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10:07 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Word For The Wise #3446

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3446--02/25/08: Electrocution is never a good thing

Legislative Gazette
7:54 am
Mon February 25, 2008

The Legislative Gazette #808

Albany, NY – (Airs: 2/22/08 and 2/23/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: 2008 marks the last year New Yorkers will vote using the old levered voting machines, Senator Schumer unveils a plan to attack what he calls a "vacant housing crisis," and New York state's DEC and the Nature Conservancy agree on what will become one of the largest state land acquisitions in a decade.

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Media Project
7:46 am
Mon February 25, 2008

The Media Project #873

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 2/24/08 & 2/25/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss whether there's a right way to report horrific news, your letters about blogs, and much more.

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WAMC New York News
7:46 am
Mon February 25, 2008

The new Ulster County, NY Department of the Environment has a director

Ulster County, NY – The new Ulster County, NY Department of the Environment has a director. She's Amanda LaValle. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:44 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Hudson Valley group where Spitzer stands on same sex marriage

Hudson Valley, NY – During his first year as New York governor, Eliot Spitzer urged legalizing same sex marriage. One Hudson Valley group wants to know where that stands. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:42 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Two former federal employees speak out about Iraq War

Beacon, NY – Two former federal employees, one who was fired and the other resigned, Sunday told of their concerns about the way the government is being run to an overflow group at the Howland Center in Beacon, NY. Both women told the nearly 200 people their stories of how they openly spoke out against the Iraqi War, and paid a price for it.Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:39 am
Mon February 25, 2008

New Ulster County DA is working to clear up a backlog of cases

Ulster County, NY – New Ulster County, NY District Attorney Holley Carnright says his office is working to clear up a backlog of cases he inherited when he took office in January as well as address new ones. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:37 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Giordano argues to have federal sex charge conviction overturned

WATERBURY, Conn. – Former Waterbury Mayor Philip A. Giordano
is making another bid to have his federal conviction for sexually abusing two girls thrown out. Jill Rontey reports

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WAMC New York News
7:34 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Teen rescued from Hudson River in Troy

Troy, NY – Police and firefighters rescued an Albany-area teenager who slipped into the frigid Hudson River Saturday. Jill Rontey has more

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WAMC New York News
7:33 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Outcome of special Senate election could hinge on absentees

OSWEGO, N.Y. – Absentee ballots could make the difference in Tuesday's special election for a central New York state Senate seat.Jill Rontey reports...

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