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Central New York News: - August 25, 2014 - 6:05am
New York's finest fishing waters from Long Island to the Thousand Islands are featured in a tourism ad unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the weekend. It was one of a series of tourism promotional events held by Cuomo around the state, which have...
WGXC Newsroom: - August 25, 2014 - 12:15am
Weather right now Cairo: High 86F; low 59F. Catskill: High 85F; low 59F.                 READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A. FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne...
Catskill Chronicle: - August 24, 2014 - 6:02pm
HURLEYVILLE, NY – PRASAD Children’s Dental Health Program has been presented with the 2014 Give Kids a Smile Award, given by the New York State  Dental Foundation. The award is in recognition of the program’s excellence in caring for the...
New York History: - August 24, 2014 - 3:00pm
The Heritage Museum of Orange County in Santa Ana, CA provided the stage set for a new music video, “Spirit of 1776,” which the production team calls a “suffragette anthem”, scheduled for release in time for Women’s Equality Day celebrations. Observed on...
Shouting Thomas: - August 24, 2014 - 8:02am
Brian, The Bulldawg, my Old Dawg brother, got hitched to Coleen yesterday in a lovely backyard ceremony for friends and family. The Old Dawgz played a couple of hot sets, and everybody was feeling fine. The Old Dawg ladies graced...
Saugerties Times: - August 24, 2014 - 6:30am
A matter of fact Donna Greco (“Fact checking the fact checker,” 7/31–8/7)claims she “exposed the fact that more Democrats than Republicans are receivers of entitlement funds and continue to vote to increase taxes on the middle class to support these...
Woodstock Times: - August 24, 2014 - 6:30am
Shandaken Museum by Dion Ogust A dog-powered treadmill for running butter churns and corn shellers. A plaster cast of the Rosetta Stone. A 1918 issue of the Pine Hill Optic, one of two newspapers published in the village around the turn of the century....
WGXC Newsroom: - August 24, 2014 - 12:03am
The Daily Mail reports that the NYS Department of Transportation will close a portion of Route 42 in the Town of Lexington from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 26, for a private bridge installation. Route 42 will be closed between Spruceton Road (Greene County...
WGXC Newsroom: - August 24, 2014 - 12:02am
The Register Star is reporting the Columbia County Board of Elections has released information on the upcoming primary elections, Sept. 9. The Democratic primary for governor and for lieutenant governor will be held countywide. Each office is voted on...
WGXC Newsroom: - August 24, 2014 - 12:01am
Local News Local news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sun., Aug. 17. PLAY AUDIO (1:49) Local weather forecast Today’s forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County. • Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79, and...
Central New York News: - August 23, 2014 - 5:47pm
I have been waiting since 1969 to see these guys again. The first concert I ever paid for was in 1969 and Three Dog Night was the opening act for The 5th Dimension at Saratoga Performing Arts Center Read More|Comment Continue reading…
June's NY Adventures: - August 23, 2014 - 5:45pm
Peggy and I decided to do some geocaching today.  I had found info. about several geocaches hidden in or near Getzville.   The first one was one of the "bee" caches, but it might be missing since we could not find it.  The second was...
New York History: - August 23, 2014 - 4:51pm
In a new biography being released in October by SUNY Press, The Last Amateur: The Life of William J. Stillman, author Stephen L. Dyson tells the story of William J. Stillman (1828–1901), a nineteenth-century polymath. Born and raised in Schenectady, NY,...
The Marcellus Effect: - August 23, 2014 - 2:52pm
A couple days ago Penn State University announced that a team of sociology researchers received a grant to study family income and well-being of children in the Marcellus shale region of Pennsylvania and New York. The burning question: is there a...
Kingston Times: - August 23, 2014 - 9:27am
The columnist Reynolds. The Democratic primary for Family Court judge in Ulster County this year features two lawyers experienced at Family Court and a newcomer who says his life experience and community involvement will provide fresh perspective. Kevin...
Bovina (NY) History: - August 23, 2014 - 8:00am
One hundred and seven years ago this past June, the June 1, 1907 Delaware Republican had the following news article:Boy Lost and Found in Bovina.          “My five-year-old boy is lost on the mountain”...
Saugerties Times: - August 23, 2014 - 6:30am
Heidcamp and Barringer have a meeting of the minds during a board recess At the August meeting, recently elected School Board trustees Krista Barringer and Damion Ferraro continued to make waves, expressing dissatisfaction at the level of detail and...
New Paltz Times: - August 23, 2014 - 6:30am
Joe Thomas and one of his fleet. Back in September 1609, Henry Hudson’s Half Moon ran aground on a sandbar near, historians believe, the present-day site of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge. Hudson and his crew had to rely on the rising tide and muscle-...
Woodstock Times: - August 23, 2014 - 6:30am
Randi Conti Randy Conti, best known as longtime co-founder and director at the New York Conservatory for the Arts in nearby West Hurley and part of the pair who’ve brought the Woodstock Playhouse back to life as a summer stock and year round destination...
WGXC Newsroom: - August 23, 2014 - 12:09am
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Aug. 21 that the state’s multiple solar programs will be combined into a single, statewide NY-Sun Incentive Program with a billion dollars of funds. Cuomo’s press release says the new grouping will add more...
WGXC Newsroom: - August 23, 2014 - 12:08am
Lissa Harris in The Watershed Post reports about 13,250 Central Hudson customers in Greene and Albany lost power Aug. 18, after a downed wire cut power to Cairo, Durham, Greenville, New Baltimore and Tannersville, and parts of Athens, Catskill, Coxsackie...
WGXC Newsroom: - August 23, 2014 - 12:05am
Slate Magazine first reported, and The Watershed Post followed up, that in July the National Archives released video of a Nazi summer camp in Windham in 1937. Audrey Amidon writes on the National Archives website, “In ‘Volks-Deutsche Jungen...
WGXC Newsroom: - August 23, 2014 - 12:01am
Local News Local news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sat., Aug. 23. PLAY AUDIO (5:00) Local weather forecast Today’s forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County. • Saturday: Patchy fog is possible before 9 a.m....
Glimmerglass Opera Blog: - August 22, 2014 - 7:09pm
If you haven’t already heard about it, Glimmerglass’ 2014 production of Ariadne in Naxos is set in the alfalfa-sprouting surroundings of an Upstate New York farm. Echo Farms, the brainchild of Ariadne set designer Troy Hourie and costume...