In this week's show:
- Ophra Wolf and Marcel Barrick of the Newburgh Clean Water Project talk about the loss of Patton Brook, the recent meeting with the Department of Defense, and the continued drinking water contamination in Newburgh. This is a follow-up story to host Hillary Harvey's article in Chronogram's March 2018 issue. Visit Newburgh Clean Water Project on Facebook.
- The Limit to Your Love by Feist
- City Meetings Report: a wrap-on what happened at each.
- The Ulster County Legislature's annual organizational meeting, including interviews with Chair Tracy Bartels, and Legislators Joe Maloney and Brian Woltman.
- Mayor Steve Noble's annual State of the City address. Watch the livestream.
- The first Kingston Tenants' Union meeting on renters' rights, and local and statewide organizing. Watch the livestream and learn more here.
- The Board of Ed's regular monthly meeting, including an interview with KCSD Superintendent Dr. Paul Padalino on the BB pistol incident at Miller Middle School and resulting policy changes and research, an update on the Guardians of Equity program, the job search for a new principal for George Washington Elementary, and the process around a vacancy on the BoE.
- Pacific Theme by Broken Social Scene
- What Else Happened: the process and contenders for choosing a new County Executive when Mike Hein submits his resignation; Ulster County Legislator Joe Maloney's ultimatum.
- Feminist News: Clemency for Cyntoia Brown; and Dr. Bernice Sandler, the grandmother of Title IX, died last Saturday at the age of 90. The public has until January 28th to provide feedback on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' proposed changes. Submit your comment here.
- Coming Up This Week: Congressman Antonio Delgado's Kingston District Office Open House at 256 Clinton Avenue, Saturday, January 13th, 12-2p; Ulster Strong kick-off party for Pat Strong's campaign for County Exec, Saturday, January 13th, 2:30-3:30p, at ARTBAR; Establishing a Historic Preservation Commission at 101 Main Street in Goshen, Tuesday, January 15th, 10-11:30a; Climate Change, Hope, and the Faith-Based Community at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church at 72 Spring Street in Kingston, Tuesday, January 15th, 7:30-9p; and January Lobby Visits 101 hosted by Planned Parenthood at 178 Church Street in Poughkeepsie, Wednesday, January 16, at 6p.
The Source theme song is Fragments by Thievery Corporation.