As war rages on in Syria, the debate over accepting refugees heats up in the U.S. We discuss the crisis with former Middle East envoy Ambassador Dennis Ross. Actress Sonia Manzano tells us what she’s up to now after retiring from the PBS children’s show. Finally, we’ll take you to the “Holiday Lights Spectacular at Jones Beach.”
The Atlantic staff writer Molly Ball examines Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tenure so far and discusses the perception that he’s more focused on issues outside the five boroughs.
City Councilman Corey Johnson shares his efforts to grow affordable housing to his Mid-Manhattan district amid rising rates of homelessness across the city. We also bring you the best Christmas lights in the area. We know where they are and we’re sharing our list. And Chef Lidia Bastianich helps us get into the holiday cooking spirit with her favorite Christmas recipes.
City Councilman Corey Johnson shares his efforts to grow affordable housing to his Mid-Manhattan district amid rising rates of homelessness across the city.
We break down what the corruption verdict of Dean Skelos, former Senate majority leader, means for Albany politics. Plus, we catch up with “That Girl” Marlo Thomas on her new off Broadway show and tune in to Tranparent’s Jeffrey Tambor in our on-going “Listening In” series.
Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam were found guilty on eight counts of corruption Friday. The verdict comes on the heels of ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction. We discuss the fallout.
A jury Friday found former Sen. Dean Skelos and his son Adam guilty of corruption in a federal trial. They were convicted on all eight charges of extortion, bribery and conspiracy. The verdict comes just less than two weeks after the former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was found guilty in his own corruption trial. Immediately following the verdict, Manhattan U.S. […]