WAMC Northeast Report

Weekdays, 3:30PM - 4PM and 6PM - 6:30PM

Northeast Report and Northeast Report - Late Edition are two half hour magazines of news and information, aired every weekday from 3:30PM-4:00PM just before All Things Considered, and again from 6:05PM - 6:30PM just before Marketplace.

Northeast Report features reports from the award-winning WAMC News team, plus commentary, arts news and interviews, the latest weather forecast, and an afternoon business wrap-up. The program is hosted by WAMC Senior Correspondent Brian Shields who has been with WAMC for 25 years as senior news anchor, host and reporter. 

I am disgusted both by the rhetoric against Syrian refugees and the apparent support the rhetoric is garnering in polling data.  Listen to the following statements from some prominent politicians – some of whom want to be the next President of the United States.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Nov 19, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, November 19, 2015.

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A staple of Saturday mornings in the Collar City, Troy’s popular downtown farmers market will not be moving to its proposed new home on River Street after all.

New York's attorney general has accused an upstate school district of discriminating against older immigrant students by steering them into dead-end programs.

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Considered a scourge across the Northeast that doesn’t discriminate, heroin has wrecked many lives and become a public health crisis. Last night, a panel of experts and advocates discussed heroin and opioid addiction as part of a forum that will air later this week on Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh.

Despite Trials, Little Talk Of Reform In Albany

Nov 18, 2015

The New York state legislature is seemingly back to business as usual, with majority parties holding planning meetings, and the new session set to begin right after the holidays. But as Karen DeWitt reports, there has been little public discussion about a corruption crisis that has led to the two most powerful men in the legislature both on trial in federal court this month.

Keith Strudler: The New Stadium Reality

Nov 18, 2015

For anyone working for a sports team or league or college athletic department, last Friday in Paris wasn’t simply horrifying. It was an uncomfortable reality, one that would forever impact your daily work life long after the Parisian chaos subsided. See, if you ask someone in the sports world about their worst fear, it’s not a losing season, or a bad trade, or even a critical injury to a star athlete. These things happen all the time, and while burdensome, are simply the cost of doing business.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Nov 18, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, November 18, 2015.

This is a picture of Massachusetts Department of Children and Families Commissioner Linda Spears speaking at the State House.

Massachusetts is making further changes to its embattled Department of Children and Families following high-profile cases involving the deaths of children under the agency’s care and supervision.

Bicycle enthusiasts are pressing for the upcoming "Road Diet" recommended for Albany's busy Madison Avenue to include protected bike lanes.