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The Book Show
11:52 am
Thu March 20, 2008

The Book Show #1026

Albany, NY – Hari Kunzru's new novel, "My Revolutions," is the story of a British revolutionary who went underground after the 1960s and now has to come to terms with his life.

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WAMC News
11:37 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Governor Signs Energy Efficiency Bill

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas has signed the Energy Efficiency and Affordability Act, which is designed to promote energy efficiency and expand renewable energy development in Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:07 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Too Few Weapons in the Battle to Save the Great Lakes

Albany, NY – Spring's arrival means the opening of a major North American waterway and conservationists warn it also means a continuing ecological disaster. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Roundtable
9:03 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Susan Shapiro Barash (aired 3/19/08)

Albany, NY – Katie Britton speaks with Susan Shapiro Barash about her book, "Little White Lies, Deep Dark Secrets."

The Roundtable
8:48 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Congressional Corner with Joe Courtney (aired 3/19/08)

Albany, NY – Dr. Alan Chartock speaks with Rep. Joe Courtney of CT's 2nd district.

WAMC New York News
7:33 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Silver Alert system in Westchester County

westchester county NY – Westchester County, NY Legislator George Oros of Cortlandt has proposed that the county establish a Silver Alert system for senior citizens that would be similar to the Amber Alert system for missing children. WAMC's Hank Gross reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:31 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Skybus announces flights from Stewart Airport to NH

Newburgh, NY – Discount carrier Skybus Wednesday announced that effective June 1, it will add one daily flight from Stewart Airport at Newburgh, NY to Portsmouth, NH. That's about 70 miles north of Boston and the airline will market the destination as a less expensive way for tourists to visit Boston without flying into Logan International Airport. At the same time as Skybus announced the Portsmouth service, it also announced it would cut in half the number of flights from Stewart to both Columbus, OH and Greensboro, NC. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:27 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Population growth in New York State

NY – Westchester County and Orange County were neck and neck in terms of population growth in New York State from July 1, 2006 to July 1, 2007, the U.S. Census bureau reports. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:25 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Entergy announced independent examination of safety

Buchanan, NY – As Entergy continues in the process of seeking license renewals for its Indian Point 2 and 3 nuclear power plants in Buchanan, NY, company officials Wednesday announced they would start a fully independent examination of safety, security and emergency preparedness at the plants. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:21 am
Thu March 20, 2008

A Kerhonkson, NY woman is asking the Supreme Court for help

Kerhonkson, NY – A Kerhonkson, NY woman, who went to Iraq in February and March of 2003 as a member of the Human Shields, to protest the impending destruction of Iraq's infrastructure and mass casualties to its people, has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking permission to argue her case. Her brief comes on the fifth anniversary of the war, a day when a number of citizen protests were held around the Hudson Valley and nation. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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