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David Furst

NJPR

David Furst appears in the following:

Wanna pray? There's an App for That

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Orthodox Judaism meets high-tech innovation. "Wanna Pray" is the sassy name of a new app designed by Linden, New Jersey-based app creator, Josh Weiss. He's also vice president of his Orthodox synagogue.

New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst speaks about the new app with Mary Mann, with New Jersey News Commons at Montclair State University.

 

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Cake Boss in Westfield

Monday, September 09, 2013

The 'Cake Boss' opens a new joint in Westfield... and the blogs go wild.

Mary Mann with New Jersey News Commons at Montclair State University joins New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst to talk about the new Carlo's Bakery location - and how the Cake Boss has gotten involved with making political endorsements in New Jersey.

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As Syrian Situation Escalates, Few Refugees Seek Shelter in U.S.

Monday, September 02, 2013

While Syria's civil war has ravaged the country for more than two years, very few Syrian refugees have sought safety in the United States. The New York-based International Rescue Committee says that may be poised to change, however.

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The "Best Tasting Water" in New Jersey

Thursday, August 29, 2013

This month, Livingston was presented with an award for having the "best tasting water" in the state by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Water Works Association. And earlier this summer, Facebook called Livingston one of the top-10 "fittest" cities in America.

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Back to School - With a "Shooter Drill" in West Orange

Thursday, August 22, 2013

It's sobering that one of our first back-to-school stories this August is all about a "shooter drill" in New Jersey. But that's the reality of back-to-school, 2013-style. This was a major school shooting simulation that took place at Liberty Middle School in West Orange on Tuesday. The story was reported by West Orange Patch.

 

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A Shark Panic in New Jersey - From Over 90 Years Ago

Thursday, August 15, 2013

We may have missed 'Shark Week' on the Discovery Channel but we'll make up for it with a terrifying New Jersey story. This gruesome slice of state history appeared on weirdnj.com. It all started in Beach Haven in July of 1916.

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Pesticide-Free Zone

Monday, August 12, 2013

It's the latest suburban showdown. Barista Kids recently reported on the growing divide between neighbors who spray their lawns with pesticides... and those who do not. Debbie Galant with New Jersey News Commons speaks with New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst about a new program to encourage pesticide-free lawns in Montclair.

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Business Slow at the Beach

Thursday, August 01, 2013

It's standard practice around this time of year. As we head into the home stretch of the summer beach season, it's expected that shops and restaurants along the Jersey shore will grumble about the weather and its impact on their bottom line. But this year, obviously, is very different.

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Jellies Thrive in Barnegat Bay

Thursday, July 25, 2013

According to several reports, the stinging jellyfish in Barnegat Bay are worse than ever this year. New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst speaks with Mary Mann of New Jersey News Commons about the bothersome jellies - and a study underway looking into why they are now here in such abundance.

 

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WNYC Covers the Storm

Monday, December 31, 2012

When a deadly and historic storm struck New York and New Jersey in late October, WNYC Radio became the hearth for a shell-shocked community to share needs, demand answers to pressing questions and get vital information.

On that evening of Oct. 29, WNYC lost electric service along with the rest of Lower Manhattan, but managed to stay on the air with generator power, austerity, and the sheer will of a dispersed staff. In a city without subways and tunnels, hosts, reporters and producers walked in the dark to reach our studios, and improvised to report from far-flung storm-ravaged areas.

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Graham Parker and The Rumour Reunited, And on the Silver Screen

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

In the 1970s, British singer-songwriter Graham Parker and his band, The Rumour, recorded a series of acclaimed albums including Squeezing Out Sparks, which Rolling Stone ranked as one of the greatest of all time. Then it ended. Parker parted ways with the Rumour, launched a solo career and later settled in upstate New York.

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In Rebuilding NJ’s Beaches, Debate Brews Over Replacing Sand

Monday, November 26, 2012

New Jersey beaches are, on average, 30 to 40 feet narrower after Sandy, according to a recent study. Nearly $700 million dollars has been spent replacing sand on the state's beaches, and the cost of reconstructing the coast will only increase. It’s sparking public debate over whether it's a good idea.

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Casualty of the Storm: NJ’s Sandy Beaches

Friday, November 23, 2012

A report out this week shows the some of New Jersey's beaches lost half their sand when Sandy slammed ashore. The study raises questions about smartest and safest way to rebuild the Jersey shoreline.

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Melee Breaks Out at Newark City Council Meeting

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Newark City Hall Tuesday night was the scene of council members walking off in protest, a crowd of angry residents rushing the podium and police using pepper spray on residents and a union leader.

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Friday, November 09, 2012

WNYC's Soterios Johnson and NJPR's David Furst provide extended news coverage of the area's recovery from Sandy.

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Thursday, November 08, 2012

WNYC's Richard Hake and NJPR's David Furst provide extended news coverage of the nor'easter and its effects on the region's recovery from Sandy.

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

WNYC's Richard Hake and NJPR's David Furst provide extended news coverage of the election results and the latest on recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy with WNYC's Bob Hennelly. Plus, WNYC business editor Charlie Herman talks about this morning's stock market.

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Election Day Call-In: Voting After Sandy, and Voting in the Swing States

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

It's Election Day! We talk to reporters, look at the important story lines, and more importantly take your calls. With:

  • WNYC's Richard Hake and New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst with the latest news on voting and the Sandy recovery, with NJPR's Nancy Solomon and WNYC's Beth Fertig and Bob Hennelly

  • Your calls for our Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll: How is post-Sandy voting going? What does voting today mean to you? Call 646-829-3980 or post below!

Plus, reporters from crucial swing states discuss the latest polls and how their states are shaping up on Election Day:

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Monday, November 05, 2012

In the wake of Sandy and the eve of national elections we continue extended news coverage with WNYC's Richard Hake and NJPR's David Furst.

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR 11AM

Monday, November 05, 2012

In the wake of Sandy and on the eve of national elections we continue extended news with WNYC's Richard Hakeand NJPR's David Furst, plus WNYC's Bob Hennelly and NJPR's Nancy Solomon report on commuting between New Jersey and New York and the latest on power restoration.

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