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Saturday

Jan

15

11:00 am

Missing woman found in Columbia County

Jan 15, 2011 11:00 am • Paul Smart

The final missing person listed in Columbia County in recent weeks was reported found today in a short piece we've culled from the Mid Hudson News Network. They report that State Police have located G...

Saturday

Jan

15

10:56 am

Valatie food program opens

Jan 15, 2011 10:56 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="The Village of Valatie "][/caption]The Columbia County Office for the Aging opens its newest 60+ Food and Friendship Center Wednesday at the Vala...

Saturday

Jan

15

10:46 am

Athens Generating fire still smoldering

Jan 15, 2011 10:46 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="A transformer fire at Athens Generating during the snowstorm on January 12 pulled firefighters from around the area, who put out the blaze and are...

Friday

Jan

14

11:36 pm

Obama Schenectady trip back on

Jan 14, 2011 11:36 pm • admin

President Barack Obama's trip to visit the General Electric plant in Schenectady has been rescheduled for Friday Jan. 21. The trip was originally slated for this last Tuesday Jan. 12, but was postpone...

Friday

Jan

14

1:19 pm

Taconic announces job cuts

Jan 14, 2011 1:19 pm • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Taconic Farm in Germantown. Photo supplied by company."][/caption]Taconic, the local commercial supplier of transgenic, inbred, outbred, and hybri...

Friday

Jan

14

8:36 am

Catskill's Thomas Cole House on a roll

Jan 14, 2011 8:36 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Cedar Grove, home of Thomas Cole, Hudson River School painter, in Catskill."][/caption]Not only is Cedar Grove, the Thomas Cole Historic Site in...

Friday

Jan

14

8:20 am

How suddenly small town councils can shift

Jan 14, 2011 8:20 am • Paul Smart

The difficulties of small town politics and governance come up in a piece in the Register Star published January 14 about a town councilman forced to resign his position because he moved a few miles o...

Friday

Jan

14

7:12 am

Coxsackie still battling water main breaks

Jan 14, 2011 7:12 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="The Village of Coxsackie is in the midst of building a new $3.5 million water treatment plant, as local line breaks continue. "][/caption]The Dail...

Friday

Jan

14

6:58 am

Sex offenders in your community: A primer

Jan 14, 2011 6:58 am • Paul Smart

It's a half hour to one-hour drive from most places in our coverage area, but still worth it for those with curiosity or fear. Onteora Middle/High School in the Ulster County town of Olive, located al...

Friday

Jan

14

6:52 am

Bill Quick memorialized as late life "Kayak Guy"

Jan 14, 2011 6:52 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption=""Kayak Guy" Bill Quick of Gilboa, seen in a family photo from his last trip in Biscayne Bay, Florida over thje holidays, died while sno...

Friday

Jan

14

6:28 am

One Assembly District still being counted

Jan 14, 2011 6:28 am • Paul Smart

The last remaining state legislaive post still awaiting a final decision following last November's election tallies seems to be a battleground of spin and press releases, for the time being. This week...

Friday

Jan

14

6:20 am

Hudson talks enhanced safety for city pedestrians

Jan 14, 2011 6:20 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Warren Street in Hudson hosts several intersections that are reportedly problems for pedestrians, along with much of the city's downtown are...

Friday

Jan

14

6:06 am

Cus D'Amato gym looks to add museum element

Jan 14, 2011 6:06 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Cus D'Amato and his leading protoge, the former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson."][/caption]It's one of the WGXC coverage area's leading landmar...

Friday

Jan

14

12:01 am

Friday January 14 2011 local almanac

Jan 14, 2011 12:01 am • admin

Town meetings tonight HISTORIC PRESERVATION Hudson Historic Preservation Commission meeting at 10 a.m. at City Hall. Weather COLD We are now in our annual late-January severe cold spell. Get used...

Thursday

Jan

13

7:19 pm

Rasputina kicks off tour home in Hudson

Jan 13, 2011 7:19 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="319" caption="From Rasputina website."][/caption]Hudson can now definitely claim cello-driven trio Rasputina as its own. A press release announcing a tour for...

Thursday

Jan

13

5:13 pm

Twin counties name culture grant recipients

Jan 13, 2011 5:13 pm • Paul Smart

[caption id="attachment_7303" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Kwanzaa traditions at Hudson Association Library - one of the variety of programs funded through the Decentralization Grants progra...

Thursday

Jan

13

7:05 am

City of Hudson negotiates salt halt with Cargill

Jan 13, 2011 7:05 am • Paul Smart

In what some are already seeing as a possible environmental victory, the city of Hudson has reached a settlement with Cargill Inc. to end the transportation and storage of salt at the city’s waterfron...

Thursday

Jan

13

6:50 am

Gillibrand with Obama for Giffords visit

Jan 13, 2011 6:50 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Air Force One, on which former Hudson resident and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand accompanied the president to an Arizona service in the wake of...

Thursday

Jan

13

6:37 am

New savings from reduced snow plow crews

Jan 13, 2011 6:37 am • Paul Smart

Another sign of the times, from the Daily Mail, reports on how the Greene County highway department is trimming costs by cutting back snow plow personnel to one per truck, ending the tradition of send...

Thursday

Jan

13

6:13 am

Local schools facing kindergarten and other cuts

Jan 13, 2011 6:13 am • Paul Smart

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Hudson City Schools, like all in New York State, are facing drastic budget shortfalls, and changes in the way our public education is handled."][/...