More news on lead in the news and Ward has an update. The gold finches are out in force, and why are they pecking at my windows. We are going to get to a lot of your letter this week. Where have all the mosquitoes gone? Why are the butterflies dying? Are trains spewing Garbage? And where do the dead deer go? We have a lot to get to - Ward is Ready and so am I
It's all coming up on In Our Backyard with Ward Stone.
Albany, NY – Allergies, tinnitus, cauterizing (precise surgical burning) of the nose, phlegm and more. Your ears, nose, and throat are of primary concern on today's Medical Monday Vox Pop. Dr. Gavin Setzen joins Alan in Studio A to answer listener calls about Otolaryngology.
Pittsfield, MA – The Berkshire Museum anticipates wrapping up its $9 million fund raising campaign, which was announced last year, within six months. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this update;
Albany, NY – Assembly Minority Leader James Tedisco is back with Alan Chartock on the Capitol Connection this week. Tedisco talks about the recent Republican victory in the special election for New York's 105th Assembly District. Tedisco tells Alan why Rudy Giuliani's presidential campaign could be a big boost for New York Republicans in the 2008 election. They'll also talk about the latest developments related to the franchise to run the Saratoga Race Course, the congestion pricing plan for NYC and the Spitzer administration's "Troopergate" scandal.
Albany, NY – The famous trials of anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti galvanized people all over the world. With new evidence and painstaking research, Bruce Watson retells the story in his book "Sacco and Vanzetti."
Lee, Massachusetts – The Massachusetts Secretary of Workforce Development says she is concerned about the future of the paper industry in her state. This statement comes as a second paper mill in the Berkshires prepares to close its doors. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;