Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

An Icon of the Wild West Becomes a Secret New Yorker

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Stealth and human-built infrastructure may be the secret to the coyote's success in the city. 

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Read All About It: Free Newspaper Hawkers Go Silent

Monday, May 23, 2016

Citing trash problems, the MTA and publishers of amNY and Metro will replace the workers with self-service metal racks. 

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Schools Scramble to Test Their Water after Newark Finds Lead

Friday, May 20, 2016

Few public school districts bothered to test their water for lead. Now they're making up for lost time. 


The Best of #WildNYC

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Who knew that scarlet tanagers, giant moon jellies and humpback whales call the New York City area home?


In a Flood Plain? Damaged by Sandy? These Home Buyers Aren't Fazed.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

This week, 115 Sandy-damaged homes went up for auction on Staten Island and Long Island. Hundreds of people turned out to bid on discounted properties in flood zones.

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City Proposes Deer Management Plan for Staten Island

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Officials want to surgically sterilize deer to help control their fast-growing population on Staten Island.

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Peter Rabbit's Transportation Problem

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Queens Zoo is working to turn around the dramatic decline of the New England Cottontail Rabbit.

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The Life and Legacy of Jane Jacobs

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Wednesday would have been Jacobs' 100th birthday.


Get Out of Your Car and into Yoga Pants. It's Earth Day.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Parts of Broadway, the Village and Washington Heights will be off-limits to motor vehicles. 

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Roller Coaster Temperatures Take a Toll on New York Stone Fruits

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Fruit crops in New York suffered severe damage from fluctuating winter temperatures. Expect to pay higher prices to get nectarines, peaches and plums.


Protests Fire Up Over East New York Rezoning Plan

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Ten people were arrested on Wednesday for disorderly conduct while protesting a proposed rezoning for East New York.  


For Victims of Child Sex Abuse in New York, Justice Can Be Hard to Find

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Advocates for victims of child sex abuse continue to push for changes to New York state laws severely limiting the amount of time a victim has to file charges.


Ex-Christie Aide, Ousted After Bridgegate, Returns to Help Lt. Governor

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Bill Stepien steps up to head group exploring Guandagno's gubernatorial run.

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A Rapper Drops It Like It's Getting Hotter

Thursday, April 07, 2016

A performer who blends hip-hop and climate science says, "I put myself in the same category as Bill Nye and Neil DeGrasse Tyson, only I rhyme."


Coming to Jamaica Bay (Maybe): Giant Tidal Gates

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The Army Corps has tentatively selected a storm surge barrier to prevent flooding. But some fear it will also damage the bay's ecology.

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Most New York City Schools Went 10 Years Without Getting Their Water Tested for Lead

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Yet it turns out that contamination from lead pipes is likely to grow worse over time, not better.
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New York Public Schools Post Lead Test Results Online

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Concerned parents can now get a glimpse of the dangers — or lack thereof — in their children's drinking water.
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How a School Water Safety Law Went from Strong to Weak

Friday, March 18, 2016

How often do schools test for lead in their drinking water, and what are the results? It's hard to know.


Newark Schools Say They Began Tackling Lead in 2004

Monday, March 14, 2016

But the district hasn't said whether its drinking water was polluted. 


NJ Transit, Unions Reach Last-Minute Deal to Avert Strike

Friday, March 11, 2016

The agreement, which comes less than 30 hours before a Sunday deadline, averts a strike that would have paralyzed the nation's third largest commuter railroad.
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