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Mayor Tyer Of Pittsfield Discusses Storm Impacts

Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer
Jim Levulis
Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer

The biggest city in the Berkshires is among the municipalities in the Northeast digging out from a blizzard today. Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer tells WAMC's Ian Pickus that city offices closed at noon and a snow emergency, which includes a parking ban except for North Street, is in effect until Wednesday at 7 a.m.

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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