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Albany, NY. Photo: Doug Kerr, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Albany, NY. Photo: Doug Kerr, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

The 8 O'Clock Hour 12/27/13

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Support for the Regional Economic Development Council in the North Country has been growing steadily, but questions remain about how effective the system has been in sparking new jobs and new private sector growth. Zach Hirsch brings us the story of Kelly Metzgar, who was born a was born a boy and has started living as a woman in her mid-fifties.

While Governor Cuomo wants to cut taxes, some, including New York City Mayor elect Bill de Blasio, want to raise them; therefore, it can be assumed that one of the top issues of the 2014 legislative session in NYS will be taxes. Todd Moe spoke with Hollis Easter, ensemble member of the Vermont-based band Frost and Fire about their debut album Midwinter Spring. John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack takes a look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for the weekend.

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