Kingston, NY – A group of U.S. Congressmen signed a letter opposing an effort to yank press credentials from New York Times reporters in the federal Capitol building. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – The result of a meeting earlier this week may result in a new use for a Cold War relic. There is growing interest in converting the old alert facility at the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base into a Cold War Museum. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY PRESIDENT, KERMIT HALL HAS RETURNED FROM CHINA, BUT BEFORE HE LEFT, HE SPOKE TO WAMC'S GLENN BUSBY FROM SHANGHAI. IN THIS FINAL SEGMENT, HALLS DISCUSSES THE ECONOMIC FUTURE OF CHINA, AND WHAT THE U-S CAN DO TO FORGE A CLOSER RELATIONSHIP WITH THE COUNTRY.
Plattsburgh, NY – After 20 years in the New York State Legislature, Assemblyman Chris Ortloff bade farewell to his seat on Wednesday. Ortloff has left his elected office to accept an appointment on the state parole board. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley caught Ortloff by cell phone as he left the state capital in his rear view mirror.
Kingston, NY – The Raleigh, once an extravagant Catskills hotel, has been sold. It was one of the few holdouts from the era when hotels like the Raleigh were popular for New York City vacationers and entertainers alike. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau reporter Julia Taylor has this report.
Albany, NY – Connecticut's Rob Simmons joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the the situation in Lebanon, a recent terrorism conference in Toronto, and raising the domestic minimum wage.
Kingston, NY – The New York Public Service Commission has given Central Hudson Gas & Electric the go-ahead to raise its rates. That has one elected official up in arms. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.