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April 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Climate change and its effect on our local wildlife is causing concern and producing some unexpected success stories.  The Nature Conservancy’s Bill Ulfelder has the details. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change.  Lead funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 22, 2018 at 5:30 am

The fourth nor’easter in three weeks smacks into the Tri-State area, just in time for the start of spring. John Davitt, chief meteorologist for Spectrum News NY1, is here to discuss the strange weather. Plus, we’re checking in on the Department of Sanitation crews who are out on the front lines, battling the elements to ensure our main streets are […]

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March 21, 2018 at 6:45 pm

The fourth nor’easter in three weeks smacks into the Tri-State area, just in time for the start of spring. John Davitt, chief meteorologist for Spectrum News NY1, is here to discuss the strange weather. Plus, we’re checking in on the Department of Sanitation crews who are out on the front lines, battling the elements to ensure our main streets are […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 16, 2018 at 5:30 am

The opioid epidemic is exploding on Long Island with overdoses claiming a record number of lives in the area. The startling statistics in this community are contributing to a nationwide crisis. Nassau County Executive, Laura Curran, is here with the details on the problem and an update on the fight to end addiction on Long Island. A growing number of upstate […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 14, 2018 at 5:30 am

Joseph Percoco, former aide to Governor Cuomo, has been found guilty of three felonies in his federal corruption trial. In a mixed verdict, he was acquitted of three of the six counts against him. Stay tuned for more on this developing story. Are supervised injection sites for drug users the solution to New York’s opioid overdose epidemic?  The controversial approach would […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 09, 2018 at 5:30 am

New York has been pummeled by a one, two punch from Mother Nature. The second nor’easter in less than a week leaves the Tri-State area battle-worn, weary, and has us all talking about a weather phenomenon called “thundersnow.” Climatologist, Dr. Gavin Schmidt, joins us to discuss the fallout from winter storm Quinn and the science behind it. Reports have surfaced that […]

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March 08, 2018 at 4:30 pm

New York has been pummeled by a one, two punch from Mother Nature. The second nor’easter in less than a week leaves the Tri-State area battle-worn, weary, and has us all talking about a weather phenomenon called “thundersnow.” Climatologist, Dr. Gavin Schmidt, joins us to discuss the fallout from winter storm Quinn and the science behind it. Aired on March […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 08, 2018 at 5:30 am

Do you have the winter blues? Ready for some sunlight? You may have to hold on for a little while longer. A weather worn Tri-State hunkers down for the second nor’easter in less than a week, and yet another storm is expected on its heels. MetroFocus reporter Naeem Douglas hits the streets to see how big of a bite this brutal winter has taken out of the Big Apple. Thousands of public […]

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