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.

Open the spigot on the water faucet over any sink on Manhattan's Park Avenue or in Harlem or The Bronx and clear, unfiltered water from Upstate New York will come pouring out.  Reservoirs in the Catskills provide parts of the USA's biggest city with reputedly the finest water supply on...
At the dawn of the 20th century 38% of the US labor force was in agriculture.  In 1950 it was 12.2%.  By the start of the current century a mere 2% of the workforce can be found on the farm, and that may include someone who takes visitors on tours.  Most people today have never been...
“The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ‘What does a woman want?’"  -- Sigmund Freud He should have asked Patricia Barnes-Svarney.  Her newest...