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WAMC New York News
5:29 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Hudson Valley composer wins award

Kingston, NY – The composer-in-residence at Bard College will be taking a three-year break from teaching. Composer George Tsontakis has won a prestigious award that requires he focus on composing full-time for three years. WAMC's Julia Taylor sat down with Tsontakis this morning.


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WAMC New York News
4:45 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Newburgh school bond voted down

Kingston, NY – The Newburgh, New York School District is scrambling to figure out what to do after residents voted down the district's request for a nearly $100-million bond. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.

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Vox Pop
3:37 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Dog Talk 12/14/06

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue welcomes old pal Jon Katz for another edition of Dog Talk. Jon, who brought along his canine pal Izzy, shares stories and answers listener questions.

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WAMC New York News
3:22 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Get Nano

Albany, NY – The University at Albany and Hudson Valley Community College formalized an agreement today that opens up the university's nanotechnology facilities to community college students. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has details:

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The Roundtable
3:15 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Congressional Corner with CT's Chris Murphy

Albany, NY – Chris Murphy defeated Nancy Johnson in the 5th district of Connecticut by 30,000 votes. Alan asks him about the issues that drove the election, how freshman orientation is going, and what bills he expects the Democrats to pass in the first 100 days.

12:19 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Word For The Wise #3134

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3134--12/14/06: Did Nostradamus predict this?

WAMC New England News
11:59 am
Wed December 13, 2006

Town recieves money to fund market study

Great Barrington, MA – In Massachusetts, Great Barrington officials will conduct a market study of a brownfields site. The town has received a modest grant to begin studying the property which it hopes to remediate and develop. And as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, some see the site as the future location of more than 200 jobs;

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WAMC New York News
11:48 am
Wed December 13, 2006

Town and Village Officials To Meet With Spitzer Transition Advisor

Plattsburgh, NY – A team of municipal officials from the Adirondacks will meet with officials from Governor-elect Spitzer's transition team later this week in Albany. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:31 am
Wed December 13, 2006

Resident sues village over nativity scene

Kingston, NY – A holiday display is the center of controversy in the village of Briarcliff Manor in the Hudson Valley. WAMC's Julia Taylor has more.

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WAMC New York News
10:20 am
Wed December 13, 2006

NY Lawmakers in Special Session

Albany, NY – New York Governor George Pataki has called the legislature into a special session to approve civil confinement for some sex offenders, but the legislature could look at other issues as well. Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports.

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