Media Project
7:57 am
Mon December 24, 2007

The Media Project #864

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 12/23/07 & 12/24/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss your letters, anchor rage, the FCC's approval of a new ownership rule, and much more.

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Legislative Gazette
7:48 am
Mon December 24, 2007

The Legislative Gazette #751

Albany, NY – (Airs: 12/21/07 and 12/22/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: We take a look at Governor Spitzer's controversial first year in office, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the coming fight over a state senate seat, and the state D-E-C hopes a cap and trade system plan for carbon dioxide emissions can be implemented next year.


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WAMC New York News
4:47 am
Mon December 24, 2007

New York Officials Urge Snowmobile Caution

Plattsburgh, NY – The New York State Office of Parks and Recreation is urging snowmobilers to be cautious and use safe riding practices in the wake of several fatal accidents early in this winter season. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:02 am
Mon December 24, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 901

Albany, NY – YEAR-END EDUCATION HEADLINES AND UPDATES -
Well, it appears 2007 ends, much the way it began...with many important education measures still languishing in the U.S. Congress.

* The No Child Left Behind Law remains stalled. We'll feature more on that
later in this show.

* The Higher Education Act, which was last renewed in 1998, has had a flurry
of activity, but is still pending in Congress.

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1:44 am
Sun December 23, 2007

Part 7: Remember When?

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1:39 am
Sat December 22, 2007

Part 6: Living in a Forever Young Society

Albany, NY – Baby Boomers are collectively referred to as the "Forever Young" generation - they love the material world and want to stick around for a LONG time. In part six of our Boomers & Beyond series, Dave Lucas has more on this active generation

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WAMC News
11:56 am
Fri December 21, 2007

More jobs requiring higher education

Pittsfield, MA – Recent economic development data released in the Berkshires points to higher education as the key to filling some of many vacant jobs in the county. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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11:37 am
Fri December 21, 2007

Boomers and Beyond Part 4

Special coverage – With less than two weeks before the first boomers' retirement check is cut, in the coming years the Social Security system will expend more in benefits than it receives in tax revenue. In part 4 of WAMC's Boomers & Beyond series, Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this look at Social Security and, what it means for everyone involved

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WAMC New York News
11:28 am
Fri December 21, 2007

Hudson Valley Holidays

Hudson Valley, NY – Stores are jammed, phone lines are buzzing and everyone's busy. The holidays are here. But there are some events you won't want to miss.

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WAMC New York News
11:00 am
Fri December 21, 2007

AQE report card on NY Contracts for Excellence

Albany, NY – The Alliance for Quality Education has released a report entitled Contracts for Excellence Year One: Grading the State Education Department', which evaluates the State Education Department's oversight of the 2007 Contracts for Excellence. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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