New York’s Capital Region

Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Metroland 4/17/14

      Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of Metroland, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.

Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Metroland 4/10/14

    

  Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of Metroland, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.

**Audio to come**

Arts & Culture
10:50 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Metroland 4/3/14

          Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of Metroland, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Thu April 3, 2014

518Life Magazine

    

  A new lifestyle magazine with in-depth articles focusing on what it means to live in the Capital Region is making its debut this spring.

518Life, from the Times Union's magazine division, will be published monthly and include home and health care coverage previously found in the Times Union's other magazines, HealthyLife and Life@Home.

The debut issue, for example, features a cover story, "The Changing Face of the Capital Region," which examines the increasingly diverse population and the factors driving it. That article is by Chris Churchill, who joins us this morning. We are also joined by the Executive Editor of the magazine, Janet Reynolds.

Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Metroland 3/20/14

      Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of Metroland, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.

Capital Region News
12:57 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

Impact Downtown Albany Kicks Off Tuesday

Capitalize Albany Corporation is getting ready for the tuesday launch of its Impact Downtown Albany revitalization strategy. Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Capitalize Albany's Director of Economic Development Sarah Reginelli and Communications and Marketing Assistant Amanda Vitullo.

There will be 3 events to be held next week: the kick-off event (open to the public) on Tuesday November 19th , the tour of nano-tech (this is an internal tour) on Wednesday November 20th, and the young professionals event (also open to the public) on Thursday November 21st.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon April 15, 2013

4/15/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock and Ray Graf, and Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union. Joe Donahue moderates.

Today's topics include:
• Times Union Headlines
• Latest on North Korea
• April 15th – Tax Day
• Immigration Bill Support

Elections
7:50 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Amedore/Tkaczyk Race Goes to the Courts

In a race that could end up deciding which party controls the New York State Senate, the final vote count may not be in for two or more weeks. 

The new 46th senate district is nearly deadlocked with Republican Assemblyman George Amedore trailing Democratic School Board member Cecilia Tkaczyk by 139 votes with 7500 absentee and affidavit ballots due to be counted in the coming weeks.

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Northeast Report
3:30 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Northeast Report – New York State Assembly Majority Leader Ronald Canastrari

Saying the time was right, long time Albany area New York Assemblyman Ronald Canastrari announced today that he will not seek re-election after more than 20 years in office. Canastrari, a democrat from Cohoes, serves as the Assembly Majority Leader. He said the decision to leave was not an easy one.  Canastrari looked back on his career today, telling WAMC’s Brian Shields what he considered to be the most important bills he helped to pass while in Albany.

Midday Magazine
1:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Midday Magazine – Charles Albanetti, Citizen Action of New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to introduce a plan for state campaign finance reform. Supporters of what they refer to as a “fair election system” are holding a press conference this hour outside the Rensselaer County Board of Elections office in Troy.

Charles Albanetti, communications director with Citizen Action of New York, tells WAMC’s Brian Shields the coalition wants a system where candidates are as even as possible when it comes to campaign financing.