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Saturday

Nov

20

11:59 am

Hunting Season started at dawn today

Nov 20, 2010 11:59 am • Paul Smart

Today marks the first day of regular deer season. As usual since Opening Day was moved from Mondays to Sundays in recent years, rural folk throughout the WGXC listening area awoke to gunshots, glimp...

Saturday

Nov

20

10:54 am

A new buyer for the Friar Tuck

Nov 20, 2010 10:54 am • Paul Smart

The Catskill Dail Mail's intrepid reporter Colin DeVries reports today that the Friar Tuck hotel was sold for $2.5 million in an online auction on Thursday, a year after the failed bankruptcy auctio...

Saturday

Nov

20

10:13 am

State audit reveals school district policy breakdowns

Nov 20, 2010 10:13 am • Paul Smart

ALBANY – Mid-Hudson News Network reports this morning that audits released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office have pointed out that the Catskill Central School District did not enforce it...

Friday

Nov

19

11:40 am

New Generational Gap worse than the old

Nov 19, 2010 11:40 am • Paul Smart

There have been quite a few stories of late moving past talk of racial divides running the nation's political engines, focusing more on generational demographics - and issues -- being the culprit for...

Friday

Nov

19

11:32 am

No Happy Holidays at Holcim?

Nov 19, 2010 11:32 am • Paul Smart

Doron Tyler Antrim of The Daily Mail reported earlier this week that Cement producer Holcim, formerly known as St. Lawrence Cement, is "temporarily" cutting 70 hourly positions at its Catskill pla...

Friday

Nov

19

11:21 am

Hops in Greene's future brew

Nov 19, 2010 11:21 am • Paul Smart

The Watershed Post, out of Delaware County, is reporting that New York's one-time cash crop, hops, is on the rise again... as based on the fact that the Greene County Industrial Development Agency a...

Friday

Nov

19

11:07 am

DEC cuts hit Catskills and far beyond

Nov 19, 2010 11:07 am • Paul Smart

It seems every media outlet in the state is trying to pay attention to just where the final state staffing cuts being called for by outgoing Gov. David Paterson in his final weeks will be hitting. The...

Friday

Nov

19

10:14 am

Local connections win National Book awards!

Nov 19, 2010 10:14 am • Paul Smart

There’s local beauty in this year’s National Book Awards, which were announced on Wednesday, November 17. Winner for best fiction this year, Lord Of Misrule, comes from McPherson Press of Kingst...

Friday

Nov

19

9:50 am

Slight hikes in unemployment figures for Columbia and Greene counties

Nov 19, 2010 9:50 am • Paul Smart

Unemployment rates were little changed from September to October in Mid-Hudson Valley counties, according to state Labor Department data released on Thursday. The jobless rate in Greene County was 7.7...

Friday

Nov

19

1:01 am

Friday November 19 2010 headlines

Nov 19, 2010 1:01 am • admin

CLC gets grant for trail linking Copake and Hillsdale The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC), in conjunction with the Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association (HVRTA), are getting a $121,965 grant from the...

Thursday

Nov

18

6:44 pm

Greene Legislature hires County Administrator, from Michigan

Nov 18, 2010 6:44 pm • Paul Smart

The ever-busy Ariel Zangla-Girard of the Kingston Daily Freemanreported from Wednesday's county legislature meeting in Catskill that Greene County has finally hired a new administrator who  says he wi...

Thursday

Nov

18

6:37 pm

WGXC programming begins

Nov 18, 2010 6:37 pm • admin

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Thursday

Nov

18

6:11 pm

Markou to start as Greene Treasurer on Hannukah

Nov 18, 2010 6:11 pm • Paul Smart

Ariel Zangla-Girard of the Kingston-based Daily Freeman reported on Thursday morning, November 18, that Greene County treasurer-elect Peter Markou is set to assume his new duties a month early. On W...

Thursday

Nov

18

12:12 pm

Assessing the 'new order'

Nov 18, 2010 12:12 pm • Paul Smart

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Thursday

Nov

18

12:05 pm

Radio cartooning

Nov 18, 2010 12:05 pm • Paul Smart

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Thursday

Nov

18

1:22 am

Thursday November 18 2010 headlines

Nov 18, 2010 1:22 am • admin

Police standoff in Windham Late Wednesday afternoon a man took at least a hostage above the Windham Hardware store, shutting down Main St., Route 23, for several hours. Albany-based television statio...

Wednesday

Nov

17

1:21 am

Wednesday November 17 2010 headlines

Nov 17, 2010 1:21 am • admin

[caption id="attachment_644" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="Marc Molinaro at Space360 in Hudson April 21, 2010."][/caption]Molinaro named to Cuomo's transition team Governor-elect Andrew Cuom...

Tuesday

Nov

16

12:54 am

Tuesday November 16 2010 headlines

Nov 16, 2010 12:54 am • admin

[caption id="attachment_3839" align="alignright" width="300" caption="187 permanently protected acres in Hillsdale, NY. Photo from Columbia Land Conservancy."][/caption] Family protects 187 acres in...

Saturday

Nov

13

12:01 am

Saturday November 13 2010 headlines

Nov 13, 2010 12:01 am • admin

[caption id="attachment_1383" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Chris Gibson opens his campaign headquarters in Kinderhook May 12, 2010."][/caption]Gibson wants three committee seats Jimmy Vielk...

Friday

Nov

12

1:23 am

Friday, November 12, 2010 headlines

Nov 12, 2010 1:23 am • admin

Board of Ed vacancy, bus proposition on the ballot Hilary Hawke in The Ravena News-Herald reports on Nov. 15 Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk school district voters will fill a vacancy with either Sarah Hafen...