Albany, NY – Pattie Boyd was at the heart of the swinging 60's in Brittan. She experiencd it from the inside as a fashion model who became familiar to Americans in her small role in The Beatles' film "A Hard Day's Night." She went on to marry George Harrison and eventually to leave him and marry Eric Clapton - both of whom wrote well known songs for her. Now, she's told the fascinating story of her life in her book "Wonderful Tonight."
Berkshire County, MA – Tomorrow, hundreds of ecologically friendly locations across the northeast will be open to the public as part of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association's Green Buildings tour. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo visited the Topia Inn, one of 12 sites on the Berkshire County leg of the tour, and filed this report;
New Windsor, NY – The Veterans Administration has a massive case backlog...and veterans are waiting months to get their benefits. Congressman John Hall speaks about that issue...and the question of soldiers-for-hire in Iraq.
Albany, NY – The State Association of County Clerks has voted to oppose Governor Eliot Spitzer's plan to issue driver's license to undocumented immigrants, and a dozen of the clerks says they'll also refuse to carry out the governor's plan when it takes effect in December. Capital Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports.
Western Massachusetts – Statewide grants are a major source of income for many cultural institutions. The application process is a long and laborious one, and as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, some organizations seek outside counsel to help them navigate the process.
Additionally, our thanks to WAMC's Steve Felano, who contributed to this report.