Best KYW Newsradio Podcasts (2021)
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This is the podcast blog for the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey (JCRC). The JCRC is the human relations and public policy arm of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey. More information is at jcrcsnj.org. The Federation's website is at jewishsouthjersey.org.
 
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The federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire on June 30th. The protections were put in place at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but now they are set to go away and that could mean millions of people nationwide who are behind on rent could find themselves out of their homes. Dr. Avenel Joseph is the Vice President for Policy of the Rober…
 
Hour 2 – Guests: CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd, he says the NCAA hasn’t had a plan on NIL because its ‘incompetent,’ how Mark Emmert told mixed messages to AD’s and senators, and much more; 93.7 The Fan’s Chris Mack, on the frustrating Pirates, does Ben Cherington have a reputation, and more.By Newsradio 1070 WKOK/SBC Media Partners
 
Wednesday 6/23/21 Hour 1 – Topics: Steve says what happened with Max Scherzer and Joe Girardi resulted in poor management by MLB. Guest: State College Spikes Broadcaster Joe Putnam, on what he’s seen from the Spikes and the new MLB Draft League so far, fan’s response, last night’s controversial call, and more.…
 
It is Supreme Court opinion season and on Monday we got one that could lead to massive changes in college athletics. The case was NCAA. Vs. Alston, and the Supreme Court weighed in on the question of whether the NCAA could limit education-related benefits or compensation colleges want to offer student athletes. It's a hugely significant case for co…
 
Hour 2 – Guests: KYW’s Matt Leon, on the Sixers Game 7 loss, Ben Simmons’ regression, and more; NBC Sports Philly’s John Clark, he says its unacceptable for Ben Simmons to decline in all parts of offensive game and he’s not listening to coaches, and more.By Newsradio 1070 WKOK/SBC Media Partners
 
There is a ton of talk and concern about inflation right now. It's almost a dirty word if you watch the news. We wanted to dig into inflation a bit deeper -- what exactly are people talking about when they talk about inflation? How much of a concern is it right now? What is causing the inflation we are experiencing? Is inflation always a bad thing,…
 
Monday 6/21/21 Hour 1 – Topics: Steve says its embarrassing the NCAA still has no answer to compensation issues. Plus, what the Bills may need to do after their stadium lease expires in 2023 – Steve says Penn State should make Beaver Stadium available.By Newsradio 1070 WKOK/SBC Media Partners
 
Friday 6/18/21 Hour 1 – Topics: Yankees second triple play and we’re seeing more bad base running because of the loss of instincts in the game, Japan lifting some COVID restrictions, big Penn State hoops recruiting weekend, and the next step in expanding the CFB Playoff.By Newsradio 1070 WKOK/SBC Media Partners
 
The economy keeps ramping up entering the summer, eager to leave the pandemic behind, but there are still a couple things to keep an eye on this week -- the jobless claims numbers for one, and whatever is bothering Wall Street. David Fiorenza, economist at the Villanova School of Business joins KYW Newsradio In Depth to talk about what happened thi…
 
This pandemic has been hard for everyone, and dads are struggling too. The good news is there are tools for dads who are feeling overwhelmed or just need some support. There's a new PSA campaign working to showcase the importance of fatherhood -- Patrick J. Patterson, the Manager of the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse and Joseph Still…
 
Maisha Kelly has been chosen as the new Athletic Director at Drexel University. She will take over in mid-July, replacing Dr. Eric Zillmer, who is stepping down after more than two decades at the helm of the Dragons. Kelly, a former track & field standout at Saint Joseph's University, comes to the Dragons after spending more than a decade in athlet…
 
The success of the COVID-19 vaccines utilizing mRNA technology has raised hopes that mRNA could hold the key to figuring out vaccines for other diseases, like HIV. Dr. Abby Rudolph, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Temple University's College of Public Health joins KYW Newsradio In Depth to break down why the mRNA COVID-19 v…
 
Hour 2 – Topics: Steve doesn’t understand and takes issue with Lebron’s latest comments on all the injuries in the NBA currently. Guest: Pittsburgh Post Gazette/Steelers Radio Network’s Gerry Dulac, he says he’s been always against green books, US Open preview, Matt Canada’s first presser, and more.By Newsradio 1070 WKOK/SBC Media Partners
 
Thursday 6/17/21 Hour 1 – Topics: Steve says Ben Simmons free throw shooting woes are a definite problem, but still likes him as a player. Guest: Marc Zumoff, Sixers TV Voice on NBC Sports Philly, he had some honest opinions on Ben Simmons’ shooting issues, an honest conversation with Joel Embiid, and more.…
 
Juneteenth is Saturday. And depending where you are and what your life experience has been, it's either a day you've always celebrated, or you might not even know what it is and why it's important. It's an incredibly important date in United States history and African American history, and it's celebrated annually on June 19th. Dr. Nafeesa Muhammad…
 
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could fundamentally change access to abortion in the United States. Professor Rachel Rebouché, Associate Dean for Research and the James E. Beasley Professor of Law at Temple University's Beasley School of Law joins KYW Newsradio In Depth to break down the origin story of the case, what could happen,…
 
A new government has taken power in Israel and Benjamin Netanyahu is no longer the prime minister. So what will this new government focus on? What does this mean for the Palestinians, and what does it mean for the relationship between the United States and Israel? Dr. Ian Lustick, Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and…
 
Jobless claims for last week were 376,000, which is still a lot of new claims but we are slowly trending back toward numbers we haven't seen since the pandemic started. Inflation is getting a lot of headlines, but is it actually all it's cracked up to be? When are we going to see movement on interest rates? And some good news on the horizon, some s…
 
A few weeks ago we put out an episode on COVID weight gain and how to lose those unwanted pandemic pounds. And a lot of you had questions after the episode went out -- like what are some tactical tips to help you stay motivated? How does intermittent fasting work? How much of a role does water play in weight loss? And wait until you hear about what…
 
There's been a lot of stimulus in the last 15 months, most notably the American Rescue Plan. So are we seeing results? Has it worked? Is it too early to tell? Are there downsides we eventually could see? Dr. Steven Balsam, Professor of Accounting at the Temple University Fox School of Business breaks down what the American Rescue Plan did, how the …
 
With intense heat and a crushing atmosphere, Venus is really hard to study. So NASA is getting creative. The space agency announced two missions, DAVINCI and VERITAS, will explore and learn about the planet hopefully by the end of the decade. We wanted to learn all about DAVINCI and VERITAS so we reached out to Dr. Eric Jensen, Professor of Astrono…
 
A new NIH-funded study is being put together focusing on Alzheimer’s Disease, a disease that affects millions of Americans and is projected to affect millions and millions more in the coming decades. We wanted to learn about the AHEAD study, who they are looking for to take part, how to reach out if you are interested, and where we are in the fight…
 
Before the NBA G League, there was the Eastern Professional Basketball League. It was a northeast league stocked to the brim with great players like John Chaney, Stan Pawlak, Jim Boeheim, and Hal Lear, with many of the teams calling Eastern Pennsylvania home. The league featured larger than life characters on and off the court, and the stories from…
 
Over 550-thousand jobs were added last month as the US continues to emerge from the pandemic, and April's numbers were revised up as well. Average hourly earnings are up a couple percent, are we seeing the market compensate for the worker shortage? We're seeing some inflation now, but what's the difference between what's happening in 2021 and what …
 
A record number of people died of 'deaths of despair' in 2019 -- deaths due to alcohol, suicide, or drugs. And there's a lot of concern that 2020's numbers won't be an improvement. Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust released a new report on the numbers, and TFAH's Government Relations Manager Jonah Cunningham breaks down the Pain in th…
 
The Rowan University baseball team is headed to the Division III World Series. The Profs champions of the Marietta Regional, will open play on Friday evening in Cedar Rapids, Iowa against Wheaton. KYW Newsradio's Matt Leon caught up with Rowan head coach Mike Dickson to talk about his team's wild ride. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform…
 
A lot of teens have been vaccinated, including kids in the 12 to 15 year old range, but some parents still have questions about their kids and the COVID-19 vaccines. We asked Dr. Lee Beers, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics to come on the podcast and talk about the most common questions parents are asking, the messaging around kids an…
 
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