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Thursday

Apr

15

6:50 pm

Congressman: Catskill's Holcim concrete mine among 48 most dangerous

Apr 15, 2010 6:50 pm • Tom Roe

In the wake of the mine disaster last week in West Virginia, yesterday U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-CA), chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, released a list of 48 mines identified by feder...

Thursday

Apr

15

6:16 pm

Store follows club to Hudson

Apr 15, 2010 6:16 pm • Tom Roe

Club Helsinki has inspired at least one musician, Evan Randall, and now, apparently, a store, to make the move from Great Barrington to Hudson, per Rural Intelligence:When Club Helsinki closed last ye...

Thursday

Apr

15

5:07 pm

19th Annual Antique & Classic Bicycle Auction and Swap Meet

Apr 15, 2010 5:07 pm • Tom Roe

The Fallons have a long and respected reputation with the annual antique & classic bicycling auction Friday, April 16, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at Copake Auction House, 266 Cty Rt 7A, Chatham. A recent addit...

Thursday

Apr

15

4:13 am

Seward backs amendment to opt out of health care

Apr 15, 2010 4:13 am • Tom Roe

Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I- Oneonta) is proposing a state constitutional amendment that would permit New York residents to opt out of the federally mandated requirement to purchase health insuran...

Thursday

Apr

15

2:27 am

Film crew sought for area production

Apr 15, 2010 2:27 am • Tom Roe

Per the Woodstock Film Festival (h/t The 12534), Ulster County-based actress Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air, The Departed) makes her directorial debut with a low-budget production called "Higher Ground"...

Wednesday

Apr

14

6:41 pm

Despite local opposition, legislature eases absentee ballot process

Apr 14, 2010 6:41 pm • Tom Roe

Rick Karlin of Capitol Confidential reports that this morning the New York State Senate passed an absentee ballot bill 35-27. The bill, previously passed by the Assembly, will make it easier to cast a...

Wednesday

Apr

14

6:33 pm

Pataki will not challenge Gillibrand

Apr 14, 2010 6:33 pm • Tom Roe

From North Country Public Radio:State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand looks less and less vulnerable these days, and more and more like a juggernaut. The last truly viable Republican who might have taken h...

Wednesday

Apr

14

6:23 pm

Murphy comes to Palenville

Apr 14, 2010 6:23 pm • Tom Roe

Congressman Scott Murphy will hold a town meeting in Palenville Monday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the Palenville Fire Department, 717 Rte. 32A, Palenville. Murphy is running for re-election against Re...

Wednesday

Apr

14

6:22 pm

Seward to appear at Schoharie County "Tax Day Tea Party"

Apr 14, 2010 6:22 pm • Tom Roe

New York State Senator Jim Seward will speak at a "Tax Day Tea Party" at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15 at Lancaster Development, Inc., 145 Podpadic Road, Richmondville, in Schoharie County. Click on W...

Wednesday

Apr

14

6:16 pm

Gibson has $91,825 for race against Murphy

Apr 14, 2010 6:16 pm • Tom Roe

From Jimmy Vielkind in Capitol Confidential:Chris Gibson, the retired Army colonel from Kinderhook who is running against Rep. Scott Murphy, has raised $108,000 toward his race against Rep. Scott Murp...

Tuesday

Apr

13

6:21 pm

State to close bridge on Route 9G for six months

Apr 13, 2010 6:21 pm • Tom Roe

From The Daily Freeman:The state Department of Transportation has announced the Roeliff Jansen Kill Bridge, on the Germantown-Livingston town line on state Route 9G, will be closed beginning Monday, A...

Tuesday

Apr

13

5:27 pm

IDA denies Kohl's tax break

Apr 13, 2010 5:27 pm • Tom Roe

From Francesca Olsen in The Register-Star:The Columbia County Industrial Development Agency unanimously denied a request Tuesday morning from Widewaters Development Corp. on behalf of the Kohl’s depar...

Tuesday

Apr

13

2:39 am

Shad on the rebound?

Apr 13, 2010 2:39 am • Tom Roe

From The Watershed Post: American shad, once plentiful in the Hudson and the smaller rivers they return to each year to spawn, have suffered tremendous declines in recent years--so much so that the NY...

Monday

Apr

12

9:47 pm

No JetBlue expansion plans at Stewart, for now

Apr 12, 2010 9:47 pm • Tom Roe

From Mid-Hudson News.com: JetBlue Airways is for now planning on sticking with its two daily flights to Florida from Stewart Airport, just west of Newburgh. The airline flies one flight a day each to...

Monday

Apr

12

9:14 pm

Chris Gibson positions

Apr 12, 2010 9:14 pm • Tom Roe

Conservative blog The Daily Sok reports on what Kinderhook's Republican Congressional candidate Chris Gibson said, meeting with a group of so-called "tea party" citizens outside NY's District 20 at Du...

Monday

Apr

12

6:56 am

Defrosted audio

Apr 12, 2010 6:56 am • Tom Roe

"Defrost" was a fundraiser for WGXC March 20, 2010 at Spotty Dog Books & Ale with a number of amazing performances. Really, this was a special night with some incredible performances. Below are li...

Monday

Apr

12

6:54 am

Bliss Towers meeting

Apr 12, 2010 6:54 am • Tom Roe

The first line of Jamie Larson's story in the Register-Star about the Bliss Towers renovations never gets proven: "Residents and city officials agree: Hudson’s 30 year old, 11 story, 132 unit low-inco...

Sunday

Apr

11

11:17 pm

Lequin/Morini/Kelly at Hudson Opera House

Apr 11, 2010 11:17 pm • Tom Roe

Incident Report and WGXC presented three performances at Hudson Opera House last night: Canada's Julie Lequin, and Hudson's Tom Morini and Jeremy Kelly. Kelly went first and performed with Geoff Macio...

Sunday

Apr

11

8:41 pm

Hudson changes

Apr 11, 2010 8:41 pm • Tom Roe

As we reported Friday, Jean Deux Books & Records is moving out of its current space at 339 Warren St. April 17 after the landlord raised the rent dramatically. In its place, a reclaimed lumber sto...

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...