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WAMC New York News
6:59 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Memorial Day ceremonies all have common theme

Dutchess County, NY – No matter which Memorial Day ceremony you attended Monday, there was a common theme - the day is more than just barbecues and shopping. It's a day that we set aside for those that gave us the opportunity to have weekends like this, said Dutchess County, NY Veterans Service Agency Director Nelson Rivera at a service held in Poughkeepsie. To remember the ones who gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country. That's what this day is about, and that's what I want people to realize. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:56 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Returning NYS veterans will find a good portfolio of benefits

Sullivan County – Returning New York State veterans will find a good portfolio of benefits , says the state's Director of Veterans' Affairs, Jim McDonough, guest speaker at Sullivan County's Memorial Day observance. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:53 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Residents who gave their lives in Iraq were remembered Monday

Sullivan County, NY – Catalin Dima, White Anthony Kaiser, Kenneth VonRonn the three Sullivan County, NY residents who have given their lives in Iraq. They, and countless others, who have died in service of their nation, and their home county, were remembered in a Memorial Day ceremony at the County Government Center in Monticello. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:49 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Putnam County liquor store owner says robbers torched his store

Lake Carmel N.Y. – Police are investigating a Putnam
County businessman's report that four men tied him up, stole cash and merchandise and set his liquor store on fire. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:47 am
Tue May 27, 2008

State veterans tuition program doubled this year

Albany,NY – Governor Paterson chose the Memorial Day
weekend to remind New York's combat veterans that the state's college tuition assistance program has been expanded. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:45 am
Tue May 27, 2008

State tax credit program draws critics

MA – The state program that offers tax credits and
sales tax exemptions for companies making moves in Massachusetts,is also benefiting producers of commercials.

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WAMC News
5:35 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Burlington Seeks Comment Whether Al-Jazeera Should Stay on Cable

Burlington, VT – Several committees that oversee the city of Burlington's cable television system will hold a public forum later today to hear from residents whether the system should continue to broadcast the television network Al-Jazeera-English. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

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WAMC News
5:31 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Governor Signs Domestic Violence Laws

Bennington, VT – Vermont's Governor signed into law today a pair of bills designed to reduce domestic violence and make changes to the victim's compensation program. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
5:24 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Council to consider $1.1 million request

Pittsfield, MA – The final piece of a complex funding puzzle for a proposed $22.4 million cinema and retail complex in Pittsfield, Massachusetts could get the nod from the city council tonight. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details;

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WAMC New York News
4:43 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Politicans And Police...

Albany, NY – A PINNING CEREMONY FOR STATE POLICE: JUST ONE OF THE ITEMS ON GOVERNOR DAVID PATERSON'S AGENDA AS HE RETURNED TO WORK IN ALBANY --- WHILE THE CITY OF RENSSELAER MARKED THE DEDICATION OF A NEW POLICE STATION... CAPITAL DISTRICT BUREAU CHIEF DAVE LUCAS ATTENDED BOTH AND FILES THIS REPORT.

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