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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September 20, 2012

3:58 PM
Blood
Artist : Miy Chemical Romance
Album : The Black Parade
Composer : My Chemical Romance
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Reprise

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New York News
6:31 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Farley-Thorne Rematch Brewing

Power Girls Pow-Wow: Madelyn Thorne (center) chats with US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at Albany City Hall as Mayor Kathy Sheehan looks on.
Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

Republican New York State Senator Hugh Farley was challenged in 2012 by Democrat Madelyn Thorne. The veteran politician coasted to reelection. Now, Thorne is eyeing a rematch this November.

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New England News
6:11 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

FEMA To Pay Springfield $25 Million For 2011 Tornado

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) and Springfield, MA Mayor Domenic Sarno sign papers to accept $25 million from FEMA for damage to city property from the June 1,2011 tornado
Credit WAMC

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to pay Springfield, Massachusetts $25 million for the destruction of public property by the 2011 tornado.  It is a final settlement that city officials worked relentlessly to obtain.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Blair Horner: Governor Cuomo Unveils His Themes for Re-election

Last week, Governor Cuomo delivered his fourth State of the State address.  In it, he followed the typical State of the State game-plan for incumbent governors: he delivered his priorities for the 2014 legislative session, spending much of the time describing past accomplishments and bolstering an image for the election campaign.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, January 13, 2014. 

North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Increase In Heating Assistance Funding Requested

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Some of the region’s Congressional representatives are calling for an increase in funding to the program that provides heating assistance to low income families.

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New York News
5:07 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Glens Falls Mayor Hears Governor's Call Of Consolidation For Tax Relief

Following New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address, in which he called for consolidation and efficiency in local governments, the mayor of Glens Falls announced he believes the Warren County city can find savings.

During his State of the State address, Governor Cuomo spoke at length about a mission to freeze and lower property taxes, and touted efficiency and consolidation of local governments as one way communities could save money.

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New York News
4:15 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Gillibrand & Sheehan Unveil FAMILY Act

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at the podium in the rotunda at Albany City Hall.
Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Friday announced federal legislation that would create paid family and medical leave.

Mayor Sheehan welcomed US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to city hall for the historic announcement.

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Arts & Culture
3:50 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Music Picks From Greg Haymes

Nippertown.com founder and contributor Greg Haymes joins Brian Shields for a look at (and listen to) what's new on the regional music scene. 

New England News
3:49 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Jobs Program For Homeless Families Hailed

Elected officials applaud participants in the Secure Jobs Connect program during a gathering at Holyoke Community College. Massachusetts Senate Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg is at the podium
Credit WAMC

A pilot program in western Massachusetts to place homeless people in permanent jobs so that they can eventually leave shelters has far exceeded its first- year goal. The state’s top housing official announced funding will be available to attempt to replicate the program’s success in other regions of the state.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening forecast for Friday, January 10, 2014. 

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