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Friday

Jan

07

5:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20220107

Jan 07, 2022 5:00 pm • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Friday

Jan

07

2:02 pm

Catskill Village police slow to help man after they set him on fire with a Taser

Jan 07, 2022 2:02 pm • Staff

Brendan J. Lyons reports in the Times Union that a video shows Catskill police officers ran and hid instead of helping 29-year-old Jason Jones after they Tasered him and he burst into flames. Jones...

Friday

Jan

07

1:55 pm

COVID-19 brings back virtual reality

Jan 07, 2022 1:55 pm • Staff

On January 4, Hunter-Tannersville schools announced that so many staff had called in sick with COVID-19, that school was going virtual all week. On Jan. 6 Catskill schools made similar announcement, s...

Friday

Jan

07

1:45 pm

Hochul mandates health care workers get booster shot

Jan 07, 2022 1:45 pm • Staff

David Robinson reports in the Poughkeepsie Journal that on Jan. 7 Gov. Kathy Hochul mandated a COVID-19 booster shot for health care workers in the state, because of the rising numbers of vaccine brea...

Friday

Jan

07

10:30 am

WGXC Daily News: 20220107

Jan 07, 2022 10:30 am • Staff

Today's daily headlines.

Friday

Jan

07

8:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20220107

Jan 07, 2022 8:00 am • Staff

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

Friday

Jan

07

6:00 am

Greene County lawmakers begin the new year by giving themselves a raise

Jan 07, 2022 6:00 am • Staff

Andrea Macko is reporting for Porcupine Soup the Greene County Legislature held its annual organizational meeting January 3, and included on its agenda: swearing-in new and returning lawmakers, making...

Friday

Jan

07

5:45 am

PBA blames staffing shortages for mental health crisis

Jan 07, 2022 5:45 am • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics a law enforcement labor union blames staffing shortages for the mental health crisis its members are dealing with, the PBA of New York State said Januar...

Friday

Jan

07

5:30 am

Hunter village receives state grant to move its firehouse

Jan 07, 2022 5:30 am • Staff

Ted Remsnyder is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media that the village of Hunter has received a $1.97 million state grant to relocate its firehouse outside of the 100-year and 500-year flood hazard are...

Friday

Jan

07

5:15 am

Mobile sports betting begins Saturday in New York

Jan 07, 2022 5:15 am • Staff

Sarah Taddeo reports in the Democrat and Chronicle that mobile sports betting in New York begins Jan. 8. The New York State Gaming Commission announced Jan. 6 that Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings, FanD...

Thursday

Jan

06

5:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20220106

Jan 06, 2022 5:00 pm • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.

Thursday

Jan

06

2:02 pm

Catskill schools go to remote learning

Jan 06, 2022 2:02 pm • Staff

Catskill schools on Jan. 6 moved to remote learning through at least Jan. 14, due to COVID-19. They began the remote learning with a two-hour delay. "The reason for the shift to remote instruction is...

Thursday

Jan

06

1:58 pm

Dutchess County Jail closed to visitors with massive COVID-19 outbreak

Jan 06, 2022 1:58 pm • Staff

MidHudson News reports that the Dutchess County Jail has been closed to the public since Jan. 1 because of an increase in COVID infections among inmates and corrections officers. Jail Administrator Th...

Thursday

Jan

06

1:45 pm

Albany County reports new record for COVID-19 cases

Jan 06, 2022 1:45 pm • Staff

Mike Goodwin and Shaniece Holmes-Brown report in the Times Union that Albany County announced a new record of COVID-19 cases Jan. 6, with 1,010 new positive tests. That is a new single-day record for...

Thursday

Jan

06

10:30 am

WGXC Daily News: 20220106

Jan 06, 2022 10:30 am • Staff

Today's daily headlines.

Thursday

Jan

06

6:33 am

Record number of new COVID-19 cases locally

Jan 06, 2022 6:33 am • Staff

The local COVID-19 new case numbers are unlike any the Hudson Valley has seen before. In Greene County officials reported 192 new cases on Jan. 4, and 208 more on Jan. 5. That brings the Greene County...

Thursday

Jan

06

5:45 am

Hochul delivers her first State of the State; pledges to restore the public's trust

Jan 06, 2022 5:45 am • Staff

Brendan J. Lyons is reporting for the Times Union Gov. Kathy Hochul delivered her first State of the State address January 5, pledging to restore the public's trust in government through term limits a...

Thursday

Jan

06

5:45 am

Hudson-Athens Lighthouse awarded $500K for restoration

Jan 06, 2022 5:45 am • Staff

Noah Eckstein is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preserv...

Thursday

Jan

06

5:30 am

Poll finds Americans support Jan. 6 investigation

Jan 06, 2022 5:30 am • Staff

MidHudson News is reporting nearly one year after protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol and disrupted the certification of the 2020 presidential election, many Americans support the investigation into t...

Wednesday

Jan

05

4:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20220105

Jan 05, 2022 4:00 pm • Produced by Philip Grant.

Today's daily news update.