Monthly Archives: January, 2017


Jan. 31, 2017: Upstate Ride-sharing

Published - January 31, 2017

And we heard from Asm. Ray Walter (R – Williamsville) and Richard Mallow, State Director for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on the push to bring ride-sharing to Upstate.

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Jan. 31, 2017: Sen. Michael Gianaris

Published - January 31, 2017

The Senate Democratic Conference announced actions to resist Pres. Trump’s immigration policies. Sen. Michael Gianaris (D – Queens) joined Susan Arbetter.

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Jan. 31, 2017: Sen. Cathy Young; NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

Published - January 31, 2017

Budget hearings are underway at the State Capitol. The Capitol Pressroom features Sen. Cathy Young, the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, on local aid; consolidation; the millionaires tax (which is not completely off the table); and Pres. Trump’s Executive Order. We heard from NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer.

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This Week on SciTech Now 02/02/17

Published - January 31, 2017

On the next edition of SciTech Now: The evolution of Silicon City, rapping Newton’s Laws, how to name exoplanets, and finally, a feat of physics…on the next Sci Tech Now. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Cycle of Health, 02/02/17

Published - January 31, 2017

On the next Cycle of Health: We look to the future as we shape our health habits today by exploring modern medicine, design & technologies that ensure good health. How can you adapt a house to make a home for everyone at every age and stage? We’ll show you! Listen up to the sound of seniors engaging in culture, business and entertainment with the help of headphones that open their ears and their minds. And, the changing face of primary care — from concierge doctors to tele medicine – how healthcare will treat you in the future. Watch Cycle of

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Jan. 30, 2017: “Health Navigator NY” – What is Telemedicine?

Published - January 30, 2017

Health Navigator NY provides an overview of the benefits and limitations of telemedicine, a developing technology that allows remote connections to doctors, particularly through video conferencing. Our guests are: Carolyn Morris, MHSA, CTPM, Director of Telehealth Planning and Development at the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services; Ingrid A. Pretzer-Aboff, PhD, RN, an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing at the University of Delaware; and then, Charles Rothberg, MD, the President-Elect of the Medical Society of the State of New York.

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Jan. 30, 2017: Bob Lowry

Published - January 30, 2017

Bob Lowry, the New York State Council of School Superintendents’ Deputy Director of Advocacy, Research and Communications, weighed in on school aid in the budget.

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Jan. 30, 2017: Siena Poll

Published - January 30, 2017

A new Siena Poll shows wide support for Gov. Cuomo’s recent proposals, but his overall ratings are flat. Steve Greenberg joinrf us with details.

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Jan. 30, 2017: NYCLU’s Donna Lieberman

Published - January 30, 2017

NYCLU’s Executive Director Donna Lieberman explained Pres. Trump’s Executive Order on refugees and judges’ temporary stays in response to it. What can we expect next from protests, state government intervention, as well as the White House?

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February 5, 2017: Looking East

Published - January 30, 2017

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.”  – Confucius, Book of Rites   On this episode, we look East, to the women of Asia who are making news in the classical music world.  You’ll hear about Zheng Xiaoying, China’s first female conductor, Tran Kim Ngoc, a Vietnamese composer and performer, South Korean composer Unsuk Chin, and a name you probably already know – violinist Midori.  You’ll hear music that is familiar, as well as a blend of music from East and West.  Be sure to tune in to this week’s edition of Feminine Fusion!   “Looking East”

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Connect: NY series features poverty in New York State, first episode premieres at 9 p.m. Jan. 30

Published - January 27, 2017

“Connect: NY” WCNY’s public affairs series features a new series “Being Poor: Real Stories of Poverty.” Susan Arbetter, host of the series, will explore what not having enough food, clothing, housing or money means in today’s society. Learn about the choices both the urban and rural poor must make every single day.  “Being Poor: Cycle of Injustice” airs at 9 p.m. Jan. 30 Explore the story of Jamir, a teen with no former record that has recently been arrested several times for what he calls “walking while black.” “Connect: NY” spends a day with Jamir and his family, and the

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January 27 2017: Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

Published - January 27, 2017

    It was a full house in the FM studios!  Saturday evening, the Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music will be presenting their Mid-Winter Concert, and Diane Jones welcomed John Oberbrunner and Barbara Haas from the SFCM board, along with Jon Garland, horn, and Jon English, tenor, to learn more.  The concert features 3 Bs – but not the ones you may be thinking of!  Music of Leonard Bernstein, Benjamin Britten, and Johannes Brahms, presented by an incredibly talented group of Central New York musicians will fill the stage. Visit the Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music website (here) for tickets

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Jan. 27, 2017: Ashley Hupfl and Yancey Roy

Published - January 27, 2017

Who is on the City & State Winners and Losers list this week? Find out from Ashley Hupfl, City & State’s Albany Reporter. Yancey Roy, Albany Bureau Chief for Newsday, shared about Sen. Jose Peralta’s decision to join the Independent Democratic Conference and other news of the week.

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Jan. 27, 2017: Kim Atkins of Planned Parenthood

Published - January 27, 2017

Kim Atkins, the CEO of the Mohawk Hudson Planned Parenthood, joined Susan Arbetter to preview Family Planning Advocates’ Day of Action on Jan. 30th. The keynote speaker will be Cecile Richards, President of the Planned Parenthood Association of America.

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