Dutchess County, NY – One of Dutchess County's major employers is looking for the state to invest almost a hundred million dollars to spur a couple of billion dollars in private investment in high tech job development. Susan Barnett reports.
Springfield, MA – Police in Springfield Massachusetts are reporting a substantial drop in crime during the first five months of this year. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
MA – A dozen towns in northwestern Massachusetts' Franklin County have passed resolutions opposing the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant's bid to extend its license for 20 years beyond its currently scheduled 2012 expiration date. WAMC's Steve Felano has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Newburgh, NY – The full Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies FY09 Appropriations Bill which includes $400,000 for the Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center in . The funding would be used to construct a Federally Qualified Health Center, increasing the healthcare for medically under served populations in medically under served areas, and will establish up to 50 new jobs in Newburgh.
NY – While the population of the Hudson Valley region of New York continues to grow, there are not enough jobs in the region to go around. The Marist College Bureau of Economic Research Thursday released its report for 2007 and found that the labor force has grown, but at a faster pace than the number of new jobs, forcing more people to find work outside the region - people in Columbia and Greene counties are gravitating toward the Capital region and residents of the Lower Hudson Valley are finding jobs in New York City. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...
Fort Edward, NY – After years of delays, the PCB dredging project on the upper Hudson River looks ready to launch. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more.COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. – More than 2,000 military re-enactors are gathering this weekend at an upstate historic site to commemorate the 250th anniversary of a famous battle. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more.COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.