Hudson Valley News
12:48 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

DEC Public Hearing On AIM Project Draws Both Sides

Credit Spectra Energy

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation held a public hearing Thursday in Rockland County’s Stony Point concerning a proposed pipeline expansion project. More than 40 speakers offered comments in front of a full audience.

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Listener Comment Line
12:45 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Listener Comment Line - Week of January 19, 2015

It was a busy news week and now it's time to hear from you.  Here are this week's highlights from the WAMC Listener Comment Line. 

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New England News
12:40 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Co-Work Space Opens In Downtown North Adams

Jim Levulis WAMC

There’s new office space in downtown North Adams, an area some describe as not exactly booming with business. The new initiative is trying to break the mold of the traditional cubicle.

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Weather
12:27 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Friday, January 23, 2015.

Vox Pop
12:23 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Food Friday: National Soup Month

    

January is National Soup Month! Shannon Beckwith of Healthy Living Market and Café in Saratoga Springs is in the studio with us today. 

New York News
12:18 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

At State Of State, Gratitude Over Fracking Ban

Fracking protesters have given up their anger for gratitude after Gov. Cuomo's decision to ban fracking in December.
Credit David Chanatry

 For the past few years, the State of the State address has given anti-fracking activists a high-profile platform to get their message out in Albany. This week,  the message was different.

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The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

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Capital Region News
11:41 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Wrinkles In Schenectady Casino Planning

Mohawk Harbor Brownfield sign at the site of the planned Rivers Casino in Schenectady.
Credit stoptheschenectadycasino.com

As the Rivers Casino project in Schenectady moves forward,  there are some bumps in the road.

A little more than a month ago, public officials and businesspeople were celebrating Schenectady’s casino win. But now, David Giacalone of anti-gaming group Stop the Schenectady Casino is raising concerns over proposed C-3 Waterfront-Casino zoning amendments.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri January 23, 2015

World Premiere Of 'How Water Behaves' At TheRep

    

  It all begins when sweet Nan and her out-of-work webmaster hubby, Steve, realize they can't afford to keep up the extravagant gift giving that has become their family's tradition. In an effort to make everyone happy, they announce that they have made a gift to a charity in everyone's name. Except it's a fictitious charity. No problem — until the website that Steve creates to seal the deal becomes prey to cyberspace hijinks, with deliciously funny and unpredictable results.

This is the plot of the play How Water Behaves by Sherry Kramer – the world premiere of which is currently running at Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, NY. The show is directed by acclaimed theatre director Gordon Greenberg and co-stars Nisi Sturgis as Nan and Michael McCorry Rose as Hank.

New England News
11:32 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Pittsfield Commission Dismisses Discrimination Complaint Against Mayor

Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Pittsfield’s Human Rights Commission has dismissed a discrimination complaint against Mayor Dan Bianchi made by a black woman last year.

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