Lucas Willard

Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief/Weekend Host

Lucas Willard graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. He also attended the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in 2010, where he studied audio and multimedia storytelling.  Prior to joining WAMC in 2011, Lucas worked with the Sound and Story Project of the Hudson Valley, the Big Shed Audio Documentary Podcast, the Albany Broadcasting Company, WDVL & WCVF-FM Fredonia, and WSUC-FM Cortland.  

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New York News
10:00 am
Sun March 1, 2015

SPAC Announces Philadelphia Orchestra's 2015 Season

Saratoga Performing Arts Center has announced the 2015 season of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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WAMC News
12:20 pm
Sat February 28, 2015

Area Representatives Weigh In On Homeland Security Funding Debate

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Area congressional representatives are reacting to the House of Representatives’ move Friday night to pass a one-week extension to approve a funding plan for the Department of Homeland Security.

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont issued a statement saying:

“At a time when ISIS is a growing terrorist threat to the United States and countries around the world, it is incomprehensible that the Republican House of Representatives refuses to follow what the Senate did and fund the Department of Homeland Security for the entire fiscal year. Enough is enough. “

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New York News
7:34 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Thousands Speak Out Against Gas Pipeline

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Thousands are speaking out against a proposed 124-mile natural gas pipeline in New York.

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New York News
5:20 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Election Season Begins Early In Saratoga Springs

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Election season has begun early this year in Saratoga Springs, with a former city attorney announcing her candidacy against one council member who aims to keep his seat.

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New York News
12:12 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Amsterdam Company To Remain In Mohawk Valley

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More than 360 jobs will be protected after one of Montgomery County’s largest employers, which was considering relocation, has agreed to remain.

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New York News
8:00 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Harness Racing Returns To Saratoga This Weekend

The Saratoga Casino and Raceway says the 74th season of harness racing will begin this Sunday.

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New York News
5:13 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

American Diabetes Association Announces 2015 Saratoga Tour de Cure

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The cycling event has grown over the years and is now the largest fundraising event in New York’s Capital Region.

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New York News
12:16 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Group Hopes To Find New Location For Addiction Recovery Center

A group in Warren and Washington Counties is still trying to establish a center for recovering addicts after negative reaction from neighbors ruled out one prospective location.

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New York News
5:41 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Missing Teen Found In Florida

A teenager from the Saratoga County town of Halfmoon has been found safe in Florida two weeks after he went missing.

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New York News
5:21 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

SUNY Adirondack Launches Career Academy

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SUNY Adirondack and a local BOCES program have relaunched a program that provides high school students with college credits with a goal of ensuring career readiness.

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