Hudson Valley, NY – It used to be, one side of the Hudson River wasn't too fond of the other. But these days the Hudson Valley's working to regionalize, with counties cooperating, communities sharing services and businesses look at ways they can work together. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports on one of those efforts.
Albany, NY – Whatever your opinion of the war in Iraq, there is no denying it's taken a high toll...over four thousand Americans have died since it began. It is costing taxpayers billions of dollars as the American economy spirals downward. Some say it has contributed to a growing dislike of our country overseas. So what have we learned? Miriam Pemberton is an author and is part of the venerable Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank in Washington.
Buchanon, NY – Opponents of the Indian Point nuclear power plant aren't calling it a major shift in the wind but they are finding it interesting that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is revising its timetable for the plant's license renewal. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Wawayanda, NY – The head of the family-owned Brookfield company said they plan to spend between $15 million and $18 million to build their state-of-the-art recycling center in Wawayanda, NY. Tom Malone said they are in early design stages, are working through the environmental issues and town approvals process. WAMC's Hank Gross has
Springfield, MA – On the first day of the new school year in Springfield Massachusetts Tuesday, the new superintendent of the city's public schools visited several schools to greet students and staff. WAMC's Paul Tuthill has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Rockland County, NY – Rockland County, NY Republican Party Chairman Vincent Reda is 100 percent behind Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as Senator John McCain's vice presidential choice. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
New York, NY – New York City police say they believe a college student from Massachusetts was suffocated by a homeless stranger he invited to his home. They have arrested the man on a murder charge. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.