Monthly Archives: July, 2018



July 30, 2018: Dairy farming crisis

Published - July 30, 2018

New York’s dairy farmers are facing a serious financial crisis. We took a deep dive into the issue and how it is impacting farmers across the state with Erica Leubner, Farm Family Consultant with NY FarmNet, and Andrew Novakovic, E. V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics at Cornell University.

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July 30, 2018: State Senate candidate James Gaughran

Published - July 30, 2018

The 5th State Senate District on Long Island which is currently held by Republican Carl Marcellino is one of the districts that Senate Democrats are hoping to flip in their effort to take control of the chamber this November. We met Democrat James Gaughran who is making his second run for the seat.

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July 30, 2018: Rep. John Faso

Published - July 30, 2018

Members of the House of Representatives are back in their districts during the chamber’s August recess. Rep. John Faso (R-Kinderhook) joined the show with the latest from the nation’s capital.

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July 29, 2018: Capitol Pressroom

Published - July 30, 2018

Guests Senator Cathy Young (R-Olean), chair of the Senate Republican Campaign Committee Patricia Gunning, former Special Prosecutor and Inspector General at the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs Naftuli Moster, Executive Director of the Young Advocates for Fair Education Michael Tobman, a Brooklyn-based political consultant and spokesman for the Alliance for Yeshiva Education

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August 5, 2018: Sisters!

Published - July 30, 2018

“A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite.”  – Elizabeth Fishel   On the next episode of Feminine Fusion, sisters who make music together!   “Sisters!” Paul Dukas:  The Sorcerer’s Apprentice The 5 Browns, pianos “The 5 Browns” RCA B0006HHUSA Ludwig van Beethoven:  Three Marches for Piano Four Hands, Op. 45 Sara & Amy Hamann, piano “Beethoven: Complete Piano Duos” Grand Piano 619-20 Gabriel Pierné:  Sonata for Violin and Piano in D Minor, Op. 36 “La sonate de vintueil” Mirare 384 Johann Strauss, Jr.:  Overture to “Die Fledermaus” Sarah Ayoub, cello & piano: Laura Ayoub, violin & piano Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Mark Messenger, conductor

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July 27, 2018: Kristina Boerger, Schola Cantorum

Published - July 28, 2018

  Dr. Kristina Boerger comes to Syracuse every summer for a 4-day singers workshop, organized by Schola Cantorum of Syracuse.  She took some time out of her packed schedule to drop by the WCNY Studios and chat with mid-day host Diane Jones about the workshop, the concert presented by the participants, and about what it takes to be the founder of an ensemble.   The Schola Cantorum of Syracuse website is available here. And you can learn more about Dr. Kristina Boerger here.

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July 27, 2018: Winners and Losers and Reporters

Published - July 27, 2018

Who made this week’s winners and losers list? City and State Staff Reporter Jeff Coltin revealed the list. Then, we broke down the news of the week that was with Bill Mahoney, reporter for Politico NY.

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July 26, 2018: Sara Payne and Lee Williams on medical marijuana

Published - July 26, 2018

With the conversation surrounding marijuana in New York changing quickly, we took a deep dive into how the medical marijuana system is effecting New Yorkers with Sara Payne, counsel with Barclay Damon and chair of the Barclay Damon Cannabis Service Team, and Lee Williams, Associate Corporate Counsel for Dent Neurologic Institute.

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