9 episodes

Take a look inside the newsroom of the oldest and largest newspaper in New York's Capital Region. Each week, we'll explore the paper's top stories in-depth, and talk to the award-winning journalists who report them.

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    • 4.8, 5 Ratings

Take a look inside the newsroom of the oldest and largest newspaper in New York's Capital Region. Each week, we'll explore the paper's top stories in-depth, and talk to the award-winning journalists who report them.

    The Rebound

    The Rebound

    Sobering unemployment numbers have clouded the re-opening of New York and the Capital Region, but as reporter Ken Crowe discovered, there are uplifting stories to be told in the way some residents and communities are beginning to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 28 min
    The Milkman Cometh

    The Milkman Cometh

    Columnist Chris Churchill found himself of several minds about the social media firestorm that erupted after a local co-op made a a plea for milk bottle returns. Also on this episode, meteorologist Jason Gough weighs in on the exceptionally weird May weather, and the Capital Region prepares to rebound after getting the green light to initiate the re-opening process.

    • 30 min
    Pandemic Realty, Inc.

    Pandemic Realty, Inc.

    The fundamental art of buying and selling homes hasn't really changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But it has...adjusted. On this episode of The Eagle, Times Union real estate reporter Leigh Hornbeck talks about what she learned from a recent house closing that took place in a parking lot.

    Also on this episode, courts reporter Rob Gavin explains why NXIVM leader Keith Raniere's sentencing is delayed indefinitely, and reflects on how covering the courts has changed in the last two months. 

    • 28 min
    COVID Affairs

    COVID Affairs

    Are people having affairs during the COVID-19 pandemic? Kristi Gustafson Barlette dishes on what she learned from a few local paramours; Columnist Paul Grondahl talks about meeting the young man who operates the crematorium at Albany Rural Cemetery, which has been helping to spell its maxed out counterparts downstate.

    • 26 min
    The Schenectady Gator

    The Schenectady Gator

    The odds of finding an alligator in nature in Upstate New York are slim, yet Times Union reporter Paul Nelson found himself following the story of a Schenectady community that was convinced they had one living in a city park pond. Also on this episode, Times Union sports reporter Tim Wilkin places a bet on the fate of this year's Saratoga Racecourse meet.

    • 28 min
    CoronaLocal

    CoronaLocal

    A global pandemic is not something every journalist will be able to say they've covered in a lifetime, but the Times Union reporters at the helm of the local COVID-19 coverage can definitely notch it in their belts. Bethany Bump and Steve Hughes have been working tirelessly to stay on top of the pandemic news and its impact on the Capital Region, and share a few thoughts on the experience; business reporter Rick Karlin celebrates an Earth Day tinged by the pandemic.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings