Albany, NY – Across the state, statistics show crime is down in every category... but the numbers are going the other way in the Rennselaer County city of Troy, which is getting "Operation Impact" funding to fight crime.
Greenfield, MA – An international group of rowers will be traveling down the Connecticut River from Vermont to the Long Island Sound during the upcoming week. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..
New York, New England – He's been the Beatles of this generation - and area bookstores say they've been swamped with pre-release sales of the book. They're saying goodbye to Harry Potter with mixed feelings.
Pittsfield, MA – The Massachusetts Audubon Society has begun a five year project seeking to identify changes in the distribution of breeding birds. That data -- along with breeding information being collected in at least five other states -- will be used to help set local, statewide, and regional conservation priorities. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Albany, NY – Governor Spitzer has signed legislation that will increase the amount of money in the state's Environmental Protection Fund through 2010. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Long Lake, NY – More than 150 people met in Long Lake, New York on Wednesday to discuss issues of common ground for communities, environmentalists and businesses in the Adirondacks. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – The biology of hair growth, objects existing between dimensions, a wobbling magnetic sphere and more on The Science Forum. Why does fruit ripen in paper bags? Are the snails we find in the garden the same as the ones we eat in restaurants? When is "lights out" for fireflies? Brian Shields hosts as doctors Helen Ghiradella, Helmut Hirsch, Ivar Giaever and Ed Stander answer WAMC listener questions.