Monthly Archives: June, 2016


This Week on Insight, July 1

Published - June 30, 2016

On the next Insight: The American classic “From Here to Eternity” comes to the Finger Lakes. Broadway royalty Tim Rice partners with the Finger Lakes Musical Theater Festival on the North American premiere. We meet the people making it happen and learn how it came across the pond to the Merry-Go-Round Theater. Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Cycle of Health, June 30

Published - June 29, 2016

Next on Cycle of Health: Finding the words – we discover new ways to communicate. Learn how high-tech and low-tech devices help one teen get his point across. Listen up to a woman speaking out about the new techniques she uses to find her voice and cut through the noise as we learn how to listen to those who speak differently than we do. Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on SciTech Now, June 30

Published - June 28, 2016

On the next edition of SciTech Now: On this edition of SciTech Now, smart phones, smart TV’s, how about smart roads? Think you’re helping the environment? You may not be as green as you hope. Mixing paints with pixels in the classroom, and a look at how doctors worked decades ago. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Insight, June 24

Published - June 23, 2016

On the next Insight: A Central New York hot seat. The 22nd Congressional District is in play with the retirement of Richard Hanna. Half a dozen candidates are vying for their party’s nomination in a June primary. Meet the candidates. Learn where they stand. Build your opinion on the people running for the 22nd. Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Cycle of Health, June 23

Published - June 22, 2016

Next on Cycle of Health: The state of healthcare in Central New York through the eyes of those leading some of the region’s top institutions. Find out how hospitals are working together to better care for us when we’re sick and working to educate us to stay in good health. From the doctors office to the E.R., we uncover the changing landscape of healthcare in Central New York. Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on SciTech Now, June 23

Published - June 21, 2016

On the next edition of SciTech Now: The high-definition screen you can wear. Better late than never, figuring out Einstein’s theory of relativity. How a healthy apple can lead to poisonous dirt, and how a common pizza ingredient can help save bees. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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Next on Connect: NY, June 20th

Published - June 19, 2016

Next on Connect: NY Forever wild. Would a Constitutional Convention strengthen or weaken this controversial provision? We visit a ghost town in the Adirondacks and a rustic hunting camp along the Hudson in search of common ground. Experts and stakeholders explore one of the most unspoiled but contentious subjects in our state. Watch June 20th at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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Check Out Our New Select Connect Benefits!

Published - June 18, 2016

WCNY membership just better, a whole lot better! WCNY’s great new benefits include the Connect Card with Select Connect. Enjoy complimentary family memberships at your choice of great organizations across the region. The all new Connect Card; your key to WCNY member benefits!

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This Week on Insight, June 17

Published - June 16, 2016

On the next Insight:   A Central New York hot seat. The 22nd Congressional District is in play with the retirement of Richard Hanna. Half a dozen candidates are vying for their party’s nomination in a June primary. Meet the candidates. Learn where they stand. Build your opinion on the people running for the 22nd.   Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Cycle of Health, June 16

Published - June 15, 2016

Next on Cycle of Health: From desperate to dynamite – meet a man who LOST more than 400 pounds and GAINED confidence in the newfound strength of his body, heart and mind. Give the gift of life – and the gift of science – Learn why Full Body Donations help us all get better healthcare. And, Watch a son honor his mother after she donated her body to science – Dr. O’Neill helps us understand the emotions of this generous choice.   Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on SciTech Now, June 16

Published - June 15, 2016

On the next edition of SciTech Now: Fish commonly found in household aquariums offer clues to how humans developed. Crowd sourcing comes to science. On your next vacation be on the look out for flesh eating bacteria.   Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Insight, June 10

Published - June 9, 2016

On the next Insight: How can law enforcement build public trust in 2016 America? The Police Chief of Syracuse believes making his community safer and more connected to the officers sworn to protect it is a healthy start. Policing and public perception; How Frank Fowler plans to make it work. Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Cycle of Health, June 9

Published - June 8, 2016

Next on Cycle of Health: The Hope that Hospice brings to care: We see it in a hospice community that embraced one couple as they prepared for the end of life.With a knock on the door, strangers become friends through a compassionate visit from a Hospice volunteer.And, Discover the documents we all need to prepare now – to reduce stress later, when it’s time to say goodbye. Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on SciTech Now, June 9

Published - June 7, 2016

On the next edition of SciTech Now: Researching the warming artic through its bird population. Why snowflakes have six sides. How segways can help veterans deal with the aftermath of war. Law enforcement has a new tool to sneak up on the bad guys. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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WCNY welcomes award-winning author and military historian for June 23 lecture

Published - June 3, 2016

Glenn Williams, author of the award-winning Year of the Hangman: George Washington’s Campaign against the Iroquois will speak at The Chemung County Historical Society (CCHS) June 23 at 7 p.m. at the Chemung County Historical Society, 415 East Water St. in Elmira. The free public presentation is sponsored by WCNY, Central New York’s public broadcasting organization headquartered in Syracuse, N.Y. Williams, also senior historian at the U.S. Army Center of Military History – Army Commemoration Office, will present a program on the battles of Newtown and Chemung and the role of those battles in the Washington’s Clinton-Sullivan campaign. WCNY is

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