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Tuesday

Feb

16

5:15 pm

WGXC News Update: 20210216

Feb 16, 2021 5:15 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Tuesday

Feb

16

3:45 pm

Round Top's Hearts Content Road bridge replaced

Feb 16, 2021 3:45 pm • Staff

Andrea Macko is reporting for Porcupine Soup Greene County has successfully replaced the Hearts Content Road bridge in Round Top. The project included more than just putting in a new bridge, said Gree...

Tuesday

Feb

16

3:15 pm

NY Humane Association calling for end to squirrel hunt

Feb 16, 2021 3:15 pm • Staff

Pete DeMola is reporting for the Times Union the New York State Humane Association is asking a Columbia County club to call off its annual squirrel hunt scheduled for February 27, contending the event...

Tuesday

Feb

16

3:00 pm

Poll find Cuomo’s handling of pandemic still gets strong approval

Feb 16, 2021 3:00 pm • Staff

The Siena College Research Institute is reporting 61 percent percent of New Yorkers approve of the job Governor Andrew Cuomo is doing to address the coronavirus pandemic, down from 63 percent in Janua...

Tuesday

Feb

16

9:30 am

WGXC Daily News: 20210216

Feb 16, 2021 9:30 am • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Tuesday

Feb

16

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20210216

Feb 16, 2021 7:00 am • Staff

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

Tuesday

Feb

16

6:33 am

Cuomo defends himself against charges his administration manipulated COVID-19 data

Feb 16, 2021 6:33 am • Staff

The Daily Freeman reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo took questions from the media Feb. 15, the first time since allegations that the state manipulated COVID-19 data got backed up by an audio admission fr...

Tuesday

Feb

16

6:16 am

Small turnout for Durham police forum

Feb 16, 2021 6:16 am • Staff

Andrea Macko is reporting for Porcupine Soup as expected the Durham Police Reform Committee held a public forum February 11, as part of a state-required plan to assess its police department. The commi...

Tuesday

Feb

16

6:15 am

Closings and delays

Feb 16, 2021 6:15 am • Staff

Closings and delays for Tue., Feb. 16: Closings in Columbia County: Chatham Kids Club | Delayed two hours. Coarc Adult Transportation | Open; staff report. No transportation. Little Wonders Earl...

Tuesday

Feb

16

5:45 am

Jordan, Tedisco want criminal penalties for FOIL violations

Feb 16, 2021 5:45 am • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics Republican state Senators Jim Tedisco and Daphne Jordan February 15, announced a bill that would criminalize violations of the state's open government a...

Tuesday

Feb

16

5:30 am

Working Families Party endorses Gwen Wright for Rensselaer Co. Executive

Feb 16, 2021 5:30 am • Staff

Kenneth C. Crowe II is reporting for the Times Union Democrat Gwen Wright, who is looking to unseat Republican Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin, has been endorsed by The Working Families P...

Monday

Feb

15

9:15 pm

Closings and delays

Feb 15, 2021 9:15 pm • Staff

Closings and delays for Tue., Feb. 16: Closings in Columbia County: Little Wonders Early Childhood Education Center | Delayed until 9 a.m.

Monday

Feb

15

5:00 pm

WGXC News Update: 20210215

Feb 15, 2021 5:00 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Monday

Feb

15

3:30 pm

Party registration deadline extended through Tuesday

Feb 15, 2021 3:30 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics voters in New York now have additional time to change their party registration, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sun., Feb. 14. Cuomo signed an executive ord...

Monday

Feb

15

3:15 pm

Fatal fire in Hudson, Coxsackie blaze leaves family homeless

Feb 15, 2021 3:15 pm • Staff

Bill Williams is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media on two structure fires over the weekend, one fatal and another that left a family homeless. An unidentified woman in her 40s died following a fire...

Monday

Feb

15

3:00 pm

Internet availability in the Hilltowns is improving, but affordability remains an issue

Feb 15, 2021 3:00 pm • Staff

 Noah Zweifel is reporting for The Altamont Enterprise some residents of Rensselaerville, Knox, Westerlo and Berne are now able to sign up for satellite internet service provided by the SpaceX program...

Monday

Feb

15

10:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20210215

Feb 15, 2021 10:00 am • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Monday

Feb

15

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20210215

Feb 15, 2021 7:00 am • Staff

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

Monday

Feb

15

6:33 am

New COVID-19 case counts locally dropping to mid-January levels

Feb 15, 2021 6:33 am • Staff

While the local COVID-19 case numbers are a bit lower lately, they are still much higher than in early January, or last summer, or in the early days of the pandemic. Officials are now in a race betwee...

Monday

Feb

15

6:00 am

State website now updated to allow people with comorbidities to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments

Feb 15, 2021 6:00 am • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics people with comorbidities like cancer, HIV/AIDS and other underlying ailments will soon be able to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments in New Yor...