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Monday

Jan

17

3:30 pm

WGXC News Update: 20220117

Jan 17, 2022 3:30 pm • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Monday

Jan

17

2:02 pm

Poll shows race relations still an issue in New York

Jan 17, 2022 2:02 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman reports in New York State of Politics that Siena College poll results announced Jan. 17 show only 36 percent of New Yorkers believe race relations in the state are excellent or good, whil...

Monday

Jan

17

1:56 pm

Hochul proposes tax credit plan instead of paying farm workers in same way as grocery workers

Jan 17, 2022 1:56 pm • Staff

Joshua Solomon reports in the Times Union that instead of paying farm workers by the same rules as grocery store workers, Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to give agricultural employers a tax credit for overt...

Monday

Jan

17

1:01 pm

Berne town officials after Vincent again

Jan 17, 2022 1:01 pm • Staff

Noah Zweifel reports in the Altamont Enterprise about the ongoing political feud against farmer Emily Vincent by Berne's code-enforcement officer, Chance Townsend, and the highway superintendent, Rand...

Monday

Jan

17

11:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20220117

Jan 17, 2022 11:00 am • Staff

Today's daily headlines.

Monday

Jan

17

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20220117

Jan 17, 2022 7:00 am • Staff

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

Monday

Jan

17

6:00 am

Frigid temps wreak havoc at CMH, causing ceiling, water damage

Jan 17, 2022 6:00 am • Staff

Bill Williams is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media a part of the Columbia Memorial Health hospital building in Hudson was closed off early Jan. 16, after the hospital's sprinkler system froze becaus...

Monday

Jan

17

5:55 am

Counterprotest planned after hate group assembles in Chatham

Jan 17, 2022 5:55 am • Staff

HateWatchReport.com, a local tracker of racist and right-wing activity, reports that three people from the New York chapter of the hate group "White Lives Matter" held a banner Jan. 14 in front of the...

Monday

Jan

17

5:45 am

SNAP recipients could see extra money in their accounts starting this week

Jan 17, 2022 5:45 am • Staff

Kayla Simas is reporting for siadvance [dot] com state residents who qualify for food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, could see extra money in their accounts...

Monday

Jan

17

5:30 am

State extends remote meetings until pandemic ends

Jan 17, 2022 5:30 am • Staff

Kate Lisa is reporting for Johnson Newspaper Corp. Gov. Kathy Hochul on Fri., Jan. 14, signed a bill into law that allows government bodies in New York to continue to hold meetings and other public bu...

Sunday

Jan

16

7:03 am

Audio Feature: WGXC Congressional Report

Jan 16, 2022 7:03 am • Staff

Had a great time at Mar- A -Lago last night with @LizLemeryJoy , @EliseStefanik , @Santos4Congress pic.twitter.com/lbA92OuHRT— Aidan Rowan (@AidanRowanNY) January 13, 2022 Here is this week'...

Sunday

Jan

16

6:00 am

Greene County will no longer release daily quarantine stats

Jan 16, 2022 6:00 am • Staff

Ted Remsnyder is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media Greene County Public Health announced January 15, the department will no longer release daily statistics on the number of county residents under qu...

Sunday

Jan

16

5:45 am

New Coeymans clerk abruptly resigns citing medical reasons

Jan 16, 2022 5:45 am • Staff

Melanie Lekocevic is reporting for Capital Region Independent Media newly elected Coeymans Town Clerk Laura Jane Barry quit her new job just two days after taking the oath of office. The town board th...

Sunday

Jan

16

5:30 am

Ulster County forms housing action plan to deal with evictions

Jan 16, 2022 5:30 am • Staff

MidHudson News is reporting Ulster County has established an Emergency Housing Action plan just as the state’s eviction moratorium is set to expire. Working in conjunction with the county sheriff’s of...

Saturday

Jan

15

12:22 am

Audio Feature: Oath Keepers in the Hudson Valley, and OAN on local TV

Jan 15, 2022 12:22 am • Staff

While the news of the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attempt to overthrow the United States government may seem far away from the Hudson Valley, there are many ripples here. MidHudson News reported this we...

Saturday

Jan

15

12:01 am

Even more COVID-19 positive cases locally

Jan 15, 2022 12:01 am • Staff

The COVID-19 new case numbers are still mostly at record highs throughout the Hudson Valley. That has been true in Columbia County all week, with 108 new cases announced Jan. 14. And of all the curren...

Friday

Jan

14

5:45 pm

WGXC News Update: 20220114

Jan 14, 2022 5:45 pm • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Friday

Jan

14

2:04 pm

Vigil for Jones held in Catskill

Jan 14, 2022 2:04 pm • Staff

Andrea Macko reports in Porcupine Soup that about two dozen people attended a vigil Jan.13 for Jason Jones, the 29-year-old Catskill man who died after being shot with a Taser by village police. Jones...

Friday

Jan

14

1:55 pm

Newburgh Oath Keeper charged with seditious conspiracy in U.S. overthrow attempt

Jan 14, 2022 1:55 pm • Staff

MidHudson News reports that Roberto Minuta, the 37-year-old Newburgh tattoo parlor shop owner, on Jan. 13 was among over a dozen members of the Oath Keepers indicted by a federal grand jury on charges...

Friday

Jan

14

1:34 pm

Albany County Executive says COVID-19 wave has not peaked locally yet

Jan 14, 2022 1:34 pm • Staff

Shaniece Holmes-Brown reports in the Times Union that Albany County Executive Dan McCoy reported the most new COVID-19 cases in his counties history on Jan. 14, with 1,586. And he says this latest wav...