Sunday, May 04, 2014
By Sarah Montague : Senior Producer
Seven years ago, Steve Shultis came upon an ad in a store in the Hudson Valley area where he lives with his family offering two adult Nubian ewes, or female goats, to a “good family.” After what Shultis, who is New York Public Radio's chief technology officer, describes as a ...
Thursday, January 03, 2013
By Caitlyn Kim
If partisan gridlock was the defining characteristic of the 112th congress, one new congressman is hoping that will change in the 113th Congress that started Thursday. Democratic Representative Sean Patrick Maloney took the oath of office with his two daughters by his side and he says he’s hoping to build a record of results for them.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
By Anna Sale
The Hudson Valley’s redrawn 18th Congressional District stretches across farms, tony vacation communities, and struggling post-industrial cities. Its new lines wrap around the city’s inner-ring suburbs like a horseshoe, lending its politics a mix of small town provincialism and bold-faced names. Supporting players in this primary contest, for example, include President Bill Clinton, Fox News Chief Roger Ailes, and the street vendor who spotted the would-be Times Square bomber.
Friday, September 02, 2011
Connecticut Lieutenant Governor, Nancy Wyman, discusses the Connecticut recovery effort post Hurricane Irene; U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ 8th) who serves on House Budget and Ways and Means Committees, updates the situation in New Jersey; Nan Hayworth, U.S Representative (R-NY-19), surveys the flood damage around New York.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Officials have warned Westchester residents not to come in contact with the Hudson River because of a sewage spill in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
By Bob Hennelly
Back in 2006, the upset win by singer John Hall of Orleans fame in the 19th Congressional District, a long-time Republican bastion, was one of the brightest moments for Democrats nationally. But the swing-district seat is not considered safe in a year when Democrats are bracing for significant Congressional losses.
Saturday, June 14, 2003
Kurt Andersen and Michael Govan, the director of Dia:Beacon, tour this new museum housed in an old printing building in the Hudson Valley, about 75 miles north of New York City. Dia made this space so it could house sculpture and art that would never fit comfortably in ...