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.

History was not always kind to Binghamton, NY.  Binghamton was named for Pennsylvania politician William Bingham who owned the acreage but likely never even visited it.  It was tied into the state's canal system just in time for the railroad to make the canal obsolete.  Until the...
There really is a place called Arcadia.  It is a region of the presently-troubled nation of Greece, and for centuries its name has been synonomous with beauty, tranquility and the "contented pastoral simplicity of its people", according to one dictionary definition.  Oddly, even...
About 1% of Americans suffer from schizophrenia.  More than five million people in this country are living with Alzheimer's Disease, including over 300,000 New Yorkers.  As with any illness, there is also a chain of concern that includes family and friends and professional caregivers...