Saugerties, NY – Tests to determine if work going on at an Ulster County school is responsible for a sudden increase in seizures among students are inconclusive. But one expert says the best course of action would be evacuation. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Albany, NY – It's always great to get response from listeners and this week you certainly have made yourselves heard. We have plenty of letters and Ward's sage responses will range from beavers to bears. We also have some questions about ticks and Ward will have some tips on avoiding those pesky parasites. After that, Ward and Andy discuss the spoiling of perfectly good walks; how gold courses can affect the environment. Finally they'll get to the entire multitude of creatures that are returning to our yards this time of year.
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Lee Miringoff, Director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. Miringoff talks about recent polling data showing New York voters are unhappy about the slowing economy and rising gas prices. We'll find out what New Yorkers think about Governor David Paterson so far. They'll also talk about presidential politics and the 2008 elections.