Midday Magazine http://wamc.org en Bard SummerScape Presents World Premiere of Love in the Wars http://wamc.org/post/bard-summerscape-presents-world-premiere-love-wars-0 <p>Bard SummerScape is under way, and the performing arts festival will feature the world premiere of a play opening this weekend. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with the play’s curator and lead actress.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:44:47 +0000 Allison Dunne 94551 at http://wamc.org Bard SummerScape Presents World Premiere of Love in the Wars Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Midday Forecast http://wamc.org/post/meteorologist-jason-caterinas-midday-forecast-17 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Thursday, July 10, 2014.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:26:00 +0000 Jason Caterina 94529 at http://wamc.org Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Midday Forecast Invasive Plant Found Along Lake George http://wamc.org/post/invasive-plant-found-along-lake-george <p></p><p>Advocates for Lake George are taking steps to monitor and prevent the spread of an invasive species along the lakeshore that could threaten native butterfly populations.&nbsp;</p><p>Kristen Rohne, Education Coordinatior for the Lake George Association, said while her organization was checking on a native-plant buffer garden at the Rainbow Beach Homeowners Association in the Town of Bolton, a homeowner asked her team to take a closer look at a plant he hadn’t seen before, growing along the shoreline.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:21:03 +0000 Lucas Willard 94531 at http://wamc.org Invasive Plant Found Along Lake George Herbert London: The Presbyterian Church And The BDS Movement http://wamc.org/post/herbert-london-presbyterian-church-and-bds-movement <p>It has been clear for some time that Mainline Protestants have gone through a complete transformation. This religious group led by Presbyterians has become a secular humanistic faith far more interested in same sex marriage, abortion privileges, equality in some abstract sense, and fashionable left wing ideologies and tropes than religious doctrines.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:53:00 +0000 Herbert London 94439 at http://wamc.org Coalition Calls For Mandate Relief http://wamc.org/post/coalition-calls-mandate-relief <p></p><p></p><p>A coalition of business and labor groups is traveling across New York spelling out an agenda for mandate reform that they claim will ease the tax burden. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 94441 at http://wamc.org Coalition Calls For Mandate Relief Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Midday Forecast http://wamc.org/post/meteorologist-jason-caterinas-midday-forecast-16 <p>Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, July 9, 2014.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:26:00 +0000 Jason Caterina 94436 at http://wamc.org Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Midday Forecast Immigration Attorney On Nonprofit Housing Centers For Immigrant Children http://wamc.org/post/immigration-attorney-nonprofit-housing-centers-immigrant-children <p>The White House announced today that President Obama will seek congressional approval for more than $3 billion to deal with the growing number of children, who are alone and crossing the border illegally from Mexico into the United States. The federal government is also seeking applications from not-for-profit and other groups to set up centers to house the children. One of those possible centers is the former Kenwood Academy Convent in Albany. Eric Copland is an immigration attorney with Copland and Brenner, a law firm in Latham. He says this type of situation has taken place before...</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:31:01 +0000 Brian Shields 94355 at http://wamc.org Immigration Attorney On Nonprofit Housing Centers For Immigrant Children Paul Elisha: The Reformicons http://wamc.org/post/paul-elisha-reformicons <p>On February 18<sup>th</sup>, 1860, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a feminist founder of the first Woman’s Suffrage Congress, in the United States, said this in a speech to members of the New York State Legislature: “The prejudice against color, of which we hear so much, is no stronger than that against sex.&nbsp; It is produced by the same cause,…..The Negro’s skin and the woman’s sex are both prima facie evidence that they were intended to be in subjection to the white Saxon man.”</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Paul Elisha 94343 at http://wamc.org 4 in 10 US Homes Are Cellphone-Only As NY's Telecomm System Declines http://wamc.org/post/4-10-us-homes-are-cellphone-only-nys-telecomm-system-declines <p>A coalition of consumer groups, organized labor and elected officials says New York state’s telecommunication system is in decline, while a new government survey says American households are increasingly disconnecting their landline telephones.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The coalition includes groups like the AARP, Common Cause, the Working Families Party, several unions and dozens of elected leaders from around the state. It has filed a petition with the Public Service Commission seeking a "complete and public" review of the state's telecommunication system.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:44:21 +0000 Dave Lucas 94348 at http://wamc.org 4 in 10 US Homes Are Cellphone-Only As NY's Telecomm System Declines Court Rejects Challenge To Adirondack Club And Resort Project http://wamc.org/post/court-rejects-challenge-adirondack-club-and-resort-project <p></p><p></p><p>A New York State court has ruled against a challenge to the Adirondack Park Agency's approval of a proposed 6,200-acre, year-round resort development in Tupper Lake. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 94341 at http://wamc.org Court Rejects Challenge To Adirondack Club And Resort Project