Author: Delaney Hafener


Suzanne Vega on The Afternoon Ramble
Delaney Hafener | October 21, 2021 | The Afternoon Ramble and The Overnight Ramble
Grammy-winning icon of the folk-rock revival movement Suzanne Vega joined Brian Cosgrove on the air ahead of a performance that took place at Suffolk Theater in Riverhead on September 12th, 2021. The show took place one year after the release of her album "An Evening of New York Songs and ...
George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio, a New Weekly Public Radio Program and Podcast Exploring Lifestyle Topics, Premieres September 19 on WLIW-FM
Delaney Hafener | September 14, 2021 | George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio
WLIW-FM, Long Island’s only NPR station, has announced the addition of George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio to its program schedule. The new one-hour, weekly public radio program featuring informative and entertaining conversations about food and lifestyle, premieres Sunday, September 19 at 4 p.m. on 88.3 WLIW-FM and Hosted by TV ...
9/11 20th Anniversary: Former NYC Police Commissioner on security post 9/11
Delaney Hafener | September 10, 2021
With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 upon us, WLIW-FM’s Michael Mackey spoke to the man known as “America’s Police Commissioner” - Bill Bratton - the only person to have led police departments in the two largest U.S. cities- Los Angeles and New York City. Bratton discusses security post 9/11 and ...
WLIW-FM Adds Four New Programs Beginning July 10
Delaney Hafener | July 7, 2021
WLIW-FM, Long Island’s only NPR station, has announced the addition of another day of the Afternoon Ramble with Brian Cosgrove, ALL ARTS Radio Hour, Latino USA and Asian View to its program schedule beginning July 10. Native Long Islander Brian Cosgrove adds a live Saturday edition of his popular The ...
WLIW-FM One-Year Anniversary Virtual Celebration!
Delaney Hafener | June 30, 2021
On June 15, 2021, we celebrated the first year of WLIW-FM with a special event featuring Steve Inskeep, Host of Morning Edition and Up First; Brian Cosgrove, Host of The Afternoon Ramble and The Overnight Ramble; George Hirsch, Co-host of George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio; Jenna Flanagan, Host of MetroFocus; and National YoungArts Foundation’s Sarah Arison and Aileen Park of WLIW-FM In Conversation. You can ...
Thiele Proposal For Hamptons Could Generate Money For Affordable Housing Fund
Delaney Hafener, J.D. Allen | June 24, 2021
The Hamptons could start generating money to fund more affordable housing in eastern Long Island by 2023. WSHU’s J.D. Allen reports the pandemic has intensified the shortage of rentals and year-round homes. The Community Housing Fund would help first-time home-buyers receive financial assistance and housing counseling. It would also help ...
From WSHU: Suffolk County To Have Budget Surplus Over $500 Million Over Next Two Years
Delaney Hafener, J.D. Allen | June 17, 2021
Suffolk County will have a budget surplus of over $500 million over the next two years. WSHU’s J.D. Allen reports that’s a stark difference to the economic disaster the county predicted last year during the worst of the pandemic. An additional $285 million in the federal American Rescue Plan and ...
Note from General Manager Diane Masciale
Delaney Hafener, Diane Masciale | June 17, 2021
Dear friends and listeners, I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Charlotte Ackert, a member of our Board of Trustees, for some time. Her generosity and commitment to WLIW is quite simply unmatched. Her support of our matching gift challenge makes the first-year anniversary of WLIW-FM extra special as we consider ...
Join us for the WLIW-FM One Year Anniversary Celebration!
Delaney Hafener | June 5, 2021
As Long Island's only NPR station, we are proud to be celebrating our first year as 88.3 WLIW-FM together with all of you, our listeners. We sincerely hope the station has informed, inspired, and entertained our community here on the East End and across the country. We want to invite ...