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WAMC New York News
7:48 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Report Released on Dutchess County Courts

Dutchess County , NY – The Fund for Modern Courts Wednesday released a report looking at town and village justice courts in Dutchess County, NY and while some were critical, they were meant to be a guide to upgrade them.

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WAMC New York News
7:46 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Bush to Cut Hospital Funding

NY – President Bush's proposed federal budget for 2009 would cut $2.4 billion from upstate New York hospitals over the next five years and that would include huge cuts in Medicare payments to hospitals and other healthcare facilities, Senator Charles Schumer said Wednesday.

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WAMC New York News
7:43 am
Thu February 7, 2008

The President of New York Regional Interconnection has Written to Local Public Officials.

NY – The president of New York Regional Interconnection has written to local public officials along the 190 mile route of their proposed electric transmission line. Chris Thompson wanted to give them advanced notice of the company's supplemental filing with the PSC in a matter of weeks and to ask them to please keep the lines of communication open with NYRI's project team so they can answer any questions or need for additional information.Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:40 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Clinton and Obama tie in Syracuse

Syracuse, NY – Unofficial Board of Election results from
the Super Tuesday Democratic primary show Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama with exactly the same number of votes
in the city of Syracuse: 6,001.Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:36 am
Thu February 7, 2008

The Principal Owner of Vernon Downs Says He'll Close The Racetrack's Casino Monday

Vernon, NY – The principal owner of Vernon Downs says
he'll close the racetrack's casino on Monday, putting about 300 people out of work.
Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:33 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Bush's Proposed Budget for 2009 will Cut Hospital Funding

NY – President Bush's proposed budget for 2009
could threaten the health of upstate hospitals.Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:30 am
Thu February 7, 2008

St. Regis Mohawk Casino Project

MOHAWK, NY – Empire Resorts, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's Sullivan County casino development partner has notified the Tribe of its intention to abandon the Mohawk's Catskills casino project at Monticello Raceway, the Tribe said Wednesday. Empire Resorts, in a statement late Wednesday, said that is not exactly the case. The company has not abandoned the St. Regis Mohawk casino project in Monticello and has no intention of doing so, it said. Hank Gross has more...

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5:48 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Word For The Wise #3434

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3434--02/07/08: The mysteries of youth sports revealed!

WAMC News
4:48 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Rooney to head BEDC

Pittsfield, MA – A month after joining the Empire State Development Corporation, its director of Capital Region development David Rooney, is leaving the post for one in the Berkshires. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details:

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WAMC New York News
4:41 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Community Corner: Congressman John Hall

Washington, DC – Congressman John Hall talks about the Democratic primary race, the frustration of dealing with the Bush Administration, and why he's backing Hillary Clinton.

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