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Tuesday

Sep

01

2:45 pm

Chemical leak at SABIC leads to evacuations in Selkirk

Sep 01, 2020 2:45 pm • Staff

WNYT-TV is reporting emergency officials have issued an evacuation notice for non-essential businesses located near SABIC Innovative Plastics on Noryl Avenue in Selkirk after a hazardous chemical leak...

Tuesday

Sep

01

2:15 pm

State lawmakers calling for ballot drop boxes

Sep 01, 2020 2:15 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics Democratic lawmakers August 31, called for the placement of ballot drop boxes for voters to leave absentee ballots for the November general election. Le...

Tuesday

Sep

01

1:45 pm

Advocates ask NYSED to ban suspension during pandemic

Sep 01, 2020 1:45 pm • Staff

Rachel Silberstein is reporting for the Times Union the "Solutions Not Suspensions" coalition is asking the state Education Department to ban suspension in K-12 schools during the COVID-19 c...

Tuesday

Sep

01

11:00 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200901

Sep 01, 2020 11:00 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Tuesday

Sep

01

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200901

Sep 01, 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

Sep

01

6:33 am

Greene County lawmakers to approve members of police reform committee

Sep 01, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media that Greene County lawmakers September 2, will vote to approve the members of the newly established Police Reform and Reinvention Committee. Creati...

Tuesday

Sep

01

6:30 am

Deadline to register to vote is Oct. 9

Sep 01, 2020 6:30 am • Staff

October 9 is the deadline to register to vote in New York in the November election. That is the last day to postmark an application for the general election, which must be received by the local board...

Tuesday

Sep

01

5:45 am

Ryan declares public health emergency due to fentanyl-related deaths

Sep 01, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

The Daily Freeman is reporting Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan August 31, declared a public health emergency following the recent spike in fentanyl-related deaths in the county. In a press release, h...

Tuesday

Sep

01

5:30 am

Groups distribute enough food to feed more than 700 families

Sep 01, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Bill Williams is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media 24 pallets of food, enough for 700 families, was distributed Mon., Aug. 31, during the Community Partnership drive-thru food distribution in Chatha...

Monday

Aug

31

4:30 pm

WGXC News Update: 20200831

Aug 31, 2020 4:30 pm • Staff

Today's daily news update.

Monday

Aug

31

3:00 pm

Attorneys allege Cuomo administration officials authorized witness firing

Aug 31, 2020 3:00 pm • Staff

Brendan J. Lyons is reporting for the Times Union the attorneys for a woman fired from her job with the Division of Criminal Justice Services for her testimony in a sexual harassment investigation tol...

Monday

Aug

31

2:45 pm

Excelsior application deadline looms, but future of scholarship uncertain

Aug 31, 2020 2:45 pm • Staff

WHAM-TV is reporting the deadline is hours away for prospective SUNY and CUNY students to apply for the Excelsior Scholarship. The three-year-old program provides no-cost tuition to students enrolled...

Monday

Aug

31

2:15 pm

Poll workers sought for Nov. 3 general election

Aug 31, 2020 2:15 pm • Staff

Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics the New York Board of Elections August 31, announced a statewide effort to recruit poll workers for the November general election as a result of a short...

Monday

Aug

31

10:15 am

WGXC Daily News: 20200831

Aug 31, 2020 10:15 am • Staff

Today's daily news.

Monday

Aug

31

7:00 am

WGXC Better Weather: 20200831

Aug 31, 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

Aug

31

6:33 am

Voting fraud very rare in New York

Aug 31, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Amanda Fries reports for the Times Union that instances of voter fraud are extremely rare in New York, and when they do occur, it is usually elected officials or candidates running for office and not...

Monday

Aug

31

6:00 am

Veterans walk 56 miles to raise awareness

Aug 31, 2020 6:00 am • Staff

Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media a dozen veterans from the region took a 56-mile journey this weekend north on Route 9W from Kingston through Greene County to Albany, encouraging c...

Monday

Aug

31

5:45 am

Thruway switch to cashless tolling nearly complete

Aug 31, 2020 5:45 am • Staff

Randy Gorbman is reporting WXXI-FM the move to all cashless tolls on the New York State Thruway continues. Governor Andrew Cuomo says the last of the 70 steel gantries being built as part of the new s...

Monday

Aug

31

5:30 am

More than 100 test positive for coronavirus at SUNY Oneonta, campus closed for two weeks

Aug 31, 2020 5:30 am • Staff

Edward McKinley is reporting for the Times Union the SUNY Oneonta campus will remain closed for two weeks following a COVID-19 outbreak that infected more than 100 students and faculty members, State...

Sunday

Aug

30

6:33 am

Police in Kingston up activity, transparency

Aug 30, 2020 6:33 am • Staff

Mid-Hudson News reports that Kingston police have added patrols, and stops, as they combat a rise in in violent crimes and gunfire. Mayor Steve Noble released detailed statistics of their increased ac...