Albany, NY – Several New York State lawmakers are seeking the now vacant state comptroller's seat left empty by Alan Hevesi's resignation in court last week. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein takes a look at who might fill the comptroller's shoes:
Plattsburgh, NY – The lack of snow this year may add up to some budget saving for counties and local communities. As North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley explains, no snow means few snow plows are out on the roads.
Albany, NY – On this week's How to Save Your Life, Dr. Stieg talks to Louis Harrison Clinical Director of the Continuum Cancer Centers of New York and Chairman of Radiation Oncology at Beth Isreal Medical Center. Dr. Harrison talks about managing cancer so that patients live longer and have a better quality of life. Dr Steig and Dr. Harrison also discuss what radiation therapy is, how it's used to treat different types of cancer, how radiation treatment has changed, and the hope for the future of cancer treatment.
Albany, NY – On this weeks show, Gretchen talks with author Jennifer Egan about her new novel The Keep. The Keep is a modern take on the gothic novel. Jennifer talks about how she developed the books complex characters, settings, and themes.
Kingston, NY – Ulster County commuters to New York city commuters may get a break in the next couple of years; Metro-North is looking to start a bus service between the county and commuter rail in Poughkeepsie. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.