Schenectady, NY – The Schenectady County Legislature has unveiled a package of legislation designed to bring energy conservation and efficiency to a higher level. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Boston, MA – The Massachusetts House of Represenatives is expected to kill Governor Deval Patrick's casino bill, but the debate over expanded gambling in the state may go on... WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Albany, NY – Albany Medical Center hosted the announcement of a statewide effort designed to provide important information to new parents in an effort to help and protect New York's youngest citizens. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Dr. John Ratey is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has a private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
For more than a decade he taught residents and Harvard medical students as the Assistant Director of Resident training at Massachusetts Mental Health Center. He continues to teach psychiatrists as a regular instructor in Harvard's Continuing Medical Education program.
Plattsburgh, NY – The weak American dollar is a boon to the region's ski industry. The exchange rate is attracting Canadians and other international tourists to Vermont's ski areas, where they are spending more time and money than a typical domestic skier. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield restaurant hailed by many as a downtown magnet has closed while it works to reconfigure its upscale dining model. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more on the implications some believe this could have on the business community;
Washington, DC – The stock market has been roller coastering this week in reaction to the collapse of an investment bank and the subsequent federal deal that kept it afloat. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett looks at the economy, the plans to fix it, and the lessons to be learned from history.
Albany, NY – Julia and David speak with Steve and Dede Leiber of Upstate Films about the Academy Award winning best documentary "Taxi to the Dark Side" with film maker Alex Gibney as well as current and upcoming local theater events. Upstate Films is located in Rhinebeck, New York and for more information visit, www.upstatefilms.org.
Albany, NY – In today's Congressional Corner, the discussion shifts from domestic issues such as the economy and health care to the U.S.'s foreign policy in Alan and New York's Congressman Maurice Hinchey's discussion.