Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Assembly Democrats Cathy Nolan and Amy Paulin Discuss the Race for a New Speaker on WCNY’s The Capitol Pressroom

Published - January 29, 2015

Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan (D – Ridgewood) is among four candidates campaigning to become the next Speaker of the Assembly. She joined Susan Arbetter on The Capitol Pressroom to explain the dynamics of the race. Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D – Scarsdale) also spoke on the race for Speaker and weighed in on the upstate/downstate; suburban/urban layout of the Assembly.

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Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested on Corruption Charges

Published - January 21, 2015

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested this morning in Manhattan on corruption charges that he allegedly took millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks for himself. WCNY’s “The Capitol Pressroom” has coverage and reaction. Listen now: Read the 5-count criminal complaint against Silver here.

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Board Meeting Set for 1/27

Published - January 20, 2015

In accordance with open meetings law, WCNY provides reasonable notice to the public of its board meetings. The next WCNY Board Meeting will take place at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the WCNY Broadcast and Education Center located at 415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse, N.Y. Interested parties wishing to attend should contact the Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York before 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, by calling (315) 453-2424.

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Capitol Pressroom Hosts Segment on Clean Energy Jobs Program

Published - January 13, 2015

Today on WCNY’s The Capitol Pressroom, hear Susan Arbetter speak with Adam Flint, a member of the Energy Democracy Working Group, about plans to create clean energy jobs in the Southern Tier. To find out more about the initiative visit: or Listen at 11 a.m. here. 

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Explore The Queen’s Garden, Jan. 11 on WCNY

Published - January 2, 2015

With permission from Her Majesty the Queen, this documentary reveals a year in Buckingham Palace Gardens, exploring the history and the natural history of this remarkable hidden royal treasure in the center of London. This film uncovers a wonderland with a five century history, an urban oasis of wildlife where the Queen has lived with her family and a ‘living museum’ where almost every plant (and many of the animals!) have a royal story to tell. With unprecedented access we will follow the garden’s transformation across all four seasons uncovering rare flowers specially bred for the Queen, extraordinary wildlife captured using hidden cameras, a vast lake with an island

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