Beacon, NY – The Fishkill Creek runs through the City of Beacon, NY and during the manufacturing age factories along the creek were powered by its running water. That water power could be revived. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...
Williamsville, NY – A western New York woman thought to be one of the oldest people in the world is celebrating her 113th birthday. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Sullivan County, NY – A Sullivan County man is facing felony charges after state police say he shot himself in the leg with a stolen gun and lied to investigators about how he was wounded. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more.COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
New York, NY – Fast-food restaurants have been changing their recipes to adapt to New York City's trans fat ban. Here are some of the menu overhauls at major chains. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Litchfield, CT – Connecticut native and presidential candidate Ralph Nader has made a campaign stop in the state to raise money for his campaign. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENTARY: 2 MILLION MINUTES
Pt. 2 of 2, URGENCY NEEDED FOR TURNAROUND -
Educators this year are marking the 25th anniversary of A Nation at Risk. The report is considered a landmark event in modern American educational history. Among other things, it contributed to the ever growing (and often still present) sense that American schools are failing miserably. And it touched off a wave of local, state, and federal reform. 25 years later, many are saying U.S. education is A Nation Still at Risk.
Plattsburgh, NY – Officials from the regional chamber and the Plattsburgh International Airport announced Monday that Adirondack Trailways and Greyhound bus companies will jointly provide direct service between Montreal and the Plattsburgh International Airport terminal. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Springfield, MA – A major financial rating agency has upgraded the bond rating for the city of Springfield Massachusetts. City officials say it will save taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in interest costs this year. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..
Schenectady, NY – State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith joined Schenectady Mayor Brian Stratton at a press conference with good economic news for the electric city and the Capital Region. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.