Whie Plains Week

          THE TELEVISION AND INTERNET NEWS REPORT FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF

                                                   WESTCHESTER'S CAPITAL CITY

 

             An estimated 340,000 households view White Plains Week

                                         on cable and the internet.

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TO VIEW THE PROGRAM OF NOVEMBER 21, 2014 CLICK HERE

 

TO VIEW THE PROGRAM OF NOVEMBER 14, 2014 CLICK HERE

 

TO VIEW THE PROGRAM OF NOVEMBER 7, 2014 CLICK HERE

 

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PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: John Bailey and James Benerofe

interview Michael Graessle, Associate Real Estate Broker with

Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty in White Plains about

the real estate market. Recorded 11/26/14. Click here to view. 

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Peter Katz, John Bailey and

James Benerofe interview White Plains Councilwoman

Milagros Lacouna. Subjects covered include the

French American School project,  White Plains' evolving

demographics, taxes, parking, redevelopment of the

train station, creating a new vision for the city, and

much more. Recorded 11/14/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD:  Newly-elected White Plains

Councilwoman Nadine Hunt-Robinson is interviewed

by Peter Katz and John Bailey on a variety of subjects.

These include the French American school project,

government finances, environmental issues, and

her hopes for the city's future. Recorded 11/7/14.

Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD:  Terrence Guerriere, who is

running to unseat Councilwoman Nadine Hunt-Robinson in

Tuesday's election, is interviewed by Peter Katz

and John Bailey about the campaign, his previous

community service, his proposal for free parking for

White Plains residents, and other issues.

NOTE: Ms. Hunt-Robinson was offered the opportunity

to be interviewed, but declined citing scheduling

difficulties. Recorded 10/31/14. Click here to view. 

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Jon Schandler, CEO of White

Plains Hospital, is interviewed by Peter Katz and

John Bailey. Subjects include the hospital's future now

that the partnership with Montefiore has been approved by

New York State, progress on expansion plans, and

preparation for Ebola, among other subjects. Recorded

10/24/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Tennis anyone? John Bailey serves

up some questions for Cesar Andrade, who's running the new

tennis facility at Delfino Park in White Plains. There's

nothing backhanded about the questions in this interview,

which net some interesting information. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Republican/Conservative/Independence

candidate for State Senate Joe Dillon is interviewed by John

Bailey, Peter Katz and James Benerofe about his campaign

to unseat incumbent George Latimer. Recorded 10/3/14.

Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: China is in the midst of a real

estate boom, and they're extending their interest to the

U.S. , including Westchester. Peter Katz, James Benerofe

and John Bailey interview Elizabeth Nunan, VP of Global

Business Development for Houlihan Lawrence, who is

just back from a conference in China and sheds light

on what's happening. Recorded 9/26/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Journalist and columnist for

The Journal News, David McKay Wilson, is interviewed by

John Bailey, Peter Katz and James Benerofe on subjects

ranging from politics to government waste and fraud.

Also covered: bicycles for recreation and transport, and

an upcoming event of interest. Recorded 9/19/14.

Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: John Bailey and James Benerofe

interview representatives of Westchester Affordable Housing

about affordable housing in Westchester. Recorded 9/12/14.

Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Dr. Miriam Leavitt Flisser and

Dr. Jack Stern are interviewed by John Bailey

and James Benerofe on the state of medicine in the

U.S., and the impacts of the Affordable Care Act.

Recorded 9/5/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: John Bailey and James Benerofe

interview people about a 9/11 fundraiser. Recorded 8/29/14.

Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: John Bailey interviews the

Executive Director of the White Plains Downtown Business

Improvement District, Kevin Nunn, about plans for a survey

of shoppers and other issues. Recorded 8/21/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: "BATMEN" - From the popular

series of the same name, two of our heroes, John Bailey

and Jim Benerofe, discuss one of the hot subjects among

public health authorities these days -- BATS!! This

is no Joke(r). Recorded 8/15/14 . Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: There's been a lot of talk about

revaluation of real estate in Westchester. Those in favor say

it will lower taxes for many and eliminate inequities.

Those against say it's just a way for politicians to raise taxes

on most homeowners while giving businesses a break. Former

Scarsdale Mayor Miriam Levitt Flisser is interviewed by

John Bailey and James Benerofe about whether it was

worth the $4-million it cost Scarsdale, and other

aspects of real estate taxation. Recorded 8/8/14.

Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Marie and Ron Rhodes are White Plains

residents who are interested in the French American School

of NY proposal for the old Ridgeway Country Club, and have

special qualifications to examine the documents which

have been created for the project. In so doing, they have found

some really interesting things which you probably don't know....

and won't know unless you see this program. They're interviewed

by John Bailey. recorded 8/1/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Sports writer and interviewer

John Vorperian is questioned by John Bailey. They cover

Vorperian's experiences with his t-v program "Beyond

The Game," current trends and controversies in sports,

and the future for teams. Recorded 7/21/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: There really is no business like

show business, and on this program Peter Katz and John Bailey

interview the founders of the Westchester Broadway Theater in

Elmsford, NY -- Bill and Von Ann Stutler and Bob Funking.

Learn about the backstage magic which has kept the WBT

thriving for 40 years, and enjoy scenes from their production

of Disney's Mary Poppins. Recorded 7/16/14. Click here to view.  

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Christopher Day, Republican candidate

for Congress running against Congresswoman Nita Lowey is

interviewed about his experience, ideas, and plans if elected.

The interviewers are John Bailey and James Benerofe.

Recorded 7/11/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Recent Supreme Court decisions,

the U.S. justice system, and gun control are among the subjects

covered when John Bailey and James Benerofe interview

Charles Lederman of White Plains, co-chair of the criminal

bar section of the Westchester County Bar Association.

Recorded 6/27/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD:  Recent developments in the

French American School of New York's project are explored

as Peter Katz, John Bailey and James Benerofe interview

Michael Zarin, an attorney with the firm Zarin & Steinmetz

which represents FASNY, and John Botti, a White Plains

resident, parent, Trustee of FASNY and chair of the

school's Facilities Committee. Recorded 6/20/14.

Click here to view.  

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: John Sheehan, community leader

and an organizer of the recent "White Plains at a Crossroads"

community meeting at the White Plains High School, is interviewed

by John Bailey, James Benerofe and Peter Katz about the

French American School project. Recorded 6/13/14.

Click here to view.  

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: John Bailey reports on his

Hudson River boat trip to the construction site of the new

Tappan Zee Bridge (now given the name, New NY Bridge).

In addition to narrating video clips and photos, John reports

on various aspects of the construction and financing to date,

and what can be expected in the near future. Recorded 6/6/14.

Click here to view. 

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Had enough double-talk about

problems with education in public schools? Get straight-talk

from an insider, Liz Phillips, Principal of PS 321 in Brooklyn,

NY, who wrote an outspoken analysis for the New York Times

and is interviewed by John Bailey. Release date: 5/19/14.

Click here to view. 

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: James Benerofe and John Bailey

interview representatives of Our Sister's Place about the

organization, domestic violence, sex and labor

trafficking, and other issues. Recorded 5/9/14.

Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Is Obamacare working? Has

White Plains Hospital outgrown its recently-expanded

emergency room? Is healthcare facing business and competitive

pressures found in other industries? These and other subjects

are discussed by Jon Schandler, CEO of White Plains Hospital

in a fast-moving interview conducted by Peter Katz, James Benerofe

and John Bailey. Recorded 4/25/`14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Brian Wallach, active in White Plains

civic and business circles for decades, is interviewed by John Bailey

and James Benerofe. He presents a fascinating look at White Plains'

past and how is has changed over the years. Recorded 4/17/14.

Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins

is interviewed by Peter Katz, John Bailey and James Benerofe.

She tells about her rise to become leader of the Democrats in

the New York State Senate, her goals to serve constituents,

state spending and taxes, consolidation of services, and a host of

other current topics. Recorded 4/11/14. Click here to view.

 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Michael Kaplowitz, Chairman of

the Westchester County Board of Legislators, is interviewed by

Peter Katz,. John Bailey and James Benerofe on numerous

subjects ranging from the future of Playland, to the new

TZ Bridge, the housing settlement, taxes, and his role

as Chairman. Recorded 4/4/14. Click here to view.
 

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD: Susan Katz and Kathy Ferri of

the Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry are interviewed about

the organization: the need it fills, its success in helping

animals and their people, and hopes for the future.

Recorded 11/27/13. Click here to view.  

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SPECIAL: Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry receives grant from

ASPCA. Video of presentation at Pet Food Pantry space

rented at Ridgeview Congregational Church, White Plains.

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WHITE PLAINS WEEK is the award winning weekly news round-up of news and events in White Plains and beyond,

recently honored by the New York State Assembly. What's happened, who are the newsmakers, what's in store for the future?

The program features John Bailey, editor and publisher of White Plains CitizeNet Reporter wpcnr.com; Jim Benerofe, editor

and publisher of suburbanstreet.com and whiteplains.com; and, award-winning journalist Peter Katz, formerly with NBC,

WMEX, WGBH and WHDH-TV in Boston, ABC News, WFAS Radio, KFWB Los Angeles and nationally syndicated to

stations around the U.S., among others. White Plains Week can be seen every Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at

8:30 am, and again on Monday at 7:00 pm on Cablevision Channel 76 on Verizon FIOS Channel 45 throughout

Westchester County...and right now, right here on your computer! (Runs approx. 29 min.)

 

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