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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 ...
MetroFocus: September 13, 2021
MetroFocus | September 13, 2021
Tonight our Front page forecast panel features Rutgers University professor of political science and author of “American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism” Saladin Ambar, Conservative Color Coalition chair Joseph Pinion and City Limits executive editor Jeanmarie Evelly with the latest headlines across the tristate and the ...
MetroFocus: September 9, 2021
MetroFocus | September 9, 2021
Comedian Jon Stewart has fought to ensure 9/11 first responders are never forgotten. The former Daily Show host rallied support for legislation now helping thousands who got sick. He would be the first to tell you this wouldn’t have happened without John Feal, who joins us tonight. The 9/11 responder ...
MetroFocus: September 7, 2021
MetroFocus | September 7, 2021
From the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to the January 6th insurrection, America After 9/11 exposes the legacy of 9/11 and the ongoing challenge it poses for the president and the country. Director and producer Michael Kirk joins us.
MetroFocus: September 2, 2021
MetroFocus | September 2, 2021
Tonight, we’re joined by reporters - Gotham Gazette executive editor Ben Max, The City transportation reporter Jose Martinez and City Limits Liz Donovan who’s on the climate change beat to share your stories from the storm front, survey the damage and discuss the State’s next move for our crumbling infrastructure.
MetroFocus: September 1, 2021
MetroFocus | September 1, 2021
Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times columnist is back with new information from virus experts on COVID-19 and the variants surging across the country. As the debate over vaccine mandates intensifies, kids are heading back to school. The spread of the Delta variant here in New York has left many ...
MetroFocus: August 31, 2021
MetroFocus | August 31, 2021
As the world marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11, PBS follows the lives of seven of those children who lost dads they never got to meet. “Generation 9/11” director Liz Mermin and Nick Gorki, one of the seven featured in the film join us tonight to discuss the ways in ...
MetroFocus: August 30, 2021
MetroFocus | August 30, 2021
Tonight Frontpage Forecast newcomer and president of the New York State young democrats Jovan Richards joins Frontpage veteran, CUNY Professor and former President of the NYC Board of Elections JC Polanco along with The City deputy editor Alyssa Katz to discuss the latest headlines that matter to you- from across ...