Holyoke, MA – Officials in the city of Holyoke Massachusetts have announced an initiative they hope will help keep litter off the city's streets and sidewalks... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Albany, NY – TEACHING A BALANCED APPROACH TO GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE -
Global warming. It's one of the most visible and most controversial topics of our day. Just try an internet search. Global warming will return you hundreds of thousands of hits. The topic has completely permeated our culture. Our interest in the subject is to find out what millions of children in classrooms around the world are being taught about global warming.
Albany, NY – It's spring, and the weather is finally starting to reflect the change in seasons. Migrating birds are beginning to make their annual stop in the listening area, and I'll ask Ward about what we can expect from the birds this year. We also have some great letters this week. Two listeners had some hawk sightings they have questions about and another writer reported a potential bobcat encounter. Finally, we'll discuss an upcoming Earth Day events.
Albany, NY – The Roundtable's co-producer Andy Clegg spoke with June Casagrande about how her book, "Mortal Syntax: 101 Language Choices that Will Get You Clobbered by the Grammar Snobs--Even If You're Right" came to be. This book discusses the correct grammar uses and the common misuses that people are quick to correct you on, even if they're wrong.
Albany, NY – Katie Britton speaks with author A.M. Homes about her new book, "The Mistress' Daughter". Homes' book started as an essay about her personal experiences meeting her biological parents 31 years after they gave her up for adoption.
Albany, NY – The Iroquois Indian Museum director, Mike Tarbell, speaks with Joe and Julia about their newest exhibit about Native Americans who played baseball. The exhibit is called "Baseball's League of Nations: A Tribute to Native American Baseball Players". The museum is located in House Cave, New York and for more information visit www.iroquoismuseum.org.