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Thursday

Sep

10

5:45 am

Former open government guru agrees to pay $15K fine

Sep 10, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Jon Campbell is reporting for lohud [dot] com Robert Freeman, the former director of the state Committee on Open Government, will pay a $15,000 fine to settle claims resulting from his routine sexual...

Thursday

Sep

10

5:30 am

9/11 remembrances to be held Friday

Sep 10, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Bill Williams is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media Friday marks 19 years since a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks were carried out by al-Qaeda in New York, Washington D.C. and western Pe...

Wednesday

Sep

09

4:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200909

Sep 09, 2020 4:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Wednesday

Sep

09

2:45 pm

Three candidates compete for two seats on Athens Village Board in long-delayed election

Sep 09, 2020 2:45 pm • Staff

Raymond Pignone is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media village elections in New York will take place September 15, six months late due to the coronavirus pandemic. In Athens, voters are being asked to...

Wednesday

Sep

09

2:30 pm

Delgado gets Chamber of Commerce endorsement

Sep 09, 2020 2:30 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Democrat U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado in his bid for a second term. The chamber has been long considered a suppor...

Wednesday

Sep

09

2:00 pm

Solitary confinement reform put off another year

Sep 09, 2020 2:00 pm • Staff

Rosa Goldensohn and Reuven Blau are reporting for The City a year has passed since a bill to impose major limits on the use of solitary confinement in state prisons was anticipated in Albany, with the...

Wednesday

Sep

09

10:15 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200909

Sep 09, 2020 10:15 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Wednesday

Sep

09

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200909

Sep 09, 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

Sep

09

6:33 am

Top Rochester police retire or resign a week after brutal video made public

Sep 09, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Will Cleveland, Victoria E. Freile, and Brian Sharp report in the Democrat and Chronicle that the entire top command staff of the Rochester Police announced Sept. 8 that they were retiring or resignin...

Wednesday

Sep

09

6:00 am

Bard College sues to move Red Hook polling location on campus

Sep 09, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Saba Ali is reporting for the Poughkeepsie Journal Bard College has taken legal action against the Dutchess County Board of Elections to move a Red Hook District 5 polling location onto the school cam...

Wednesday

Sep

09

5:45 am

Unemployment up in Greene, Columbia counties

Sep 09, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Kate Lisa is reporting for Johnson Newspaper Corp. unemployment numbers in Greene and Columbia counties spiked during the month of July as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the local economy cont...

Wednesday

Sep

09

5:30 am

Advocates urge state lawmakers to cancel rent

Sep 09, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics the tenants advocacy coalition Housing Justice for All September 7, urged top state Senate and Assembly leaders to support legislation that would cancel...

Tuesday

Sep

08

4:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200908

Sep 08, 2020 4:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Tuesday

Sep

08

1:30 pm

CLC names Troy Weldy president

Sep 08, 2020 1:30 pm • Staff

The Board of Trustees of the Columbia Land Conservancy, or CLC, September 8, announced the appointment of Troy Weldy as the organization's new president, effective September 28. Weldy will succeed Pet...

Tuesday

Sep

08

1:15 pm

46th SD candidates preparing to debate

Sep 08, 2020 1:15 pm • Staff

Kate Lisa is reporting for Johnson Newspaper Corp. Democrat Michelle Hinchey of Saugerties, and Republican Richard Amedure of Rensselaerville, candidates for the 46th state Senate District seat have a...

Tuesday

Sep

08

1:00 pm

Albany Med nurses rally, threaten to strike

Sep 08, 2020 1:00 pm • Staff

Amanda Fries is reporting for the Times Union more than 100 nurses employed by Albany Medical Center gathered on Labor Day to press hospital officials to settle their contract, arguing that management...

Tuesday

Sep

08

10:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200908

Sep 08, 2020 10:00 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Tuesday

Sep

08

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200908

Sep 08, 2020 7:00 am • Staff

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

Tuesday

Sep

08

6:33 am

Saugerties police chief would like unload some work to mental health professionals

Sep 08, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Mid Hudson News reports that at least one local law enforcement official wants some police reform. Saugerties Police Chief Joseph Sinagra said he preferred to outsource a recent arrest to mental healt...

Tuesday

Sep

08

6:00 am

Ichabod Crane officials say district has enough in reserve to cover lost state aid

Sep 08, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Emilia Teasdale is reporting for The Columbia Paper the Ichabod Crane school board met in person and via Zoom, September 1. As his first order of business, board President Matthew Nelson announced tha...