Newburgh, NY – Stewart Airport may be feeling the dramatic effects of the economy that are plaguing the entire airline industry, but the state's transportation commissioner sees them as short term and expects the Newburgh, NY airport to do well in the future. The state Transportation Department is the landlord for the airport, which is run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Albany, NY – It is County Fair time and Ward is just back from the Saratoga County Fair and you can't kick the smile off of his face - not that Joe has tried. We want to know why there are so many cardinals around this year - they are beautiful and everything. But, boy, are we being invaded? We'll talk about a great new book - Central Park in the Dark. A really good read and not just because Ward is in it. Plus, all of your letters!
Boston, MA – An activist group pressing the Roman Catholic church to drop its long-standing ban on women from the priesthood says it has ordained three women as priests and a fourth as a deacon.WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. – Police in Ticonderoga are investigating a boating accident that killed a 15-year-old Connecticut boy on Lake Champlain over the weekend. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
New York, NY – A 32-year-old man has died during the New York City triathlon. It's the first death in the event's eight-year history. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Pittsfield, MA – Three-hundred and fifty communities nationwide are working to address the issue of homelessness. And Berkshire County has released its plan for ending homelessness and housing instability there in the next decade. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
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