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Sunday

Aug

02

6:33 am

State police decline to charge couple who brandished gun at protesters in Kinderhook

Aug 02, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Nora Mishanec reports for Columbia-Greene Media that state police said July 29 that the couple who brandished a gun at protesters in Kinderhook on July 11 did not threaten anyone. The state police sai...

Sunday

Aug

02

6:00 am

Catskill online school meeting disrupted by hate speech

Aug 02, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media a town hall style meeting held July 30 by Catskill Central School District Superintendent Ronel Cook to discuss a proposed reopening plan was marre...

Sunday

Aug

02

5:45 am

Columbia County looking at $13M hole in its budget

Aug 02, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

The Columbia Paper is reporting Columbia County is facing a projected loss of $13.2 to $20 million in revenue as a result of the pandemic-related economic shutdown, according to a July 16 press releas...

Sunday

Aug

02

5:30 am

Salmonella outbreak linked to red onions

Aug 02, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Mike Snider is reporting for USA Today the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other state and local officials are tracking the outbreak of salmonella newp...

Friday

Jul

31

4:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200731

Jul 31, 2020 4:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Friday

Jul

31

2:30 pm

Candidates lining up to fill Hillsdale supervisor seat

Jul 31, 2020 2:30 pm • Staff

Lorna Cherot Littleway is reporting for The Columbia Paper following Peter Cipkowski's resignation as Hillsdale Town Supervisor this week, voters will be asked to chose a new supervisor on November 3....

Friday

Jul

31

2:00 pm

Niskayuna's top cop under investigation

Jul 31, 2020 2:00 pm • Staff

Paul Nelson is reporting for the Times Union Niskayuna town officials have placed Chief of Police Dan McManus on administrative leave as an investigation is conducted into allegations that he violated...

Friday

Jul

31

1:45 pm

Price Chopper removes plastic bags on Aug. 1

Jul 31, 2020 1:45 pm • Staff

The Troy Record reports that Price Chopper, Market Bistro, and Market 32 chain of grocery stores will stop handing out thin film plastic bags again beginning Aug. 1. New York had banned the bags begin...

Friday

Jul

31

9:30 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200731

Jul 31, 2020 9:30 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Friday

Jul

31

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200731

Jul 31, 2020 7:00 am • Staff

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

Friday

Jul

31

6:33 am

Still no progress in Kinderhook assault case; sheriff's office remains silent

Jul 31, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Kenneth C. Crowe II is reporting for the Times Union that there are no outward signs of progress in the ongoing investigation into the assault of a local man at a private residence in Kinderhook over...

Friday

Jul

31

6:30 am

Off-duty Troy police officer shoots, kills man during alleged stabbing

Jul 31, 2020 6:30 am • Staff

Bethany Bump reports in the Times Union that an off-duty police officer shot and killed a man who was allegedly stabbing his wife on July 30. The police officer lived in the apartment below the couple...

Friday

Jul

31

6:00 am

Hillsdale supervisor resigns, relocates

Jul 31, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Lorna Cherot Littleway is reporting for The Columbia Paper Hillsdale Town Supervisor Peter Cipkowski has resigned, effective July 27. Cipkowski served as town supervisor for five years and before that...

Friday

Jul

31

5:45 am

Ichabod Crane unveils its reopening plan

Jul 31, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Melanie Lekocevic is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media Ichabod Crane school officials July 28, unveiled the district's preliminary plan for reopening in September. The plan provides for full-time in...

Thursday

Jul

30

4:15 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200730

Jul 30, 2020 4:15 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Thursday

Jul

30

1:00 pm

Former Ulster PD says county had the chance to avoid lawsuit

Jul 30, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

Patricia Doxsey is reporting for the Daily Freeman the attorney representing former Ulster County Public Defender Andrew Kossover says the county could have avoided a lawsuit if County Executive Pat R...

Thursday

Jul

30

12:30 pm

Contamination from Newburgh water supply spreading into watershed

Jul 30, 2020 12:30 pm • Staff

MidHudsonNews [dot] com is reporting the restoration advisory committee formed following the discovery of PFAS in the city of Newburgh's drinking supply met July 29. The carcinogenic chemicals PFAS an...

Thursday

Jul

30

12:15 pm

Pilot emerges unscathed after plane goes down at Columbia Co. Airport

Jul 30, 2020 12:15 pm • Staff

Bill Williams is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media a downstate man in his late 80s walked away without injury after the small plane he was piloting went down at the Columbia County Airport July 29,...

Thursday

Jul

30

12:09 pm

Delgado announces CARES funding for Columbia County Airport

Jul 30, 2020 12:09 pm • Staff

On July 29 Rep. Antonio Delgado announced that the Columbia County Airport in Ghent is getting $71,283 through the CARES Act, a COVID-19 relief bill. The Albert S. Nader Regional Airport in Oneonta an...

Thursday

Jul

30

9:15 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200730

Jul 30, 2020 9:15 am • Staff

Today's daily news.