Springfield, MA – Western New England college will be offering students at Holyoke and Springfield Technical Community Colleges dual admission under a new joint program--expanding already flourishing partnerships between public and private institutions in Western Massachusetts.
WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.
Albany, NY – Republican party leaders pick their candidate for governor and push another candidate to switch races, New York will be the first state to host a new campaign to halt the spread of methamphetamines, and Congressman Hinchey unveils what he calls a bipartisan energy reform bill.
Albany, NY – WAMC's Alan Chartock, Clarence Fanto, and Times Union Editor Rex Smith discuss Brian Williams interview with President Bush, letters about Wikipedia and stickers on the front page of the paper, as well as a study that ranks the U.S. 6th among countries jailing journalists.
Albany, NY – On this edition of Vox Pop Medical Monday, Host Alan Chartock welcomes back Dr. Mark Nelson, from Capital Cardiology Associates in Albany. Dr. Nelson is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and is on staff at Albany Medical Center and Memorial Hospital. Air date: 12/19/05
Albany, NY – On this week's program: Here's the premise: On a single day, April 8th, 2005, Over 50 of nation's top female photographers took photos of American women from all walks of life and all corners of the country. These photographers captured everyday women living their lives on a single day. Through the photos and the subject's biographies, Editor Dawn Sheggeby says that women today are not looking to "have it all" anymore. Instead they are trying to find balance and crafting lives that are personally fulfilling.
Lake Placid, NY – The Lake Placid Lodge is one of the Adirondacks' most exclusive mountain retreats. Charging prices up to eleven-hundred dollars a night, the secluded lakeside resort dates back to 1882 and has attracted people like Bill Gates and Britney Spears. On Thursday the lodge, one of America's top hotels and an Adirondack landmark, was devastated by fire. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield, Massachusetts based printing company sold its 200,000 square foot warehouse and 11 acres of land to another company this week and re-located elsewhere in the city. The move will allow both companies to create new jobs for the area. Our Berkhsire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details.
Lenox, MA – The largest collection of Edith Wharton's private library is heading home to her estate and gardens in Lenox, Massachusetts. And Stephanie Copeland, president of the Edith Wharton Restoration, explained to Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo the return trip took much more than a phone call home.
Vernon, VT – The owners of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant want to boost its power output by 20-percent. They're a step closer to achieving that goal following an NRC advisory committee's approval of the plan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.