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WAMC New York News
11:48 am
Tue February 27, 2007

New York City fined for polluting Esopus Creek

Kingston, NY – The Supreme Court is known for making landmark decisions. Sometimes, those decisions come when it decides whether to take a case or not. The Court declined to take a case affecting the Hudson Valley yesterday, which means a big fine for New York City - but environmentalists say the city is still polluting a creek in Ulster County. WAMC's Julia Taylor explains.

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WAMC New York News
9:57 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Faith and Hunger Network Conference

Albany, NY – Representatives from a collective of social agencies met over the weekend to address the issues of hunger and urban poverty. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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9:47 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Word For The Wise #3187

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3187--02/27/07: Kathleen Taylor speaks for herself

WAMC New England News
5:05 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Vermont Governor Appears on C-SPAN

Washington, DC – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas is in Washington DC attending the annual meeting of the National Governors' Association. He was on C-Span's Washington Journal Tuesday morning discussing health care reform initiatives. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
4:40 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Fruit farmers learn about climate change

Kingston, NY – Climate change has long been a topic of academic talks and international conferences. But it's starting to hit home in the Hudson Valley, as farmers prepare for the effects of global warming on their crops. Cornell Cooperative Extension is encouraging fruit growers to think about climate change through classes at their annual fruit growers school in Kingston. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.

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Performance Place
3:48 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Mark Tolstrup 2/27/07

Albany NY – Tolstrup's the real thing. He plays the blues with a deep knowledge of form and a deep passion for life.

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WAMC New York News
3:43 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Groups Call For Recycling Reform

Albany, NY – Some 600 organizations support the call on New York State lawmakers to pass a new Bottle Bill. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
12:09 am
Tue February 27, 2007

Environmental Groups Counter Cell Tower Letter

Elizabethtown, NY – Several environmental groups have sent a letter to New York Governor Eliot Spitzer countering one sent last week by state Senator Betty Little. The groups are asking the governor not to suspend any regulations while considering cell tower solutions for the Adirondack Northway. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
9:52 am
Mon February 26, 2007

Congressional Corner with NY's Michael McNulty 2/26, 2/27, 2/28

Albany, NY – New York's Michael McNulty joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the social security backlog, the war in Iraq, and his hopes for energy independence.

Media Project
8:56 am
Mon February 26, 2007

The Media Project #821

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 2/25/07 and 2/26/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss video on newspaper websites, how the media sells its product, a question for the President, your letters and more.

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