This Week's Long Island News

This Week's Long Island News

This Week's Long Island News

CATEGORY: News
Join the WHPC staff for a week’s look at the stories shaping the Long Island community. Hosted by Bill McIntyre. Listen as Newsday reporters and local leaders talk about the stories affecting Long Islanders like you.
  1. July 15, 2022
    28 min
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    Rabbi Perl - Part 2
    Bill McIntyre talks with Rabbi Anchelle Perl, from Chabad Mineola, who is also the host of "Jewish Talk" on WHPC. They speak about many issues affecting Long Island and the religious take on all of it. Part 2…
  2. July 08, 2022
    28 min
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    Rabbi Perl - Part 1
    Bill McIntyre talks with Rabbi Anchelle Perl, from Chabad Mineola, who is also the host of "Jewish Talk" on WHPC. They speak about many issues affecting Long Island and the religious take on all of it. Part 1…
  3. July 01, 2022
    29 min
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    Northwell COVID Virus & Vaccine Update
    Bill McIntyre talks with Dr. Matthew Harris, a pediatric emergency room physician at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, part of the Northwell Health system, a 206-bed hospital dedicated exclusively to the care of…
  4. June 24, 2022
    27 min
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    NCCFT & Unions on Long Island
    Bill McIntyre talks with Faren Siminoff, the President of the NCCFT - The Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers, which is Nassau Community College’s Full-Time Union, and it’s a local of NYSUT - the Ne…
  5. June 17, 2022
    29 min
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    Melanie D'Arrigo
    Bill McIntyre has a conversation with Melanie D’Arrigo - a healthcare advocate, community organizer and mother of three, who is a Democrat running in New York’s 3rd Congressional District, about abortion rights…
  6. June 10, 2022
    28 min
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    Jon Kaiman
    Bill McIntyre has a conversation with Jon Kaiman - who is currently the Deputy County Executive of Suffolk County, and is a Democrat running for Congress in New York’s 3rd Congressional District. They speak abo…
  7. June 04, 2022
    58 min
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    Erase Racism NY and George Santos
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk first with Elaine Gross, the President of Erase Racism NY. Then, they talk with Congressional Candidate George Santos.
  8. May 20, 2022
    58 min
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    Redistricting, and the Long Island Association
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo first talk with Yancey Roy from Newsday about the latest state efforts on redistricting. Then, they speak with Stacey I. Sikes, the Vice President of Government Affairs and Communic…
  9. May 13, 2022
    58 min
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    Town of Oyster Bay 2022 Update
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Jeffrey Pravato, the Town's Receiver of Taxes, about COVID, tax grievances, the Bethpage Plume, and more. We also hear ab…
  10. May 06, 2022
    57 min
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    New LIRR Interim President, and Legalization of Marijuana in NY
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo first talk with Catherine Rinaldil, who was recently appointed Interim President of the Long Island Rail Road. Then, Newsday business reporter Sarina Trangle discusses the recent new…
  11. April 29, 2022
    57 min
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    Senator Brooks, and Northwell COVID Update
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo speak with NY State Senator John E. Brooks about the state budget, bail reform and more. Then, they speak with Dr. Payal Sud, Interim Chair of Emergency Medicine at Glen Cove Hospit…
  12. April 22, 2022
    58 min
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    Assemblywomen Gina Sillitti and Congressman Tom Suozzi
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with NY Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti and then Congressman Tom Suozzi, who is also a Democratic candidate for NY Governor.
  13. April 01, 2022
    58 min
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    NY State Budget from Newsday and NYPIRG
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk about all things New York State Budget, first with Yancey Roy from Newsday, then with Blair Horner, the Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG…
  14. March 25, 2022
    57 min
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    Nassau Comptroller Elaine Phillips
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with newly elected Nassau Comptroller Elaine Phillips about issues affecting her office, including reassessment, payroll and more.
  15. March 18, 2022
    58 min
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    Assemblyman Ed Ra, and Summer Camps Post-Pandemic
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with Assemblyman Ed Ra about the state budget, Ukraine War Constituent Connections, and will former Governor Andrew Cuomo jump back into the race? Then, Bill along with Shawn N…
  16. March 11, 2022
    1 hr 2 min
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    Gas Prices, LIRR, and PSEGLI Newsday Updates
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk about rising gas prices, get the latest LIRR updates from Alfonso Castillo, and the latest on PSEGLI and LIPA from Mark Harrington, both from Newsday.
  17. February 18, 2022
    58 min
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    Town of North Hempstead, and NY Democratic Convention
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with newly elected Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jennifer DeSena about her efforts to end partisan local politics, passing her first budget, and more. Then, Newsday's Yanc…
  18. February 11, 2022
    58 min
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    LIRR President Resigns, and State Senator Kevin Thomas
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with Newsday's transit reporter Alfonso Castillo about LIRR President Philip Eng's resignation. Plus, State Senator Kevin Thomas joins to talk about Governor Hochul's proposed…
  19. February 04, 2022
    58 min
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    Legislator Debra Mulé & Newsday on Redistricting
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo speak with Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé about the school mask mandate, redistricting on Long Island and more. Then, Newsday's Yancey Roy tell us what the state passed regardi…
  20. January 28, 2022
    58 min
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    Nassau Democratic Chair Jay Jacobs
    Bill McIntyre and Jon Gallo talk with NYS Democratic Chair, Nassau Democratic Chair, and DNC Member At-Large Jay Jacobs about Bruce Blakeman's Executive Orders regarding masking in schools, Governor Hochul's bu…

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