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.
Pittsfield, MA – An initiative designed to re-build Pittsfield's West Side is marking its fifth year of work in the community. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has more on the city's West Side Initiative.
Hudson Valley, NY – Congress is pushing to get a foreclosure relief bill passed before it ends its summer session, and local communities are already hard at work offering information and help to people who face losing their homes. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with author and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan about his new book: "Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost its Empire and the West Lost the World."
NY – As of July 1st, California and Washington state joined Washington D.C., Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, to ban the use of cell phones while driving. The number of New Yorkers being ticketed for using the devices while driving is rising. WAMC's Dave Lucas has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.