WPKN Local News

2022-03-12T15:55:42-05:00

WPKN Local News Report brings you local news from Connecticut and Long Island airs 6:55 p.m. (Mon-Fri), 11 p.m. (Mon-Thur) and 10 p.m. (Fri). WPKN Local News sources include: CT Mirror, CT News Junkie, CTPost, East End Beacon, Fairfield News, Hartford Courant, Newsday, Newtown Bee, Only in Bridgeport, Riverhead Local, The Suffolk Times, Times Union and 27East. Thanks to WPKN volunteer editors, producers, newsreaders and reporters: Trace Alford, Richard Benton, Thomas Byrne, Tomassina Cicchini, Tony Ernst, Syd Griffin, Charlie Gueli, Dan Hays, John Iannuzzi, Hazel Kahan,  Srishti Puri, Francesca Rheannon, Rod Richardson, Tess Rooney, Maryann Sahulka, Matt Stutterheim, Neil Tolhurst, Melinda Tuhus, Paul Van Acker, Pauline Yeats, & Michael Zweig. To find out about joining our volunteer news team as editor or newsreader while working at home, ...

Sustainable Long Island

2021-10-18T12:33:31-04:00

Sustainable Long Island with Francesca Rheannon and Tony Ernst is a monthly series about issues of land use, water and energy resources, transportation and the food industries on the twin forks of Long Island. The program is heard on the 2nd Saturday at 9 am and on the 3rd Wednesday each month at 7:30 pm. Visit the program archives. Francesca Rheannon is an award-winning media professional who thinks a better world is possible. She is host and producer of Writers Voice, a weekly radio show & podcast featuring in-depth conversations with writers of all genres, airing on stations nationally since 2004. Francesca also co-produces Sustainable East ...

East End Ink

2022-04-28T10:03:12-04:00

East End Ink is a monthly literary review based on Long Island’s east end. The program is recorded at Canio’s Books, 290 Main St in Sag Harbor and other venues on eastern Long Island. It airs on WPKN 89.5FM Bridgeport and wpkn.org on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM. Programs are archived at https://moreeastendink.blogspot.com Podcasts of earlier programs are at http://soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn Photo by Kathryn Szoka, One Eye Open Photographic Studio -  www.kathrynszoka.com Canio’s Books - Canio’s Cultural Cafe www.caniosbooks.com - www.caniosculturalcafe.org Tony Ernst produces East End Ink and Sustainable Long Island. Learn More Photo of Canio Pavone, reading at Canio’s Books by Kathryn Szoka, at One Eye Open Photography. ...

Vote 2020

2020-11-01T13:41:56-05:00

Join us on November 3 from 8 PM to 11 PM for WPKN’s Alternative Election Coverage hosted by Scott Harris, Richard Hill and the Public Affairs team. While the main-stream media counts and prognosticates, we’ll be having in-depth discussions on a full range of issues from racism, labor, voter suppression, health care policy, and post-election movement building with a roster of guests from around the country including Ralph Nader, Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin, Daniel Ellsberg, labor economist Michael Zweig, economist Dr. Jack Rasmus and many more. We’ll also hear reports about turn-out, lines or problems at polling sites around Westchester County, on Long Island and in southern Connecticut. ...

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