Albany, NY – Children's book author Mike Berenstain speaks with Katie Britton about the Berenstain Bear series, the franchise as a whole, and of course how his parents, Jan & Stan Berenstain, created the Bear family down a sunny dirt road.
Alan Chartock is joined by James Barba, President and C.E.O. of Albany Medical Center to talk about the history of Albany Medical Center.
James Barba is president and chief executive officer of Albany Medical Center. In these capacities, he oversees the medical education, biomedical research and patient care activities of northeastern New York's only academic health sciences center.
Long Island, NY – As the Nuclear Regulatory commission considers the relicensing application of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, a woman who grew up near a nuclear research facility is advising caution. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has more.
Hudson Valley, NY – The gas drilling gold rush that has swept west across the country is causing concern about the drinking water of major cities, while land owners are being told to not be blinded by the promises of big money. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Orange County, NY – A 40-year-old Orange County, NY deputy sheriff has been indicted by a county grand jury on 43 counts related to her disability claim where she maintained she could not work and collected over $50,000. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Sullivan County, NY – A bit over 5,000 acres are already under natural gas drilling leases, in Western Sullivan County, NY, according to county Planning Commissioner Dr. William Pammer, who introduced a highly detailed forum on the topic. About 400 people attended the more than three-hour session in Lake Huntington. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.