North Country News
5:45 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Settlement Reached In Lowell Wind Dispute

Kingdom Community Wind
Credit Green Mountain Power

A Vermont couple will sell their farm to the state's largest electric utility for $1.3 million in order to settle a lawsuit over the ownership of land along the boundary of Green Mountain Power's 21-turbine industrial wind project.

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New York News
4:26 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Groups Call Growing Oil Shipments In New York Cuomo's "Keystone" Moment

Protestors chanted at the capitol in Albany Tuesday.
Credit Karen DeWitt

National environmental groups are trying to focus the spotlight on Governor Andrew Cuomo over the issue of the growing international oil distribution center, located just blocks from the state capitol, at the Port of Albany.  

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Commentary & Opinion
3:51 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Passover – A Celebration Of Freedom

This is Passover, a holiday that comes straight out of the Bible, the Almighty commanding us to tell the story of the Exodus to each new generation as well as reminding ourselves. The Exodus, of course, is a story of freedom from slavery. The Biblical story is about the Hebrew exodus from slavery in Egypt. But we are very explicit about relating that story to the freedom of others.

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3:45 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Capital Region News
3:20 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Schumer To FEMA: OK $6.7M For Troy Seawall

NY Senator Charles Schumer at the Troy Seawall.
Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was at Troy's Hudson River waterfront this morning to call for $6.7 million in federal spending to reinforce the Collar City's seawall.  

Schumer is urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to swiftly approve $6.7 million in federal funds for much-needed repairs and improvements to the Troy seawall, which was severely damaged by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene three years ago.  “We’re gonna fight hard for it.”

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WAMC Programs
3:06 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

The Book Show #1343 - Valerie Martin


  In 1872 the American merchant vessel Mary Celeste was discovered adrift off the coast of Spain. Her cargo was intact and there was no sign of struggle, but the crew was gone. They were never found.

This maritime mystery lies at the center of an intricate narrative branching through the highest levels of late-nineteenth-century literary society in Valerie Martin's novel, The Ghost of the Mary Celeste.

New England News
2:12 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Petitions To Re-Open NARH Delivered On Beacon Hill

SEIU 1199 delivers petitions to Gov. Patrick's director of constituent services Tuesday on Beacon Hill.
Credit Jim Levulis

People advocating for the restoration of healthcare services in the Northern Berkshires were returning from a bus trip to Beacon Hill Tuesday afternoon.

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New York News
1:03 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Meet Dr. Carolyn Stefanco, St. Rose's New President

Dr. Carolyn Stefanco
Credit St. Rose

The College of St. Rose in Albany has named its 11th president. The St. Rose Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of the search committee in its appointment of Dr. Carolyn Stefanco, who has served as the vice president for academic affairs at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga. since 2010. Dr. Stefanco, who will assume her new position at St. Rose July 1, will fill the vacancy of Dr. David Szczerbacki. Dr. Stefanco, who served as a Fulbright scholar in Croatia, has also held positions in the California State University system and Wheaton College in Massachusetts.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 4/15/14 : Hate Crime

A Federal grand jury is expected to consider the fatal shooting of three people outside Jewish community facilities in Kansas this past weekend as a hate crime. The victims were not Jewish, but the shooter, 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller, is a known anti-Semite and white supremacist.

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12:25 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Tuesday, April 15, 2014.