WAMC Northeast Report

Weekdays, 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
with Brian Shields
Brian Shields

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 feature reports from WAMC News bureau chiefs...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 24 years as senior news anchor, host and reporter. 

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New York News
4:57 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Economic Development Awards Support Projects Large And Small

Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday unveiled more than $700 million in economic and community development funding to support a diverse array of projects throughout New York. 

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North Country News
4:00 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Judge Dismisses Challenge To NYCO Adirondack Land Swap

NYCO Lewis mine
Credit Protect the Adirondacks

A mine project in the Adirondacks can go forward. That’s the word from the New York State Supreme Court this week.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, December 12, 2014.

Hudson Valley News
7:08 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Anchor Stores Announced For Newburgh Shopping Complex

Tom Wilder
Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

A major retail development is on track to open in Orange County in two years.  Planning for the $200 million project began prior to any talk of casinos. But with casino siting announcements expected next week, the shopping mecca is moving full speed ahead, with a few of the anchor stores just announced, casino or not.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

City Allows Religious Displays In City-Owned Park

Credit Pixabay/Public Domain

For what is believed to be the first time, city councilors in Plattsburgh will allow religious displays in the city park during this holiday season — with some restrictions.

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New York News
5:23 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Adirondack Healthcare Advocacy Group Awarded Grant To Bring Stakeholders Together

A member organization that includes healthcare providers from across the Adirondacks has received a 2.4 million dollar grant to reduce health risks through prevention.

The Adirondack Health Institute, a joint venture of Adirondack Health, Community Providers, Inc. which operates CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, Glens Falls Hospital, and Hudson Headwaters Health Network, advocates for healthcare and works with providers and community organizations.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, December 11, 2014. 

New York News
3:41 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

New Analysis And Science Answer Governor Cuomo’s Fracking Concerns

Pictured, left to right: Kathleen Nolan, MD, MSL; Sandra Steingraber, PhD; Larysa Dyrszka, MD; Sheila Bushkin-Bedient, MD, MPH; Yuri Gorby, PhD.
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Health professionals and scientists are out with two new independent summations of the risks and harms of shale gas development and hydraulic fracturing. The two documents were formally released Thursday at the Legislative Office Building in downtown Albany.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Winter Sports Enthusiasts Glad To See Snow

December 12, 2014 Snow
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

You may be grumbling about a rough commute and the snow on your driveway today, but winter sports enthusiasts are exuberant about the first substantial snowfall of the season.

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New England News
6:16 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Students Seek Vote On UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment

Joanne Martone, co-chair of the Professional Staff Union addresses the UMass Board of Trustees
Credit WAMC

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees met for the final time today under the administration of Governor Deval Patrick.  The meeting on the flagship Amherst campus drew union protestors and student activists.

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