Plattsburgh, NY – The man with extremely drug resistant tuberculosis, who flew into Montreal and entered the U-S at the Champlain, New York border crossing, has raised numerous health concerns. But the incident is also raising questions, and the ire of critics, over how he so easily crossed the border. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Springfield, MA – Child safety experts are holding a two day conference in Springfield Massachusetts to share strategies for protecting children from predators. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Albany, NY – The number of people on food stamps has increased by nearly 50 percent since 2001. Many social services workers feel the program falls short of recipients' needs, with an average benefit of a little more than $3 a day. Yet there are still many more impoverished people living in the suburbs that are unaccounted for. In the second of his two-part series, Dave Lucas takes a look at the why the numbers don't add up.
Albany, NY – For the first time in History, more poor Americans live in the suburbs than in all our cities combined. In the first of two reports, Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas, finds out why the suburbs are becoming more attractive for impoverished families.
Albany, NY – Governor Eliot Spitzer has created a state Higher Education Commission with the goal of identifying ways to improve higher education in New York. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Before you know it, theatre lovers from all over the Northeast will be flocking to Stockbridge for the Berkshire Theatre Festival's newest productions. BTF's Executive Director Kate McGuire and Brandeis professor Eric Hill, who will be directing BTF's production of The Glass Menagerie, tell us about BTF's 2007 season.
Albany, NY – We leave no lamium unturned in this week's Gardening Vox Pop, so tune in to discover an eco-friendly cure for the poison ivy blues and find out the perfect time to trim back your lilac bushes. WAMC's natural gardener Larry Sombke and the Berkshire Botanical Garden's Dorthe Hviid join host Jennifer Nathan for 55 minutes of gardening bliss.