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Wednesday

Jan

13

6:31 pm

Seward wants to split New York in two

Jan 13, 2010 6:31 pm • Tom Roe

From Paul Smart:State Senator Joseph E. Robach, a Republican who represents part of Rochester, has proposed legislation -- co-sponsored by Senator James Seward who represents Greene County -- that wou...

Wednesday

Jan

13

6:19 pm

Compromise brings new hope on farmworkers rights bill

Jan 13, 2010 6:19 pm • Tom Roe

From Bing Chester in The Albany Project:When the National Labor Relations Act first passed in 1935, farm workers were excludes from the bill so that FDR could garner support from rural Senators. The...

Wednesday

Jan

13

5:02 pm

Judge Nichols says GOP case "completely unconvincing"

Jan 13, 2010 5:02 pm • Tom Roe

Sam Pratt is reporting from the Taghkanic absentee voter case at the Hudson Elks Club on Harry Howard Boulevard, next to the high school:"Judge Jonathan Nichols dressed down James Walsh, attorney for...

Tuesday

Jan

12

11:12 pm

Jason's Upstairs Bar is closing

Jan 12, 2010 11:12 pm • Tom Roe

From the Jason's Upstairs Bar Facebook page:"Jason's is closing it's doors at the end of the month. It would seem that the power of one neighborhood individual's talent of complaint has robbed us all...

Tuesday

Jan

12

11:02 pm

Three Greene County bridges with low safety ratings

Jan 12, 2010 11:02 pm • Tom Roe

A new report from comptroller Thomas Napoli’s office found that 93 New York bridges had a current safety rating as bad or worse than the recently demolished Champlain Bridge. In Greene County three br...

Tuesday

Jan

12

9:55 pm

Radio theater on WGXC

Jan 12, 2010 9:55 pm • Tom Roe

WGXC, the new community FM radio station free103point9 is launching in Greene and Columbia counties, is looking for radio theater of all types, all lengths, all genres, all ages, any possible kind of...

Tuesday

Jan

12

9:49 pm

Helsinki Hudson to open March 1

Jan 12, 2010 9:49 pm • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1GchoFhxWc&hl=en_US&fs=1&]The video above features the new Helsinki Hudson, the club at Columbia St. near N. 4th St. in Hudson, which this blog rep...

Tuesday

Jan

12

7:58 am

Widewaters seeks PILOT

Jan 12, 2010 7:58 am • Tom Roe

Francesca Olsen in The Register-Star reports that the Widewaters Group will only put a Kohl's and TJ Maxx stores in the Greenport Commons if the county gives them giant tax breaks. “The opportunity do...

Tuesday

Jan

12

5:48 am

Birgit Blyth: Recent Work

Jan 12, 2010 5:48 am • Tom Roe

Carrie Haddad Photographs hosts their first exhibition of the new year, Birgit Blyth: Recent Work, which will be on view from January 14, 2010 through February 21, 2010. Also on exhibit will be a seri...

Tuesday

Jan

12

12:03 am

WGXC at Bank of Greene County

Jan 12, 2010 12:03 am • Tom Roe

The Catskill branch of the Bank of Greene County is hosting a display of WGXC materials. If you would like to know more about community radio, stop by the bank's Catskill branch.

Tuesday

Jan

12

12:00 am

State Sen. Seward in Catskill Tuesday

Jan 12, 2010 12:00 am • Tom Roe

New York State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I–Oneonta) will be in Greene County, Tue., January 12. Senator Seward will join officials with Kaaterskill Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center along with...

Monday

Jan

11

10:30 pm

Granger Group statement on court ruling

Jan 11, 2010 10:30 pm • Tom Roe

(The partially completed race track in question.)Tony Gravett, a spokesman for The Granger Group, issued a press release [PDF] today on the Craryville citizen's group's redesigned website, detailing t...

Monday

Jan

11

9:58 pm

GCCA’s Mountaintop Gallery shutters its doors

Jan 11, 2010 9:58 pm • Tom Roe

(Landscape by Barbara Walter.)From Nippertown:The Greene County Council on the Arts‘ Mountaintop Gallery in Windham will be closing its doors at the end of February. According to a recent press releas...

Monday

Jan

11

7:45 pm

Hudson Board of Education meeting tonight

Jan 11, 2010 7:45 pm • Tom Roe

From Lynn Sloneker in Unmuffled:Hudson City Board of Education will meet 6:30 p.m., Monday, in the cafeteria of Hudson High School. At that time, the board will be introduced to Kim Lybolt, the distri...

Monday

Jan

11

6:46 pm

Citizen Action targeting Murphy on health care, still

Jan 11, 2010 6:46 pm • Tom Roe

From Capitol Confidential:The left-leaning activist group Citizen Action has launched an online petition urging Congressman Scott Murphy, D-Glens Falls, to vote in favor of a bill to restructure healt...

Sunday

Jan

10

4:22 am

YouTube videos of WGXC New Year's Masquerade Ball

Jan 10, 2010 4:22 am • Tom Roe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seR2DA3n7MA&hl=en_US&fs=1&]"Rope Alley" by the Hudson City Ramblers at WGXC New Year's Masquerade Ball at Basilica Industria in Hudson.Also Facebook...

Friday

Jan

08

8:24 am

WGXC t-shirts for sale

Jan 08, 2010 8:24 am • Tom Roe

Buy WGXC t-shirts and help bring community radio to Greene and Columbia counties! WGXC stands for Greene x Columbia, and getting the station on the air will bring community access to the airwaves in t...

Friday

Jan

08

7:09 am

Judge McGrath rules permanent injunction against Wilzig race track

Jan 08, 2010 7:09 am • Tom Roe

Sam Pratt is reporting Judge Patrick McGrath gave a ruling granting, "the Granger Group's petition for a permanent injunction against the mile-long, 40-foot-wide racetrack which Alan Wilzig began bull...

Friday

Jan

08

1:14 am

Become a WGXC Founding Member!

Jan 08, 2010 1:14 am • Tom Roe

WGXC volunteers are working hard to launch a 3,300-watt community radio station. More than 78,000 people throughout Greene and Columbia counties will be able to receive the signal on 90.7-FM. WGXC rec...

Thursday

Jan

07

4:04 pm

NY State Senator Seward in Catskill Friday

Jan 07, 2010 4:04 pm • Tom Roe

State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I–Oneonta) will be in Catskill, at 2 p.m. Friday, January 8 at the Greene County Office Building Legislative Chambers, 4th floor, 411 Main St. Senator Seward is tour...