year-old playwright Romulus Linney died Sat., Jan. 15, at his home in Germantown. Linney's wife Laura Callanan told AP the playwrig...

Tuesday

Jan

18

4:56 pm

Do you really need to drive right now?

Jan 18, 2011 4:56 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="374" caption="Image from 511ny.org shows current traffic accidents in the area."][/caption]This image of accidents in Greene and Columbia counties at 4:49 p.m....

Tuesday

Jan

18

3:44 pm

Study ranks Albany-NYC route high for high-speed rail

Jan 18, 2011 3:44 pm • admin

All Over Albany posts about a new study that ranks the New York City to Albany route as one of the corridors with the most potential for high-speed rail. The report, from the planning/policy organizat...