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Wednesday

Jan

15

12:30 pm

Allegiant Air to add flights from Stewart

Jan 15, 2020 12:30 pm • Staff

MidHudsonNews [dot] com is reporting Allegiant Air has announced it is adding two more non-stop destinations from New York Stewart International Airport. Beginning on May 20, the airline will operate...

Wednesday

Jan

15

12:15 pm

Advocates rally for bill to keep ICE out of courthouses

Jan 15, 2020 12:15 pm • Staff

Rebecca Carballo is reporting for the Times Union dozens of people rallied at the state Capitol January 14, in support of the Protect Our Courts Act, legislation that would forbid U.S. Immigration and...

Wednesday

Jan

15

8:45 am

WGXC Local News Audio Link

Jan 15, 2020 8:45 am • Staff

Click above to download or play the audio version of the local news for Wed., Jan. 15. Produced by Philip Grant.

Wednesday

Jan

15

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200115

Jan 15, 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

Jan

14

11:55 pm

New Yorkers continue to pay more in taxes than they get back in spending

Jan 14, 2020 11:55 pm • Staff

The Associated Press reports in Crain's New York that New Yorkers continue to pay more in federal taxes than they get back in federal spending. In 2018 New York paid $26.6 billion more in federal taxe...

Tuesday

Jan

14

11:49 pm

Woman held in Albany County jail sues claiming sexual abuse

Jan 14, 2020 11:49 pm • Staff

Amanda Fries reports in the Times Union that a woman who was held at the Albany County jail last year has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the county and the correction officer w...

Tuesday

Jan

14

11:43 pm

Greene County legislators not interested in paper bag tax

Jan 14, 2020 11:43 pm • Staff

Sarah Trafton reports for Columbia-Greene Media that Greene County legislators are not adding a five-cent tax to paper bags. Legislators did not go on the record with an actual vote, but in a discussi...

Tuesday

Jan

14

11:11 pm

State Senate candidate forum scheduled for Monday

Jan 14, 2020 11:11 pm •

The year has just gotten underway and already it is election season. The Mountaintop Progressives activist group is hosting a State Senate Candidate Forum for Democrats running in District 46 where Re...

Tuesday

Jan

14

6:26 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200114

Jan 14, 2020 6:26 pm • Philip Grant

Today's local news update.

Tuesday

Jan

14

5:23 pm

Local radio journalist fired

Jan 14, 2020 5:23 pm • Staff

Bill Williams, the entire news staff at three local radio stations, was fired Jan. 14, he reports on Facebook. Williams was the sole journalist at WCTW The Cat, WRWD/WHUC 1230-AM, and the oldies stati...

Tuesday

Jan

14

2:30 pm

Catskill village to develop cultural plan

Jan 14, 2020 2:30 pm • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media in the coming months, a plethora of subcommittees under the leadership of Catskill resident Robert Tomlinson, will be tasked with tackling the vill...

Tuesday

Jan

14

2:00 pm

Cost of Ulster DA recount will be less than projected

Jan 14, 2020 2:00 pm • Staff

Patricia Doxsey is reporting for the Daily Freeman the cost of the hand recount of ballots in the Ulster County district attorney race was nowhere near the $16,000 to $20,000 range originally estimate...

Tuesday

Jan

14

1:45 pm

Chatham Town Board gets organized for the new year

Jan 14, 2020 1:45 pm • Staff

Emilia Teasdale is reporting for The Columbia Paper on the Chatham Town Board organizational meeting held January 2. The gathering was chaired by the town's new supervisor, Donal Collins, and was the...

Tuesday

Jan

14

1:30 pm

NY adoptees can now access their birth records

Jan 14, 2020 1:30 pm • Staff

Teri Weaver is reporting for Syracuse [dot] com that beginning Wed., Jan. 15, anyone born in New York and then adopted will be able to request and receive a copy of their original birth certificate th...

Tuesday

Jan

14

10:00 am

WGXC Local News Audio Link

Jan 14, 2020 10:00 am • Staff

Click above to download or play the audio version of the local news for Tue., Jan. 14. (Produced by Philip Grant.)

Tuesday

Jan

14

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200114

Jan 14, 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

Jan

14

12:54 am

Catskill considering a new sewer district

Jan 14, 2020 12:54 am • Staff

Sarah Trafton reports for Columbia-Greene Media that village and town officials in Catskill are considering creating a new sewer district for a resort on Landon Ave. Last summer Catskill's town planni...

Tuesday

Jan

14

12:45 am

German ends his Congressional campaign

Jan 14, 2020 12:45 am • Staff

Chris Churchill reports in the Times Union that Tony German, the retired two-star general running in the Republican primary to take on Rep. Antonio Delgado, announced Jan. 13 an end to his campaign. G...

Tuesday

Jan

14

12:13 am

Maloney backs Biden

Jan 14, 2020 12:13 am • Staff

Caitlin Oprysko at Politico reports that Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney endorsed Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination for president on Jan. 13. Republican President Donald Trump won Maloney's lower Huds...

Tuesday

Jan

14

12:09 am

Albany County Democrats back Hinchey

Jan 14, 2020 12:09 am • Staff

Amanda Fries reports in the Times Union that the Albany County Democratic Committee endorsed Michelle Hinchey over Greene County businessman and activist Gary Greenberg for the nomination for the Dist...