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WAMC New York News
3:53 am
Wed August 1, 2007

Full Season For Vernon Downs

Albany, NY – A Central New York Harness Track has been given the go-ahead to race through the rest of the season. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board voted Tuesday morning to extend Vernon Downs racing license through November. Since the season began in April, it's been month-to-month for Vernon Downs, certified to operate 30 days at a time due to horse shortages and financial difficulties.

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WAMC News
1:14 am
Wed August 1, 2007

Dorm Furniture Donated To AIDS Foundation

Springfield, MA – A college in Western Massachusetts has turned over surplus dormitory furniture to dozens of people living with HIV-AIDS . WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New York News
12:09 am
Wed August 1, 2007

The 105th Has A New Assemblyman

Albany, NY – Assembly Republicans are celebrating a victory in the race for the 105th Assembly seat. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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WAMC New York News
11:58 am
Tue July 31, 2007

Race For Tonko's Seat (Part 2)

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Albany, NY – Democrat Ed Kosiur and Republican George Amedore are making last-minute pushes for votes as the special election for the 105th Assembly seat vacated by Democrat Paul Tonko draws near... Tonko left in June to head up NYSERDA - the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. In their campaigns, Kosiur and Amedore have tackled jobs, taxes and the economy. In the second of two interviews, Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Ed Kosiur.

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WAMC News
11:49 am
Tue July 31, 2007

Public Asked For Energy Opinions

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Department of Public Service plans to work directly with average Vermonters to find out how they think the state should handle future energy policy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Vox Pop
8:17 am
Tue July 31, 2007

Allergies 7/31/07

Albany, NY – Stings, sea food, and organic smokes are only a few of the topics covered in the Allergies edition of Vox Pop. Dr. Clifford Tepper answers WAMC listener questions about allergy tests, various allergy medications (both OTC and RX, hives, peanut allergy and more. Brian Shields hosts.

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In Our Backyard
5:58 am
Tue July 31, 2007

In Our Backyard #117

Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard:

Ward has brought in Sean Mahar Director of Government Relations and Communications for Audubon New York as a special guest for this show. He will give us an update on the Bicknell's Thrush. Ward will answer your letters including one on the risk assessment of ticks. Plus, a discussion on the Bellayre project in Ulster County.

4:52 am
Tue July 31, 2007

Word For The Wise #3297

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3297--07/31/07: If somebody left me with a wooden leg, I'd be grumpy, too

WAMC New York News
4:50 am
Tue July 31, 2007

North Country Reacts to Spitzer-Bruno Trooper Investigation

Plattsburgh, NY – The impact of the row between New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and Republican State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, and the use of the State Police, is being felt in all corners of New York State. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley finds that some northern New York representatives are concerned that the continuing conflict will begin to erode the legislature's ability to effectively govern.

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WAMC News
4:39 am
Tue July 31, 2007

State Street Corridor Project To Proceed

Springfield, MA – Officials in Springfield Massachusetts say last minute changes will be made to the traffic plan for the 13 million dollar State Street Corridor project. The changes are the result of an outcry from people in an inner city neighborhood. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....

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