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Tuesday

Jan

18

9:03 am

Legislative hearing on Lafarge this Thursday

Jan 18, 2011 9:03 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Lafarge Cement's plans for changes to its Ravena plant culminate, for now, with a legislative hearing at the Ravena High School on THursday,...

Tuesday

Jan

18

7:10 am

Your blood is needed!

Jan 18, 2011 7:10 am • Paul Smart

Community Blood Services is in need of Type O CMV negative blood donors to regularly donate and help save the lives of newborns and babies in need at the community hospitals it serves. According to a...

Tuesday

Jan

18

6:59 am

County looks to computerize 'almost everything'

Jan 18, 2011 6:59 am • Paul Smart

Start-of-year government business continues to take up the front pages of local papers this week as county officials give reports on their successes of the past year, if continuing their jobs, as well...

Tuesday

Jan

18

6:47 am

A message for Labor's dignity on MLK day

Jan 18, 2011 6:47 am • Paul Smart

Danny Donohue, president of the 300,000 member CSEA, New York’s leading union, posted an editorial that a number of the state's newspapers ran yesterday, tying Martin Luther King back to his undying s...

Tuesday

Jan

18

6:30 am

Farm fencing a new issue in the region?

Jan 18, 2011 6:30 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Farm fencing may be the latest local zoning battleground."][/caption]Down in the neighboring Dutchess County town of Red Hook, a new review of fe...

Tuesday

Jan

18

6:18 am

Life after a lost campaign in Greene County

Jan 18, 2011 6:18 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="David Woodin, seen here in a WGXC file photo with election opponent Charles Tailleur, has returned to private practice after 28 years in public se...

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...