Albany, NY – Patients in New York have a higher rate of hospital acquired-infection in surgical intensive care units than the national norm, but lower rates in pediatric and coronary units, according to a state Department of Health report released Tuesday.
Catskills, NY – The city of NY and the 40 upstate towns that are part of its watershed are in negotiations to revise their agreement to better allow those towns to develop while protecting the city's water supply. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports
New Paltz, NY – A unique combination of rock climbing, swimming and 20 thousand acres of unspoiled land draws 250 thousand visitors to Minnewaska State Park in New York's Ulster County each year. And the state is trying to prepare for the pressures of the future. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Lake George, NY – The Lake George Waterkeeper has won a lawsuit against the town of Lake George. The environmentalist had charged that the town had failed to conduct an adequate environmental review of a development project, and the New York State Supreme Court agreed. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Ray Brook, NY – This is Invasive Species Awareness Week in the Adirondacks. The Adirondack Park Agency denotes the second week in July a time to raise awareness about the impact of invasives on the environment and economy of the six million acre park. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.