Albany, NY – Carri Manchester is the education director at Olana. Not only was Carri gracious enough to help us set up all phases of this broadcast, but she has also agreed to sit with us and talk about this wonderful site. And today, she is joined by a very special guest, Jayne McLaughlin, Deputy General Manager for the Palisades Region for the State Park system.
Albany, NY – R.O. Blechman is famous for his multiple New Yorker covers, including several widely recognized illustrations of the New York skyline. He has also drawn for Rolling Stone, The New York Times and many other publications. His work is instantly recognizable by his distinctive small and squiggly handwriting. Blechman has run his own animation studio since 1979, and his most well known works include The Soldier's Tale and The Juggler of our Lady.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan is joined by Steven Greenberg of the Siena College Research Poll. Greenberg talks about Siena's latest New York poll which takes a monthly snapshot of registered voters from throughout New York State on current political issues. Their most recent poll asks what New Yorker's think about the so called "Troopergate" scandal, whether they approve of Governor Eliot Spitzer and more.
Plattsburgh, NY – The Canadian dollar is stronger than it's been in nearly three decades. It reached 1-to-1 parity against the U.S. dollar on Thursday. The stronger loonie is leading to an increasing number of Canadians traveling South to shop and travel in the U.S. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Federal Reserve Governor Kevin Warsh was in Albany today, discussing the future of the U.S. Economy with faculty and students at the University at Albany School of Business. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Springfield, MA – The Springfield Massachusetts Finance Control board has approved a one million dollar increase in the overtime budget for the city's police department. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..