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WAMC News
8:21 am
Tue June 24, 2008

State and GE request EPA take its time with pcb document

Pittsfield, MA – Officials with the state and with General Electric have asked the Environmental Protection Agency to put the brakes on the process governing the pcb clean-up of the Housatonic River. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC News
8:15 am
Tue June 24, 2008

County's school come together to cut costs

Berkshire County, MA – Come fiscal 2010, Berkshire County school districts could have some financial wiggle room in their budgets. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New York News
7:04 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Schumer urges CEO David Barger to expand JetBlue at Stewart Airport

Newburgh, NY – US Senator Charles Schumer was instrumental in bringing JetBlue to Stewart Airport over a year ago, so it makes sense that the senator would pick up the phone and call CEO David Barger to urge him to not only keep the airline operating in Newburgh, NY but to consider expanding service. WAMC's Hank gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:59 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Indian Point siren system tested Monday

NY – A full volume test of the new Indian Point nuclear power plant siren system Monday evening produced good grades. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:55 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Half a million dollars in federal funds for Quadricentennial

Hudson Valley, NY – Congressman Maurice Hinchey has announced half a million dollars in federal funds and a promised visit from Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands as part of next year's Quadricentennial on the Hudson. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
6:50 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Police have identified a murder victim

Newburgh, NY – Police have identified a murder victim in Newburgh as a recent immigrant. Susan Barnett reports

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WAMC New York News
6:49 am
Tue June 24, 2008

The latest round of storms blamed for two house fires

NY – What is going on with the weather? The latest round of storms is being blamed for two house fires. Susan Barnett reports

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WAMC New York News
6:46 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Tim Russert gets lifetime achievement award

Syracuse, NY – Syracuse University is honoring late political journalist Tim Russert with a lifetime achievement award. Details from WAMC's Dave Lucas

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WAMC New York News
6:45 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Measure to stop growing cost of college textbooks

Albany,NY – Legislative leaders and Gov. David Paterson have agreed on a measure to stop some of the practices that have driven the growing cost of college textbooks at twice the rate of inflation in recent years. WAMC's Dave Lucas has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:42 am
Tue June 24, 2008

leaders have revise the state's brownfield program

NY – Gov. David Paterson and legislative leaders say they've agreed to revise the state's brownfield program to continue giving companies a tax break for environmental cleanup and re-use of polluted sites. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports.

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