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WAMC New York News
9:41 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Transit Companies: Release State Funds

Albany, NY – In the wake of high gasoline prices, New Yorkers are flocking to public transportation... and the bus companies are imploring state lawmakers to release millions of dollars to help cover soaring diesel prices. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:30 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Suspect in 2006 homicides sues media, police

VT – The man charged with killing two people
and wounding two others during a series of shootings in 2006 is suing two media outlets, a police department, the state and the
hospital that treated him.WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:10 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Conn. to grant school credits for foreign language lessons

CT – Connecticut will soon join four other
states that let students receive high school credit for foreign language lessons in community and cultural programs. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:23 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Confusion over drunk driving program

Sullivan County, NY – Anyone convicted of driving while intoxicated in Sullivan County must attend a Victim Impact Program. The program is offered bi-monthly. Some of the 83 assigned to attend the last program apparently didn't quite understand why they were in trouble. WAMC's Hank Gross...

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WAMC New York News
6:21 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Bill to hold the military accountable for medical malpractice

NY – New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey has asked the chairmen of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on a bill he has introduced to provide servicemen and woman with the right to hold the military accountable for medical malpractice. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:17 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Orange County development director may hand over business development functions

Orange County, NY – With the retirement of Orange County, NY's business William Trimble, County Executive Edward Diana is considering handing over the county's business development functions to the Orange County Partnership. That quasi-governmental agency is involved in marketing the county's business attractions, but Diana said he is considering handing over all functions to the Partnership. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:14 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Three fatal accidents over the weekend in the Catskills

NY – Three fatal accidents over the weekend in one Catskills Region, NY county. On Friday night around 10-45, 17-year-old George Quinn of Callicoon was struck and killed by a car on Route 97 in the Sullivan County Town of Delaware. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
5:53 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Police ticket three in alleged parachute stunt in Bear Mountain

Highlands, N.Y. – Police say an Orange County man and two
others have been ticketed after an apparent stunt in Bear Mountain
State Park that was initially thought to be a suicide attempt.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
3:53 am
Mon June 9, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 925

Albany, NY – PRESIDENTIAL SERIES

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Vox Pop
3:35 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Medical Monday 6/09/08

Albany, NY – Today, Alan Chartock discusses healthy eating with Dr. Sharon Alger Mayer .Dr. Alger-Mayer is an associate professor of medicine at Albany Medical College and medical director of the Northeast Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders.

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