Albany, NY – Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina welcomes back author T.C. Boyle to talk about his new book "Talk Talk," a novel about a deaf woman who goes on a journey to find the man who has stolen her identity. Her search for justice and revenge end up taking on a life of their own in the thrilling new tale.
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: Ward was on an island on Lake Ontario attempting to solve the mystery of why hundreds of birds have died there. Trees in the Adirondack are defoliating-Ward will tell us why. Plus, we'll answer your letters about foxes and an odd horse barking noise heard in Greenfield. Air Date: 7/26.2006
Ticonderoga, NY – At least two hundred people attended a public hearing Tuesday night to voice their concerns over the Adirondack Park Agency's consideration of a variance for a large sign that Lowe's wants to place on a proposed store in Ticonderoga. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Kingston, NY – With a budget gap and a Democratic majority for the first time in decades, Ulster County's legislature is looking to change its form of government. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.
Albany, NY – An evening featuring teenagers in love, seldom heard music, and events you'll find difficult to believe?
No, we're not talking about the Thursday night line up on the WB. It's the U.S. premier of Robert Schumann's only opera, Genoveva. Famed Danish director Kasper Bech Holten has been called to New York's Bard College to direct this premiere and WAMC's Clarence Fanto asked him what drew him to this work.
Kingston, NY – As part of a revamped security plan, Poughkeepsie School District is starting an alternative high school for troubled middle and high school students. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.
Lake Placid, NY – New York Governor George Pataki traveled to Lake Placid Monday afternoon to announce that the state will provide funding to that community to begin building a long-desired convention center. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was in the Adirondack village for the announcement.
Lake George, NY – The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its long-awaited findings on the Ethan Allen tour boat disaster on Lake George last fall. The board presented its conclusions during a public hearing in Washington DC today. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Springfield, ma – As part of an ongoing investigation into corruption in Springfield, a former manager in the city's school department was arrested today and appeared in US District Court. He's charged with handing out no-show jobs. And, as WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief reports, this is not the first time he's been accused of malfeasance.