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Saturday

Apr

10

7:03 pm

Startup Greene-Columbia radio station raises $28K

Apr 10, 2010 7:03 pm • Tom Roe

From Ariel Zangla in The Daily Freeman:The fundraising deadline to help community radio station WGXC get on the air has been extended until July 1, the program director says. Tom Roe said that, as of...

Friday

Apr

09

6:58 pm

Murphy comes to Bard Monday

Apr 09, 2010 6:58 pm • Tom Roe

Congressman Scott Murphy, now also running a campaign against Republican Chris Gibson, to retain his seat in New York's 20th District, holds one of his town meetings this Monday, April 12, from 2:45 –...

Friday

Apr

09

4:50 pm

WGXC in Hudson Saturday

Apr 09, 2010 4:50 pm • Tom Roe

WGXC staff will be in Hudson on Saturday, first in front of Jean Deux Books & Records at 339 Warren St. (though they just lost their lease and will be out of this space April 18), giving out infor...

Friday

Apr

09

3:29 pm

Timlin and thenumber46 Saturday in Albany

Apr 09, 2010 3:29 pm • Tom Roe

From Nippertown!:The Albany Sonic Arts Collective just keeps hitting ‘em the out of the ballpark: Saturday at Upstate Artists Guild in Albany, they’re hosting “Defragmented: A Concert of Emergent Syst...

Friday

Apr

09

4:55 am

Bella's Bartok: Satan's Song

Apr 09, 2010 4:55 am • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwBG2j-1zQk&hl=en_US&fs=1&]Bella's Bartok plays original song "Satan's Song" at WGXC New Year's Masquerade Ball at Basilica Industria in Hudson, NY...

Friday

Apr

09

4:53 am

Kelli Rudick: Hudson Opera House (in five parts)

Apr 09, 2010 4:53 am • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmdRMcjoFCA&hl=en_US&fs=1&]Kelli Rudick performing at the Hudson Opera House, Jan 30 2010 (live webcast on WGXC Radio). Part one of five on YouTube....

Friday

Apr

09

4:50 am

George Quasha: Axial Drumming & Preverbs

Apr 09, 2010 4:50 am • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylwn3bh7s6o&hl=en_US&fs=1&]Video, drum performance, and text (preverbs) by George Quasha. First full live performance of "Axial Drumming with Prever...

Thursday

Apr

08

10:36 pm

Greene County factory will not close, sparing 200 jobs

Apr 08, 2010 10:36 pm • Tom Roe

From Chris Churchill in the Times-Union:GlaxoSmithKline announced this evening that it would shift its toothpaste manufacturing from New Jersey to Greene County preventing the shutdown of its plant in...

Thursday

Apr

08

10:05 pm

Stream management program funds awarded

Apr 08, 2010 10:05 pm • Tom Roe

Michael Ryan in the Windham Journal writes:Thousands of dollars were handed out when the Schoharie Watershed Advisory Council awarded its second round of Stream Management Program funds, last week, du...

Thursday

Apr

08

9:44 pm

Barrett campaign announcement

Apr 08, 2010 9:44 pm • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-K5kh6NpYM&hl=en_US&fs=1&]Didi Barrett announces her campaign for NY State Senate in Poughkeepsie, NY April 7, 2010 in the video above. Later in th...

Thursday

Apr

08

5:37 pm

Copake Green for sale: $1.2M

Apr 08, 2010 5:37 pm • Tom Roe

Diane Valden in The Columbia Paper reports:The 122-acre cornfield between the hamlet and the Copake town hall--the proposed site of a controversial 138-unit senior and mixed-income housing development...

Thursday

Apr

08

5:21 pm

Feds: If you close parks, you risk losing funding

Apr 08, 2010 5:21 pm • Tom Roe

Jimmy Vielkind in Capitol Confidential reports:Federal officials have sent a letter to Gov. David Paterson, warning him that his proposed closure of state parks and historic sites would put New York i...

Thursday

Apr

08

5:12 pm

ZBA gives Lebanon Valley Speedway’s go-cart track green light

Apr 08, 2010 5:12 pm • Tom Roe

Property rights issues are always the most intense and contentious issues, and Paul Crossman of the Chatham Courier tells one story:Overnight RV parking and the construction of a new go-cart track at...

Thursday

Apr

08

4:42 pm

'Chillavision' premieres on local access TV

Apr 08, 2010 4:42 pm • Tom Roe

Rob Hervey, a Catskill-based musician who has performed at several WGXC fundraisers, has created "Chillavision," a public access television show of his music set to video footage with effects that deb...

Wednesday

Apr

07

10:22 pm

Local newspaper chain buys last independent Greene County weekly

Apr 07, 2010 10:22 pm • Tom Roe

The Hudson-Catskill Newspaper Corp. -- the company that runs the only daily newspapers in each county (The Daily Mail and Register-Star) as well as weekly papers in Chatham, Windham, and on the mounta...

Wednesday

Apr

07

8:26 pm

Friar Tuck closed

Apr 07, 2010 8:26 pm • Tom Roe

WTEN reports:The Friar Tuck Inn didn't find a Robin Hood to save it. The massive resort and conference center in Catskill that had fallen into disrepair and bankruptcy has been closed. Ulster Savings...

Wednesday

Apr

07

7:40 pm

Solid Sound Festival curated by Wilco

Apr 07, 2010 7:40 pm • Tom Roe

The Solid Sound Festival is a new festival curated by the Chicago band Wilco. It debuts August 13 – 15 at MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) in North Adams, MA. The Solid Sound Festi...

Wednesday

Apr

07

5:09 pm

"Hydrant, road trade controversy continues"

Apr 07, 2010 5:09 pm • Tom Roe

The Jamie Larson story in The Register-Star today is incredibly detailed, but I still do not understand the big picture of the proposed switcheroo of a fire hydrant for a road closure. And which meeti...

Wednesday

Apr

07

4:44 am

Bindlestiffs take Hudson, Helsinki opens

Apr 07, 2010 4:44 am • Tom Roe

The Bindlestiff Cirkus is back in their hometown including at Hudson's Club Helskinki, which appears will be open at least by May 30 judging from this press release from the clowns of Bindlestiff:*Sat...

Tuesday

Apr

06

6:25 pm

Bad year for maple syrup in Catskills

Apr 06, 2010 6:25 pm • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4XeTSVaQT0&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en_US&feature=player_embedded&fs=1](The Watershed Post interviews George and Duane LaFever, C...