Thirty years. Today, May 1, 2010, is the 30th anniversary of my first day at NCPR.
A lot of things are different, a few important things are the same.
In the different department:
Virtually every program we air, except for All Things...
Jun 08, 2006 — The U.S. Senate again voted down the proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage -- but the margin is narrowing. NCPR station manager Ellen Rocco shares her thoughts on how our times define our prejudices, and who holds them. Go to full article
Jun 24, 2005 — With Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney so much in the new in 2005, it's easy to lose track of what our country was going through in 1964, it's hard to put ourselves back in that time even if we're old enough to remember it. Ellen Rocco is old enough and tried to remember what it felt like in 1964, in New York City. Go to full article
May 25, 2005 — This morning we begin our part of the national radio project This I Believe. The project invites prominent and everyday Americans to share the core values that guide their lives. In the next year, we hope we'll hear from you. Today, we'll start with station manager Ellen Rocco. Go to full article
Dec 19, 2003 — Tonight is the first night of the Jewish holiday Chanukah. We start celebrations a little early this year by cooking latkes, Chanukah's most typical food. NCPR's Ellen Rocco and Martha Foley make them live in the NCPR kitchen.
Potato Latke Recipe:
8 lg. potatoes (Idaho baking potatoes not recommended) 2 eggs 1 lg. onion 2 tsp. salt 2 T flour pepper to taste lots of cooking oil
Grate potatoes; mince onion (finely or coarsely, depending on preference). Add egg, salt, pepper, and flour. Drain mixture to remove water. Fry in hot oil until crisp on edges. Drain on paper towels or eat right away! Go to full article
Oct 09, 2003 — In its tenth season opener, this call-in on contemporary literature looks at the literature of the area. Hosts Ellen Rocco and Chris Robinson are joined in the studio by poet/teacher Maurice Kenny and writer/editor Neal Burdick. Joining the discussion by phone are our listeners, as well as Adirondack Life magazine editor Betsy Folwell and essayist Bill McKibben. Go to full article