Monthly Archives: June, 2017


June 30, 2017: David Alan Miller, Albany Symphony

Published - June 30, 2017

  The Albany Symphony is embarking on an exciting trip next week, as they cruise from Albany to Lockport on the Erie Canal.  Music Director David Alan Miller spoke with mid-day host Diane Jones about the trip (which has been in the works for nearly 17 years), and the concerts they’ll be giving along the way.  Seven stops in seven days, to celebrate the bicentennial of the Erie Canal.  This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime event! Learn about the symphony and Water Music New York at the Albany Symphony website.

Read More




June 30, 2017: Winners and Losers; Ken Lovett; Matt Hamilton

Published - June 30, 2017

Nick Powell, opinion editor for City & State, presented the week’s Winners & Losers. The extraordinary session is ‘in the books’. Reporters Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News & Matt Hamilton of the Albany Times Union detailed the highs and the lows.

Read More


This Week on Cycle of Health, 07/06/17

Published - June 30, 2017

On the next Cycle of Health: It’s not all sunshine and smiles when we head outside in summer. So discover how to protect your family from harmful bugs, sunburn and overheating with simple tips and hints. Dr Rich talks with Upstate’s Trauma Program Manager Jolene Kittle about ways your older loved ones can avoid the hazards of summer. And, Lyme Disease forced this active, adventurous, dog trainer into a more sedentary life. Discover how she’s fighting to turn her life around. Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

Read More


This Week on Insight, 07/07/17

Published - June 30, 2017

On the next Insight: We learn all about one organizations mission to combat the issues of poverty that is plaguing so many of our upstate communities. We’ll go on how Mohawk valley community action agency helps so many in need, in some unexpected ways. Next time on insight.,  Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

Read More


This Week on SciTech Now 07/06/17

Published - June 30, 2017

On the next edition of SciTech Now: 3D printers maybe the next generation of organ donors, a tool that lets you talk to fire flies, the driver-less car dilemma and fighting back against Zika. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

Read More


June 29, 2017: Asm. Anthony Brindisi

Published - June 29, 2017

We talked to Asm. Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) about his recently announced run against Rep. Claudia Tenney (R) in the 22nd Congressional district and the special session.

Read More



June 29, 2017: Dan Clark and Billy Easton

Published - June 29, 2017

Dan Clark, reporter at the Buffalo News and Poltifact New York gave an update on the special legislative session. Then, Billy Easton, Executive Director of the Alliance for Quality Education, broke down the recent Court of Appeals decision regarding school funding.

Read More


June 28, 2017: Sen. Joseph Griffo

Published - June 28, 2017

What can you expect from the Special Session? Susan discussed NYC mayoral control and upstate issues including the Vernon Downs racino with Deputy Senate Majority Whip Joseph Griffo (R-Rome).

Read More



June 28, 2017:Bill Cooke and Caitlin Ferrante

Published - June 28, 2017

Rallies are taking place around the state to “Save the EPA”. We heard details from Bill Cooke, Director of Government Relations at the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and Caitlin Ferrante, Chapter Coordinator at the Atlantic Chapter of the Sierra Club.

Read More


June 28, 2017: Larry Levy

Published - June 28, 2017

Hofstra University’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies Larry Levy proposes that the politics surrounding a third line on the Long Island Railroad are a microcosm of infrastructure issues across the State.

Read More


June 27, 2017: Sen. John DeFrancisco

Published - June 28, 2017

Gov. Cuomo has called for a special session tomorrow, 6/28. Deputy Senate Majority Leader John DeFrancisco (R-Syracuse), joined Susan to discuss the announcement, the politics around the end-of-session, which sort of fizzled out; four men in a room and what happened to the Child Victims Act. Susan also asked him about his philosophy of governing.

Read More


X

Classic FM

X

WCNY Oldies

X

WCNY Jazz

X

WCNY's The Capitol Pressroom