Kingston, NY – New York's Department of Environmental Conservation has released a draft of its plan to manage a tract of land next to Stewart International Airport in Orange County. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.
Albany, NY – After four days of deliberation, a jury at the Federal courthouse in Albany found two local Muslims guilty of money laundering and conspiracy to support terrorism. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more on the verdict, and the reaction from the Muslim community:
Albany, NY – A major naval defense contractor announced that it will close its facility in Schenectady. Officials say it is moving most of its 330 workers to a larger site in Pittsburgh. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has the latest on the city's reaction:
Kingston, NY – A Dutchess County, New York, community held a public hearing last night on its proposal for a realty tax that would support open space preservation. Some residents are speaking out against the proposal. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has more.
Cambridge, ma – This election day, some Massachusetts citizens will get to cast their vote on whether the U.S. should stay in Iraq. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more on the non-binding ballot question.
Albany, NY – Alexander McCall Smith sets his latest novel "The Right Attitude to Rain" in his home town of Edinburgh, Scotland. Smith, the author of "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" novels, talks about why he focuses on female protagonists and the power of certain primal emotions in storytelling. He also discusses his part in a recent collection of retold myths from around the world.
Albany, NY – What do you do if your child has problem breathing in the middle of the night? Should children suffering from asthma curb their athletic activities? Dr. Philip Stieg talks to pediatrician Dr. Gerald Loughlin about these and other questions related to childrens' health. Dr. Loughlin also explains why changing medical technology has made pediatricians authorities on some adult diseases.