The New York Department of Health today named the five companies granted licenses to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana across the state. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, several have strong ties to our region.
Today we’re going to explore the world of hard ciders with three regional distillers. From the tart and tangy, to the sweet and crisp, this refreshing effervescent beverage is the perfect way to whet your whistle on a hot summer’s day. Jason Grizzanti is co-owner and Master Distiller of Warwick Valley Winery and Distillery located in Warwick, NY. Casey Vitti is co-founder and cellar master at Awestruck Ciders in Walton, NY.
On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a $4 billion dollar redesign of LaGuardia Airport in New York City. The new airport will eliminate the six current terminal buildings. There will instead be one terminal with expanded transportation and rail access, more taxiway space, state-of-the-art passenger amenities, and it will be built to withstand extreme weather events. The comprehensive plan was based on recommendations from a seven member Airport Advisory Panel. Among the group: Clarkson University President Tony Collins. He explains to WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley how he and the college in far northern New York became involved in redesigning the airport in New York City.