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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After years of planning and community discussion, the Saratoga Casino and Raceway has broken ground on a hotel expansion that officials say will help the destination stay competitive and create hundreds of jobs.

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This week, Saratoga Performing Arts Center unveiled details of another summer of events. With two new elected board members and a 50th anniversary on the horizon, SPAC’s season features returning favorites and brand new performances. SPAC Executive Director Marcia White caught up with Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard at the venue.

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Another company in the Southern Adirondack region has introduced plans to open a facility to grow and distribute medical marijuana.

Capital District Assemblyman James Tedisco joined the families of long-missing people and other officials in Clifton Park Thursday morning to announce the second round of a program they hope will help solve cold cases.

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As of this week, the entire New York State Legislature has gone paperless. An amendment approved by voters last November has put tablets in the hands of state lawmakers.

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With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the mayor of Lake George is predicting a strong start to the summer tourist season.

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New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul visited Saratoga Springs on Tuesday. The Democrat toured a handful of downtown businesses.

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One of the largest motorcycle rallies in the United States kicks off in less than two weeks in Lake George. In the shadow of a huge biker brawl that killed nine in Waco, Texas, organizers of Americade are dispelling worries over safety.

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After months of heated discussion, the City of Saratoga Springs has enacted new regulations regarding street performers. 

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