South Hadley, MA – The complexities of signing up for prescription drug coverage under the federal government's new Medicare part D are baffling many senior citizens to the point of exasperation. And those who have the means to research the multitude of coverage options available still consider themselves perplexed. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief spoke to seniors in South Hadley, Massachusetts to find out how they are making sense of the program.
Corinth, NY – A town on the southern edge of the Adirondacks has purchased fifteen miles of railroad track as part of a plan to run a scenic train service to a state-run ski area. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Monterey, MA – The community is being called to rally around a Berkshire County jazz singer who has shared the stage with Ani DiFranco and Pete Seeger, among others. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo, spoke with Kenn Basler, one of the organizers of a special benefit concert being held tonight.
Albany, NY – Educator Richard LaVoie is the author of the new book: It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend : Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success" Joe Donahue spoke with LaVoie about the issue...
Albany, NY – His new book is titled Hardwired Behavior: What Neuroscience Reveals about Morality. Jennifer Nathan had a chance to talk to Dr. Tancreedi about how he became interested in the intersection of the mind and the moral code.
The title of Lawrence Tancreedi's book is Hardwired Behavior. It's published by Cambridge University Press.
Albany, NY – Since 2001 Christian Ramirez has worked for the U.S.-M xico Border Program (USMBP) of the American Friends Service Committee in San Diego, California. He has been directing the Border Program of AFSC since 2002 and has a Bachelor's degree in history and anthropology from San Diego State University.