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Tuesday

Nov

05

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20191105

Nov 05, 2019 7:00 am • Staff

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

Tuesday

Nov

05

12:58 am

Cairo site named in lawsuit against PFOA companies

Nov 05, 2019 12:58 am • Staff

Rick Karlin reports in the Times Union that on Nov. 4 New York State Attorney General Letitia James filed suit against 3M, DuPont, and other chemical and firefighting foam makers for contaminating wat...

Tuesday

Nov

05

12:54 am

Democrats gain numbers statewide, locally

Nov 05, 2019 12:54 am • Staff

Cayla Harris reports in the Times Union that the number of active Democrats grew 4.8 percent since President Donald Trump was elected in November 2016, while Republicans numbers have fallen .7 percent...

Tuesday

Nov

05

12:34 am

Tug and barge with fuel run aground

Nov 05, 2019 12:34 am • Staff

Lauren Stanforth reports for the Times Union that a tugboat and a barge it was pushing loaded with gasoline and diesel fuel ran aground on the Hudson River Nov. 3 in Bethlehem in Albany County. There...

Tuesday

Nov

05

12:21 am

There might be a public hearing in Catskill Thursday

Nov 05, 2019 12:21 am • Staff

Sarah Trafton in Columbia-Greene Media reports that though the meeting is not listed on the Village of Catskill website, "officials said Monday" that there will be a public hearing on the final draft...

Monday

Nov

04

3:00 pm

WGXC Local News Update Audio Link

Nov 04, 2019 3:00 pm • Staff

Click above to download or play the audio version of the local news update for Mon., Nov. 4. (Produced by Philip Grant.)

Monday

Nov

04

1:00 pm

Chatham Panthers to play for Section II title

Nov 04, 2019 1:00 pm • Staff

Columbia-Greene Media is reporting the Chatham varsity football team is heading to a Section II championship game for a second straight year after defeating Whitehall High School 33 to 0 in the Sectio...

Monday

Nov

04

12:45 pm

Survey finds that 4 out of 10 upstate residents are sleep-deprived

Nov 04, 2019 12:45 pm • Staff

Beth Adams is reporting for WRVO-FM a survey by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield of more than 2,000 adults in upstate New York found that four in 10 people do not get enough sleep. The age group least li...

Monday

Nov

04

12:30 pm

Rear-facing car seats now mandatory for children under the age of 2

Nov 04, 2019 12:30 pm • Staff

Craig Schneider is reporting for Newsday on the state law that went into effect November 1, requiring that infants and toddlers travel in rear-facing car seats until they are at least 2 years old or r...

Monday

Nov

04

12:15 pm

Greenwich Journal and Salem Press ceases publication after 177 years

Nov 04, 2019 12:15 pm • Staff

Larry Rulison is reporting for the Times Union the Greenwich Journal and Salem Press newspaper in Washington County will stop publishing following the death of owner Craig Phalen. Phalen died October...

Monday

Nov

04

12:00 pm

Appeals court orders Trump to hand over eight years of tax returns

Nov 04, 2019 12:00 pm • Staff

Benjamin Weiser is reporting for The New York Times a panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals November 4, ordered that President Donald Trump’s accounting firm must turn over eight years of his p...

Monday

Nov

04

12:59 am

WGXC Daily News: 20191104

Nov 04, 2019 12:59 am •

Click on "Audio" above to download or play today's local news.

Monday

Nov

04

12:55 am

Rensselaer Republicans heard on audio cursing, backing Dem

Nov 04, 2019 12:55 am • Staff

Brendan J. Lyons in the Times Union plays back audio recordings of a meeting last month where top Rensselaer County Republicans pressured Troy mayoral candidate Tom Reale to drop out and endorse a Dem...

Monday

Nov

04

12:46 am

Common Council changes Hudson public housing

Nov 04, 2019 12:46 am • Staff

Amanda Purcell reports for Columbia-Greene Media that the Hudson Common Council voted Oct. 30 to convert its public housing units to a project-based voucher assistance program. The Hudson Housing Auth...

Monday

Nov

04

12:34 am

Columbia County approves shared services plan

Nov 04, 2019 12:34 am • Staff

Jeanette Wolfberg reports for the Columbia Paper that the Columbia County Board of Supervisors voted for a County-Wide Shared Services Plan Oct. 9. Columbia County towns will share auditing services;...

Monday

Nov

04

12:21 am

Roadwork in Saugerties expected to close Route 32

Nov 04, 2019 12:21 am • Staff

The Daily Freeman reports that construction work is expected to close Route 32 in Saugerties beginning Nov. 4. Northbound and southbound lanes of state Route 32 between James and West Bridge streets w...

Friday

Nov

01

4:35 pm

WGXC News Update:

Nov 01, 2019 4:35 pm • Philip Grant

Click on "Audio" above to download or play today's local news update.

Friday

Nov

01

4:04 pm

WGXC Better Weather: 20191101

Nov 01, 2019 4:04 pm • Produced by Joe Demanso of the Catskill Makers Syndicate.

Today's forecast.

Friday

Nov

01

2:00 pm

Delgado hit with ethics complaint

Nov 01, 2019 2:00 pm • Staff

Emilie Munson is reporting for the Times Union an ethics complaint has been filed against freshman U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, alleging he violated House rules concerning the use of congressional funds...

Friday

Nov

01

1:45 pm

Storm leaves thousands without power

Nov 01, 2019 1:45 pm • Staff

Melanie Lekocevic is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media thousands of residents in Greene and Columbia counties were without power Fri., Nov. 1, as the result of powerful winds and a rainstorm overnig...