WSHU's J.D. Allen and Sabrina Garone explore the Carmans River in Suffolk County, New York, as they report for the new WSHU podcast Higher Ground.
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Dear WSHU friends:

My heartfelt gratitude for your continued commitment to WSHU Public Radio. Thank you for being an important part of the WSHU family. Because of you, we finished fiscal year ‘21 on solid financial footing. YOU made this happen. Thank you!

Sylvestor Manor on Shelter Island, the first of Long Island's plantations. Enslaved people were brought to Sylvestor Manor in the mid-1600s.
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Below are the stories of the national Edward R. Murrow Award-winning series "Slavery on Long Island: The History That We Forget To Remember", produced by students at the Stony Brook University School of Communications and Journalism:

This summer, we’re updating our broadcast lineup in order to better meet the evolving listening preferences of our audience.

Below are the changes that you’ll hear beginning August 7. Updated program schedules are here.


Image by Lubos Houska from Pixabay

In 1922 there were about 100,000 domestic radios in use in the whole United States, and 30 broadcasting stations. By 1924 there were half a million radio sets and over 500 stations. Radio just kept on growing from there.

Celebrating 50 Years With You

May 6, 2021

As we join NPR in celebrating their 50 years of storytelling and public service, one thing is clear: NONE OF IT WOULD HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF LISTENERS LIKE YOU. By donating, you are an important part of what makes everything you love from WSHU and NPR a reality.

There is so much more we can all accomplish together. NPR and WSHU have new ideas and ambitions to reach more people with quality programming and trusted news. But we need your support to get there.