NY – The sales of existing single-family homes in the Hudson Valley and Catskills regions continued their double-digit decline in the first six months of the year, according to the New York State Association of Realtors. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Orange County, NY – Orange County lawmakers are calling on the New York State Legislature to boost funding for firefighters by at least $800,000 to increase training efforts around the state, and help promote a safer environment for the county's fire department volunteers. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Ulster County, NY – Ulster County, NY Legislator Susan Cummings of Ellenville, a member of the Republican minority, Sunday said the majority Democrats announced a hiring freeze after they shot down the same idea by her caucus. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
NY – Verizon and its two unions, the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Sunday reached a tentative new three-year contract that stages off a strike deadline of today. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
MA – Salem State College still expects former presidential candidate John Edwards and his wife, Elizabeth, to make a scheduled appearance at the school next month despite the senator's admission that he had an extramarital affair. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.