Soterios Johnson

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Younger Than Jesus

Friday, April 10, 2009

Younger than Jesus - that's the name of a new show that opened this week at the New Museum on the Bowery. It's a triennial exhibition devoted to artists under the age of 33. Art critic Carolina Miranda checked out the show and joins Soterios ...


Upstate Election a Referendum on Obama Stimulus

Monday, March 30, 2009

Tomorrow the eyes of the nation will be on lots of tiny towns and some larger ones in upstate New York. The reason? An election in New York's 20th congressional district, which stretches north along the Hudson River from Poughkeepsie to Lake Placid. It's the ...


Albany Still Mulling Over MTA Rescue Plan

Friday, March 13, 2009

State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith continues to hold out on giving his support to the MTA rescue plan.

SMITH: We don't want no service cuts. And we don't want anybody laid off. So we're all committed to working with a plan that makes some sense, ...


Race to Succeed Morgenthau

Monday, March 09, 2009

It's a chance some have looked forward to for years and years, and then a few more years. The chance to run for Manhattan District Attorney without having to challenge Robert Morgenthau.

The legendary prosecutor is retiring after more than three decades in office, and there's ...


MTA Rescue Plan Hangs in Partisan Balance

Thursday, March 05, 2009

The MTA returns to the bargaining table in Albany this morning in an effort to hash out an agreement on it's rescue plan. So far, the Speaker of the Assembly, Sheldon Silver, says he's getting behind a limited bridge-tolling plan.

SILVER: I've said from Day One ...


Timothy Dolan Named New York Archbishop

Monday, February 23, 2009

New York's Roman Catholic Archdiocese has a new leader. The Vatican announced today that Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan will replace Cardinal Edward Egan, who is retiring as archbishop of New York after nearly nine years in the post. Dolan will oversee an archdiocese that includes ...


Stimulus: All Is in the Details

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

As the stimulus bill works its way through the U.S. Senate, New York State and city officials are keeping a close watch on the details, which could make a huge difference for local and state government. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has been tracking the bill as ...


Abuse Scandal Plagues Hasidic Jews In Brooklyn

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Allegations of child sexual abuse in Brooklyn's insular Hasidic Jewish community have prompted the Brooklyn District Attorney's office to open 10 investigations. And some say that may be just the tip of the iceberg. NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty joins us now.

Listen to Hagerty's feature story ...


Firefighters Recall "Black Sunday" in Trial

Monday, February 02, 2009

Black Sunday is what the New York Fire Department calls the winter day in 2005 when six firefighters jumped out of a fourth floor window while battling a blaze in the Bronx. Two of them died.

The four survivors and other firefighters who were there have ...


Upstate Congresswoman Chosen for Clinton's Senate Seat

Friday, January 23, 2009

Governor David Paterson has picked Democratic U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand to fill New York's vacant U.S. Senate seat. Joining us now for more on Paterson's choice is Brian Mann of North Country Public Radio.


What's in Store for NYS Legislature

Thursday, January 08, 2009

So what's next, now that Gov. Paterson has delivered his first state of the state speech? Will lawmakers join him in his call for sacrifice? Joining us now to look at how things may play out is James Madore, Albany bureau chief for Newsday.


What's Up With NYS Senate Democrats?

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The New York State Senate is poised to announce a leadership deal today, but just what the leadership will be remains in doubt. Three dissident Senators said last week they'd been given plum state senate leadership positions, but the announcements were met with dismay by ...


More on Entergy v. Riverkeeper

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Both sides are preparing to make their arguments today before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Entergy Corporation v. Riverkeeper.

The owner of the Indian Point nuclear power station is petitioning to halt an order that would require an expensive new cooling system be ...


A Closer look at Governor Paterson's Budget Proposal

Thursday, November 13, 2008

For the third time this year, a rapidly deteriorating economy has forced Governor Paterson to propose cuts to the current state budget. The latest round targets $2 billion dollars in cuts, much of it based on reduced spending for local schools and Medicaid. With us ...


Greening Your House One Tool at a Time

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

So, you want to be green? Looking to buy some eco-friendly soap or flooring or a TV? OK, but how do you know if they really are good for the environment?

MATRANGA: I think all of us are confused.

REPORTER: That’s Vicky Matranga. She’s not looking to ...


Questions Continue for Informant in Fort Dix Trial

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Last spring the FBI arrested six men for an alleged plot to attack the Fort Dix army installation base in Burlington County, New Jersey. The trial for five of them is underway. Joel Rose is covering the story for NPR, and he joins us now.


Chris Shays Knocked Out of Office After 21 Years

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

The tidal wave of support for Barack Obama swept Connecticut Republican Congressman Chris Shays out of office after 21 years. He was the last Republican from New England left in Congress and he was taken down by Democrat Jim Himes.


Is NJ Prepared for Election Day?

Monday, November 03, 2008

In New Jersey, an early Presidential primary and the heated battle between Senators Obama and Clinton helped draw over a half-million new voters to the rolls. That voter excitement has continued since, with with tens of thousands of prospective voters registering just in time to ...


A Music Marathon, Literally

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Consider CMJ to be a ramping up of a normal week of music in NYC. Rather than have to decide between two intriguing shows on any given night, now you'll have to consider five shows or more, some stuffed with four or more bands worth ...


Hofstra Readies for Big Debate

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

The final presidential debate takes place here in New York tomorrow night at Hofstra University on Long Island. Joining us now to talk about the preparations that have been underway for weeks now is Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz.