Kingston, NY – In an effort to close a budget gap and keep from raising property taxes, the Ulster County Legislature in New York is working to raise other kinds of taxes. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has this report.
Kingston, NY – The New York state comptroller has weighed in on the proposed Belleayre Resort, which would sit on the border of Shandakan in Ulster County and the community of Middletown in Delaware County. The comptroller questions the Catskill Park project's economic viability. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has more.
Albany, NY – Local, state and federal officials are piecing together financial incentives to try and help keep the Beech Nut baby food plants in Montgomery County, New York. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more.
Albany, NY – An Orange County jury late yesterday returned a guilty verdict on all counts in the case of 23 year-old Christopher Porco, accused of killing his father with and ax and disfiguring his mother two years ago in their suburban Albany county home. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein takes a look at what comes next:
Goshen, NY – The fate of Christopher Porco now rests in the hands of an Orange County jury. The 23-year-old is accused of killing his father, Albany law clerk Peter Porco, with an axe and disfiguring his mother as they slept in their suburban Albany County home in November 2004. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein covered yesterday's closing arguments in Goshen:
Albany, NY – In response to the terrorist plot discovered in London today, the Roundtable is joined by Paul Varville, The Federal Security Director for Albany, Stuart, Saranac Lake, and Plattsburgh Airports to speak about airport security.
Kingston, NY – New York Assemblyman Kevin Cahill is among those upset over a rate hike from Central Hudson, and he's exploring ways to get the change revoked. More from our Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor.
Boston, MA – In Massachusetts, Governor Romney today activated the National Guard at Logan International Airport to help with increased security and patrols. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.