911

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

2/21/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, commentator and activist, Libby Post, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Ukraine
Christie Town Hall
Obama Budget
City Wealth Gap
FCC 911

New York News
3:42 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

9/11 - Never Forget

On Sunday morning 9/11/11 a crowd in Manhattan watched the Jumbotron during a solemn reading of the names of the 9/11/01 WTC victims.
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Dear WAMC Listeners,

Today marks 12 years since 9/11. Two years ago, I was in New York City for the 10th Anniversary of the "Attack on America."

I wanted to share this important  story with you once again.

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New York News
3:21 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

9/11: Eleven Years Later

Stationed a few blocks away, Engine 6 was one of the first units of fire apparatus that responded to the emergency call at the WTC on September 11, 2001.
WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The nation is marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks - WAMC's regional coverage begins with Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas in Albany...

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A solemn ceremony at the New York State Museum in downtown Albany started with a moment of silence at 8:46 am, marking the moment that the first hijacked jetliner crashed into the World Trade Center in 2001.

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North Country News
8:42 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Some VT Cell Customers to Be Able to Text 9-1-1

For the next six months some Vermont cellular telephone users will be able to text 911 emergency calls for help.  WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports…

Vermont's Enhanced 911 Board says that Verizon Wireless customers will be able to send a text message to 911 that will be answered at a public service answering point in Williston.

The people who receive the messages will coordinate the emergency response with the appropriate agency.

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