A moonlit garden on the grounds of Union College in Schenectady plays host to one of the oldest ghost tales in the country. Forbidden love. Blind, murderous rage. And a lost soul. We explore the tragic tale of Alice Van Der Veer in this episode of Listen with the Lights On. You can subscribe to […][Continue reading...] about The Ghost Of Jackson’s Gardens
Former NASA space shuttle engineer and sci-fi author Darren Beyer has written extensively about the disparity of leading ladies in the science-fiction genre. His newest novel Casimir Bridge, follows the journey of a female science journalist, Mandisa “Mandi” Nkosi, as she works to uncover a conspiracy in an intergalactic economy brimming with futuristic technology.[Continue reading...] about Ex-NASA Engineer Aims To Put More Women In Sci-Fi
Our Capitol Correspondent Karen Dewitt reports on Governor Cuomo’s address to the DNC in Philadelphia, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Cuomo’s speech and convention politics, and a corruption probe by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara extends to Westchester County.[Continue reading...] about #1631: NY Governor Cuomo’s Address To The DNC
If you want to get ahead in life, you have to learn to make good decisions. And that should start at an early age. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear about a program in upstate New York called the Leadership project that is working to help 5th graders make good choices. We’ll […][Continue reading...] about #1349: “Leadership and Bachelors and Warm Lines (OH MY!)”
On this week’s 51%, with the summer Olympics in Brazil, we focus on a sport that captivates many viewers – gymnastics. And we hear from an LGBTQ educator about how schools can best include transgender students in athletic programs.[Continue reading...] about #1410: Is It The End Of The Perfect 10?
Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Jesse McKinley, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Times.[Continue reading...] about #1631: Jesse McKinley Of The New York Times