Plattsburgh, NY – The New York State Commission of Correction may have a new chairman. Plattsburgh Mayor Dan Stewart says he's been nominated by Governor Pataki for the post. If confirmed, the Mayor will resign his current job. The Plattsburgh Common Council will then have to decide how to fill the 18 months remaining in his term. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Burlington, VT – Vermont builders are feeling the effects of soaring gas prices, a construction spurt in China and hurricane damage in the Gulf Coast. Those are just three of the factors driving up the cost of building materials in Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – (Air Date: 4/28/06, 4/29/06) On this week's Legislative Gazette, the state senate overrides most of the Governor's budget vetoes and the Governor declares the budget process over, our political observer shares his thoughts on a significant endorsement in the governor's race, and New York is among several states suing tobacco compainies for failing to pay in full.
Albany, NY – On this week's Media Project WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the Presidents choice of a Fox News Commentator for his new press secretary, whether comments you make on the web are public or private, and much more...
Albany, NY – Dr. Harvey Karp has been a pediatrician and child development specialist for 28 years. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine, and has a private practice in Santa Monica, CA.
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: The flowers are blooming! The trees are budding! Breathe deeply-we are fully consumed by the warm embrace of Spring! This week, we will be talking about Springtime beauty...and a Springtime viral beast. Also, in the show--some tips for living more lightly on the Earth and your letters. Air Date: 5/1/2006
Albany, NY – Thousands came to pay last respects to Albany Detective Ken Wilcox at a funeral service downtown Monday afternoon. Wilcox died last week on duty in a one-car crash on I-90. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein was at the service.
Albany, NY – About 100 of the Capital Region's brightest young minds competed this weekend in the 20th annual Joseph Henry Science Fair at the College of Saint Rose in Albany. Event organizers hope the competition will inspire middle-school aged youths to pursue careers in science. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.