North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

North Country Reacts To Ottawa Shootings

Parliament Hill from a Hot Air Balloon, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Credit Tsaiproject/Flickr

Many communities in New York’s North Country share cross-border economic, cultural and familial ties.  In the wake of the shootings in Ottawa Wednesday and the killing of a Canadian soldier in Quebec two days earlier,  many are expressing fellowship with their northern neighbor.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Birding with Rich Guthrie : 10/23/14

Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie is in the studio answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

New York News
12:30 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Play Safe-Be Safe Aims To Educate On Fire Safety

Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

 

“Don’t play with matches!”

It was the first and foremost safety rule we learned as children, but almost 45,000 fires in the United States were set by children in 2010. Tomorrow at the Pineview Community Church in Albany, teachers, parents, day-care providers and others will learn how to teach children about fire safety. Doctor Robert Cole will present a “Play Safe-Be Safe” workshop. Dr. Cole, president of the Fireproof Children Company of Rochester, says “don’t play with matches” is still important.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Thursday, October 23, 2014. 

New York News
12:18 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Cuomo: Fracking Studies By End Of Year

Credit Capital District Against Fracking

During Wednesday’s only gubernatorial debate in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo said that the long-awaited health review on potential dangers of hydrofracking will be completed by the end of the year.

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The Roundtable
11:50 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Listener Essay - Domestic Violence Awareness

  Kathryn Allen is a communications consultant and writer who lives in Menands.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Thu October 23, 2014

"Down The Hall" And "Grounded" At The Theatre Institute At Sage

    The Theatre Institute at Sage is dedicated to providing quality live theatre and arts-in-education programming to Capital Region youth, educators and residents. The Institute also provides opportunities for Russell Sage students as performers, technicians and teachers.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Poughkeepsie’s Big Read - 'Fahrenheit 451'

  Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. It is also the choice for Poughkeepsie’s Big Read.

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WAMC News
10:51 am
Thu October 23, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1443

(Airs 10/23 & 10/25) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Karen Scharff, Co-Chair of the Working Families Party and Executive Director of Citizens Action.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

  Coal-producing states are often loath to discuss a move away from fossil fuels.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his bipartisan bill with a West Virginia lawmaker.

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