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WAMC New York News
6:51 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Man sentenced for slashing Saratoga Springs cop last year

Saratoga, NY – A 19-year-old upstate man has been
sentenced to 9 to 14 years in prison for slashing a police officer's throat after walking away from a mental health facility. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:49 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Man ruled competent to stand trial in 2007 shooting

NY – A man accused of wounding a state trooper in
a gun battle on an Adirondack back road last summer has been ruled competent to stand trial. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC News
4:40 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Milestone Marked In Smoke Detector Program

Springfield, MA – Officials in the city of Springfield Massachusetts are hailing a program they say is allowing senior citizens to live more safely in their homes....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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Vox Pop
3:43 am
Wed May 14, 2008

West VA. Primary Analysis 5/14/08

Albany, NY – Hillary Rodham Clinton picked up a win in the West Virgina Democratic Presidential Primary. Many pundits say it's a question of "too little, too late" for the former first lady and current junior U.S. Senator from NY. Host Alan Chartock finds out what our listeners think.

WAMC New York News
3:08 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Changes Proposed After Cop's Death

Westchester County, NY – A panel convened after the accidental killing of an off duty cop is recommending tightened regulations and more training for New York's police. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Book Show
2:43 am
Wed May 14, 2008

The Book Show #1034

Albany, NY – This year celebrates the 50th anniversary of Chinua Achebe's groundbreaking novel "Things Fall Apart." This is a special broadcast of an event in his honor.

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WAMC News
1:23 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Patrick Files Bridge Repair Bond Bill

Boston,MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has filed a three billion dollar bond bill to repair up to 300 bridges in Massachusetts in the next 8 years. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....

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WAMC New York News
12:20 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Mendelssohn Club 99th Spring Concert

Albany, NY – The Mendelssohn Club of Albany will perform its traditional spring concert this week at the Egg in Albany...The Club has announced that it will contribute a portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales to the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society...Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has a preview:

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WAMC New York News
12:18 am
Wed May 14, 2008

New Executive Director of SUNY Charter Schools Institute

Albany, NY – The SUNY Board of Trustees has appointed Jonas Chartock as the new Executive Director of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
11:43 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Vermont Gubernatorial Race Adds Third Candidate

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Gubernatorial race now has three candidates. Outgoing Vermont House Speaker Democrat Gaye Symington made her official announcement Monday morning that she is running for governor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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