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WAMC New York News
12:40 pm
Tue June 14, 2005

Documentary Play On Guantanamo Hoped To Launch Closure Effort

Northampton, MA – Civil liberties advocates, along with public officials are taking part in a dramatic performance in Northampton, Massachusetts spotlighting alleged abuse at the U.S. military base in Guant namo Bay, Cuba -- hoping the event will lead to further efforts to close the base down.

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WAMC New York News
12:23 pm
Tue June 14, 2005

Documentary Play On Guant namo Hoped To Launch Closure Effort

Northampton, MA – Civil liberties advocates, along with public officials are taking part in a dramatic performance in Northampton, Massachusetts spotlighting alleged abuse at the U.S. military base in Guant namo Bay, Cuba -- hoping the event will lead to further efforts to close the base down.

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WAMC New York News
12:06 pm
Tue June 14, 2005

Sanders Offers Amendment to Block Reading Investigations

Washington, DC – The House is scheduled to vote on an appropriations bill that includes a Freedom to Read Amendment offered by Vermont's Congressman. Bernie Sanders is attempting to block funding for the Justice Department that allows officials to investigate the materials people are buying at book stores and taking out of libraries. But it's an effort that was tried last year......and failed.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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10:38 am
Tue June 14, 2005

Mike Sullivan - Mayor of Holyoke, MA - Pt.3

Albany, NY – MIKE SULLIVAN, THE MAYOR OF HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS IS BACK IN THE COMMUNITY CORNER. TODAY HE TELLS ALAN ABOUT THE CITY'S EDUCATION SYSTEM, AND THE CHOICES HE MAKES AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SCHOOL BOARD.

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10:36 am
Tue June 14, 2005

Mike Sullivan - Mayor of Holyoke, MA - Pt. 2

Albany, NY – MIKE SULLIVAN, THE MAYOR OF HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS IS BACK IN THE COMMUNITY CORNER. TODAY HE TELLS ALAN WHAT THE CITY IS DOING TO REMAIN SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE, INCLUDING KEEPING THE CRIME RATE DOWN.

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WAMC New York News
9:47 am
Tue June 14, 2005

"Operation Safe Child" Launched In New York

Albany, NY – New York State Governor George Pataki and Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings joined forces yesterday to help launch a new initiative, dubbed "Operation Safe Child". The program is intended to raise awareness about child safety and to make the current Child ID system more readily available to parents throughout New York State. More from our Capital District reporter, Arielle Trimm

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WAMC New York News
8:56 am
Tue June 14, 2005

New York Unveils 'Operation Hard Hat'

Kingston, NY – If you speed through a summertime highway construction zone, don't be surprised if a state trooper appears out of nowhere and nails you. New York State has unveiled Operation Hard Hat. WAMC's Hank Gross reports.

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WAMC New York News
12:16 pm
Mon June 13, 2005

Community College Faculty To Protest During Romney Visit

Pittsfield, MA – When Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney makes a rare trip to Berkshire County this week, he will be met with faculty from community colleges -- protesting a lack of new contract and negotiated raises.

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WAMC New York News
12:15 pm
Mon June 13, 2005

Poll Highlights the Hudson River

Beacon, NY – A poll is out on Hudson River environmental issues, and those leading the poll say the results show complacency and misperceptions among residents living in the seventeen counties along the river, from Essex County to Manhattan. It's the first Pace University survey on the topic. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more.

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WAMC New York News
12:10 pm
Mon June 13, 2005

Defoliating caterpillar hurting sugar maples

Poultney, VT – The three-and-a-half inch long Forest Tent Caterpillar has been found in many parts of Vermont, and last year defoliated an estimated 90-thousand acres of forest. A favorite target of the caterpillar is the sugar maple, and worries are mounting about how much damage the caterpillar might do to Vermont's maple trees this year.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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