News: Local

CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN: HOLD DONALD TRUMP ACCOUNTABLE
LOCAL
MetroFocus | February 10, 2021
Tonight, Christine Todd Whitman- the director of the Republican Accountability Project and co-chair of the Republican Leadership Council joins us to urge Senate Republicans to hold Donald Trump accountable in the impeachment trial or risk suffering a ‘permanent stain’ on the party.
METROFOCUS: February 8, 2021
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MetroFocus | February 8, 2021
Tonight, on this eve of the Senate Impeachment Trial against Donald Trump for inciting the deadly Capitol Hill riot, we’ll examine the vote to dismiss, the case to convict, and the shoddy denial defense with Lecturer-In-Law at Columbia Law School Jennifer Rodgers, President of the Brooklyn NAACP L. Joy Williams, ...
Donnamaria Barnes and Bennett Konesni discuss the Plain Sight Project at Sylvester Manor with Gianna Volpe on Heart of the East End
EDUCATION
Delaney Hafener | February 8, 2021 | Heart of the East End
WLIW-FM Host Gianna Volpe talks with Co-Founder Bennett Konesni and Archivist Donnamarie Barnes about Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Shelter Island, their "Plain Sight Project" and how local organizations, like Sylvester Manor, work to regularly support East End communities coupled with their efforts during the pandemic. Learn more about the Plain Sight ...
WLIW-FM’s Brian Cosgrove interviews singer/songwriter Victoria Shaw on The Afternoon Ramble
ARTS
Delaney Hafener | February 5, 2021 | The Afternoon Ramble and The Overnight Ramble
WLIW-FM's Brian Cosgrove talks to singer/songwriter Victoria Shaw about her ALL ARTS program "Songwriters Under the Covers with Victoria Shaw." Get the inside scoop about making music from Victoria and her performer/songwriter friends including Garth Brooks, Clint Black, Keb' Mo' and so many others. You can watch "Songwriters Under the ...
METROFOCUS: February 4, 2021
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MetroFocus | February 4, 2021
Tonight, New York City Council Member, and 2021 Democratic candidate for Bronx Borough President, Vanessa Gibson joins us to discuss what she’s doing to ensure Black and Latino communities are not frozen out of the vaccine distribution process. Also, we take a look at the wild and futuristic architectural ideas- ...
BLACKS AND LATINOS CAUTIOUS ABOUT THE VACCINE
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MetroFocus | February 4, 2021
Tonight, New York City Council Member, and 2021 Democratic candidate for Bronx Borough President, Vanessa Gibson joins us to discuss what she’s doing to ensure Black and Latino communities are not frozen out of the vaccine distribution process. Also, we take a look at the wild and futuristic architectural ideas- ...
METROFOCUS: February 3, 2021
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MetroFocus | February 3, 2021
Tonight, Metrofocus is one-on-on with Nassau County executive Laura Curran as she shares the difficulties of balancing the needs of the people with preventing the spread of the disease and shares her personal experience of life in quarantine after she herself was exposed to the coronavirus.
METROFOCUS: February 2, 2021
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MetroFocus | February 2, 2021
New York has lost over 500,000 jobs in the last year through December, due in large part to the pandemic. Tonight, Metrofocus spotlight series “Who’s Running For Mayor” profiles a candidate who says he’ll bring those jobs back. His name is Ray McGuire. He’s one of the longest-serving and highest-ranking ...
METROFOCUS: February 7, 2021
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MetroFocus | February 1, 2021
A look at the news making local and national headlines this week and its impact on the tri-state. Weighing in tonight are political commentator and CUNY Professor J.C. Polanco, author and Rutgers University Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Saladin Ambar and New York Daily News editorial board member Laura ...
James Lane Post Publishes Interview with Brian Cosgrove, host of the Afternoon Ramble
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Delaney Hafener | February 1, 2021
The James Lane Post, a digital and print publication serving East Enders of Long Island, published an interview between entrepreneur Chris Hall and WLIW-FM’s Brian Cosgrove. Brian, who hosts Afternoon Ramble, sat down to talk about his career in music, where he’s been, and how he sees his role on ...