Orange County, NY – The Orange County, NY Coalition for Crime Victims' Rights held its annual tree blessing ceremony and candlelight vigil Wednesday night. It marked the National Crime Victims' Rights Week. This year, the event was held in the Town of Chester. WAMC's Hank Gross
NY NJ DE – Officials from New York, New Jersey and Delaware and the federal government have agreed to a plan that is expected to better protect Delaware River basin communities from the threat of flooding, Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell announced. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...
Springfield, MA – Federal and Massachusetts state law enforcement authorities say they've won a major victory in the battle against organized crime in the northeast. A man has pleaded guilty to the 2003 murder of a Western Massachusetts mob boss and has agreed to cooperate with investigators.. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – Honda has been an innovator since its humble beginnings as a motorcycle manufacturer in post-World War II Japan. Today, the international company made two major announcements: one of them involves the Capital Region. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports.
Kingston, NY – Urban school districts aren't just in big cities. Upstate communities like Kingston, NY face similar pressures a diverse population, overcrowding, budget constraints and societal changes. Hudson Valley bureau chief susan Barnett takes a closer look at how Kingston's facing those challenges.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with author C.J. Box about his new book, "Blue Heaven". The book takes place in the Idaho pan handle called Blue Heaven, where L.A.P.D.'s retire and some bring deadly secrets. Joe speaks with Box about how he came to write the book.
Albany, NY – As the U.S. prepares for a historic presidential election in November, we'll ask the question, Is America ready for its first African American or female president? WAMC's Alan Chartock leads a lively panel discussion with area political insiders.
Dalton, MA – Members of the teachers union for the largest geographic school district in Berkshire County picketed this morning to draw attention to their unresolved contract negotiations. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;