all stories tagged "Lauren Wanko"


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July 23, 2015 11:41 AM | Comments

While on assignment in Afghanistan in 2009, journalist Jenny Nordberg discovered the “bacha posh” – daughters who are temporarily raised as sons and presented to the world as boys. Nordberg shares her experiences reporting on this hidden practice, the subject […]

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April 10, 2015 10:29 AM | Comments

First person stories from Sing Sing inmates, the 100-year anniversary of what many scholars call the Armenian Genocide, connecting special needs high school students with job opportunities and Itzhak Perlman on legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz.

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Lauren Wanko, NJTV News  |  April 9, 2015 11:29 AM | Comments

What began with about 20 students has grown to 75 and now nearly 50 local businesses have joined.

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April 8, 2015 11:06 AM | Comments

First person stories from Sing Sing inmates, the 100-year anniversary of what many scholars call the Armenian Genocide, connecting special needs high school students with job opportunities and Itzhak Perlman on legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz.

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Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  February 6, 2015 2:37 PM | Comments
This past year, the Division of Fish and Wildlife biologists and observers documented and monitored 156 bald eagle nest sites throughout the state — an all time high.VIDEO
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September 3, 2014 4:50 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  September 3, 2014 4:48 PM | Comments
NJTV News reporter Lauren Wanko was there from start to finish, and she has the story of the summer games that began in Newark.VIDEO
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August 27, 2014 1:02 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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July 17, 2014 10:08 AM | 1 Comment

On this edition of metroFocus: Anthony Marx on New York’s Public Library, transportation expert Gridlock Sam, the public pensions debate, and a summer meals program that is keeping New Jersey students from hunger.

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July 11, 2014 3:41 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York Public Library President Tony Marx discusses the library’s past, present and future, a conversation about public pensions, a summer meals program for students in New Jersey, and more.

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