Albany, NY – Jane's Ice Cream has been a staple of New York from Albany to Manhattan since 1987. Amy Keller, Jane Keller and Bob Guidabaldie sit on the board of directors for the ice cream shop. They speak with Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor during this interview on The Roundtable.
Hudson Valley, NY – Memorials were held around the world to commemorate the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. An Albany historian says the peace movement has created the nuclear arms freeze...and a noted author says a shift in perception could accomplish much more.
Kingston, NY – Congressman Maurice Hinchey announced four million dollars in federal funding for a business related to the proposed alternative energy center in the town of Ulster while area leaders discussed economic development.
Albany, NY – Katie Britton hosts as WNYT Meteorologist Jason Gough takes WAMC listener questions about weather and weather phenomena. Topics addressed include jet streams, circular rainbows, The Gulf Stream, wall and shelf clouds, air quality levels, the smell before rain, and dew point versus relative humidity.
Northampton, MA – The city of Northampton Massachusetts is experimenting with a parking change on Main Street and its causing a stir....as we hear from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill....
Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, bestselling author Lisa See talks about her new novel "Peony in Love." The novel, which is already appearing on bestseller lists, takes readers back to seventeenth-century China. It combines a love story that survives past death with a history of cloistered women and the true story of their work as writers in a famous Chinese book and opera.
Palmer, MA – A new report from the Center for Policy Analysis at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth recommends Massachusetts approve three resort casinos and that one be located in Western Massachusetts. There is one community where a developer is already poised to move forward if the state gives the green light. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....