emergency http://wamc.org en "Trauma Red: The Making Of A Surgeon In War And In America's Cities" By Peter Rhee http://wamc.org/post/trauma-red-making-surgeon-war-and-americas-cities-peter-rhee <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peter </span>Rhee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the trauma surgeon who helped save Congresswoman Gabby </span>Giffords<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>He has just written a memoir,<em> Trauma Red: The Making Of A Surgeon In War And In America's Cities</em>, about his upbringing in South Korea and Africa to the gripping dramas he faces in a typical day as a medical genius.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94244 at http://wamc.org "Trauma Red: The Making Of A Surgeon In War And In America's Cities" By Peter Rhee Hunger Action Network of New York State http://wamc.org/post/hunger-action-network-new-york-state <p>Emergency Food Programs continue to struggle during a recession to feed a growing number of hungry people in our region. Activists says a new study of hunger in New York State shows that emergency food programs can ever be a substitute for increased government action to end the growing problem of hunger.</p><p>Mark Dunlea, Executive Director of the <a href="http://www.hungeractionnys.org/">Hunger Action Network in NYS</a>, says instead of dealing with emergencies, food pantries and soup kitchens over the last 30 years have been forced by government inaction to evolve into supplemental sources of food for households who need assistance on an ongoing basis.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55183 at http://wamc.org Hunger Action Network of New York State Ulster County Has a New Phone Number for Storms and Emergencies http://wamc.org/post/ulster-county-has-new-phone-number-storms-and-emergencies <p></p><p>With the storm that began Wednesday, Hudson Valley emergency services personnel, power companies, and local government officials are keeping a close watch.&nbsp; In Ulster County, there is a new way to get information about storms and other emergencies.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 05:15:19 +0000 Allison Dunne 54584 at http://wamc.org Ulster County Has a New Phone Number for Storms and Emergencies "You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You" by Jane Heller http://wamc.org/post/youd-better-not-die-or-ill-kill-you-jane-heller <p>Bestselling writer, Jane Heller, joins us to talk about <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/145210753X/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=145210753X&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You: A Caregiver's Survival Guide to Keeping You in Good Health and Good Spirits</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=145210753X" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53286 at http://wamc.org "You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You" by Jane Heller Hurricane Sandy - American Red Cross http://wamc.org/post/hurricane-sandy-american-red-cross <p>Many along the East coast are already feeling the effects of Sandy. Meteorologists are estimating damages could range between one and three billion dollars or more. The American Red Cross is preparing to provide disaster relief services wherever needed.<br>Anna Kate Twitty with the national Red Cross headquarters is on the ground on Long Island and joining us LIVE. Also joining us in the studio is Gary Striar, CEO for the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 50808 at http://wamc.org Hurricane Sandy - Listener Call-In, WNYT's Paul Caiano, and Ulster County Executive Mike Hein http://wamc.org/post/hurricane-sandy-listener-call-wnyts-paul-caiano-and-ulster-county-executive-mike-hein <p>We take WAMC listener call-in questions on and tips for hurricane preparedness; get the latest forecast information from WNYT's Paul Caiano; and speak with Ulster County Executive, Mike Hein, about preparedness in his region.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:20:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 50802 at http://wamc.org Some VT Cell Customers to Be Able to Text 9-1-1 http://wamc.org/post/some-vt-cell-customers-be-able-text-9-1-1 <p>For the next six months some Vermont cellular telephone users will be able to text 911 emergency calls for help.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;</p><p>Vermont&#39;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.</p><p>The people who receive the messages will coordinate the emergency response with the appropriate agency.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 12:42:02 +0000 Pat Bradley 37120 at http://wamc.org Some VT Cell Customers to Be Able to Text 9-1-1