WIOX tests signal

Recently testing began on where [the WIOX] signal can reach. The signal is strong in Fleischmanns, Margaretville, and Andes….tests [continue] over the next few weeks in the other directions….WIOX will have a booth at the Roxbury Sidewalk Festival.

Roxbury community station on the air soon

(WIOX engineer Dan Kelleher in the Roxbury station’s new studio.)

New Roxbury community radio station WIOX held a station meeting Saturday morning at their new studios in the town’s Masonic Hall, and announced they will begin test broadcasting on weekends this June, with full-time shows on after Labor Day. The station will broadcast on 91.7-FM in Delaware County, just west of Greene County.

Help local military family see their son

From WRIP in Windham:

Lance Corporal Joshua Williamson, USMC of Grand Gorge, while on patrol in Afghanistan was wounded – shot in the lung. He was operated on in Germany and shipped to Walter Reed Hospital. In order for his parents to be with him, they need financial help. The Mountaintop Detachment #1274 of the Marine Corps League has opened an account for the Williamson family. Send your check, payable to “Josh Williamson Benefit” to
NBT Bank of Grand Gorge
PO Box 380
Grand Gorge, NY 12434
For more information, call Mountaintop Detachment Commander Roy Mower at 518-734-3853.