Albany, NY – Fred Breglia from the Landis Arboretum, Dorthe Hviid from Berkshire Botanical and Greg Ward from Ward's Nursery join host Glenn Busby for a lively discussion about plants and gardening. You'll dig it.
Holyoke, MA – Officials in Holyoke Massachusetts are looking for financial help from the state of Massachusetts to build a facility that they say could be a national model for providing long term care for elders in an urban setting... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Schenectady, NY – The area between Schenectady and Albany known as The Pine Bush has been the subject of debate pitting environmentalist against developers for more than three decades. An activist who has dedicated much of his adult life to saving the pine bush says there is still much to be done and a lot more researchers still don't understand about the unique ecosystem Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports
Berkshire County, MA – A patient survey of 400 primary care practices in Massachusetts gave doctors strong marks for communication, but found room for improvement in other areas of care giving. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report
Plattsburgh, NY – New York State is nearly doubling the amount of funding dedicated to snowmobile clubs' trail maintenance to more than five million dollars. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Dalton, MA – After 238 years of being family-owned, Crane and Company is selling a minority stake of its business to a New York investment firm. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Plattsburgh, NY – Border interests are praising New York Governor David Paterson's announcement that Enhanced Drivers' Licenses will soon be issued across the state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Statewide, NY – A new poll released today shows consumer confidence in New York is at a record low and the high costs that are worrying them are also impacting county governments. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Orange County, NY – The Department of Homeland Security has appropriated $1.3 million for Orange County and $600,000 for Rockland County, both in New York's Hudson Valley, to improve communications between first responders. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.