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Monday

Aug

30

1:13 pm

Gibson at Columbia County Fair this weekend

Aug 30, 2010 1:13 pm • admin

Congressional candidate Chris Gibson will be at Columbia County Fair Friday, Sept. 3 and Saturday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. The fair is located at 182 Hudson Ave. in Chatham, NY. Gibson, from Kinderhook, is...

Monday

Aug

30

1:06 pm

Special Hudson BoE meeting tonight

Aug 30, 2010 1:06 pm • admin

Lynn Sloneker in Unmuffled reports:The Hudson City Board of Education will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. Monday, in the Hudson Junior High School cafeteria. At that time, the board will discuss the in...

Monday

Aug

30

12:54 pm

No fracking 'til next summer -- or maybe longer

Aug 30, 2010 12:54 pm • admin

Julia Reischel in The Watershed Post analyzes Steve Israel's reporting in the Times Herald-Record:The Times Herald-Record's Steve Israel writes that even though a potential moratorium on gas drilling...

Monday

Aug

30

1:26 am

((audience)) show at GSCA in Albany

Aug 30, 2010 1:26 am • admin

On Saturday, August 7, 2010, Grand Street Community Arts hosted "The Conquest of Saturn," a daylong festival of audio art. From noon to 6 p.m., ((audience09)), a program of 5.1 surround sound artworks...

Sunday

Aug

29

3:17 pm

Murphy up with second ad

Aug 29, 2010 3:17 pm • admin

Jimmy Vielkind notes in Capitol Confidential that Rep. Scott Murphy released his second television advertisement (above) of his re-election campaign, another 30-second spot on television stations ar...

Sunday

Aug

29

1:52 pm

Berkshire Taconic gives $29,000 to Columbia County youth

Aug 29, 2010 1:52 pm • admin

From a Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation press release:Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation announced today that seven of its scholarship funds awarded $29,000 in scholarships to students from...

Sunday

Aug

29

12:23 am

Goldson's speech goes viral

Aug 29, 2010 12:23 am • admin

The speech by valedictorian for the Coxsackie-Athens Class of 2010 Erica Goldson has gone viral, with coverage yesterday in The Washington Times.

Saturday

Aug

28

11:31 am

Windham Republicans tap Gonzalez for board seat

Aug 28, 2010 11:31 am • admin

Michael Ryan in The Daily Mail reports Republicans in Windham last Friday chose Karl Gonzalez as their nominee for a seat on the town council, 64 of 121 votes, with 33 for former town judge Michael Mc...

Saturday

Aug

28

10:53 am

WIOX on the air

Aug 28, 2010 10:53 am • admin

From Julia Reischel in The Watershed Post:Yesterday at 5 p.m., Roxbury's new full-power FM radio station [WIOX, 91.3-FM] cut the ribbon on its broadcast headquarters on Bridge Street in Roxbury. All s...

Friday

Aug

27

8:40 pm

Meshell Ndegeocello performs at WGXC fundraiser at Club Helsinki

Aug 27, 2010 8:40 pm • admin

Join the legendary Meshell Ndegeocello and her collaborators to celebrate the live launch of WGXC 90.7 FM. In the midst of WGXC's "Radio Barnraising," a community media extravaganza involving three da...

Friday

Aug

27

4:53 pm

Video of Scott Murphy/Chris Gibson candidate forum last night in Glens Falls

Aug 27, 2010 4:53 pm • admin

Above, part one through five of YouTube videos of the candidate forum Thursday night between incumbent Democrat Scott Murphy and challenger Republican Chris Gibson. Video news footage below...

Friday

Aug

27

1:07 am

Bliss Towers coming down?

Aug 27, 2010 1:07 am • admin

Carole Osterink in The Gossips of Rivertown reports:"It won't happen anytime soon, but according to Jeff First, Executive Director of the Hudson Housing Authority, the consensus of the HHA Board was t...

Thursday

Aug

26

11:26 pm

Baba Louie's opens in Pittsfield

Aug 26, 2010 11:26 pm • admin

Baba Louie's opened a pizza joint two weeks ago in Pittsfield, their third after restaurants in Hudson and Great Barrington. Rural Intelligence reports:Owners Eileen and Paul Masiero (pictured at left...

Thursday

Aug

26

4:20 pm

Labor group takes aim at New York State IDAs

Aug 26, 2010 4:20 pm • admin

Lissa Harris in Watershed Post reports:Greene County legislators aren't the only ones asking questions about IDAs lately. Just released: A damning report on state Industrial Development Agencies, a te...

Tuesday

Aug

24

3:09 pm

Gibson talks to voters in Catskill

Aug 24, 2010 3:09 pm • admin

[caption id="attachment_2699" align="alignright" width="224" caption="Craig Remaley, owner of Mountain T-Shirts in Catskill, speaks with Congressional candidate Chris Gibson Aug. 24, 2010."][/caption]...

Tuesday

Aug

24

2:43 am

Barber sues Catskill over farmers' market

Aug 24, 2010 2:43 am • admin

Pete DiStefano, owner of DiStefano’s Barber Shop, plans to sue the Village of Catskill for for reparations of lost revenue because the village moved the Saturday morning farmers' market to Main St. th...

Tuesday

Aug

24

2:16 am

What is a radio barnraising?

Aug 24, 2010 2:16 am • admin

Prometheus Radio Barnraisings Barnraisings are our favorite way to build a radio station. In the spirit of the Amish barnraising tradition, in which an entire community gathers to support one famil...

Tuesday

Aug

24

12:40 am

Pratt makes Hudson blog app

Aug 24, 2010 12:40 am • admin

Sam Pratt created an app for mobile phones to monitor Hudson-centric blogs including Carole Osterink’s The Gossips of Rivertown, Trixie Starr’s Gay Hudson, Scott Baldinger’s GoToHudson, Lisa Durfee’s...

Monday

Aug

23

10:52 pm

City spends time, money on ceremonial fire at Basilica before large house fire on Columbia St.

Aug 23, 2010 10:52 pm • admin

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="175" caption="Photo from The Gossips of Rivertown blog, showing Hudson Fire Department putting out a ceremonial fire Saturday night shortly before a large fire...

Monday

Aug

23

5:15 pm

Hudson River underwater power line coming?

Aug 23, 2010 5:15 pm • admin

Mike McCagg in ccScoop writes about the proposed power line to be placed in the Hudson River, from near the Albany county line down to New York City. McCagg quotes Scenic Hudson's Hayley Mauskapf, an...