WAMC New York News
6:34 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Environmental groups are asking for a moratorium on drilling

NY – Eight environmental groups have written a letter to New York Governor David Paterson asking for a moratorium on natural gas drilling until an environmental review has been completed. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:31 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Hundreds of jobs could be on the way to Orange County

Orange County, NY – Two companies that could bring several hundred jobs and near $65 million in investment into Orange County, NY are one step closer to being included in the Empire Zone after being approved in legislative committee for designation under the state program. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:28 am
Tue July 29, 2008

CH Energy Group to increase rates

Hudson Valley, NY – Citing lower earnings in the second quarter of the year, CH Energy Group Monday said it would file increased utility rates for both electricity and natural gas to bring its revenues into line with the costs of serving their customers in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:26 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Veterans' Affairs outreach center opened Monday

Hudson Valley, NY – The only Veterans' Affairs regional outreach center in New York's Hudson Valley opened Monday with promises that it will assist former military personnel and their families get through a multitude of personal issues. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:23 am
Tue July 29, 2008

NY trooper reassigned after accidental killing

Albany, NY – A published report says the New York State
Police has reassigned a trooper who resigned from a special unit after he inadvertently killed another officer during a 2007 shootout with a fugitive. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC News
3:38 am
Tue July 29, 2008

CLF Outlines Five Steps for New England to Fight Climate Change

Montpelier, VT – The Conservation Law Foundation issued a report Monday outlining five steps it says Vermont and New England must make in the next five years to reduce the threat of climate change. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Vox Pop
3:23 am
Tue July 29, 2008

State of the Economy 7/29/08

Albany, NY – Economist Hugh Johnson joins Dave Galletly and WAMC listeners for a fascinating discussion about the economy today.

WAMC New York News
3:09 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Squeezing Out the Local Pharmacy?

Kingston, NY – A proposal to open a new CVS pharmacy in an Ulster County city is bringing back memories of an uproar in a neighboring town, and fears that it may shut down the last of the city's independent pharmacies.

Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has more.

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WAMC News
2:35 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Pittsfield seeks thoughts on Master Plan

Pittsfield, MA – The City of Pittsfield is in the final stages of its two-year master planning process. The Master Plan Advisory committee is wrapping up the process the way it began it two years ago; seeking input from the public. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

The full plan can be viewed by copying and pasting this into your browser:

http://www.pittsfield.com/images/downloads/MasterPlan_July2008.pdf

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The Roundtable
12:52 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Lee Child- Nothing to Lose (aired 7/29/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with author Lee Child about his newest novel "Nothing to Lose."

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