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Tuesday

Nov

17

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20201117

Nov 17, 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

Nov

17

6:33 am

More COVID-19 spread, and more blaming

Nov 17, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

The COVID-19 numbers continue to go up around the Capital Region and Hudson Valley. On Nov. 16, Rensselaer County was the record-breaker, with 38 new cases, the highest single-day total for cases. Pre...

Tuesday

Nov

17

6:00 am

Hunt fired as Chamber of Commerce CEO, 'financial irregularities' alleged as reason

Nov 17, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Mon., Nov. 16, announced Jeffrey Hunt's employment as president and CEO was terminated last week following a vote by the chamber's Executive Committee. The firi...

Tuesday

Nov

17

5:45 am

46th SD race remains undecided, counting continues

Nov 17, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

WRGB-TV is reporting the 46th state Senate District race remains undecided. Two newcomers are competing to fill the vacancy left due to the retirement of George Amedore. With more than 130,000 early a...

Tuesday

Nov

17

5:30 am

No raises for state elected officials this year

Nov 17, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics a salary commission November 16, determined statewide elected officials, state judges and the 213 members of the state Legislature will not receive pay...

Monday

Nov

16

4:30 pm

WGXC News Update: 20201116

Nov 16, 2020 4:30 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Monday

Nov

16

2:45 pm

Regular firearms season for deer, bear hunting to start

Nov 16, 2020 2:45 pm • Staff

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Mon., Nov. 16, announced the start of the 2020-21 regular firearms season for deer and bear hunting in New York's Southern District on Sat.,...

Monday

Nov

16

2:15 pm

Coeymans razes RAK Tire Recovery buildings

Nov 16, 2020 2:15 pm • Staff

Melanie Lekocevic is reporting for Capital Region Independent Media two buildings on the former RAK Tire Recovery property on state Route 143 in Coeymans Hollow were demolished on November 14. Town of...

Monday

Nov

16

1:45 pm

Redistricting commission names co-executive directors; choice of chairperson remains elusive

Nov 16, 2020 1:45 pm • Staff

Chris Bragg is reporting for the Times Union a bipartisan state commission, charged with reconfiguring New York’s legislative and congressional districts, named its co-executive directors at a meeting...

Monday

Nov

16

9:45 am

WGXC Daily News: 20201116

Nov 16, 2020 9:45 am • Staff

WGXC morning headlines.

Monday

Nov

16

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20201116

Nov 16, 2020 7:00 am • Staff

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

Monday

Nov

16

6:15 am

Albany County's 64 new COVID-19 cases touted as good news

Nov 16, 2020 6:15 am •

The local COVID-19 news is so bad, that when Albany County announced 64 new cases Nov. 15, it was considered good news by the Times Union. That's because 64 was fewer than half the 147 cases that Alba...

Monday

Nov

16

6:00 am

Albany creating a state Recruitment and Retention Task Force for firefighters

Nov 16, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Morgan McKay is reporting for State of Politics there are roughly 1,800 volunteer fire departments in New York, but during the past few decades, there has been a steady decline in the number of people...

Monday

Nov

16

5:45 am

Brunswick town judge admonished for social media posts

Nov 16, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Ryan Tarinelli is reporting for the New York Law Journal the state's Commission on Judicial Conduct has made a determination against Robert Schmidt, a justice for the Brunswick town court in Rensselae...

Monday

Nov

16

5:30 am

Cuomo signs 'Stephen's Law'

Nov 16, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

MidHudson News is reporting the legislation known as "Stephen’s Law," has been signed into law by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. The measure, named in memory of Stephen Canastraro, Jr., requires...

Sunday

Nov

15

6:33 am

Trump, Cuomo bicker while COVID-19 numbers increase

Nov 15, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

The local number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. On Nov. 13, Rensselaer County announced a daily coronavirus record with 32 new cases. There were ten new COVID-19 cases announced Nov. 13 in Colum...

Sunday

Nov

15

6:00 am

Humane society seeing uptick in pet surrenders

Nov 15, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Bill Williams is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Columbia-Greene Humane Society has experienced a sharp increase in the number of people surrendering their pets recently, President and CEO Ron...

Sunday

Nov

15

5:45 am

Ichabod Crane reports enrollment is down

Nov 15, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Emilia Teasdale is reporting for The Columbia Paper the Ichabod Crane Board of Education met in-person and online November 3. Superintendent Suzanne Guntlow reported that 65 of the students who in the...

Sunday

Nov

15

5:30 am

State says Thruway’s cashless tolling system can read peeling plates

Nov 15, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Rick Moriarty is reporting at syracuse [dot] com New York state license plates with peeling numbers may present a challenge for the state Thruway's new cashless tolling system. Peeling license plates ...

Friday

Nov

13

4:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20201113

Nov 13, 2020 4:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.