Great Barrington, MA – Among the great debates in Great Barrington, Massachusetts in recent years has been how to acknowledge it as the birth place of civil rights leader and founder of the N.A.A.C.P., W.E.B. DuBois. That debate was laid to rest this weekend.
Albany, NY – On this week's show, Alan shares the mike with Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, who's looking to replace Eliot Spitzer in the state attorney general's office. Alan and Richard discuss the rigors of campaigning, Richard's opinion on the proper role of the attorney general, and why the name recognition of his opponents is not a problem.
Schenectady, NY – The national traveling production of Phantom of the Opera has brought more than just a little bit of Broadway to Schenectady. The show and the renovations to the historic downtown Proctor's Theater are placing it on the national map as a major theater venue and as a center of culture in the Capital Region.
WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein tells the tale of the Phantom of the Opera.
Great Barrington, MA – Food pantries in Massachusetts could lose 38 million dollars under President Bush's proposed fiscal 2007 budget. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo spoke with Berkshire Community Action Council Director Don Atwater about the potential ramifications for the county;
Mount Hope, NY – A New York State lawmaker is demanding that the New York City Department of Environmental Protection handover the results of a recent aquifer research study that took place in Orange County. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.
Kingston, NY – An Ulster County school district is making the issue of obesity and the need to promote a healthier lifestyle among their students, a top-priority. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.