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4:16 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Word For The Wise #3365

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3365--11/02/07: Inklings of notions

Vox Pop
3:33 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Home Improvement 11/2/07

Albany, NY – Mr. Fix It, Ned Depew, is back for another hour of conversation with host Bob Barret and WAMC Listeners.

WAMC News
2:49 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Food banks could use a boost

Western MA – With the U.S. Senate scheduled to debate the 2007 farm bill next week, officials at the Western Massachusetts Food Bank are urging legislators to increase USDA funding. Andrew Morehouse, Food Bank of Western Massachusetts executive director, tells WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, an increase would allow food banks across the country to provide more food to those in need;

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WAMC New York News
2:45 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Former EnCon Chief, Peter Berle Dead at 69

Albany, NY – Former New York State Environmental Conversation Commissioner, NYS lawmaker and WAMC commentator, Peter Berle has died. Berle also served as head of the National Audubon Society. WAMC's Brian Shields reports.

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WAMC News
2:42 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Bottle bill expansion considered

Boston, MA – A boom in bottled beverage consumption has many lawmakers in Massachusetts proposing expanding the so-called bottle bill so it would include more of those containers. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report;

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WAMC News
2:32 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Pittsfield mayoral candidates share views

Pittsfield, MA – With the general election approaching the two Pittsfield, Massachusetts mayoral candidates met for their final public forum Tuesday. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details:

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WAMC News
2:24 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Addressing obesity

Pittsfield, MA – Statistics show childhood obesity isn't a problem that kids will outgrow - overweight adolescents are 80 percent more likely to be obese in adulthood. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more on this problem and how a number of health officials in the Berkshires believe it should be tackled;

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WAMC News
2:07 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Northampton Indy Film Festival Begins

Northampton, MA – The Northampton Independent Film Festival kicks off tonight in Northampton Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief, Paul Tuthill has a preview.....

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WAMC News
2:04 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Broadband Tests Underway In Rural Areas

Worthington, MA – An important test is underway in Western Massachusetts as part of the effort to bring high speed internet service to the rural areas of the state that have no access to broadband..WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC News
12:22 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Vermont Raising Awareness of Insurance Availability

Montpelier, VT – The state of Vermont and advocacy groups are redoubling their efforts to get all Vermonters enrolled in health insurance programs. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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