WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about a nonprofit coding school in Albany, New York that received $50,000 from Facebook to help expand its programs statewide.
An environmental group believes the class of toxic chemicals at the center of contamination crises in communities like Hoosick Falls and Newburgh can likely be detected in all major water supplies in the United States.
Michael Barrett was appointed executive director of the Adirondack Mountain Club in late September 2019, taking over for Neil Woodworth, who spent three decades leading the conservation and recreation group. Barrett is a Putnam County native who served as a foreign language interrogator for the U.S. Army and has worked in state government in New York and Missouri.
WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal, and AllOtsego.com, about Republican New York State Senator James Seward, who announced Monday he will retire after his 17th term in office.
A former U.S. congressman who was one of President Trump’s first supporters has been sentenced to two years and two months in prison for helping his son and others dodge $800,000 in stock market losses.
WAMC's Jesse King speaks with Melissa Mangini, editor-in-chief of the Albany Business Review, about reports that Stewart's Shops plans to spend $70 million on expansions this year, with new shops coming to the Capital Region.
After years of debate, the historic Sherman’s amusement park on the shores of Caroga Lake in Fulton County is now officially in the hands of the Caroga Arts Collective. For the past several years the group known for its summer music series has been a growing presence in town. Sherman’s has remained mostly shuttered for years.
WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jeff Wilkin of The Daily Gazette about a number of limousine safety bills passed by the New York Legislature in response to the Schoharie crash that killed 20 people in 2018.