Pittsfield, MA – President Bush is visiting the West Bank trying to usher in a peace agreement in the Mideast. Closer to home, an Israeli Consul General is striving to strengthen relations with New Englanders on behalf of his country. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Pittsfield, MA – Doug Peterson, the newly appointed Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources held a listening session in the Berkshires Tuesday. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports, the need for continued production and consumption of local food was voiced by attendees more than once;
Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Health Systems, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, says it is beefing up its staff's education to improve their skills, and patient care. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of how this is being accomplished;
Albany, NY – New York Governor delivered his second "State of the State" address today. Political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discussed the plans put forth by the Governor and gets reaction from our listeners. Also included in this Vox Pop archive edition, the New York GOP's response to Governor Spitzer's speech, delivered by Staten Island New York State Senator Andrew Alanza. David Galletly hosts.