Elizabethtown, NY – Earlier this summer, the Adirondack Nature Conservancy obtained more than 160-thousand acres of forest land in the Adirondacks. The group now plans to launch one of the largest fundraising efforts in Adirondack history to pay the debts incurred. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
New Paltz, NY – SUNY New Paltz President Steve Pozkanzer, Bard College President Leon Botstein and Vassar College President Catharine Hill gather to discuss higher education in the Hudson Valley. Topics include choosing the right college, paying for college, campus safety, and much more.
Albany, NY – The fall of Minneapolis' I-35W bridge has every state assessing their road and bridge infrastructure. While state agencies that maintain bridges in New York say they're safe and well maintained, some contractors say the state of New York's bridges is a cause for concern. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Kingston, NY – Mayor James Sottile says he wrote to people he said were solid Democratic supporters to let them know about one of their candidates' contributions to the GOP. But challenger Richard Cahill says the letters were harassment.
Kingston, NY – Republican Richard Cahill is running against Kingston Mayor James Sottile - and says he's fed up with what he says are personal attacks and harassment by his opponent. At issue is a letter - one that Sottile says was simply informational.
Becket, MA – Several top officials with the Patrick Administration gathered in front of the town hall in Becket Massachusetts today to announce a strategy to bring affordable broadband internet access to the entire state of Massachusetts by 2010. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....