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 England News
6:19 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

50th Anniversary Of 1964 Civil Rights Act Marked At Conference

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Social justice advocates are marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The future of civil rights was the topic of a regional conference in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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New York News
3:50 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Key Assault Weapons Registration Deadline Arrives With Little Reminder

Gov. Cuomo is seen in effigy at a recent rally against the SAFE Act.
Credit Matt Ryan

April 15, besides being tax day, is the first day that owners of semi-automatic weapons will be required to register their guns with New York state police.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Blair Horner: Once Again, Feds Have To Fix Albany

Once again, New Yorkers have had to hope that federal prosecutors can clean up Albany.  When Governor Cuomo unceremoniously pulled the plug on the Moreland Act Commission Investigating Public Corruption as part of a deal with legislative leaders in exchange for weak ethics reforms, even the most optimistic New Yorkers were left depressed.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, April 14, 2014. 

Capital Region News
7:04 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Albany Mayor Reviews First 100 Days In Office

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan highlighted key initiatives launched during her administration’s first hundred days this morning at the Washington Park Lakehouse.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

City Council Approves Compromise Allowing Prayer Vigil

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

City councilors in Plattsburgh reversed themselves this week and approved a compromise that will allow a prayer vigil in front of Planned Parenthood on Good Friday.

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Arts & Culture
3:50 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Nippertown's Greg Haymes' Weekend Music With Brian Shields

Credit Times Union

1. Sean Rowe: "Downwind" from his album, The Salesman and the Shark. Playing at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy on Saturday.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, April 11, 2014. 

North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Regional Commission Votes In Favor Of Gas Pipeline

Proposed Pipeline route
Credit Addison County Regional Planning Commission

The Addison County Regional Planning Commission has voted in favor of running a natural gas pipeline from Middlebury to the International Paper mill in Ticonderoga, New York.

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Arts & Culture
3:51 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Bob Goepfert Reviews "The Price" At Curtain Cal Theatre

Great playwrights do not always write great plays.  However, even in minor works by great playwrights there is usually something of value to be found.

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