Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Doug Fine about his book, "Farewell My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living". Fine wondered if he could live with his car and electronics without leaving behind a large carbon footprint. He decided to move to a remote ranch in New Mexico where his car ran on restaurant grease, he grew his own food and used solar power. For more information visit his website, www.dougfine.com.
Kingston, NY – When you fill up at the pump, you may notice that diesel prices are sometimes a dollar higher than what you're buying. But Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports you're paying for it whether you know it or not.
Plattsburgh, NY – New York Governor David Patterson was in Plattsburgh Wednesday for the groundbreaking of a new facility that will bring more than 300 jobs to the North Country. Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was there.
Albany, NY – Alan joins Congressman Chris Murphey to discuss the issue of land conservation in this Congressional Corner. The idea of land conservation sounds appealing, but many landowners run into a conflict when they do not want to give up their land. Tomorrow, Alan will continue his discussion tomorrow with Murphy when they discuss the mortgage crisis.
Albany, NY – It's Passover this Saturday so Alan joins chef Michael Ballin from Castle Street Cafe in to make macaroons in this Culinary Corner. For more information on how to make these tasty almond and coconut confections, look up the text version of the recipe on www.wamc.org.
Albany, NY – Museum director Jamie Franklin and curator Dr. Ricky Salinger discuss the new exhibit at the Bennington Museum, "Reimagining the Distaff Toolkit". Each piece of art features a house hold tool that was used in the era and some commentary about the back breaking work women had to do. The exhibit will last until June 1.