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. 

Genre: 
Composer ID: 
5187ee4fe1c8156e5bf77037|5187edcfe1c8156e5bf76f38

Playlist

September 18, 2012

3:58 PM
El Nino
Artist : Jethro Tull
Album : J-Tull Dot Com
Composer : Ian Anderson
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Mosley Music Group, Interscope

Pages

New York News
6:24 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Albany County Bans Styrofoam Containers

Local politicians and environmental advocates stand behind Albany County Executive Dan McCoy at Bethlehem Town Hall.
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The effort to go green in one upstate New York county got a big boost today as groundbreaking legislation that will change the way many fast food chains distribute their products was signed.

Read more
New York News
6:07 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

"Coasters For Hope" Program Launches In Capital Region

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Local officials gathered with advocates for families of missing children to mark the launch of a new program to help find Capital Region missing persons.

At the DeCrescente Distributing Company in Mechanicville, Capital District Republican Assemblyman James Tedisco, Saratoga County District Attorney James Murphy, and others announced “Coasters for Hope,” a new pilot program to help find missing persons in the Capital Region.

Read more
Weather
3:45 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday,  December 12, 2013. 

Hudson Valley News
9:56 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

HV Officials Comment On Tax Relief Recommendations

Credit Donkey Hotey/Flickr

Some officials in the Hudson Valley are weighing in on the recommendations released this week by the New York State Tax Relief Commission appointed earlier this year by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Read more
New York News
6:30 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Vermont To Implement New Maple Grading System And Labels In January

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Consumers will soon be unable to purchase “Vermont Fancy” maple syrup. That’s because the state is adopting a new grading and labeling system that officials say better describes the product.

Read more
New York News
6:07 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Dividing Lines Forming Over Cuomo's Tax Commission Plan

Credit Calita Kabir/Flickr

Divisions are forming in the upcoming debate over tax cuts that’s likely to dominate the new legislative session. 

Read more
New York News
6:00 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Pro-Casino Coalition Launches In Saratoga Springs

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A new pro-casino coalition of community members and business owners is entering the discussion surrounding casino development in Saratoga Springs.

The group Destination Saratoga announced at a press conference that it is seeking to convince area residents that before developers submit their proposals for full-size casinos in New York, that Saratoga Springs, already home to gambling, is an ideal location.

Read more
Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Strudler: Weather And Transportation Showing Blitz On Super Bowl

Credit Wikipedia

Today sports commentator Keith Strudler discusses problems fans might face heading to this year’s Super Bowl in New Jersey.

Read more
New England News
3:47 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Fairgrounds Redevelopment Project Gets Financial Lift

Horse barns at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, MA were built in 2011 with a $4M state grant
Credit WAMC

More state funding is being put toward an effort to redevelop a major source of tourism business in western Massachusetts.  Governor Deval Patrick is releasing funding for more work at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton.

$3 million earmarked in a bond bill for a drainage project at the Three County Fairgrounds and the surrounding densely populated residential neighborhood have been included on the latest list of capital projects authorized by Governor Deval Patrick.

Read more
Weather
3:45 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, December 11, 2013. 

Pages