Saratoga Springs, NY – New York State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno says this year's budget offers a big helping hand to a major project in Saratoga Springs. More from WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein.
Albany, NY – Susan and Joe are joined by Dr. Kristin Cristodulu is the Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany, and Gail Aiken, a registered nurse and the leader of a parent support group called Autism Spectrum Disorders Support Network. Her son John was diagnosed with Autism at the age of three.
For more information on Autism and related disorders, visit:
http://www.albany.edu/psy/autism/autism.html or call the Albany Chapter of the Autism Society of America - (518) 355-2191
Manchester, VT – The company planning a wind farm for Little Equinox Mountain in Manchester, Vermont has been fined and sharply criticized by the regulators. The Vermont Public Service Board has accused Endless Energy, based in Yarmouth, Maine, of disregarding Vermont's regulatory system. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – The first Vox Pop Gardening Show of 2006 features host Susan Arbetter along with regular guest Larry Sombke, and newcomer Dorthe Hviid, Director of Horticulture at the Berkshire Botanical Garden.
Albany, NY – TO: Program Directors FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown DT: Friday, April 7th, 2006
STATIONS: This week's show is 873. Listeners can purchase a cassette copy by calling 1-800-323-9262. There is a :30 promo at the end of the program. ***************************************** Mary and Jeanne run down some of the stories in women's news that slipped through the headlines.
Plattsburgh, NY – The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, when fully phased in, will require all people crossing the nation's borders to present a passport or other approved secure identification to enter the US. New York Senator Charles Schumer and other border state senators have co-sponsored an amendment that would create a free day pass. But tourism and other officials in the region say the effort isn't such a great idea. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more