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New York History: - February 27, 2015 - 1:01pm
This week “The Historians” podcast features Lawrence Gooley, author of Terror in the Adirondacks: The True Story of Serial Killer Robert F. Garrow (Bloated Toe Publishing). Larry also discusses con man and thief James Brady, subject of a...
Upstater: - February 27, 2015 - 12:00pm
We’ve had such an inordinate amount of fun scouring the listings for weirdo unusual properties this week that we’re a little sad to bring it to a close. Here are a few things we’ve learned: 1) If we had to choose one spot with the most...
Upstater: - February 27, 2015 - 12:00pm
The nail biting can finally come to an end – the winner of the $500 spa package from Buttermilk Spa is Janine, the lucky Upstater who bravely went against the grain and voted for the Heathcote Estate in last month’s Dream Home contest! Janine clearly...
Town of Rosendale: - February 27, 2015 - 11:18am
Join our Crew The Rosendale Highway Department is looking for students who are ages 14 – 18 to join our summer work crew. The program is for 5 weeks during the summer starting July 6, 2015 and continuing until August 7, 2015. Anyone interested can pick...
Cluckin A Critter Farm: - February 27, 2015 - 11:18am
Yes, it’s a fact…spring will be here in three weeks. Though you look out the window and see it far away…over the horizon…in a mere twenty one days, spring 2015 will arrive. It has been a long and miserably cold, snowy winter this year, but it has also...
New York History: - February 27, 2015 - 11:00am
The Herkimer County Legislature has named Friday “French Louie Day” in honor of the noted French-Canadian Adirondacker Louis Seymour. A celebration is planned for Saturday in the Town of Inlet. Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the death...
Upstater: - February 27, 2015 - 10:00am
Could it be? Did the real estate gods hear our plea from last July for a shepherd hut movement in upstate NY? This adorable cabin on wheels may not follow the same exact blueprint as the bespoke creations of Blackdown, but it is a step in the right...
New York History: - February 27, 2015 - 9:00am
Oklahoma Seeks AP History Ban Major Forest Preserve Changes Afoot Mohawk Land Claims Update Wild Center Finalists For National Award Students Lobby For Ed Tax Credit A Student-Debt Revolt Begins Princeton Gets $300M In Rare Books Cuomo Seeks Probe Of...
Central New York News: - February 27, 2015 - 8:29am
It has just been announced that the Philadelphia Phillies Wall of Fame Committee has chosen outfielder Pat Burrell for their highest honor this year.  Oneonta's own Jim Konstanty was one of the 5 finalists for this tribute Read More|Comment Continue...
Upstater: - February 27, 2015 - 8:16am
As a strong supporter of the FarmOn! Foundation, Sean B. Nutley says, “It’s important to keep farming going in the Hudson Valley.” To that end, he and Gregory Triana of bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy in Rhinebeck are teaming up with Josh Kroner at Terrapin...
Upstater: - February 27, 2015 - 7:58am
Greetings, Upstater friends and fans! Earlier this week, I — and everyone on Planet Upstate — got a taste of Spring and it made us completely bonkers. I’m not going to go so far as to say that we all stripped down to tank tops and shorts, but I did ...
Central New York News: - February 27, 2015 - 7:38am
The Oneonta YMCA Orcas swim team is offering original glazed Krispy Kreme donuts for sale at the Southside Mall today starting at 10am, until they're sold out.  The cost is $7.50 for a dozen.  Help the Orcas offset expenses and enjoy yummy Krispy Kremes...
WGXC Newsroom: - February 27, 2015 - 7:20am
Parry Teasdale in The Columbia Paper reports Columbia County will choose between two private companies to sell the 120-bed Pine Haven Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Philmont, with both making presentations to the Board of Supervisors Feb...
WGXC Newsroom: - February 27, 2015 - 6:36am
Melanie Lekocevic is reporting in the Greene County News Athens Republicans will have three challengers on the ballot in the upcoming village elections. Rick Surrano will face off against incumbent Democrat Chris Pfister for mayor. Surrano was narrowly...
New Paltz Times: - February 27, 2015 - 6:30am
Rock and Snow owner Rich Gottlieb inspects the Carmine Liberta Memorial Bridge. (photo by Julie O’Connor) All roads may lead to Rome, proverbially; but in the mid-Hudson, all trails — rail trails especially — seem to lead to New Paltz....
Saugerties Times: - February 27, 2015 - 6:30am
Saugerties has not been spared the horror of pediatric cancer. Reminders of children who have fought, are currently fighting or have lost the battle with the disease are all around, from a memorial tree planted in the Grant D. Morse playground to a...
Woodstock Times: - February 27, 2015 - 6:30am
Robert Wyatt When I invited Robert B. Wyatt, formerly an editor at Avon, Dell, Ballantine, and St. Martin’s, to speak at a panel on traditional publishing versus self-publishing, I assumed he would advise the audience on the merits of working to get an...
Shouting Thomas: - February 27, 2015 - 6:17am
Another pencil sketch, this time in color, based on one of David HumptheGrinder's "Hair Wars" models. Dave is a Facebook friend. He specializes in the wild, piled high hairdos that so many black women love. I'm on the road, minus...
WGXC Newsroom: - February 27, 2015 - 5:00am
Matthew Hamilton is reporting at Capitol Confidential a majority of New Yorkers may not place much trust in any level of government, but if they have to choose, they’re trusting their local elected officials the most. A Siena College poll released Thu.,...
WGXC Newsroom: - February 27, 2015 - 12:02am
David Robinson in The Albany Busines Review reports that the state Senate passed the legislation Feb. 25 to strengthen protections against cyber attacks after the massive data breach at health car provider Anthem Inc. affecting about 80 million people,...
Rochester Smokeout: - February 27, 2015 - 12:01am
In Slow down, Chipman! posted on November 24, 2014, I wrote about a ten days notice given by the Rochester CEO to IndyMac Bank, directing it to comply with the Unsafe Building Law and repair or remove the old barn on Route 209 “which is considered...
WGXC Newsroom: - February 27, 2015 - 12:01am
Weather right now Cairo: High 22F; low -3F. Catskill: High 23F; low -1F.                 READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A. FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne...
MCS 2nd Floor Studio: - February 26, 2015 - 7:57pm
The Judges have arrived... the Winners and Honorable Mention students will be released soon... with photos of their amazing work.  The Judges said there is spectacular talent at MCS! The Artwork will be hung in local businesses in the next few...
MCS 2nd Floor Studio: - February 26, 2015 - 7:51pm
 The 2015 Olympics of the Visual Arts is underway!  So far a Drawing Team is working hard and a possible Illustration Team.  See Mrs. Wentland if you are interested! Meetings are every Monday from 3-5 and Thursdays from 3-4:15.  ...
New Paltz Times: - February 26, 2015 - 5:00pm
The New Paltz Middle School will present the Wizard of Oz on February 27-28 and March 1. Dorothy (in center) is played by Kiah Saxe and Toto (seated) is played by Emily Barbato. (photo by Lauren Thomas) As Dorothy Gale learned in The Wizard of Oz, there...