Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky

New York Public Radio

Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky appears in the following:

‘Weaponization of 311’: Speculation swarms after Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus shutdown

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Fans of the venue are trying to piece together how more than dozen complaints culminated in the abrupt closure of a Friday night gig.

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Health Code Violations in New York City School Cafeterias

Thursday, February 01, 2024

A look at the school cafeterias with the most health code violations in New York City.

See the NYC school cafeterias with the most health code violations

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

New York City health inspectors found flies, roaches, signs of mice and other “critical” food safety code violations at 300 public school cafeterias during their most recent inspections.


New subway cars still need repairs months after MTA pulled them off rails

Friday, December 15, 2023

An update on repairs to the MTA's newest trains headlines this week's On The Way roundup of New York City transit news.

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What is KSK, the construction firm at center of Mayor Adams fundraising probe?

Friday, November 03, 2023

The Brooklyn-based company has at least 33 active construction jobs in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and The Bronx,


2 years after Hurricane Ida deaths, are NYC's basement apartments any safer?

Friday, September 22, 2023

City officials successfully launched some protections for basement units, but other changes have stalled, including a legislation effort in Albany.


New York is the Country's Largest Heat Island

Tuesday, August 01, 2023

New York is the Country's Largest Heat Island


Is Airbnb Allowed In Your Building?

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Airbnb Story


The Latest on Airbnb vs. The City

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

A look into Airbnb's lawsuit with NYC over a new law requiring hosts to register their listings and insight into how the short-term market impacts housing the city's housing crisis.

Easy summer getaways from New York City

Sunday, June 25, 2023

We hear about weekend getaways and day trips in the region that are all accessible by public transportation.


NYC health advisory extended for ‘unhealthy’ air

Thursday, June 08, 2023

Friday will mark the fourth day in a row the city will be blanketed in unhealthy air due to wildfires raging to the north in Canada.


The Health Needs of Asylum Seekers

Tuesday, June 06, 2023

WNYC is talking about how to cover New York City's enduring crises, including how asylum seekers coming to the city can access health care. 

Health workers in NYC describe confusion, errors in early days of asylum seeker vaccine clinics

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

A medical company contracted by NYC to bring migrants up to date on vaccines struggled early on, according to internal documents and interviews with staff members.


Misinformation is spreading that washed up whales died from offshore wind development

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

At least 12 whales have washed up on beaches in New York and New Jersey since December. People are spreading misinformation that off-shore wind development caused their deaths.


The Crap Your Shoes Are Bringing In

Friday, February 17, 2023

The fecal matter that people track into their homes from their shoes and the etiquette around asking people to take their shoes off.

A Long Island village is prepping for months without internet. Is NYC ready, too?

Monday, November 21, 2022

The village of Lynbrook recently released an 11-page plan detailing how the government and essential services could run without broadband.


A decade after Sandy, hurricane flood maps reveal New York's climate future

Saturday, October 29, 2022

National Hurricane Center data for New York City shows development happening in at-risk areas, even as climate change brings more frequent and intense storms.


The legacy of 'Sandy cough' and why mold is still a major problem after storms

Thursday, October 20, 2022

NYC faces more frequent intense storms, are we better prepared to fight off mold? Experts say yes, sort of, pointing to recent changes to the law and better awareness among homeowners.


Future storms will put parts of NYC underwater, endangering hundreds of thousands

Thursday, July 28, 2022

National Hurricane Center data show that areas in New York City where public housing exists are at risk as climate change brings more frequent and intense storms.


New NYC storm surge map shows how climate change threatens affordable housing, upscale waterfront

Thursday, July 28, 2022

East Harlem continues to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy, as the Greenpoint-Williamsburg waterfront builds large high-rises in a flood zone where permanent retreat could be necessary.