Jacqueline Kellachan from The Golden Notebook in Woodstock, NY joins us with this week's Book Picks.
List: On Immunity by Eula Biss Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine by Paul Offit After Birth by Elisa Albert West of Sunset by Stewart O'Nan How We Got to Now - Six Innovations That Made The Modern World by Steven Johnson Unrequited by Lisa Phillips The Reluctant Psychic by Suzan Saxman
The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.
Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY at Albany journalism professor and investigative journalist, Rosemary Armao, and political consultant, Libby Post.
Topics include: President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu on Iran; Hillary Clinton's personal email use; Ebola nurse sues hospital; Warren Buffett warns banks; and Lewinsky reference in Bill Clinton’s official portrait.
Baseball is just around the corner, but the season is starting on a down note in Pawtucket on news that a new ownership group plans to move the Triple-A Red Sox affiliate to a waterfront park in Providence in 2017.
International Women's Day is a holiday with millions of people participating in thousands of events around the world for 104 years - and celebrated annually by the United Nations. Four years ago two Saratoga residents set out to honor the day and its history with the first NY Celebrates Women statewide event.
This coming Saturday, March 7th, The Ashokan Center in Olive Bridge, NY will host their family friendly Maple Fest!
The sugaring tradition goes back to the original Native populations of New York who eventually taught it to European settlers. Maple sugaring season in the Northeast typically begins in mid-February, and lasts through early April.
Tim Neu has been operating the maple sugaring program at the Ashokan Center in Olivebridge, NY for 35 years as part of their Environmental Education Program.
Every American president, when faced with a crisis, longs to take bold and decisive action. When American lives or vital interests are at stake, the public—and especially the news media and political opponents—expect aggressive leadership. But, contrary to the dramatizations of Hollywood, rarely does a president have that option.