Off the Page

WSKG's bi-weekly interview & call-in program with local authors from Binghamton, Ithaca, Elmira and surrounding areas served by WSKG Public Radio. Off the Page is hosted by Bill Jaker.

Anyone zipping along the Trumansburg Road north of Ithaca these days can’t miss the big sign at number 1259 indicating (in large letters) The Museum of the Earth at the (written below smaller) Paleontological Research Institution.  The museum – a soaring new building meant to...
"...we need to start using different ways to talk about retirement that do not carry negative images of only termination and loss. Unfortunately the word "retirement" in our culture does carry with it the image of stopping everything productive and doing nothing meaningful with one...
This is not an easy time, or an easy society, in which to grow up.  Adolescence itself can be a strain on body and soul.  Education takes place in settings that can feel like a prison (or, perhaps more precisely, a “correctional institution”) and the usual insecurities...