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WAMC New York News
7:28 am
Thu April 24, 2008

The Hudson Valley is hoping it can be the host for a movie

Hudson Valley, NY – The Hudson Valley is hoping it can be the host for a movie about one of its biggest events ever. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:27 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Belleayre's competitors say the game's not over

NY – Belleayre's competitors say the game's not over, despite the state's refusal to re-audit the ski center. Susan Barnett has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:25 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Hearings on extending sales tax breaks for a major employer

Dutchess County , NY – Dutchess County has authorized hearings on extending sales tax breaks for a major employer if its sinks some big money into its Poughkeepsie plant. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:24 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Controversy rages over a fire that burned thousands of acres

NY – Controversy rages over a fire that burned thousands of acres at a NY state park while a statewide effort to spruce up the system begins. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:18 am
Thu April 24, 2008

High levels of lead found in artificial turf fibers

NY – High levels of lead found in artificial turf fibers have closed an upstate New York high school athletic field. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports

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WAMC New York News
7:16 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Bill that will triple the tax break for television and movie producers

Albany, NY – New York Governor David Paterson is signing a bill that will triple the tax break for television and movie producers who decide to shoot in New York. More from WAMC's Dave Lucas

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WAMC New York News
7:11 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Legislator Susan Zimet chairs a special panel on property tax relief

Ulster County, NY – Ulster County Legislator Susan Zimet chairs a special county blue ribbon panel on New York State property tax relief and on Wednesday she testified in Albany before the eighth and final hearing of a state blue ribbon panel seeking input about property tax reform in the funding of public schools. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:08 am
Thu April 24, 2008

A local road has been reopened after fire

Ulster County, NY – A local road has been reopened after it was closed because of the Minnewaska State Park forest fire in Ulster County, NY. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:06 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Legislation requiring an evaluation to examine the state's cooperation and interaction with local firefighters introduced

NY – New York State Senator John Bonacic Wednesday said he would introduce legislation requiring an evaluation by the Office of Fire Prevention and Control to examine the state's cooperation and interaction with local firefighters and others. His action comes in the wake of complaints from local officials and firefighters that the state failed to cooperate with them or address their concerns during the recent Minnewaska State Park forest fire. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:02 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Hand grenade-like device found at Sullivan West Junior Senior High School

Lake Huntington, NY – New York State Police at Liberty are investigating to determine if a hand grenade-like device is real. Police received a call from the Sullivan West Junior Senior High School in Lake Huntington Wednesday that a possible hand grenade was found near the school grounds. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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