Two candidates in New York’s 19th Congressional District will participate in a forum tonight at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Republican Congressman Chris Gibson and Democrat Sean Eldridge will field questions on a range of environmental topics. The forum is hosted by the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with New York League of Conservation Voters President Marcia Bystryn about what to expect.
Republican Charlie Baker has momentum as the race for governor in Massachusetts enters the final month. It raises the question: Could Martha Coakley lose another big election?
Several recent polls have found the race for governor in Massachusetts is a dead heat between the major party candidates with three independents registering in the low single digits. A double-digit lead Coakley once had over Baker has now evaporated.
Everyone is born curious. But only some retain the habits of exploring, learning, and discovering as they grow older. Those who do so tend to be smarter, more creative, and more successful. So why are many of us allowing our curiosity to wane?
Ian Leslie writes about the importance of curiosity in Curious: The Desire To Know And Why Your Future Depends On It.
Raised in South Carolina and New York, Jaqueline Woodson always felt halfway home in each place.
In Brown Girl Dreaming she uses vivid poems to share what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.
The 15th annual Woodstock Film Festival's kick-off event will be the World Premiere of Erez Miller and Henrique Cymerman's feature documentary East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem on Wednesday, October 15 at the Woodstock Playhouse. Filmmaker Erez Miller and two of the film's subjects, David Broza and Steve Earle, will partake in a Q&A after the screening followed by a live acoustic concert featuring David Broza and Steve Earle.