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Thursday

Aug

06

1:33 pm

Hecate Energy releases information about large solar project proposed in Copake

Aug 06, 2020 1:33 pm • Staff

On Aug. 5 Hecate Energy sent the New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment their Preliminary Scoping Statement for an industrial-sized, 60-megawatt solar facility with 200...

Thursday

Aug

06

1:10 pm

Executive order allowing online town meetings extended through Sept. 4

Aug 06, 2020 1:10 pm • Staff

On Aug. 5, in Executive Order 202.55, Gov. Andrew Cuomo extended the authority for towns and villages to hold virtual meetings through September 4 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Large indoor gat...

Thursday

Aug

06

1:00 pm

Attorney in Greene Co. PD Office accused of assault, facing felony charges

Aug 06, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media a Greene County public defender is facing felony charges following a serious assault on an unnamed victim that occurred in the village of Athens, a...

Thursday

Aug

06

9:15 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200806

Aug 06, 2020 9:15 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Thursday

Aug

06

8:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200806

Aug 06, 2020 8:00 am • Staff

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

Thursday

Aug

06

6:33 am

State police now in charge of Handy assault investigation

Aug 06, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Nora Mishanec is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the New York State Police confirmed August 5 the department is now in charge of investigating the alleged assault of Harold Handy over the July 4 w...

Thursday

Aug

06

6:15 am

Cuomo declares state of emergency covering Columbia Co.

Aug 06, 2020 6:15 am • Staff

Columbia-Greene Media is reporting a state of emergency declaration issued Wed., Aug. 5 in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias, will cover Columbia County. The state of emergency makes local governments...

Thursday

Aug

06

5:46 am

Visitations restored at state prison facilities

Aug 06, 2020 5:46 am • Staff

Joseph Spector is reporting for the Democrat and Chronicle that visitations have resumed in New York's 52 state prisons, as of August 5. The weekly practice was ended in March due to the coronavirus p...

Thursday

Aug

06

5:30 am

Door-to-door census taking begins this week as Feds cut the count short

Aug 06, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Kenneth C. Crowe II reports in the Times Union that in Albany County on Aug. 6 census counters begin door-to-door canvassing for the 2020 Census. That begins as the administration of Donald Trump anno...

Wednesday

Aug

05

4:30 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200805

Aug 05, 2020 4:30 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Wednesday

Aug

05

1:30 pm

Demand for food, volunteers continues to grow at regional food pantries

Aug 05, 2020 1:30 pm • Staff

Melisssa Hale-Spencer is reporting for the Altamont Enterprise half of the food pantries in the Capital District are experiencing an extreme increase in need, according to Natasha Pernicka, executive...

Wednesday

Aug

05

1:15 pm

Poll finds majority of Americans trust family, Fauci over Trump on COVID vaccine

Aug 05, 2020 1:15 pm • Staff

David Lim is reporting for Politico [dot] com only 14 percent of American voters said they would get a coronavirus vaccine based on the recommendation of President Donald Trump, according to a new POL...

Wednesday

Aug

05

1:00 pm

Settlement reached with ICE over Batavia facility living conditions

Aug 05, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

Massarah Mikati is reporting for the Times Union a group of attorneys, led by the New York Civil Liberties Union and Prisoner Legal Services of New York, and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforceme...

Wednesday

Aug

05

10:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200805

Aug 05, 2020 10:00 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Wednesday

Aug

05

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200805

Aug 05, 2020 7:00 am • Staff

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

Wednesday

Aug

05

6:33 am

Police shot pepper projectiles at protesters last week in Saratoga Springs

Aug 05, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Michael Goot reports for the Post Star that the Saratoga Springs Police Department shot pepper projectiles at a group of protesters that they said were blocking traffic on July 30. The incident began...

Wednesday

Aug

05

6:00 am

Spike in Columbia Co. COVID cases traced to golf outings held outside the county

Aug 05, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Nora Mishanec is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media a spike of COVID-19 cases in Columbia County have been tracked back to two golf events held outside of the county, health officials announced Augus...

Wednesday

Aug

05

5:45 am

Online shopping theft rose during pandemic

Aug 05, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Larry Rulison is reporting for the Times Union the Federal Trade Commission said it received more complaints about online shopping during April and May than any other months on record. And the state D...

Wednesday

Aug

05

5:30 am

Investigation into Greenport child's death continues

Aug 05, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Bill Williams is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media six weeks have passed since the death of a 1-year-old boy at his home in Greenport. The investigation by the State Police Bureau of Criminal Invest...

Tuesday

Aug

04

5:45 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200804

Aug 04, 2020 5:45 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.