WAMC News
3:35 am
Fri July 11, 2008

State Officials Praise Holyoke Geriatric Project

Holyoke, MA – Officials in Holyoke Massachusetts are looking for financial help from the state of Massachusetts to build a facility that they say could be a national model for providing long term care for elders in an urban setting... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
3:29 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Officials Put a Hold on Closing Gaps in New York Canal Trail

Albany, NY – The downspiraling economy has caught up with bicyclists in the Mohawk Valley... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas explains.

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WAMC New York News
12:37 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Saving the Pine Bush: Still Much To Be Done

The Karner Blue Butterfly makes its home in the Pine Bush.

Schenectady, NY – The area between Schenectady and Albany known as The Pine Bush has been the subject of debate pitting environmentalist against developers for more than three decades. An activist who has dedicated much of his adult life to saving the pine bush says there is still much to be done and a lot more researchers still don't understand about the unique ecosystem Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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WAMC News
12:29 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Medical Associates President: Survey to be taken with 'grain of salt.'

Berkshire County, MA – A patient survey of 400 primary care practices in Massachusetts gave doctors strong marks for communication, but found room for improvement in other areas of care giving. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report

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WAMC New York News
12:09 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Snowmobile Maintenance Funding to Nearly Double

Plattsburgh, NY – New York State is nearly doubling the amount of funding dedicated to snowmobile clubs' trail maintenance to more than five million dollars. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
11:54 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Crane to sell minority interest to investment firm

Dalton, MA – After 238 years of being family-owned, Crane and Company is selling a minority stake of its business to a New York investment firm. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New York News
11:40 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Border Interests Pleased With Issuance of Enhanced Drivers' Licenses

Plattsburgh, NY – Border interests are praising New York Governor David Paterson's announcement that Enhanced Drivers' Licenses will soon be issued across the state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:09 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Consumer Confidence Down Again, County Governments Strapped

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Statewide, NY – A new poll released today shows consumer confidence in New York is at a record low and the high costs that are worrying them are also impacting county governments. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:12 am
Thu July 10, 2008

The Department of Homeland Security has appropriated $1.3 million for Orange County

Orange County, NY – The Department of Homeland Security has appropriated $1.3 million for Orange County and $600,000 for Rockland County, both in New York's Hudson Valley, to improve communications between first responders. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:10 am
Thu July 10, 2008

$100 per year tuition increase for Dutchess Community College

Dutchess County , NY – A proposed $100 per year tuition increase for full-time students attending Dutchess Community College in New York's Hudson Valley was eliminated Wednesday by the County Legislature's Budget and Finance Committee.WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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