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Monday

Jan

25

3:37 am

Durham motocross may roll

Jan 25, 2010 3:37 am • Tom Roe

We always complain that The Greenville Press lacks a web site, since the reporting is high-quality. In this week's issue editor Linda L. Fenoff reports that Supreme Court Judge Joseph Teresi gave a de...

Monday

Jan

25

3:25 am

Daily News says Cuomo to announce for Governor

Jan 25, 2010 3:25 am • Tom Roe

The Daily News is reporting that NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo will announce in March that he will challenge Gov. David Paterson in a Democratic primary election later this year.See WGXC.org for mo...

Monday

Jan

25

1:11 am

Local food movie screens in Chatham

Jan 25, 2010 1:11 am • Tom Roe

Diane Valden in The Columbia Paper reports Carlo DeVito's new movie "LOCALS: Greenmarkets, Farm Markets and the People Who Grow Your Food" will be screened at The Chatham Real Food Market, 15 Church S...

Monday

Jan

25

1:04 am

New blog, with plans for Washington Hose detailed

Jan 25, 2010 1:04 am • Tom Roe

Is it just me or does it seem like the blogs in Greene and Columbia counties all raised their games recently? And there are more good new ones too, such as ccScoop contributor and former Hudson 1st Wa...

Monday

Jan

25

12:50 am

Copake dairy farmer tragedy

Jan 25, 2010 12:50 am • Tom Roe

Walking around Columbia and Greene counties this weekend, the only story everyone was talking about was the suicide of Copake dairy farmer Dean Pierson, who took his own life Thursday in his dairy bar...

Saturday

Jan

23

3:41 am

Weekend events

Jan 23, 2010 3:41 am • Tom Roe

FRIDAYMother Fletcher8 p.m. at Main Street Pub, Philmont.BackburnersKyle Esposito, acoustic guitar and vocals; Doug Marcus, upright bass and vocals; Manuel Quintana, Drums; Kevin Mau, Dobro. at Rhinec...

Friday

Jan

22

9:04 pm

NY Organic Farming & Gardening Conference in Saratoga

Jan 22, 2010 9:04 pm • Tom Roe

The Northeast Organic Farmers Association has organized the NY Organic Farming & Gardening Conference this weekend in Saratoga Springs, and WGXC has someone making recordings we will share after t...

Friday

Jan

22

8:36 pm

Fire district takes heat

Jan 22, 2010 8:36 pm • Tom Roe

Diane Valden in The Columbia Paper wrote an excellent story about The Stiehle house, which was recently sold to the Ancram Fire District, but the Ancram Preservation Group says the transaction was a b...

Friday

Jan

22

3:37 am

Where are the Catskill police records?

Jan 22, 2010 3:37 am • Tom Roe

Dick May's "Seeing Greene" blog takes on the Catskill Police Department's lack of transparency as Village Police Chief Dave Darling will not release arrest reports. In the best local internet drama of...

Friday

Jan

22

1:02 am

AG: New York settles with Lafarge over emissions

Jan 22, 2010 1:02 am • Tom Roe

From Casey Seiler in Capitol Confidential:[A] multistate settlement, just announced by the office of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, includes 11 other states and affects operations at 13 cement plants...

Friday

Jan

22

12:49 am

Chatham movie theater owner dies

Jan 22, 2010 12:49 am • Tom Roe

Emilia Teasdale in The Columbia Paper reports that Crandell Theater owner,"Anthony Quirino Jr., better known as Tony, died suddenly Sunday. He was 62. Mr. Quirino's father, Anthony Sr., bought the Cra...

Thursday

Jan

21

5:35 pm

OPEN CALL: Lumina

Jan 21, 2010 5:35 pm • Tom Roe

The Greene County Council on the Arts and the Greene County Camera Club welcome submissions for "Lumina," a juried group exhibition of photographs exploring light as a subject, concept or process. Jur...

Thursday

Jan

21

3:04 am

WGXC fundraiser: Hudson Sound + Voice + Image

Jan 21, 2010 3:04 am • Tom Roe

Feb. 13, 2010: 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.at Nicole Fiacco Gallery, 336 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534518-828-5090Admission: $10Curated/Organized by: Paul Smart & Max GoldfarbThis event benefits WGXC's fundrai...

Thursday

Jan

21

3:03 am

Saugerties Village Board votes to dissolve police force

Jan 21, 2010 3:03 am • Tom Roe

From Ariel Zangla in The Daily Freeman:The Village Board on Tuesday unanimously endorsed abolishing the village police department, pending a possible public vote on the matter.... Village residents no...

Wednesday

Jan

20

10:47 pm

Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser Jan. 31 for Catskill Community Center

Jan 20, 2010 10:47 pm • Tom Roe

The Catskill Community Center will hold a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser Creekside Restaurant, 60 W. Main St (943-6522), in Catskill on Sunday, January 31 from 3 – 6 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Co...

Wednesday

Jan

20

5:22 am

Chatham voters OK tax-neutral spending plan

Jan 20, 2010 5:22 am • Tom Roe

Emilia Teasdale in The Columbia Paper reports:The January 12 special school referendum results in Chatham were:*395 Yes votes and 102 No votes on Proposition #1 for $4.2-million, which will pay for th...

Wednesday

Jan

20

1:36 am

Haiti fundraisers in the works locally

Jan 20, 2010 1:36 am • Tom Roe

There are several musical fundraisers in the works locally for the earthquake victims in Haiti, as James Taylor just sold out the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington Jan. 22; the "Women...

Tuesday

Jan

19

10:33 pm

Ghent planning board to unveil plans for Price Chopper store

Jan 19, 2010 10:33 pm • Tom Roe

The public can view the plans for a proposed Price Chopper store on Rt. 66 in the Town of Ghent at the Ghent Planning Board’s next regular meeting on February 3 at 7 p.m., according to an article in c...

Tuesday

Jan

19

10:26 pm

Governor takes to breaking through the Indian tax wall

Jan 19, 2010 10:26 pm • Tom Roe

From James M. Odato in Capitol Confidential:"Gov. David Paterson is directing in his budget plan that the Department of Taxation & Finance drop its policy of holding off on a plan to make sure Ind...

Tuesday

Jan

19

4:44 am

Rep. Murphy releases 4th quarter fundraising numbers

Jan 19, 2010 4:44 am • Tom Roe

From Leigh Hornbeck in Capitol Confidential:Although no candidate has stepped forward (yet) to challenge [Democrat] Rep. Scott Murphy after his narrow win in the 20th Congressional District, the fresh...