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Hudson Valley News
1:45 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

HBO Series Films At SUNY New Paltz

Lena Dunham, "Girls" creator and star
Credit SUNY New Paltz

The State University of New York at New Paltz was turned into a film set for a day. The HBO series Girls chose the campus as a setting to mimic a different university.

“Here we go kids. 3-2-1…action!

It all happened so quickly. Around the beginning of July, SUNY New Paltz officials got the call that Half A Yogurt Productions was interested in filming some scenes for the HBO series Girls. Richard Winters is community and government relations associate for SUNY New Paltz.

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New York News
1:04 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Students And Volunteers Dig In At Lake George Battlefield Park

Lucas Willard WAMC

Since 1991, Dr. David Starbuck, an archeologist and associate professor at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, has been supervising an Archeology Field School through SUNY Adirondack.

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New York News
12:39 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Comptroller DiNapoli Endorsed By CSEA

CSEA President Danny Donohue and NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli at the Desmond in Colonie (31 July 2014)
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A key New York union has made a political endorsement public.

The nearly 300,000-member Civil Service Employees Association represents state and local government employees, school district employees, child care providers and private sector employees throughout New York State. CSEA President Danny Donohue:    "We're all proud to be here today, endorsing our candidate for Comptroller, DiNapoli. We did it four years ago, we're proud to be here today."

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New England News
12:30 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Report Finds Hoosac Turbines Out of Compliance

Iberdrola Renewables owns and operates 19 turbines as part of the Hoosac Wind Project.
Credit Michael Fairneny

Studies done earlier this year show noise levels coming from wind turbines at the Hoosac Wind Project in northwestern Massachusetts were out of compliance with state regulations. People living in the area have complained of adverse health impacts since the turbines began spinning in 2012.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Stefanik Meets With Adirondack Government Officials

Republican 21st district candidate Elise Stefanik at the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board meeting in Keene Valley
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Elise Stefanik, the Republican candidate for Congress in New York’s 21st district, attended the monthly meeting of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board on Wednesday to discuss regional issues.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Gardening : 7/31/14

Credit Flickr/Karen Roe

Joining us for our gardening program is Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum and Greg Ward of Ward's Nursery.

Weather
12:26 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Thursday, July 31, 2014. 

WAMC News
11:36 am
Thu July 31, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1431

(Airs 7/31 & 8/2/14) WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews Ken Lovett, Columnist and Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu July 31, 2014

"Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade" By Walter Kirn

    In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn—then an aspiring novelist struggling with impending fatherhood and a dissolving marriage—set out on a peculiar, fateful errand: to personally deliver a crippled hunting dog from his home in Montana to the New York apartment of one Clark Rockefeller, a secretive young banker and art collector who had adopted the dog over the Internet. Thus began a fifteen-year relationship that drew Kirn deep into the fun-house world of an outlandish, eccentric son of privilege who ultimately would be unmasked as a brazen serial impostor, child kidnapper, and brutal murderer.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu July 31, 2014

The Four Tops At The Mahaiwe On 8/3

    One of Motown’s most consistent hit-makers Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Tops hit songs include “Baby I Need Your Loving,” “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch),” “Reach Out (I’ll Be There),” and “Ain’t No Woman (Like the One I’ve Got).”

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