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Aired: May 9, 2014 | Comments Off

In this week’s Morningside Report—we take you inside the Union Food Lab—where a not-for-profit is giving local entrepreneurs a recipe for success.
Reporter: Clodagh McGowan
Producer: Kurumi Fukushima

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Aired: April 29, 2014 | Comments Off

 
Reporter: Sade Strehlke
Producer: Prisca Pointdujour
Morningside Heights residents and community leaders vow to fight a plan to build a high-rise next to St. John the Divine Cathedral.

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Aired: April 18, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter: Priscilla Riojas
Producer: Marisa Marcellino
In a recent study on noise complaints in NYC, Morningside Heights reported the highest number of complaints per week. Priscilla Riojas investigates just how it is effecting Morningside residents.

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Aired: April 11, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter: Charise Frazier
Producer: U-Jin Lee
How often do you think before crossing the street? For the blind and visually impaired, it’s an issue that affects them on a daily basis. Charise Frazier takes a look at the signals that can save lives.

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Aired: March 28, 2014 | Comments Off
The Riverside Language Program

Reporter: Julie Cerullo
Producer: Cho Park
 
Julie Cerullo reports on The Riverside Language Program’s struggle to stay open amid financial trouble.
 

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Aired: March 14, 2014 | Comments Off
Phoenix – East Meets West at St. John the Divine

Reporter: Krysta Michaelides
Producer: Jake Lefferman
A new art installation flew into Morningside Heights – Xu Bing’s Phoenix. The massive structures, weighing in at 12 tons, are made from recycled materials gathered from work sites in Beijing. Krysta Michaelides finds out more about the origins, history and meaning behind the artist’s creations.

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Aired: March 7, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter: Jacki Bryk
Producer: Jacki Bryk
On the eve of the National Day of Unplugging, Columbia News Tonight takes a closer look at why Morningside Heights institution – The Hungarian Pastry Shop – might be right about taking a stand against WiFi in cafes.

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Aired: May 10, 2013 | Comments Off
Making Vegetables Fun

Reporter: Nia Phillips
Producer: Shaukat Hamdani
You’re hungry, on the way home from school and want a bite to eat. What will you choose? In New York City it’s easiest for kids to pick a sweet or salty snack, but one program in Morningside Heights is trying to change that. Nia Phillips reports.

 
 

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Aired: May 3, 2013 | Comments Off
Morningside potholes have been there for years

Cherry Walk, a crumbling stretch of bicycle and pedestrian path in Riverside Park, has had some potholes and caved-in areas for years. And with the 2013 Great Saunter walk around Manhattan’s rim expecting to attract around 1,000 people tomorrow, there are fears it could be hazardous to pedestrians. Steve Silva shows us the damage.
 

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Aired: April 5, 2013 | Comments Off
Morningside Reacts to Paid Sick Leave Bill

Reporter: Amelia Martyn-Hemphill
Producer: Stephen Jiwanmall
One million New Yorkers could be entitled to paid sick leave by the year 2015. Amelia Martyn-Hemphill looks into how the proposed bill might affect local businesses.

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