Catskill, NY – The Ulster County Legislature has made a decision to move forward on an alternative proposal for the building of a mega-resort that spills over from Delaware County to Ulster County New York. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – Reaction to the President's State of the Union address in New York's North Country and in Vermont appears to follow partisan lines. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Essex Junction, VT – Some Vermont schools are trying to save money by turning down the heat, in some cases dropping the thermostat to 65 degrees. But they've had to turn the temperatures back up after finding they've run afoul of regulations setting a minimum temperature. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Great Barrington, MA – During his State of the Union speech Tuesday night President Bush outlined initiatives for health care, education, improving fuel efficiency and decreasing this country's dependence on foreign oil. Carrie Saldo has reaction from state and federal law makers.
Albany, NY – A young, ambitious woman gets a journalism job in 1959 Miami and gets caught up in the city's culture of exiled Cuban revolutionaries in Gail Godwin's latest novel "Queen of the Underworld." Gretchen talks with the author about the process of writing the novel, which is partly based on Godwin's own experience working at a newspaper in Miami.
Albany, NY – Once a month on Vox Pop we go to the dogs...in a program we call "Dog Talk with Jon Katz." Jon is the author of several books on dogs - "A Dog Year," "The New Work of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love and Family," "The Dogs of Bedlam Farm" and the brand new - "Katz on Dogs". Jon is also the author of six novels. He has written for the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and Wired. He is also a contributing editor to Marketplace. Air Date: 2/1/2006
Albany, NY – Led by city and county officials, Albany residents gathered Tuesday night to discuss questions and concerns they have about a new downtown hotel and convention center planned for the city, that will likely affect the entire Capital Region.
WAMC's Capital District Bureau chief Jessica Bloustein attended the meeting, where they took the first steps toward seeking a community benefit agreement with developers.