Albany, NY – Robert Frost said "A complete poem is one where the emotion has found its thought and the thought has found the words." We think a complete poem is one that makes that journey, and then gets shared on The Poetry Forum. Sara Weist, Stu Bartow and Paul Elisha share some of their favorite published poems and encourage WAMC listeners to do the same as Glenn Busby hosts this edition of The Poetry Forum on Vox Pop.
Pittsfield, MA – The first artificial disc replacement surgery in Massachusetts was recently conducted by two doctors at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Albany, NY – Senator Hillary Clinton has partnered up with Governor Eliot Spitzer to urge President George W. Bush to reverse his health care policy for children. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Springfield, MA – When the new school year begins in Springfield Massachusetts next week students will be riding in some yellow school buses that have been made...greener. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Kingston, NY – Hearings continue into the Ulster County Law Enforcement Center construction...and testimony indicates partisan politics, questionable expenses and contractors who didn't send their 'A' team.
Albany, NY – Music guru Hal March is owner of Toonerville Trolly CDs and Records. His store is located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and it is one of the last independent music stores in the area. Hal was on The Roundtable to talk about jazz, and about several recently released jazz albums.
Great Barrington, MA – Residents from through out Berkshire County gathered in Great Barrington to show their support for ending the war in Iraq. There were similar demonstrations elsewhere in the region and in the country.
Amherst, MA – The University of Massachusetts at Amherst is facing a year in transition,as the fall semester begins. The campus welcomed 500 business and government leaders this morning for the 41st annual community breakfast. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....