Capital Region News
12:37 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Albany Common Council Still Examining Red Light Cameras

Red lights in Albany at Central & Quail.
WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

Back in June, the state legislature gave Albany the green light to launch a five-year pilot program deploying automatic red light ticketing cameras at up to 20 intersections. City officials signed on to the idea, and the common council passed a resolution in support of exploring the program. The proposal has gained steam and, if Tuesday night's council meeting is any indication, could be resolved by year's end.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Gardening : 9/25/14

Credit Berkshire Botanical Garden

  Joining us for our gardening program is horticulturist Bob Graves, co-owner of Faddegon’s Nursery, gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and arborist Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum...

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Weather
12:26 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Thursday, September 25, 2014. 

New England News
12:04 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Many Say EPA's Housatonic River Cleanup Plan Falls Short

About 60 people attended the public hearing held at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School in Lenox, Mass. Sept. 23.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held a public hearing on the agency’s cleanup plan for the Housatonic River Tuesday night in Lenox, Massachusetts.

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The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Roundtable Music 9/25

The Roundtable
11:45 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Upper Hudson Valley Beer And Brown's Brewing Company

  The Upper Hudson Valley has a long beer brewing tradition. Arriving in the 1600s, the Dutch established the area as a brewing center, a trend that continued well into the eighteenth century despite two wars. The Erie Canal helped develop Albany into a beer capital of North America—“Albany Ale” was exported across America and around the world.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu September 25, 2014

'Equivocation' At Rhinebeck Theatre Society

  

  What happens when England’s dirtiest politician hires Shakespeare as his spin doctor?

Equivocation – a play by Bill Cain uses the English 17th century Gunpowder plot as a vehicle to demonstrate how politicians generate fear and create divisions to advance their own interests during times of crisis. Rhinebeck Theatre Society will present Equivocation for a two week run beginning on October 3rd.

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WAMC News
11:25 am
Thu September 25, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1439

(Airs 9/25/14) WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews Republican Candidate for Governor of New York, Rob Astorino.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
11:16 am
Thu September 25, 2014

WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Gregory Dewey, President of ACPHS

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Gregory Dewey, the 9th President of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Carey Harrison And 'Who Was That Lady?"

  Our next guest’s background is so fascinating – it is hard to know where to begin. Prize-winning novelist, playwright, theater director and actor Carey Harrison was born in London in February 1944, during the World War Two 'Blitz' that rained down bombs on the city. His parents, stage and screen actors Rex Harrison and Lilli Palmer, brought him to Los Angeles when he was a year old, and then to New York when he was 5.

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