Today we check in with William "Bro" Adams, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities and speak with him about his new initiative to use humanities as the civic toolkit for working towards the Common Good.
Farmers, artisans, vintage collectors, and makers of handmade and quality goods will converge at the 2nd annual Basilica Farm & Flea, the large-scale farm-stand and flea market taking place over Thanksgiving Weekend at Basilica Hudson in Hudson, NY.
A local, artisan alternative to big box and mall shopping, Basilica Farm & Flea showcases fantastic wares made by regional and very talented people.
The weekend kicks off with the Black Friday Soirée from 5 to 9pm on Friday, Nov 28th - which will offer attendees local food, music, and fun.
Here now to tell us more are Melissa Auf der Maur, creative director of the Basilica Hudson, Farm & Flea’s farmer coordinator Lauren Giambrone (a farmer herself and maker of Good Fight Herb Co.), and Hudson River Exchange organizer Stella Yoon.
The Raiders' 16-game losing streak is over after Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining in a 24-20 triumph over Kansas City. The Raiders built a 14-point lead but needed a 17-play, 80-yard drive to secure their first win since beating Houston last Nov. 17.
A public health group has mapped what it calls new risks posed to children who attend schools near crude oil train lines in the Hudson Valley as well as throughout New York. Environmental groups added their voices to the discussion in calling on regulators and the rail industry to take action.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno announces new police and fire department hires. Sarno said the new staff is financially sustainable because of the money MGM must pay the city as it prepares to build a casino.
Counting on casino cash, the city of Springfield, Massachusetts is planning to hire more cops.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno Thursday announced new police and fire department academies starting early next year. When the police cadets graduate next spring it will bring the number of uniform patrol officers in Springfield to more than 400 for the first time in two decades, according police Commissioner John Barbieri.