A message from Marc Gronich, a member of the ACMNY board:
There has been much public backlash in the town of Bethlehem, Albany County, regarding the library board wanting to cut the cord on the town community media station and let the town pocket the $686,000 they receive each year from the cable franchise fee. The library only fetches $22,500 a year for PEG access. A couple of dozen people attended a library board meeting this week. The local newspaper covered the controversy with two articles and one editorial
ACM-NY is mentioned in this story, Bethlehem library considers cutting public access programming (08/23/2017). The same news outlet offered an editorial, We want our public access TV.