Albany, NY – Schenectady County's controversial new sex offender laws are being scrutinized by the New York Civil Liberties Union, which is threatening legal action, calling for them to be revised or repealed. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports
Albany, NY – Mackenzie Miller is one of the best known names in horse training. During his nearly fifty year career he worked with seventy-two stakes winners, and four champions. Author Jonelle Fisher recently wrote a biography of the fables trainer entitled: MacKenzie Miller - The Gentleman Trainer from Morgan Street by Jonelle Fisher. Listen to both the author and Mac Miller in this interview from The Roundtable.
Albany, NY – Jane's Ice Cream has been a staple of New York from Albany to Manhattan since 1987. Amy Keller, Jane Keller and Bob Guidabaldie sit on the board of directors for the ice cream shop. They speak with Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor during this interview on The Roundtable.
Hudson Valley, NY – Memorials were held around the world to commemorate the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. An Albany historian says the peace movement has created the nuclear arms freeze...and a noted author says a shift in perception could accomplish much more.
Kingston, NY – Congressman Maurice Hinchey announced four million dollars in federal funding for a business related to the proposed alternative energy center in the town of Ulster while area leaders discussed economic development.
Albany, NY – Katie Britton hosts as WNYT Meteorologist Jason Gough takes WAMC listener questions about weather and weather phenomena. Topics addressed include jet streams, circular rainbows, The Gulf Stream, wall and shelf clouds, air quality levels, the smell before rain, and dew point versus relative humidity.
Northampton, MA – The city of Northampton Massachusetts is experimenting with a parking change on Main Street and its causing a stir....as we hear from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill....