WAMC New York News
2:43 am
Tue September 2, 2008

NY Tightens Layoff Notice Law

NYS Labor Commissoner M. Patricia Smith addresses reporters in Watervliet, NY.
..::WAMC photo by Dave Lucas::..

Albany, NY – State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith has announced the signing by Governor David Paterson of the State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, requiring companies give a 90-Day Layoff Notice or Face Strict Penalties.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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The Roundtable
1:05 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Tom Piazza (aired 8/29/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with Tom Piazza on his new novel on New Orleans- City of Refuge.

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The Roundtable
12:54 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Julia Reed (aired 8/29/08)

Albany, NY – Julia Reed relates to Joe Donahue her story of refurbishing a home in New Orleans before and after Hurrican Katrina. Her book is called The House on First Street: My New Orleans Story.

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The Roundtable
12:33 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Jere Longman (aired 8/29/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with Jere Longman, an author who spent two seasons following the Hurricanes, a High School football team that formed in Plaquemines Parish in New Orleans after Hurrican Katrina. His experiences are catalogued in his book The Hurricanes: One High School Team's Homecoming After Katrina.

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WAMC New York News
12:27 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Home Explodes in Columbia County

Kingston, NY – A Columbia County family is lucky to be alive after their house blew up over the weekend. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Roundtable
12:15 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Phyllis Montana-Leblanc- (aired 8-29-08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with Phyllis Montana-Leblanc about her remarkable tale of survival in New Orleans after Katrina. Her recollections are recounted in her book, Not Just the Levees Broke: My Story During and After Hurricane Katrine.

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9:42 am
Mon September 1, 2008

Word For The Wise #3581

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3581--09/01/08: Eveything short of yodeling

Legislative Gazette
6:59 am
Mon September 1, 2008

The Legislative Gazette #835

Albany, NY – (Airs: 8/29/08 and 8/30/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: WE BRING YOU COVERAGE FROM DENVER COLORADO OF THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, OUR POLITICAL OBSERVER ALAN CHARTOCK IS THERE AND WILL SHARE HIS ANALYSIS, AND .WE'LL TAKE YOU TO ONE COUNTY WITH A MAJOR PLAN SO NO ONE IS COLD OR HUNGRY THIS WINTER.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
5:56 am
Mon September 1, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 937

Albany, NY – DAILY LESSONS:
INSIDE WESTERN GUILFORD HIGH SCHOOL

TESTS, TESTS AND MORE TESTS -

Throughout the country, students are returning to school. One thing they're likely to find has not changed over the summer is the testing requirements.

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Media Project
5:55 am
Mon September 1, 2008

The Media Project #900

Albany, NY – (AIRS 8/31/08 & 9/01/08) WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss Jon Stewart and whether he's the "most trusted man in America," your letters and much more.

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