Daily Archives: June 4, 2020

Friday nights “just got cooler” as a new line-up kicks up the month of June and summer at WJFF Radio Catskill​. Reflecting the state of our nation The Mixtape (Fridays at 7 p.m.) host Jason Tougaw is featuring protest songs on June 5 starting off a new Friday night line-up. […]

June Program Highlights

WJFF Radio Catskill’s Rosie Starr was on the scene for a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest on the Narrowsburg Bridge June 2. She spoke to several community members about why they felt compelled to speak out against racial inequality and social injustice. Listen to this one-hour Special Local Report: Part […]

Special Report: Narrowsburg #BlackLivesMatter Protest with Rosie Starr

Religious leaders across the country denounced President Trump’s photo in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC Monday. Among them was Bishop Paul Egensteiner of the NY Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, which includes congregations in Ulster, Orange, and Sullivan counties. Bishop Egensteiner calls for “moral leadership that […]

Listen: Bishop Paul Egensteiner of the NY Evangelical Lutheran Church ...

Listeners were so eager to hear from Senator Jen Metzger (NY-42) during All Things Considered, one of them even called in to request a question about repealing Section 50-a of the state’s Civil Rights Law. Another listener, a Middletown Business owner, voiced concerns over the ongoing COVID shutdown and new […]

Listen: Senator Jen Metzger on All Things Considered

From Honesdale to Philly and back again: De’Asia Thompson, an activist and biracial woman who grew up in the Honesdale area tells WJFF why she helped plan a youth-led protest in her home town, what she saw during protests in the streets of Philadelphia, and why she worries for her […]

Listen: De’Asia Thompson talks to WJFF about helping plan a ...

Delaware Valley Action! is a civil rights and social action advocacy group that formed after the 2016 election. Co-founder Ed Gragert tells WJFF about the civil rights protest in Milford PA on Sunday where the local police helped the protestors in a surprising way. Plus: yesterday’s primary elections in PA, […]

Listen: Delaware Valley Action! Co-founder Ed Gragert on civil rights ...