Albany, NY – (Airs: 8/03/07 and 8/04/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: we'll have latest on the continuing fight between Governor Spitzer and Senate Majority Leader Bruno, some northern New York representatives share their concerns over troopergate , and a republican developer wins a special election to the assembly.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock welcomes Joe Mahoney, Albany Bureau Chief for the Daily News. Mahoney has been reporting on the scandal in the Spitzer administration involving the improper use of state police. He gives listeners a recap of how it all started and talks about who's been hurt and who's been helped the most by the scandal. Alan and Joe also discuss recent polling data, the special election in Schenectady and the latest on the congestion pricing plan for Manhattan.
Albany, NY – What is the best way to relocate bee populations? What are the distinctions in flavor and nutritional value of different types of honey? Rick Green addresses the declining bee populations and a listener asks; "If we breed super bees, can they fight the pests that hurt them now?" Beekeeper Rick fills us in on what's buzzing in the world of bees. Bob Barrett hosts.
Albany, NY – The sling-shot affect of satellites, a debunked theory of the extinction and rebirth of the earth, high temperature super conductors, and leap seconds on this edition of The Science Forum. Why are moths drawn to the flame? How do electron volts compare to standard volts? How do high intensity discharge (HID) bulbs work? Is time travel possible? Brian Shields hosts as Dr.'s Andrea Worthington, Nancy Slack, Ken Welles, and Barbara Brabetz address these and other scientific and science fiction questions.
Albany, NY – Those seeking refuge from a hot day like this one are drawn to swimming pools, in backyards and at city and state parks and playgrounds. Swimming safety experts say, should you decide to go swimming, you need to be aware at all times of the risks involved. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Elizabethtown, NY – Earlier this summer, the Adirondack Nature Conservancy obtained more than 160-thousand acres of forest land in the Adirondacks. The group now plans to launch one of the largest fundraising efforts in Adirondack history to pay the debts incurred. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
New Paltz, NY – SUNY New Paltz President Steve Pozkanzer, Bard College President Leon Botstein and Vassar College President Catharine Hill gather to discuss higher education in the Hudson Valley. Topics include choosing the right college, paying for college, campus safety, and much more.