New York News

WAMC New York News
11:20 am
Thu March 6, 2003

Protest Yesterday, Discipline Today for Students

New Paltz, NY – Hudson Valley college, high school, and middle school students were among the thousands nationwide to walk out of class in protest of a war against Iraq. Some are being punished for their actions. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips reports.

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WAMC New York News
9:51 am
Thu March 6, 2003

Town Meeting Day Voters Give Thumbs Down to GMOs

Montpelier, VT – Critics of genetically engineered foods are declaring victory in non-binding Town Meeting referenda Tuesday in Vermont. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
4:10 pm
Wed March 5, 2003

Small Upstate Hospital Announces It Will Close

Cambridge, NY – The only hospital in Washington County NY has announced that it will close.
More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
3:16 pm
Wed March 5, 2003

Crossgates Mall Incident Sparks Protest

Guilderland, NY – One of the largest shopping malls in upstate New York was the focus of controversy today. On Monday night, a man was arrested at the Crossgates mall in the suburb of Guilderland after refusing to take off a T-shirt that had an anti-war message. Today, 100 people wearing similar shirts went to the mall at lunchtime as a show of protest against the mall's policy. WAMC's Senior correspondent,Brian Shields reports.

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