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WAMC New York News
3:07 am
Thu January 3, 2008

NY State Health Commissioner Gives Blood

Albany, NY – New York State's Health Commissioner donated blood today to highlight the need for blood donations... WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
2:47 am
Thu January 3, 2008

House GOP leaders look to tap into 'rainy day' fund

Western, MA – In Massachusetts, a bill filed by House minority party leadership wants to send $450 million back to cities and towns from the state stabilization fund. And while many municipalities are feeling the fiscal pinch and could use the money, some say the this isn't the time to use rainy day funds. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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The Roundtable
1:45 am
Thu January 3, 2008

David Barnhart - Words of the Year (aired 1/3/08)

Albany, NY – David Barnhart is a lexicographer and neologist who lives in the Hudson Valley. Each year in January the American Dialect Society convenes the New Words Committee in order to nominate and examine candidates for Words of the Year. He will present his list of candidates for consideration in Chicago. Before he does that, though, he will talk to us about them.

The Roundtable
1:42 am
Thu January 3, 2008

Lou Dubose (aired 1/3/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Mr asdfasdf. Dubose about his book "Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch's Assault Against America's Fundamental Rights"

Vox Pop
1:38 am
Thu January 3, 2008

Dog Talk 1/2/08

Albany, NY – It's the first Vox Pop of 2008! Jon Katz is back to talk dogs with WAMC listeners. Joe Donahue hosts.

WAMC News
12:31 am
Thu January 3, 2008

Mass.Mayors Face Bleak Budget Outlook

Northampton,MA – Up and down the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, between now and Monday , mayors are being sworn into office. These half-dozen or so incumbents along with a sprinkling of newcomers all face a common problem: balancing the municipal books. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
12:01 am
Thu January 3, 2008

Berger's Blunder in Sullivan County?

Liberty, NY – State representatives are arguing with the department of health to try to avoid cuts at a nursing home already operating at 98% capacity.

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WAMC New York News
11:46 am
Wed January 2, 2008

Assembly Member Calls for Moratorium on State Land Purchases

Willsboro, NY – In December, communities in the Adirondacks and Catskills learned that tax payments from the state for state-owned lands were at risk. A state Supreme Court judge had ruled the disbursement method unconstitutional. The Assembly-person representing most of the Adirondack region is calling on the state not to make any further land purchases until the legal situation is resolved. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
11:44 am
Wed January 2, 2008

Culinary Corner - Ric Orlando's Lomi Lomi Salmon (aired 1/2/08)

Albany, NY – Ric Orlando of New World Home Cooking in Saugerties's is back, this time to teach us how to make Lomi Lomi Salmon.

WAMC New York News
11:31 am
Wed January 2, 2008

Hudson Valley's New Leaders

Hudson Valley, NY – Economic development and crime seemed to be the consistent focus of newly elected, and re-elected, officials in the Hudson Valley.

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