In Focus: Albany, New York


Solomon Syed
In Focus with Solomon Syed


In Focus is a 30-minute public affairs program hosted by award-winning reporter and evening anchor Solomon Syed, exclusively on Spectrum News.

Each week, Solomon will invite experts around Albany to discuss a wide range of issues impacting the Capital Region.

In Focus airs on Spectrum News each Sunday at 10:30 a.m., and repeats Sunday at 3:30 p.m.


Martin Luther King Junior, That Powerful Speech, Where We Stand Locally

Newly Appointed Mayors Discuss What Is to Come

The New Legislative Session Brings With It Concerns, Excitement, and Hope

Caring for the Environment During the Holiday Rush

Safety Knowledge and Preventative Measures for the Holiday Season

Home Heating: Tips, Saving on Cost, Safety, and Local Programs for Aid

Highlighting the Season of Giving Through Awareness of Local Resources

New York Could Possibly Be Stepping Up for Student-Athletes, But Why and How?

Veteran's Day: Shifting the Focus to Issues Most Important for Vets

Officials Share Ongoing Steps in Treatment, Access to Treatment for Alzheimer's

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Local Resources Are Addressed

Early Voting Is on the Horizon, What do You Need to Know?

Local Efforts to Raise Awareness Around Breast Cancer, Treatments, Support

One Year Since Schoharie and Officials Continue to Demand Accountability and Preventive Measures

Getting to the Root of the Vape Debate

The Impact of September's National Hispanic Heritage Month Locally, Nationally

Officials Speak Openly About the License Plate Debate

Summer Is Fleeting But Discussions Around "Agritourism" Are Just Starting

Back to School, Cuts to Budgets, Safety, and More

Student Loans: The Trillion Dollar Industry and How the State Aims to Curb It

Census 2020: The Political Aspect, Its Importance, and What It Means Locally

Motorcyclists, Officials, Discuss Legislation and Safety on the Road

The Advancements of Science and the Pushbacks Locally, Politically Against It

151st Meet Underway at Saratoga Race Course

Programs, Organizations Battling Food Insecurity Locally

Activities, Employment, Safety, and All That Fun That Comes With Summer

Evaluating the End of Another Legislative Session With Lawmakers, Officials

Pride Month: The Progress, Legislation, and Steps Left Ahead

Father's Day Weekend, June as Men's Health Month, and Legislation

The Future of Farming in the State of New York

Memorial Day: Has the State Made Proper Strides in Supporting Veterans?

Construction: A Sign of the Summer or an Economic Toll?

Stroke Awareness, Treatments, and Improvements in Technology

Prom Safety As the Season Approaches, Factoring in the Effects of Schoharie

The economics of marijuana legalization is placed front and center