Poughkeepsie, NY – 16 counties throughout New York, including Orange, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Tompkins, all have Integrated Domestic Violence Courts. Now lawmakers in Dutchess County are demanding a domestic violence court of their own. WAMC'S Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.
Great Barrington, MA – With winter approaching, health care officials are preparing for yet another flu season. And in the face of last year's flu vaccine shortage officials through out the region want to spread the word that the vaccine is readily availale.
Brewster, NY – New York Lieutenant Governor Mary Donohue announced that more than 5 million dollars in Building Skills job training grants were awarded to 126 companies throughout the state, to help upgrade the skills of almost 6,000 workers.
WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.
Bolton Landing, NY – Federal authorities are investigating the cause of a tour boat accident on Lake George that killed 21 people. The glass-enclosed boat, carrying mostly senior citizens, overturned Sunday afternoon. Investigators are looking at the theory that the boat overturned when it hit the wake of a larger passing boat. WAMC's Bob Barrett reports.