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WLIW-FM’s Brian Cosgrove interviews singer/songwriter Victoria Shaw on The Afternoon Ramble
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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 ...
MAYORAL CANDIDATE SCOTT STRINGER PROPOSES FAIR SHOT PLAN
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MetroFocus | January 28, 2021
New York City Comptroller, and 2021 Democratic candidate for Mayor, Scott Stringer, joins us for the debut of our spotlight series, “Who’s Running For Mayor” to discuss his new “Fair Shot NYC” initiative, aimed at ensuring transparency, equity, and accountability in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution process, as well as his ...
METROFOCUS: January 28, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 28, 2021
Tonight, New York City Comptroller, and 2021 Democratic candidate for Mayor, Scott Stringer, joins us for the debut of our spotlight series, “Who’s Running For Mayor” to discuss his new “Fair Shot NYC” initiative, aimed at ensuring transparency, equity, and accountability in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution process. Also, a look ...
EYE ON THE COVID VACCINE: NJ AND NY RACE FOR DISTRIBUTION
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MetroFocus | January 27, 2021
Steve Adubato, Metrofocus Contributor, host of State Of Affairs with Steve Adubato and author of the forthcoming book: “Lessons In Leadership: Innovation (and Disruption) In An Age Of COVID-19 and Beyond” joins us for this first of our two-night special Eye On The Vaccine reports.