Ulster County, NY – The people involved say it's teh beginning of the energy revolution in New York State. The Solar Energy Consortium signed an agreement with its first commercial partner today. Susan Barnett reports.
Lenox, MA – Trying to stave off foreclosure, The Mount, in Lenox, Massachusetts has raised $100,000 in the past week. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of its attempt to raise $3 million to keep author Edith Wharton's historic estate and gardens open to the public;
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Health Commissioner Richard Daines, M.D. Commissioner Daines talks about the effort to reduce youth smoking by pressuring movie studios to eliminate smoking in movies rated for younger audiences. They'll also discuss the health care reforms proposed in Governor Spitzer's executive budget. Alan and Commissioner Daines also talk about what you can do to help combat the flu and what the state is doing to encourage doctors to practice in underserved areas.
Latham, NY – The New York National Guard has activated it's state-of-the-art command center in Latham, designed to empower commanders to make better decisions faster whenever New York Military Forces are deployed in emergencies or on homeland security operations. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas visited the facility and files this report.