Sarah Gager

Radio Host/Producer

Sarah brings an extensive background in radio to WSKG. Her voice is commonly heard throughout the day, especially when she serves as host during All Things Considered. Sarah has also recorded numerous interviews with an array of artists from across WSKG’s 21-county coverage area. Sarah earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English from Binghamton University.  She also worked for the university-owned radio station WHRW as Alumni Relations Director, Public Affairs Director, Alternative Media Director and Engineer. Sarah served as WSKG’s Public Affairs Intern while at Binghamton University.

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The House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act Thursday. The count was 217 to 213. 

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New York Senator Chuck Schumer said President Trump’s order for a strike against a Syrian airfield was an appropriate response to that country's use of chemical weapons. But he said he’s leery about a one-time strike becoming something more long-term.

 

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New Yorkers making less than $64,000 a year can receive free help filing taxes electronically. The state tax department is holding some day-long events where trained assistants help people file online.

James Gazzale, a spokesperson for the New York State Tax Department, said 92 percent of residents file electronically, and this program offers help navigating the state’s website.

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A vote for the heath care bill meant to replace Obamacare was canceled Friday. Republican Congressman Tom Reed represents NewYork's 23rd district which includes Ithaca and Corning. He supported the American Health Care Act. He spoke to NPR's Scott Simon on Weekend Edition Saturday.  

Mercy House Turns One

Mar 8, 2017
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A year ago, Mercy House in Endicott opened its doors to terminally ill patients of the Southern Tier. Since the former St. Casimir’s Church was converted into Mercy House, over a hundred people have called it home.

The latest internet sensation, April the Giraffe, is expecting a calf. It will be her fourth. 

The 15-year old giraffe is drawing a lot of attention to the Animal Adventure Zoo in Harpursville, NY.

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Hundreds of thousands of people are headed to D.C. for the inauguration and for the Women’s March on Washington. WSKG caught up with one group in the Southern Tier and Northern Pennsylvania as they prepared for the voyage. 

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Binghamton City School District’s superintendent was dismissed last March. There have been a couple of interim superintendents since then, but now the district is searching for a more permanent leader. David Hawley is the president of the Binghamton School Board. He spoke with WSKG's Sarah Gager about the search, which he says will conclude with a selection in the Spring.

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Lawmakers returned to Albany for the 2017 legislative session. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo represents the 123rd district, which includes the city of Binghamton and the towns of Vestal and Union. She joined us to discuss the session and her new role as Chair of the Committee on Aging.


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