The Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour: October 19, 2011

Above: Rte. 30 in Schoharie County the morning after flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Photo by Flickr user aimlessbird, via the Watershed Post Flickr pool.

This week on the Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour, we talk with Elizabeth Zicari, the Vice President of Clinical Services at HCR Home Care, and Chuck McCune, a building expert who runs a disaster housing company and a nonprofit called the Prizm Foundation.

Listen live at two times today by clicking the links below: 

1pm: WIOX 91.3FM

3pm: WGXC 90.7FM

Also on today's radio show: 

  • Towns across the Catskills are struggling to comply with a new law that places a two percent tax cap on budget increases.
  • In Andes, a resident has publicly accused the town’s highway superintendent, who is up for re-election, of being illiterate.
  • The town of Sidney has voted unanimously to allow the Leatherstocking Gas Company to build a natural gas pipeline through the town.
  • The Boiceville Supermarket IGA re-opened last Thursday after six weeks of being closed due to flood damage.
  • Margaretville resident Lauren Davis, who is notorious for his dispute with the village of Margaretville over the management of the Binnekill Stream, has made a large donation to establish a university program on research into stream management.
  • It’s been a rough week for signage in the Catskills.
  • Get ready to meet your candidates this weekend.
  • The weekly News Poem.

The Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour airs live at 1pm on Wednesdays on WIOX 91.3 FM in Delaware and Ulster counties and at 3pm on Wednesdays on WGXC 90.7 FM in Greene and Columbia counties.

Listen to today's show below. You can listen to past editions of the show by clicking here.