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Thursday

Nov

14

4:00 pm

WGXC Local News Update Audio Link

Nov 14, 2019 4:00 pm • Staff

Click above to download or play the audio version of the local news update for Thu., Nov. 14. (Produced by Philip Grant.)

Thursday

Nov

14

1:15 pm

Greene Co. may buy building in lieu of renting

Nov 14, 2019 1:15 pm • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media Greene County officials have taken an option to purchase the building currently being used as a temporary sheriff's office in Coxsackie. The price...

Thursday

Nov

14

1:00 pm

Hudson Common Council considering longer terms for some elected officials

Nov 14, 2019 1:00 pm • Staff

Amanda Purcell is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Hudson Common Council is examining a proposal to extend the terms for various elected positions. If approved, existing two-year terms would be...

Thursday

Nov

14

12:45 pm

Bard College lauded for its student voting rates

Nov 14, 2019 12:45 pm • Staff

The Daily Freeman is reporting Bard College was awarded a gold seal at the 2019 All In Challenge Awards ceremony for its student voting participation. The nonpartisan, national awards recognize colleg...

Thursday

Nov

14

12:30 pm

State lawmakers looking at court consolidation plan

Nov 14, 2019 12:30 pm • Staff

Patrick Connelly is reporting for the Buffalo Law Journal and Buffalo Business First New York lawmakers are looking into a proposal to consolidate some of the state's courts. The proposal was announce...

Thursday

Nov

14

9:00 am

WGXC Local News Audio Link

Nov 14, 2019 9:00 am • Staff

Click above to download or play the audio version of the local news for Thu., Nov. 14. (Produced by Philip Grant.)

Thursday

Nov

14

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20191114

Nov 14, 2019 7:00 am • Staff

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

Thursday

Nov

14

12:55 am

Hunter Mountain opening Friday

Nov 14, 2019 12:55 am • Staff

The early cold snap has some ski resorts busy, with Hunter Mountain opening November 15. Crews there are busy putting down artificial snow. Catamount Ski, in Columbia County, has not updated its websi...

Thursday

Nov

14

12:52 am

Property values rise in Columbia County

Nov 14, 2019 12:52 am • Staff

Cayla Harris reports for Capitol Confidential that property values increased in Columbia County by more than 10 percent over the past two years. Only three other counties in the state -- Erie, Oswego...

Thursday

Nov

14

12:21 am

Albany County does not ban flavored tobacco products

Nov 14, 2019 12:21 am • Staff

Bethany Bump reports in the Times Union that a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products failed by two votes in the Albany County Legislature Nov. 12. The Legislature voted 18 to 17 for the ban, wi...

Thursday

Nov

14

12:11 am

Hunting season opens Saturday

Nov 14, 2019 12:11 am • Staff

New York's hunting season begins at sunrise, 6:47 a.m. Nov. 16 for deer and black bear. Hunting continues in the southern zone through Dec. 8. Crossbow season ends locally on Nov. 15. Hunters should g...

Wednesday

Nov

13

3:02 pm

WGXC News Update: 20191113

Nov 13, 2019 3:02 pm • Philip Grant

Today's local news update.

Wednesday

Nov

13

1:45 pm

Columbia, Greene cos. getting funds for opioid study

Nov 13, 2019 1:45 pm • Staff

Sarah Trafton and Amanda Purcell are reporting for Columbia-Greene Media Columbia and Greene counties are among 15 counties in New York to receive national funding for participation in an opioid study...

Wednesday

Nov

13

1:15 pm

Ulster BOE to start counting absentee ballots in close DA race Monday

Nov 13, 2019 1:15 pm • Staff

Chris McKenna is reporting for The Fray the absentee count in the very tight Ulster County District Attorney race will commence Mon., Nov. 18. County election officials have approximately 2,800 absent...

Wednesday

Nov

13

12:45 pm

DAR to honor Hudson resident Carole Osterink

Nov 13, 2019 12:45 pm • Staff

Columbia-Greene Media is reporting the Hendrick Hudson Chapter, of the Daughters of the American Revolution has announced it will present Hudson resident Carole Osterink with its Community Service Awa...

Wednesday

Nov

13

12:30 pm

Gillibrand wants Clean Water Act to include PFAS

Nov 13, 2019 12:30 pm • Staff

Rick Karlin is reporting for the Times Union U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has announced she will put forward legislation to place perfluorinated alkylated substances, or PFAS, under the purview of the...

Wednesday

Nov

13

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20191113

Nov 13, 2019 7:00 am • Staff

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

Wednesday

Nov

13

1:00 am

WGXC Local News Audio Link

Nov 13, 2019 1:00 am • Staff

Click above to download or play the audio version of the local news for Wed., Nov. 13. Produced by Philip Grant.

Wednesday

Nov

13

12:58 am

Rensselaer County Clerk's lawsuit against 'Green Light' law is back on

Nov 13, 2019 12:58 am • Staff

Nick Reisman reports for New York State of Politics that Rensselaer County Clerk Frank Merola's lawsuit against New York State and its new "Green Light" law may be back on. The local effort to stop un...

Wednesday

Nov

13

12:52 am

Pols indicate that full Columbia County election results may be released soon

Nov 13, 2019 12:52 am • Staff

Amanda Purcell reports for Columbia-Greene Media that Columbia County Republican Election Commissioner Jason Natske said Nov. 12 that a hand count of 700 early votes caused the three-day delay in rele...