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As the Senior Producer for Morning Edition on WNYC, Alec works hard to get listeners all the latest news and delightful stories from New York City, northern New Jersey and beyond. She loves a good music pun and wakes up very very early.

Alec Hamilton

City Councilmember Erik Bottcher, who represents the neighborhood, spoke to "Morning Edition" host Michael Hill about the incidents.

Journalist and advocate Victoria Law spoke with WNYC Morning Edition host Michael Hill about the case.

During disco's heyday, Richie Weeks collaborated with stars and played legendary nightclubs, and then reported for work at the Post Office. A new album helps to share his story.

"Every time you go to a beatbox battle, it's like being at a sound buffet," says Kaila Mullady, co-host and producer of the American Beatbox Championships, happening throughout Labor Day Weekend.

A farm stand outside the gates will stay open, even if food can’t be brought inside.

Dr. Cecilia Sorensen, director of Columbia University’s Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education, explains what the ruling could mean for conditions like asthma and lung cancer.

City doctors say that long COVID can be confusing and sometimes scary — but also that people don’t need to suffer in silence.

Mayor Adams joined Michael Hill on WNYC’s Morning Edition on Friday to discuss what’s next for New Yorkers.

New Jersey health officials are investigating a cluster of rare brain tumors after all the cases were revealed to share a potential link to a high school in Middlesex County.

Most of these historic fruits were once plentiful on the city’s grassy knolls and hills. But they’ve since been mostly lost to climate change and mass agriculture.

New York City tends to quiet down in the winter, but the critters inhabiting its parks still manage to keep wildlife technician Marty Woess running around.

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