Former three-term New York Governor George Pataki, a Republican who is considering a run for president, spoke with reporters including WAMC's Pat Bradley at a conference in Essex Tuesday afternoon. Here are some highlights:
Fred Kowal has been reelected unanimously to a second term as president of United University Professions, the union says. The voting took place among representatives to the union of college professionals' Spring Delegate Assembly. Kowal is an occasional WAMC commentator.
A potential flooding disaster averted, Albany city and county officials continue to monitor the situation where the Normans Kill creek flows between two golf courses.
A hillside close to the Normanside Country Club in Bethelehem collapsed somewhere between 8 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday, blocking a significant length of the creek that separates the Normanskill Country Club from Capital Hills Golf Course on the Albany side.