Kingston, NY – The Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center is busy these days - the fledgling group is hosting a conference and talking to school officials about how to treat homosexual students. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: A group of rare Hudsonian Godwits were killed as they flew into electric wires in our region--it gave Ward an opportunity to study these migrating birds. Plus, conversationalists are pushing the Federal Government to protect a three foot long spitting worm that was long thought to be extinct. Air Date 9/25/2006
Albany, NY – Museum exhibit designer Jeff Hoke has written a one-of-a-kind book that combines elements of graphic novels, science and alchemy texts, and crafts projects in an attempt to provide readers with the experience of moving through Hoke's own personal museum. Gretchen talks to the author about the various sections of his museum.
Pittsfield, MA – It is estimated that the creative economy is responsible for 10 percent of the jobs in Berkshire County. That is just one of the findings of the Berkshire Creative Economy Project. And our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has an exclusive look at some of the other initial findings of this on-going research project being undertaken to learn how to best utilize the county's cultural industry;
Albany, NY – The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce has decided not to support a proposal to change the form of government in Saratoga Springs. City residents are preparing to vote on Election Day, November 7th, whether to adopt a mayor/ city council system over the longstanding commissioner-run form of government. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports: