Some students in the Schenectady School District will be taking home more than just books and homework on the weekends. They will also have food supplied by the district as part of the weekend backpack program, which is expanding. The announcement was made today by the superintendent of the district, Larry Spring.
Today we’re talking about the very important topic of self-defense. We have two self-defense experts in the studio with us today to answer your questions about self-defense and self-defense techniques. John Borter is owner and head instructor of the Modern Self-Defense Academy here in Albany, and Dan Tuczinski, a self-defense instructor and a lawyer specializing in legal issues surrounding self-defense.
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FreshGrass is a three day festival rich in both traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass, presented in a wide array of venues tucked into MASS MoCA’s 19th-century factory turned 21st-century museum.
More than 40 bands will play on MASS MoCA’s four stages this coming weekend, Friday through Sunday. Elsewhere on campus, instrument-specific workshops and industry seminars will be offered in conjunction with Berklee College of Music and its American Roots Program, often featuring guest musicians from the festival.
Elisabeth Grace, an almost-retired Clinical Social Worker, a writer, birder and gardener, has lived in the United States since 1972 but has deep roots in England and Scotland. She now shares her Columbia County home with Cole, a retired therapy dog, and Molly, a polite blue-eyed cat.
The Democratic gubernatorial challenger who made her mark on New York politics by capturing a large share of the vote on primary day reached out to WAMC to clear the air over remarks attributed to her that have appeared in the media. She says she is currently not planning to endorse anyone, but she will be watching Governor Andrew Cuomo and what actions he takes regarding fracking and education policy.