Join the WHPC staff for a week’s look at the stories shaping the Long Island community. Hosted by NCC alumni Bill McIntyre & Jon Gallo. Listen as Newsday reporters talk about the stories they bring us in print and online every day.
NY Governor Race, and Organ Transplants During COVID
Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with Newsday's Yancey Roy about the ever-expanding race for NY Governor in 2022. Then, Newsday's Thomas Maier talks about his article "Most organ transplants stopped due to COVID-19 last year, often with dire results."
Bruce Blakeman - The Next Nassau County Executive?
Bill McIntyre and Shawn Novatt talk with Bruce Blakeman, who has declared victory in the 2021 Nassau County County Executive Race, even though current CE Curran has not conceded until the mail-in ballots are counted. Together they talk about vaccine mandates, the reassessment, eliminating unnecessary fees, and more.
Election 2021 Nassau County Recap
Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with Scott Eidler from Newsday to recap the "red wave" that overtook Nassau County in the 2021 Elections this week.
Long Island Elections, LIRR Update, and Stew Leonard's & The Supply Chain
Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo first talk to Scott Eidler from Newsday to break down the big elections on Long Island this Tuesday. Then, LIRR President Phillip Eng joins us to tell us if there is an overcrowding issue and what the LIRR is doing to improve service. Finally, Stew Leonard Jr., the President of Stew Leonard's Farm Fresh Foods, talks about rising grocery store prices and supply chain issues and how to best save money at the checkout lanes.
Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Race
Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with the two candidates for the position of Town of North Hempstead Supervisor, Jennifer DeSena and Wayne Wink.
Hempstead's Dorothy Goosby & Nassau DA Joyce Smith
Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with Town of Hempstead Councilmember Dorothy Goosby about an honor she received, COVID response, food insecurity and more. Then, Nassau District Attorney Joyce Smith talks about an initiative to pay jurors, a new pre-arraignment diversion program, and more.