Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Mary Cuffe Perez and Nancy Caparulo about their Quilt Story Project that they have created. The Quilt Story Project collects poems from the community and turns them into a one page poem that gets performed in Saratoga County and beyond, put into book form and is a way to record history and preserve culture.
Albany, NY – In today's Bard's Eye View, Paul Elisha speaks with Barbara Unger about her newest work of poetry, "The Origin of the Milky Way". Barbara Unger is a poet and professor at St. Rose College and her poetry has appeared in some of the most prestigious publications.
Long Lake, NY – Local government and business officials met this past weekend to discuss concerns over an Adirondack Park Agency's decision to cap the number of snowmobile trails in the Park. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Joe and Selma speak with Liza Donnelly, Barbara Smaller and Victoria Roberts about their book, "Sex and Sensibility: Ten Women Examine the Lunacy of Modern Love...in 200 Cartoons". These New Yorker cartoonist discuss the craziness of modern love.
Albany, NY – Ilene Marder and Carla Smith of the Woodstock Arts Consortium join the Roundtable to talk about the 8 day art extravaganza! Beginning April 5, the Woodstock Arts Consortium will host the Woodstock Taste of the Arts, featuring food, entertainment and various types of art. For more information, visit www.woodstockartsconsortium.com.
Springfield, MA – The Springfield City Council has reactivated a long dormant committee. Officials hope it will serve as a watch dog to prevent the city from slipping back into bad financial habits that led to its fiscal collapse in 2004. WAMC S Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Albany, NY – A Site has been chosen in Albany for an Alternative Energy Plant that would convert Corn into Ethanol, The announcement comes at a time when biofuels are beginning to fall out of public favor... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Ward Stone is in a happy mood today - well, Ward is always happy but, he is especially happy today because it is Trout Fishing season. We'll talk about this special time of year and the best place to fish in the region. We have been getting a lot of letters about bats and Ward will respond. Plus, an update on the confused cardinal and a warning on dog poop and our water supply. It is all coming up on this week's In Our Backyard with Ward Stone.