Monthly Archives: March, 2017




March 27, 2017: Al O’Connor

Published - March 27, 2017

There are two competing bills in the Legislature that would require police departments to tape record interrogations. One is the Governor’s bill; the other is the Assembly’s. Last week we spoke with the Innocence Project about both bills, but not all criminal justice reform advocates are giving the governor’s bill a thumbs up. Today we heard from Al O’Connor, a litigation counsel with the New York State Defenders Association.

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This Week on SciTech Now 03/30/17

Published - March 24, 2017

On the next edition of SciTech Now: A close up look at the deep sea, the sound the universe makes, and finally, inside an ancient cavern. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Cycle of Health, 03/30/17

Published - March 24, 2017

On the next Cycle of Health: We ring in the new year on Cycle of Health! And, help you realize your New Year’s resolutions. Our guests give tips on ways to reboot, reorganize, and re-prioritize what really matters. Learn how to make reachable goals; small changes with big impact. Learn that it is okay to fail because change takes time. And, learn that love and laughter may be the best resolutions of all. Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Insight, 03/31/17

Published - March 24, 2017

On the next Insight: The consolidation of Onondaga County and the City of Syracuse. Earlier this year, the Consensus Commission released 50 preliminary recommendations outlining ideas for a more streamlined and less costly government. We’ll be hearing argument for and against on the next Insight. Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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March 24, 2017: Sen. Brad Hoylman

Published - March 24, 2017

Sen. Brad Hoylman (D – Manhattan) responded to Senate Health Committee Chair Kemp Hannon’s comments about releasing subpoenaed information from the accused pollutants in Hoosick Falls’ water contamination.

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March 24, 2017: Jon Lentz, Ken Lovett, Mike Gormley

Published - March 24, 2017

Jon Lentz, an Albany reporter with City & State, on this week’s Winners and Losers. Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the NY Daily News and Mike Gormley, an Albany reporter for Newsday, on the indictments of Sen. Rob Ortt (R – North Tonawanda) and former Sen. George Maziarz.

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March 24, 2017: Rep. John Faso

Published - March 24, 2017

Rep. John Faso (R, NY-19) joined “The Capitol Pressroom.” We discussed how the AHCA and the Collins-Faso Amendment will affect hospitals in upstate New York.

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March 23, 2017: President Jim Malatras

Published - March 23, 2017

We previewed a Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government forum on potential effects of repeal and replacement of the ACA, particularly on New York State. Jim Malatras, the President of the Rockefeller Institute, joined us.

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Schedule changes for Sat. 3/25

Published - March 22, 2017

Due to the length of the Metropolitan Opera broadcast on Saturday, 3/25 and to the Spring Membership campaign, Classic FM has made the following changes for the Saturday afternoon and evening schedule. 1) The Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Mozart’s “Idomeneo” is expected to run from 1 PM to approximately 5:21 PM. 2) The Met broadcast will be followed by the Opera-Grab Bag with Marie Lamb and Bruce Paulsen from 5:21 PM to 6:30 PM. 3) The Concert Hall, hosted by Bruce Paulsen, will run from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. 4) Footlight Parade with Bill Rudman will air from 8:30

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