Plattsburgh, NY – The Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center - generally known as CVPH - held a press conference this morning. Physicians in the region are concerned over what they say is a growing crisis - unfair business practices of insurance companies. The physicians' say if the insurance companies continue to wield a heavy hand they will be unable to recruit new doctors and may lose existing practitioners. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
North Adams, MA – A tentative agreement has been reached between North Adams Regional Hospital officials and the hospital workers union. The agreement is expected to facilitate better communication at Northern Berkshire County's largest medical care provider. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details.
Annadale-On-Hudson, NY – In 1969, Richie Havens, a folk singer from Brooklyn, New York electrified an audience of over half a million people with his opening performance at Woodstock. On October 16th, Havens will return to the Woodstock area to entertain on behalf of the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.
Albany, NY – General Electric and the Environmental Protection Agency have reached an agreement on the clean-up of PCBs in the Hudson River. However, many environmental groups are not enthusiastic about the decision. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has the latest
Plattsburgh, NY – The warmer than normal temperatures have slowed the fall foliage season, but cooler weather Friday and this weekend may bring out the more vibrant leaf colors. Tourism officials couldn't be happier that the best of the fall colors will emerge during their busiest fall weekend. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Lenox, MA – Wind-turbine energy projects in the works for several sites in western Massachusetts, Vermont and upstate New York have stirred passions in local communities. The pros and cons surfaced during an informational forum Wednesday night.