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The Book Show
1:48 am
Wed May 2, 2007

The Book Show #981

Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, host Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina talks with first time novelist Marish Pessel. Pessel talks about the success of her debut novel Special Topics in Calamity Physics, a clever murder mystery about a high school student who lives with her rambling professor father - that culminates with a final exam.

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WAMC New York News
12:16 am
Wed May 2, 2007

The Future of Saratoga Hospital

Albany, NY – Saratoga hospital is looking at a proposed $8.5 million dollar expansion project that would include a nursing home & senior housing. The hospital has an 8 and a half million dollar option to buy the former Bondlyn Meadows Horse Farm. Officials toured the entire site Monday.
Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas Reports.

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WAMC New York News
4:52 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Education For All

Bono, U2 lead singer and activist.

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WAMC New England News
4:30 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Rally For Immigration Reforms

Amherst, MA – For the second year in a row activists used May Day to stage rallies, marches, vigils and other activities to demand immigration reforms. Several events took place in this region, as we hear from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill...

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3:52 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Word For The Wise #3232

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3232--05/01/07: The Acts of Union

WAMC New England News
3:20 am
Tue May 1, 2007

State taps familiar firm for Glen

Boston, MA – The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has selected a designer for the trails, landscaping and parking lots surrounding the state's highest peak. And as Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports the firm is no stranger to Mount Greylock;

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Vox Pop
12:10 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Dog Talk 5/1/07

Albany, NY – Jon Katz joins host Joe Donahue for another edition of our popular Dog Talk Vox Pop.

Performance Place
11:58 am
Mon April 30, 2007

Page McConnell 4/30/07

Adam Farber

Albany, NY – Phish keyboardist Page McConnell has just released his eponymous solo debut album, and it marks his first real stab at pop songwriting. McConnell visits Performance Place for a rare solo appearance, just the man, a piano and a handful of songs and stories.

The Best of Our Knowledge
11:33 am
Mon April 30, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 867

Legislative Gazette
9:56 am
Mon April 30, 2007

The Legislative Gazette #717

Albany, NY – (Airs: 4/27/07 and 4/28/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: in the wake of the murder of a state trooper, Senate Republicans call for the death penalty for cop killers, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Spitzer's statewide campaign finance reform tour, and the state board of regents approves regulations that place restrictions on how some school districts spend money.

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