Kingston, NY – As SUNY/New Paltz students return to class next week, two more will be added to their ranks. A federal judge has ordered the school to allow a pair of suspended student leaders back on campus. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Montpelier, VT – Committees of the Vermont Legislature begin joint hearings Wednesday on global warming. Legislators will be looking to experts to assess climate change impacts on the state and glean ideas to deal with the issue. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – This week, Gretchen talks with author Deborah Cohen about her book "Household Gods: The British and their Possessions". The book chronicles one hundred years of British interiors and looks at the way the British developed their mania for interiors, furniture, and decoration. Cohen talks about the role of morality and religion in the way people think about their homes and their possessions, explores the current state of consumerism in America, and much more.
Albany, ny – On New Year's Eve and all through the holiday season, many of us got together with big groups of friends and family. But large parties don't always guarantee a good time. Today's essayist Diane Cameron shares her advice for the more introverted among us.
Diane Cameron is the director of Community Caregivers and a writer from Guilderland, New York.
Albany, NY – This week, Dr. Stieg talks with Dr. Rolando Del Maestro, professor of the department of neurology and neuro-surgery at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Del Maestro is an international expert on the management of brain tumors. Dr. Del Maestro will give his views on the different types of brain cancer treatments, the symptoms of brain tumors, tests for the detection of tumors, and what the next 5 to 10 years holds for the future of brain cancer treatment.
Plattsburgh, NY – More than 71 scientists from New England, eastern Canada and New York have completed a study on mercury deposition in the region. The study, coordinated by the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, has found five mercury hot spots and nine areas of concern in the Adirondack and New England region. North County Bureau Chief Pat Bradley talked with three of the study's co-authors.
Albany, NY – Airs: 1/06/07 and 1/07/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: We'll have full coverage to the Governor's state of the state address, and reaction from legislators around the state, and our political observer Alan Chartock shares his analysis of the speech.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 01/07/07 and 01/08/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld and Times Union Editor Rex Smith discuss the NY Times and whether they'll keep their public editor, your letters and much more.
Pittsfield, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray were in Pittsfield, Massachusetts Saturday at both the Berkshire Museum and the Colonial Theatre. The visit was part of their unconventional inauguration celebration which took them to events across the state. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the story;