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The Roundtable
12:26 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Kurt Vonnegut (aired 4/11/08)

Albany, NY – To commemorate the year anniversary of his death, we are airing Joe Donahue's interview with the late Kurt Vonnegut - his last.

Performance Place
12:20 am
Fri April 11, 2008

King Vidor

Albany, NY – It's King Vidor's turn to take a spin in the music machine that is The Linda.

WAMC New York News
11:58 am
Thu April 10, 2008

North Country Reaction to Newly Passed Budget

Plattsburgh, NY – The New York Senate and Assembly have passed a $121.7 billion budget for the 2008-09 fiscal year. There's mixed reaction to the spending plan in the North Country region, in part because many community leaders have been unable to fully review it. Pat Bradley looks at the region's response to the budget.

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WAMC New York News
11:25 am
Thu April 10, 2008

New York's Budget: Proof the System is Broken?

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Albany, NY – New York's new budget has come in a little over a week late and a billion dollars lighter than first proposed. But there are concerns that in the current economy, it may still be too optimistic. And some say that's an indictment of state legislators.

Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
8:34 am
Thu April 10, 2008

Pataki endorsed George Oros run for congress

NY – Former New York Governor George Pataki Wednesday endorsed George Oros to run on the Republican line against Congressman John Hall, a Democrat, in November. Oros, who opened his campaign headquarters in Peekskill, is a 13-year veteran of the Westchester County Board of Legislators and previously served as a Town of Cortlandt councilman. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:31 am
Thu April 10, 2008

Michael Stock considers a run for New York State Assembly

Ulster County, NY – Former Ulster County Legislator Michael Stock Wednesday night said he is considering a run for the New York State Assembly in the 101st District currently held by Democrat Kevin Cahill of Kingston. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:28 am
Thu April 10, 2008

The Orange County, NY Water Authority approved $12,000 for study

Orange county, NY – The Orange County, NY Water Authority Wednesday approved $12,000 for an initial feasibility study for a possible interconnection between the two New York City aqueducts in the region - The Catskill and the Delaware. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:26 am
Thu April 10, 2008

Ulster County lawmakers will take a close look at the Budget plan

Ulster County, NY – The New York State budget was finalized a couple of hours before Wednesday night's monthly Ulster County Legislature meeting. County lawmakers are going to take a close look at the spending plan. Hank gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:23 am
Thu April 10, 2008

$8 million to renovate the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge

Poughkeepsie, NY – The New York State budget includes $8 million to renovate the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge into the Walkway Over the Hudson. With that funding - and another like amount is anticipated next year to cover the cost of the project - work will commence this spring. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:21 am
Thu April 10, 2008

The New State budget includes $10 million for flood mitigation

NY – Homeowners, who experienced devastating damage from last year's floods in the Catskills and parts of the Hudson, may be able to breathe a little easier now that the New York State budget includes 10 million for flood mitigation -- $4 million for Sullivan County, and $2 million each for Orange, Ulster and Delaware counties.Hank Gross has more...

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