WNYC, the flagship of New York Public Radio, now tests the virtue and value of those powerful words. Just Vote Already served as a first effort, pushing people to the polls with robocalls, door-knocking, and more. Who is a large public radio station to tell people they should go vote? “We think it is part of our job to empower people to change outcomes that make their lives better and their communities better,” says Jim Schachter.
Patches of the East Coast are buzzing with the return of the 17-year cicadas. They're carpeting spots from GA to CT, and filling the air with a 7 kHz mating buzz. Alert scientists when you see them emerge — or help predict their arrival with a home-built sensor! From Georgia to Connecticut, baby magicicadas, or "nymphs," have been sleeping and feeding on the juice of tree roots underground for 17 years.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 Elaine Rivera (Kathleen Horan/WNYC) Recommended Links → Update. Information on how to support the Elaine Rivera Scholarship in Journalism at bottom of this page. Elaine Rivera, a compassionate, funny, incisive journalist who worked at WNYC from 2006 until 2009, has died. She was 54. Evelyn Hernandez, a longtime friend, confirmed her death and said friends found her Saturday.
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You can donate food and coats through Nov. 17. Items will also be donated for Hurricane Sandy relief. Yorktown resident Paula Miritello, who collects food and winter coats every year in memory of her late brother Vincent, is holding her latest drive this year. Items will also be donated for Hurricane Sandy relief and local charities that need donations continually will benefit, Miritello said. All donations will be accepted at several locations through Nov.
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Thursday, July 4, 2013 In the early days of our nation, July Fourth wasn't an official holiday. In fact, it wasn't until 1938 that it became a paid day-off. We'll discuss how the Fourth became an important holiday in America. Plus, early Independence Day festivities and Frederick Douglass' 1852 Independence Day speech. Presidential Announcements Offer Insight Into How Candidates Run Technology.