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Tuesday

Apr

06

5:01 pm

Neil Young comes to Albany

Apr 06, 2010 5:01 pm • Tom Roe

From Nippertown!:Fans will get an up-close-and-personal concert, when Neil Young kicks off his “Twisted Road” solo tour with a stop at the Palace Theatre in Albany on Tuesday, May 18. It will be Young...

Tuesday

Apr

06

3:00 pm

Murphy new mayor in Saugerties

Apr 06, 2010 3:00 pm • Tom Roe

From William J. Kemble in The Daily Freeman:The Village Board Monday appointed Trustee William Murphy mayor for the next year as a full-time replacement for the retired Robert Yerick. The appointment...

Monday

Apr

05

10:20 pm

New DEP rules for NYC watershed

Apr 05, 2010 10:20 pm • Tom Roe

From The Daily Freeman:Updated regulations for the New York City reservoir system watershed took effect on Sunday. City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway said the new re...

Monday

Apr

05

10:12 pm

Stephen Hannock: Thomas Cole with a Power Sander

Apr 05, 2010 10:12 pm • Tom Roe

Sunday April 11, 2 p.m. @ Thomas Cole House, 218 Spring St., Catskill.Internationally known artist Stephen Hannock will speak at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site this Sunday, and sign copies of...

Monday

Apr

05

9:38 pm

Cus D’Amato’s Catskill Boxing Gym or Museum?

Apr 05, 2010 9:38 pm • Tom Roe

Cus D’Amato’s Catskill Boxing Gym in Catskill has been in the news lately, floating the idea of a boxing museum. The Times-Union's boxing columnist Michael Rivest is all rah-rah about the idea here, w...

Monday

Apr

05

1:33 pm

Verizon puts FiOS on hold in Ulster, Dutchess, Greene, and Columbia counties

Apr 05, 2010 1:33 pm • Tom Roe

From William J. Kemble in The Daily Freeman:With Verizon putting expansion of its FiOS high-speed Internet service on hold, it will not be offered in the near future in Ulster, Greene or Columbia coun...

Monday

Apr

05

12:21 pm

The Big Up now August 5-7

Apr 05, 2010 12:21 pm • Tom Roe

The Big Up music festival at the 1500-acre Sunnyview Farm in Ghent has switched its dates to Aug. 5-7 from June 18-20. Bands performing include: RAQ, Telepath, Sub Swara, The Breakfast, Kung Fu Higher...

Monday

Apr

05

1:35 am

Former Gibson rival joins team

Apr 05, 2010 1:35 am • Tom Roe

Patrick Ziegler, the more conservative Republican Congressional nominee who won Warren and Washington counties during the nominating contest, will take on the role of Policy Advisor and Outreach Coord...

Friday

Apr

02

8:53 pm

Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail debuts

Apr 02, 2010 8:53 pm • Tom Roe

Christopher Matthews from Rural Intelligence reports:"In a clear boost to local tourism and our region’s artisanal food and beverage scene, six partners—four wineries, a brewery and a distillery—have...

Friday

Apr

02

8:36 pm

Ready to Lick?

Apr 02, 2010 8:36 pm • Tom Roe

Anyone who has walked around Warren St. in Hudson in the past 48 hours knows there is a palpable tension in the air. When, exactly, would Lick open? The ice cream store near the corner of S. 3rd St. o...

Friday

Apr

02

7:46 pm

Hudson Children's Book Festival

Apr 02, 2010 7:46 pm • Tom Roe

Last year WGXC made recordings of local authors and fair attendees, and this year we hope to have a table at this great event.

Friday

Apr

02

4:38 pm

Kinderhook Arts and Humanities Fund announces April 30 grant deadline

Apr 02, 2010 4:38 pm • Tom Roe

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation announced today that April 30 is the deadline for The Kinderhook Central School District Education Foundation Arts and Humanities Fund. The purpose of the Arts a...

Friday

Apr

02

2:29 am

Local census participation below 50 percent

Apr 02, 2010 2:29 am • Tom Roe

New York on the Potomac points readers to local response rates for the U.S. Census:"Roughly two out of every five households in New York has returned its 2010 census form — putting the Empire State ju...

Friday

Apr

02

2:15 am

New York State trout season opens April 1

Apr 02, 2010 2:15 am • Tom Roe

(The brook trout, left, and the rainbow trout, right, from DEC.)From DEC:"Trout season opens April 1 in New York State, and anglers can again look forward to a great year of fishing, thanks to the nat...

Thursday

Apr

01

9:34 pm

Murphy holds town meeting in Coxsackie

Apr 01, 2010 9:34 pm • Tom Roe

Democrat Congressman Scott Murphy (NY-20) held a town hall meeting at 2 p.m. today in Coxsackie at the Senior Center (formerly Knights of Columbus building) at 127 Mansion St., with several constituen...

Wednesday

Mar

31

6:29 pm

Kinderhook's Gibson to challenge Murphy in U.S. 20th Congressional District

Mar 31, 2010 6:29 pm • Tom Roe

WGXC recorded the nomination speech of Kinderhook Republican Congressional hopeful Chris Gibson today at 3 p.m. at the Desmond Hotel near the Albany airport. Click here to listen to an mp3 recording o...

Wednesday

Mar

31

6:20 am

Village of Catskill election results

Mar 31, 2010 6:20 am • Tom Roe

(Brian Kehoe, Vincent Seeley, and Angelo Amato at the League of Women Voters/WGXC Candidate Forum, March 20, 2010 at Catskill Community Center.)From Susan Campriello in The Daily Mail:"Catskill voter...

Wednesday

Mar

31

4:29 am

Town of Chatham cleanup

Mar 31, 2010 4:29 am • Tom Roe

From Local 'n Green:"Town of Chatham cleanup Monday, April 5, 4-6 p.m. or Saturday, April 10 noon-2 p.m.; longer if people want to stay and help. Particular location in Chatham to be announced. Please...

Wednesday

Mar

31

2:49 am

Barrett to challenge Saland

Mar 31, 2010 2:49 am • Tom Roe

Democrat Didi Barrett will announce her candidacy for the District 41 New York State Senate seat now held by Republican Steve Saland on Wed. April 7 at two locations:Dutchess County – 10 a.m., Mid-Hud...

Wednesday

Mar

31

12:44 am

Chris Gibson's YouTube video

Mar 31, 2010 12:44 am • Tom Roe

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