Williamstown, MA – Some hunters in Berkshire County contend there is an increase in the coyote population, which in turn are preying on an uncharacteristic number of deer population. But, Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the state department of fish and wildlife disagrees;
Albany, NY – As this month's snow storm melts into our memories, the Northeast still finds itself buried under a sheet of ice. Today, essayist Sue Rosenberg gives us her advice on staying upright during these last slippery weeks of winter.
Sue Rosenberg is the editor of Skidmore College's alumni magazine. She lives in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, author Chris Bohjalian talks about his novel The Double Bind. Bohjalin describes his latest novel as a literary thriller. It follows a young social worker who survives a brutal attack and her obsession with uncovering a dark secret.
Boston, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has filed his first proposed state budget with the Massachusetts Legislature. It totals 26 point 7 Billion dollars..a four percent increase over the current state budget. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has details.....
Albany, NY – Ballroom dance classes are no longer a childhood staple, but that doesn't mean that those little white gloves have been laid to rest. Today, essayist Barbara Redfield tells us about her most recent dance school reunion, and some early morning guests who gave an unexpected kick-off to the weekend's festivities.
Kingston, NY – The Supreme Court is known for making landmark decisions. Sometimes, those decisions come when it decides whether to take a case or not. The Court declined to take a case affecting the Hudson Valley yesterday, which means a big fine for New York City - but environmentalists say the city is still polluting a creek in Ulster County. WAMC's Julia Taylor explains.