Woodstock, NY – In a mass produced nation trembling on a shaky economy, it's hard to imagine how anyone can survive making one stringed instrument at a time. But the art of the handmade instrument is surviving .and even thriving. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett profiles two New York craftsmen who turn wood into sound.
Great Barrington, MA – Continuing to illustrate the connection between creativity and business, Berkshire Creative has hired its first executive director. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, filed this report;
Pittsfield, MA – Fredrick Clark, the Chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education says the board needs be the advocate for the state's public learning institutions. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, caught up with Clark while he was in the Berkshires Friday and filed this report;
Northwest, Conn. – Many in Connecticut believe General Electric should be willing to do more when it comes to removing PCBs from the Housatonic River. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, who has been following the issue in Massachusetts, checked in over the border and filed this report;
Albany, NY – Joe and Sarah speak with Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs of the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. David Kahn, about teen suicide. Dr. Kahn joins answers some of the questions that surround the causes of teen suicide that affect our youth today.