A shocking report reveals that recent fatal commuter crashes were caused by a lack of sleep. A federal investigation details that the train crashes in Hoboken and Brooklyn, which resulted in one death and over 200 injuries, were caused by engineers who were literally asleep at the wheel. Both engineers suffered from easily diagnosed sleep disorders, yet both were never […]
Should black history be required study in all New York City schools? New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton, explains why black history and American history should be linked together in one curriculum and explains the legislation he is introducing to make it happen. Aired on February 7, 2018.
One in five high school girls have experienced sexual dating violence. As part of the PBS series “#MeToo, Now What?,” one “teen reporter” examines the challenges faced by her peers and shines a light on the epidemic that is plaguing our youth. Aired on February 7, 2018.
NYCHA is back in the hot seat as its tenants are in a deep freeze. The embattled agency is facing the battle cry of more than 50 lawmakers who are urging the city Housing Authority to declare a winter emergency to speed up fixing busted boilers. Will it work? One of the voices leading the charge, Bronx Borough President Ruben […]
Dueling Russian memos look at the inner workings of the FBI’s investigation. Mayor Bill de Blasio faces tough questions in Albany about the New York City’s deteriorating subway system. And another possible government shutdown is just days away. Metro Papers columnist, Ellis Henican, is here with the latest. A new PBS series “We’ll Meet Again,” explores significant historic events that have […]
Did you know that jazz legend John Coltrane lived and created the musical masterpiece “A Love Supreme” in Long Island? Find out what’s being done to restore Coltrane’s historic Dix Hills home and how you can help rebuild it. Aired on July 21, 2017 & February 5, 2018.
A new PBS series “We’ll Meet Again,” explores significant historic events that have shaped America and its citizens, capturing the stories of people and documenting their dramatic reunions. The new documentary series is reported and executive produced by award-winning journalist Ann Curry. Curry joins us to share her own family reunion story and preview the series. Aired on February 5, […]
It’s a victory on Second Avenue! Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, the congressional leader behind the new subway line, is here to share her vision for addressing and improving our failing infrastructure. How would you grade President Trump on leadership? Steve Adubato, PhD., Emmy award-winning news anchor and author of “Lessons in Leadership,” is here with his assessment. PBS seeks an answer to the […]
PBS seeks an answer to the epidemic of sexual harassment in their new five-part series titled, “#MeToo, Now What?” The show’s host, Zainab Salbi is here to continue our conversation, a frank discussion on the movement. Aired on February 2, 2018.