MOHAWK, NY – Empire Resorts, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's Sullivan County casino development partner has notified the Tribe of its intention to abandon the Mohawk's Catskills casino project at Monticello Raceway, the Tribe said Wednesday. Empire Resorts, in a statement late Wednesday, said that is not exactly the case. The company has not abandoned the St. Regis Mohawk casino project in Monticello and has no intention of doing so, it said. Hank Gross has more...
Pittsfield, MA – A month after joining the Empire State Development Corporation, its director of Capital Region development David Rooney, is leaving the post for one in the Berkshires. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details:
Washington, DC – Governor Spitzer was in Washington today, discussing the future of the state's infrastructure with members of a congressional committee. Hudso Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports on an issue that's looming larger on the political horizon.
Albany, NY – Listen to the live interview with two of New York City's finest. Midday Magazine's Brian Shields spoke with Officers Ryan Jackson and Conor Wynne about the NYPD recruitment process, and what's needed for this Saturday's test.
Albany, NY – State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno says there is a framework of an agreement among state leaders that would allow the New York Racing Association to continue to run New York's race tracks. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Great Barrington, MA – Next week, a group of lawmakers on Beacon Hill are set to discuss Governor Deval Patrick's proposed $25 million broadband initiative. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports some county residents intend to travel there and make their voices heard;
Kingston, NY – Leslie Logan, spokesperson for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, talks about the letter they got from Empire Resorts that appears to end their partnership in developing a casino in Sullivan County.