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Upstater: - October 22, 2014 - 3:30pm
We enjoyed a recent editorial in the Kingston Times penned by Dan Barton that outlined how Kingston could learn to thrive based on what’s happened to Savannah, Georgia. It’s appropriate subject matter given the Ulster County city (and New...
New York History: - October 22, 2014 - 3:00pm
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. So it goes for two ships and their diametrically contradictory paths through history. The Half Moon is a full scale replica of the original Dutch ship of exploration sailed by Henry Hudson for the...
Village of Sidney: - October 22, 2014 - 1:40pm
Governor Cuomo addressed health care workers on Tuesday, as the state readies them for any possible cases of Ebola reaching the state: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (Cuomo 10-22-14) So far, no cases of Ebola have been...
Upstater: - October 22, 2014 - 1:30pm
Warren Street, Hudson Rumor has it that millennials are leaving small towns for more urban areas in droves. Ozy.com reports that places like Arlington, VA, which experienced an 82% increase in its population between 2007 and 2013, are the direction that...
New York History: - October 22, 2014 - 12:45pm
The National Park Service has announced that it has listed the New York State Barge Canal on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation recognizes the New York State Canal System as a nationally significant work of early twentieth century...
Village of Sidney: - October 22, 2014 - 12:34pm
Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies & the Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29 year old Jonathan Hopkins of South Plymouth on an arrest warrant issued by the Delhi Town Court. Hopkins is a Level 3 Sex Offender, he was charged with 1 count of...
Town of Shandaken: - October 22, 2014 - 11:58am
The Phoenicia Water District Water Use Warning has been lifted. Although, it is always wise to check your home for leaks or running toilets as it does waste many gallons of water!
Saugerties Times: - October 22, 2014 - 11:41am
Four candidates for governor of New York will debate in Buffalo tonight at 8 p.m. They are: incumbent Andrew Cuomo (Democrat), Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (Republican), Syracuse activist Howie Hawkins (Green Party) and Michael McDermott (...
Wait A Second!: - October 22, 2014 - 11:30am
In 1991, the Second Circuit held that a high-ranking New York City employee could not be fired in retaliation for giving subpoenaed testimony before a State Assembly Committee about the validity of civil service tests for police officers. In that case,...
Town of Rosendale: - October 22, 2014 - 11:21am
Effective October 22, 2014 the Rosendale Police Department has relocated to their new station @ 1915 Lucas Ave Cottekill NY 12419. All other information remains the same.
Upstater: - October 22, 2014 - 11:15am
This grand c.1890 brick church is a recognizable landmark in Saugerties. Located just a half a block from Main Street, the First Baptist Church’s original building is cool, complete with lots of stained glass windows and doors as well as a belfry...
New York History: - October 22, 2014 - 10:00am
In celebration of the Glove Theatre’s 100th Anniversary the Glove Performing Arts Center will present a re-enactment of the World Premiere of the film “Drums along the Mohawk” from 1939 on November 1, 2014 at the theater in Gloversville, NY. “Drums along...
Shouting Thomas: - October 22, 2014 - 9:59am
Here's the starting point for what will be a pencil sketch. I traced this in Photoshop using a sketch drawn by an Indian artist I follow on Facebook: Next step is to execute the sketch. I find it useful to...
WGXC Newsroom: - October 22, 2014 - 8:19am
Max Oppen is reporting in The Daily Mail Sen. Charles E. Schumer announced a $50,000 federal grant has been awarded to the year-round, farm-fresh food aggregator Field Goods. Schumer made the announcement at company headquarters in Athens, Tue., Oct. 22...
WGXC Newsroom: - October 22, 2014 - 7:58am
The Daily Freeman is reporting unemployment rates in the Mid-Hudson region were sharply lower in Sept. 2014 than Sept. 2013, the state Department of Labor reported Tue., Oct. 22. Four of the seven counties in the region had jobless rates below 6 percent...
Central New York News: - October 22, 2014 - 7:52am
Malloween, a fun, Halloween event for families, sponsored by the Southside Mall, is coming up on Sunday, October 26th from 11am to 2pm.  Read More|Comment Continue reading…
Central New York News: - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
  The winners of a free pair of rodeo tickets each are: Don Hunt Sr. Mary Budin Ann Barlow Susan Comino Bob Tumbleweeds Please stop by 34 Chestnut Street and pick up your tickets before 4 p.m. this Friday! THE ONEONTA OUTLAWS PRESENT, SATURDAY...
Central New York News: - October 22, 2014 - 7:02am
Well, I have decided that this is what I want for Christmas this year.  I think it looks neat.  But there is something inside me that thinks it might be an iffy choice for a gift.  Am I missing some 'negatives' about this party picnic table grill? Take a...
Saugerties Times: - October 22, 2014 - 6:30am
Sheriff Paul VanBlarcum has been trying to get the program up and running for years (photo by Dan Barton) Visitors to the county’s Department of Social Services offices will have to show identification and undergo a check for active arrest warrants under...
New Paltz Times: - October 22, 2014 - 6:30am
When I walked into Starbucks last week to meet a friend, I was delighted to see a woman poring over the first annual edition of the Explore New Paltz map published by the founder and former owner of PDQ Printing, Craig Shankles. Delighted because I had...
WGXC Newsroom: - October 22, 2014 - 12:25am
Justin Riccobono of the Dutchess Hops farm in Lagrangeville and Hudson Valley Hops consulting group that helps build hops and grain farms, visted WGXC’s Hudson studio to discuss local hops. On “The Hudson Valley Tap Show” with host Ken...
WGXC Newsroom: - October 22, 2014 - 12:20am
On Tue., Oct. 21, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $17.6 million to protect more than 6,400 acres of farmland across New York State through the Farmland Protection Implementation Program, including a 212-acre Ancram dairy, and large farms in Brunswick and...
WGXC Newsroom: - October 22, 2014 - 12:15am
Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins. (Courtesy Hawkins Campaign Facebook page.) On the eve of the four-way gubernatorial debate in Buffalo, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins called out incumbent Andrew M. Cuomo on his energy policies,...
WGXC Newsroom: - October 22, 2014 - 12:10am
The Sean Eldridge campaign Tues., Oct. 21, announced the Democrat candidate has reduced the lead held by his opponent, incumbent Chris Gibson, in the 19th Congressional District race. Gibson now leads Eldridge by 10 points, with 18 percent of voters...