WAMC New York News
6:01 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Cornell team displays 100 mpg car at state fair

Geddes, NY – It looks like a '91 Geo from the outside.
But don't let the humble exterior fool you this may be the ``Car of the Future.'' Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
4:06 am
Fri August 22, 2008

NY Child Health Plus Enrollment Drive

Albany, NY – Under legislation included in Governor David A. Paterson's Executive Budget and adopted by the State Legislature, an estimated 8,600 uninsured children in the Capital District are now eligible to become enrolled in New York's expanded Child Health Plus health insurance program. To get the word out to qualified families, The State Health Department has partnered with Price Chopper Supermarkets. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas explains


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Vox Pop
3:31 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Birds 8/22/08

Albany, NY – Another Vox Pop that is strictly "for the birds." Bird watcher Rich Guthrie returns to the WAMC nest for another fun and interesting hour. Glenn Busby hosts.

WAMC News
3:26 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Partnership With Jail Produces Clean Downtown

Springfield, MA – Business owners in downtown Springfield Massachusetts are supporting an initiative to beautify the central business district using labor from the Hampden County Jail....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
12:02 am
Fri August 22, 2008

SPAC Sets Stage for Yuja Wang

Yuja Wang at WAMC.
..::WAMC photo by Dave Lucas::..

Albany, NY – Hailed as an international star, classical pianist Yuja Wang is scheduled to appear tonight at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has a preview.

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WAMC New York News
10:55 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Affordable Housing: A Changing Dynamic

Kingston, NY – Home prices are dropping, foreclosure rates are way up and New York's governor predicts it will get worse. Tough economic times increase demand for affordable housing but what do rising costs and funding cuts mean? Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has a report.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
10:53 am
Thu August 21, 2008

51% Show # 997

WAMC New York News
6:52 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Capital Region school among most dangerous in State

Schenectady, NY – A Capital District high school has made the state education department list of the most persistently dangerous schools in New York . WAMC's Brian Shields reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:43 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Efforts to ban trans fats gain momentum

Boston, MA – Efforts to ban artery-clogging trans fats from restaurants statewide are gaining momentum. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:42 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Schumer gets Dem convention speaking role

NY – New York Sen. Charles Schumer will speak at the Democratic National Convention, highlighting his role in trying to win more seats in the U.S. Senate. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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