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Monday

Jan

27

12:47 am

Tonko faces election challenge from Democrat, Republicans

Jan 27, 2020 12:47 am • Staff

Emilie Munson in the Times Union profiles the candidates who all lack political experience running to take the 20th Congressional District away from Rep. Paul Tonko. Democrat Riley Seaburg is the firs...

Monday

Jan

27

12:09 am

Chatham tables idea of police comfort dog

Jan 27, 2020 12:09 am • Staff

Emilia Teasdale reports in the Columbia Paper that the Chatham Village Board tabled a proposal for a Police Department comfort dog January 13. The dog would be a therapy or comfort dog for crime victi...

Monday

Jan

27

12:08 am

Traffic, toll revenue down slightly on Rip Van Winkle Bridge

Jan 27, 2020 12:08 am • Staff

Mid-Hudson News reports that traffic increased slightly but toll revenue decreased a bit in 2019 on the five bridges crossing the Hudson River south of Albany. The Rip Van Winkle Bridge, connecting Ca...

Friday

Jan

24

5:51 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200124

Jan 24, 2020 5:51 pm • Staff

Today's local news update.

Friday

Jan

24

1:00 pm

Hudson will participate in program to prevent displacement of low-income residents

Jan 24, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

Hudson Mayor Kamal Johnson has announced the city of Hudson is one of 10 cities statewide chosen to participate in the New York State Anti-displacement Learning Network program to assistant in the eff...

Friday

Jan

24

12:45 pm

Niskayuna elementary school closed due to flu

Jan 24, 2020 12:45 pm • Staff

The Times Union is reporting the Niskayuna Central School District, in Schenectady County, has temporarily closed one of its elementary schools in the wake of an unusual number of absences this week a...

Friday

Jan

24

12:30 pm

Cuomo lays out plan to abolish NYS Bridge Authority

Jan 24, 2020 12:30 pm • Staff

Jon Campbell is reporting for the Times Herald-Record under a proposal put forward by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo this week, the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, along with four other Hudson River bridges as well as t...

Friday

Jan

24

12:30 pm

Employment up in Greene, stable in Columbia

Jan 24, 2020 12:30 pm • Staff

The Daily Freeman is reporting employment totals in December were higher than a year earlier in most local counties, according to the monthly employment report issued January 23, by the state Departme...

Friday

Jan

24

9:00 am

WGXC Local News Audio Link

Jan 24, 2020 9:00 am • Staff

Click above to download or play the audio version of the local news for Fri., Jan. 24. Produced by Philip Grant.

Friday

Jan

24

7:30 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200124

Jan 24, 2020 7:30 am • Staff

Click above to download or play today's "Better Weather." Produced by Joe Demanso of the Catskill Makers Syndicate.

Friday

Jan

24

12:56 am

Columbia County Democrats still picking a new election commissioner

Jan 24, 2020 12:56 am • Staff

Debby Mayer reports for the Columbia Paper that Virginia Martin is still working as the Democratic elections commissioner in Columbia County, as the party is still coming up with a new nominee after t...

Friday

Jan

24

12:37 am

Cuomo could close many prisons if budget proposal approved

Jan 24, 2020 12:37 am • Staff

Chad Arnold reports in the Democrat and Chronicle that if the legislature approves Andrew Cuomo's budget proposal, the governor would be able to close as many state prisons as he wants. Cuomo would ha...

Friday

Jan

24

12:34 am

Delgado speaks at Ulster County breakfast

Jan 24, 2020 12:34 am • Staff

Mid-Hudson News reports that Rep. Antonio Delgado did not list his appearance Jan. 23 at the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Congressional Update Breakfast meeting on his website....

Friday

Jan

24

12:16 am

Kingston radio station adds performance space

Jan 24, 2020 12:16 am • Staff

Ariél Zangla reports for the Daily Freeman that the Kingston Planning Board approved plans for WKNY to convert a former auto business garage into a community media center and performance space. The s...

Thursday

Jan

23

6:45 pm

Audio Feature: City of Hudson Legal Committee Meeting 20200122

Jan 23, 2020 6:45 pm • Recorded from a live webstream through a partnership with the City of Hudson and the Wave Farm Radio app and WGXC.

Jan. 22, 2020 City of Hudson Legal Committee Meeting.

Thursday

Jan

23

6:30 pm

Audio Feature: City of Hudson Public Works and Parks Committee Meeting

Jan 23, 2020 6:30 pm • Staff

Jan. 22, 2020 City of Hudson Public Works and Parks Committee Meeting.

Thursday

Jan

23

4:00 pm

WGXC Local News Update Audio Link

Jan 23, 2020 4:00 pm • Staff

Click above to download or play the audio version of the local news update for Thu., Jan. 23. (Produced by Philip Grant.)

Thursday

Jan

23

1:15 pm

Gladd will not run against Jordan this year

Jan 23, 2020 1:15 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for Spectrum local news [dot] com Democrat Aaron Gladd has announced he will not challenge incumbent Republican state Senator Daphne Jordan this year. “After a lot of convers...

Thursday

Jan

23

1:00 pm

Kinderhook village votes to opt into CCA program

Jan 23, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

Emilia Teasdale is reporting for The Columbia Paper the Kinderhook Village Board January 8, approved a resolution and passed a local law to join a Community Choice Aggregation, or CCA program. The vil...

Thursday

Jan

23

12:45 pm

Lawmakers propose fund to help cover abortion access and expenses

Jan 23, 2020 12:45 pm • Staff

Denis Slattery is reporting for the New York Daily News two state lawmakers have announced a proposal to create a public fund to give New Yorkers the ability to cover their abortion care expenses. Bro...