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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:35 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Short-term Relief from Rising Gas Prices in VT

VT – Vermont Congressman Peter Welch has proposed suspending the purchase of oil for the country's oil reserve to give drivers short-term relief from rising gas prices at the pump.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:33 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Measure that Would Replace Vermont's Statewide Property Tax

VT – A Vermont House committee has voted to advance a measure that would replace Vermont's statewide property tax on primary homes with a new income tax. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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51 % The Women's Perspective
7:32 am
Thu February 21, 2008

V-day

Albany, NY – Eve Ensler started her study of vaginas with research for a one-woman show that she put on in New York's Greenwich Village. The result was the Vagina Monologues, a wildly successful show that took Ensler from the Village on a national tour for years.

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WAMC New York News
7:29 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Engel and Hall Say Castro's Resignation Could result in Dialogue Between the US and Cuba

Hudson Valley, NY – The resignation of Fidel Castro as Cuba's long-time dictator will hopefully signal a new dialogue between Cuba and the United States, Hudson Valley, NY House Members Eliot Engel and John Hall said. Hank Gross reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:24 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Style Difference at the Platform Annual Addresses Ulster County

Ulster County, NY – The most significant difference between the platform annual addresses Ulster County, NY Legislature Majority Leader Brian Cahill and Minority Leader Glenn Noonan, was style. Hank Gross reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:21 am
Thu February 21, 2008

New Deal for Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center

Hudson Valley, NY – New York State Supreme Court has approved an agreement between the City of Kingston and the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center where the organization will pay one-third of the property taxes on their building. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:19 am
Thu February 21, 2008

New York Congressman John Hall Disussed the Issues With Officials in Orange County

Orange County, NY – Sheriffs and police officials from Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties Wednesday discussed immigration and homeland security issues with New York Congressman John Hall. He called the roundtable with Orange County Sheriff Carl DuBois at the Orange County sheriff's Office in Goshen. Hank Gross has More...

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WAMC New England News
7:15 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Transportation Officials Consider New Highway Tolls

MA – Some transportation officials say the state should consider new highway tolls now that a change in federal rules paves the way for them. Jill Rontey

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WAMC New England News
7:11 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Holyoke is closing three schools

Holyoke, MA – Holyoke is closing three schools for the
next school year in a move that is expected to save the city $1 million annually. Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:40 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Hurley Crime Ruled a Murder Suicide

Hurley,NY – New York State Police Wednesday said results of autopsies on the bodies of James and Deborah Leshkevich of Hurley indicate the case was a murder-suicide. Hank Gross has more...

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