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By Michael Ryan on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 - 11:46 am
The winter sun seemed to shine specifically on the mountaintop when ceremonies were held naming a rural section of Route 23 in memory of former Greene County Legislature chairman Wayne Speenburgh. Senator George Amedore and Assemblyman Peter Lopez, who co... Read more
By grkrev1 on Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2015 - 2:27 pm
Join us for a fun cruise on the Hudson, and help support the campaigns of our nine (!) candidates for the Greene County Legislature. The November election could be a game changer for all the people in Greene County, so help make it happen! Please purchase... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 - 3:32 pm
Jay Fink at WRIP 97.9FM in Greene County tells us this afternoon that Greene County's gas situation is improving, according to Wayne Speenburgh, the chairman of the Greene County Legislature. Speenburgh warns that there may be some "scattered shortages"... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 - 11:26 am
The Daily Mail is reporting that 12 Greene County employees got a nasty surprise yesterday when county officials abruptly announced that they would be laid off to save $1.3 million. The cuts come after unsuccessful attempts to negotiate with county unions... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 2, 2011 - 3:59 pm
A bulls-eye rash characteristic of Lyme Disease. Photo by Hannah Garrison via Wikimedia Commons. The Greene County Legislature's education committee got an earful about the dangers of Lyme Disease yesterday from a Cornell educator who is convinced that... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 3, 2010 - 10:19 am
Governor David Paterson made good on his promise to appoint a new treasurer in Greene County yesterday, thereby overriding the treasurer that the Greene County legislature picked in July. The Daily Mail reports that both Paterson and county officials are... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 - 10:06 am
The law against serving alcohol to minors, that is, which Keith W. Valentine voted for in 2007. According to the Daily Freeman, Valentine and his wife threw a combination graduation and 4th of July party last month where drinks were served to 18-year-olds... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 - 1:40 pm
The Daily Mail reports that the Greene County legislature got tough with the members of the Greene County Industrial Development Agency last night over the $175,000 bonus they gave to their executive director, Alexander "Sandy" Mathes, in 2009. Several... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 22, 2010 - 1:12 pm
So said a spokeswoman for Gov. David Paterson's office today, after Greene County appointed an interim treasurer at a meeting last night. According to Daily Mail reporter Susan Campriello, this is an abrupt turnaround for the Governor's Office, which said... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 - 2:05 pm
Photo of a Delaware County sunset by Catskill05, via Flick. / CC BY-ND 2.0 Ah, Earth Day, one of the most nebulous holidays of the year. Celebrations and commemorations are underway, and it seems like pretty much... Read more
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