Albany, NY – Last week while activists gathered in Albany in support of the Muslim Solidarity Committee's efforts to remember the arrest four years ago of two local Muslim men in an FBI sting, authorities released details of a terror investigation on Long Island.
Hudson, NY – Michael C. Howard is feeling just fine, thank you. That's what the attorney for the Columbia County public defender's office is trying to let people know after a rumor swept the area that he died last week. He spoke with Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett earlier today.
Albany, NY – (AIRS 8/24/08 & 8/25/08) WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss Vice Presidential media hype, news literacy and much more.
Rhinebeck, NY – The cost of gas has been quietly creeping down as summer draws to a close, but pollsters say it's too late for many people who cancelled or revised vacation plans because of the expense. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports there's one group of business people who say the recession hasn't hurt them a bit.
Orange County, NY – Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama's selection of Delaware Senator Joseph Biden as his running mate is an excellent choice, Orange County, NY Democratic Chairman Jonathan Jacobson said. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Albany, NY – The New York State Attorney General's office has issued eight tips for minimizing the risk of signing a natural gas lease. Property owners in Sullivan County are now being offered land leases on their property by drilling companies. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Poughkeepsie, NY – Police continue to investigate a shootout on a Poughkeepsie, NY city street late Friday night that left one man dead and two wounded. Police said Davell Melton of Poughkeepsie was shot and died at a hospital after being struck by gunfire while near Cannon and Academy streets at 11 p.m. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.