Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield, Massachusetts city council discussion of trash removal fees sparked a firery speech from Mayor James Ruberto over the treatment of the city's low-income residents. Ruberto has reportedly apologized for his manner but not his stance on the issue. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Kingston, NY – Religious leaders of various faiths are collaborating to put on a film series in Ulster County, New York. They hope the films will bring people of different denominations and cultures under the same roof. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has this report.
Kingston, NY – Casino plans for the former Monticello Raceway track in New York's Catskill Mountains are moving forward. Environmental groups say they're moving too quickly. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Lee, MA – A prayer vigil is being held, protesting the closing of a small chapel in Southern Berkshire County. And as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the Diocese of Springfield's plan to shutter the church is the latest in a series of moves caused by fewer priests, fewer parisioners, and fewer dollars to keep the Catholic Churches afloat;
Albany, NY – Albany County Assemblyman Jack McEneny defeated Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings in Tuesday night's primary to take the county's male seat on the state Democratic Committee. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.
East Fishkill, NY – Challenger Marc Molinaro squeaked by incumbent Republican New York State Assemblyman Patrick Manning in the primary for the 103rd Assembly District. Hudson Valley Correspondent Hank Gross reports.
Kingston, NY – It will be Democrat John Hall taking on six term incumbent Republican Sue Kelly, for New York's 19th congressional district seat in the Hudson Valley. WAMC's special correspondent Allison Dunne has more...