Who’s on The Local Edition Tonight?


Who’s on Tonight?

Community News for the Catskills and Northeast Pennsylvania  Monday – Friday 6:30 p.m.

 

4/9/21

-MacKenzie Bachar, Fearless! Hudson Valley

RISE Program

-Phyllis Bulkin Lehrer, Artist

DVAA’s Inside Out Exhibition

 

 

 

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Past Shows

 

4/8/21

Heather Miszler, Wayne County Director of Housing

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

4/7/21

The Kingfisher Project returns with guest Stephanie M. Campbell, Director, NYS Behavioral Health Ombudsman Program.

 

4/6/21

-Meaghan Mullally-Gorr Health and Wellness Director for Sullivan 180 

“Empowering a Healthier Generation” 

-Vincent Bruno, Rock Historian

“The Beatles: From Liverpool To Abbey Road”

4/5/21

-Freda Eisenberg, Planning, Community Development Commissioner

Agricultural Districts

-Tim Knapp, the Pike County Emergency Management Director

Pike County Vaccination

 

4/2/21

-Jay Quaintance, SUNY Sullivan President 

“Reopening in the Fall”

-Paul Plumadore, Artist

“DVAA’s Paper Trail”

 

4/1/21

-Lisa Burns, Executive Director of the Greater Honesdale Partnership

“New Vision for Honesdale”

-Lori James, Co-Chair Sullivan County Covid-19 Task Force

“COVID-19 Task Force”

3/31/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

Scott Conley, Operations Manager Roscoe Campsite Park

“Trout Season” 

 

 

3/30/21

-U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19)

“American Rescue Plan & American Democracy”

Peggy Johansen Mamakating Library, Library Director

“Sullivan County Poet Laureate”

 

3/29/21

-Kristen Kitson, Healthy Families Program Manager Sullivan County

“Child Abuse Awareness Month”

Allie Dubois (COO), Sun River Health

“Vaccines”

 

3/26/21

-Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-8th District)

“Vaccine help and Dark Money”

Reporter’s Roundtable: Police Reform

Isabel Braverman, Sullivan County Democrat

Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

Chris Rowley,  Shawangunk Journal

-Lori Galen, Mia Hubbert-Red Cross 

“Red Cross Month”

 

3/25/21

Carl Albright Wayne County Transportation Director 

Wayne County Transportation during COVID-19

-Rabbi Fred Pomerantz, Agudas Achim Synagogue

Passover during COVID-19

3/24/21

-Laurie Ramie, Executive Director Upper Delaware Council

“Skinners Falls Bridge”

-Borders with Ron Bernthal Podcast

“Nicholas Swenson, Gothenburg Sweden”

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

Weekly Local News Roundup 

3/23/21

David Jett, VP of the Sullivan County Chapter of the NAACP

“Police Reform”

Ken Korn, Ethelbert B Crawford Public Library

“West Side Story”

 

3/22/21

-Nancy McGraw, Sullivan County Public Health Services Public Health Director

“Vaccination Clinics”

-Dawn Hurley & Marjorie Linko, Liberty Public Library

The Place Between Our Fears: Life in Congo and Beyond

3/19/21

-Greg Speller, EVP, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East & Tamesha James, Certified Nursing Assistant, (C.N.A.) The Pines at Poughkeepsie

“Nursing Home Workers”

-Beat Keerl, Curator Cragsmoor Free Library

“Cragsmoor Women of the Past”

3/18/21

-Kelley Stewart, the Wayne County Conservation District’s Forest Specialist

“Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Area

Tri-Valley Football Coach Greg Botsford and Fallsburg Football Coach Dominick Scanna

“Sports during the Pandemic”

 

3/17/21

-Carol Ryan, Sullivan County NAACP Health Committee

“Community Forum COVID-19 Vaccination”

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

-James B. Huntington, host, WJFF’s WorkShift Live! 

“Local Economic Perspective”

3/16/21

SueAnn Boyd, Healthy Schools Coordinator at Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan

“Agriculture Literacy Week”

-Joe Abraham, Sullivan County Democrat

“Celebrate Life Half Marathon”

-Alisha Kohn, The Newburgh LGBTQAI+ Center

“HALT Solitary Confinement Act ”

3/15/21

A special Local Edition: Village of Jefferson Village Mayor Race

Debra Thony and William Chellis for the village’s next mayor.

 

3/12/21

-Susan Avery, Hudson Valley Philharmonic

“Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Competition”

-Jay Hostetler, Wayne County Arts Alliance

“Home”

 

3/11/21

Roz Burke, Executive Director of Wayne County Children & Youth Services and Kelsey Fasshauer, Wayne County Children and Youth Caseworker

“Foster Care

-Loreen Gebelein, Sullivan County, Director Center for Workforce Development

“Workforce during COVID”

 

3/9/21

Robert Maier, Eagle’s Nest

“Wedding Venues during COVID-19”

-Sullivan County Democrat Special 

“Inside the Vaccine Clinic at SUNY Sullivan”

Diana McCarthy & Marjorie Linko, Liberty Public Library

“Virtual Lecture on Civil War Letters”

 

3/8/21

-The Local Edition’s  “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID 19 world”

-Lori A. Rivenburgh, Executive Director Wallkill Boys & Girls Club

“Summer Camps”

 

3/5/21

Jessica Wisneski, New York Working Families Party

“Cuomo”

-Sariah Park, Artist 

“DVAA’s Threadbare”

 

3/4/21

-Mary Beth Wood, Executive Director Wayne Economic Development Corporation

Wayne County Hospitality Grant Program

Isabella Rossellini
, Actor & Erin Dudley, Executive Director of The Hurleyville Performing Arts Center 

“Sex and Consequences starring Isabella Rossellini
”

 

3/3/21

-Philippe Abraham, Secretary-Treasurer NYSUT 

Advancing Racial Justice in Education” 

-James B. Huntington, host, WJFF’s WorkShift Live! 

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

3/2/21

-Meaghan Mullally-Gorr Sullivan 180 Director of Health and Wellness 

“Empowering a Healthier Generation” 

-Jessica Barkl, SUNY Sullivan Associate Professor of Theater and Speech

Shakespeare In Isolation” 

 

3/1/21

-Bill Cutler, Sullivan County Recycling Coordinator

“Composting”

-On the Frontline: Part 3 with Denise Muise Wild, Laboratory Manager  Middletown Medical

 

2/26/21

-State Senator Mike Martucci

“Cuomo”

-Paul Plumadore, Curator

“Great Wall of Honesdale”

 

2/25/21

-Brian Smith, Wayne County Commissioner 

Wayne Tomorrow

Dr. Abhishek Patel, Supervising Pharmacist The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy

Vaccines in Liberty

2/24/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

-James B. Huntington, host, WJFF’s WorkShift Live!

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

2/23/21

-Michael Frank, The River News

“Immigration under Biden”

-Brian Rose 

“Rockin’ Hollywood at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Library”

 

2/22/21

-John Liddle, Sullivan County Social Services Commissioner

“Homeless in Sullivan County” 

-Dr. John Moore, Weill Cornell Virologist

“COVID-19 Variants”

 

2/19/21

-On the Frontline: Part 3 with Denise Muise Wild, Laboratory Manager  Middletown Medical

-Krissy Smith, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance Gallery Director

“Love in the Time of Covid-19”

 

2/18/21

-Jeff Zerechak, Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Director. 

“Weekly Wayne County Government Update”

-Vanessa Green Executive Director, Call Blackline

“Police Reform”

 

2/17/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

-James B. Huntington, host, WJFF’s WorkShift Live!

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

2/16/21

Nick Vallone, Rolling V Bus Corp

“Mobile Classrooms”

Deb Bausenwein, The American Red Cross

“The Red Cross during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

 

2/15/21

-Nancy McGraw, Sullivan County Public Health Services Public Health Director

“Vaccination Clinics”

Thomasina Petrus, Minnesota Jazz Icon

“Lady Days: The Best of Billie and Me”

 

2/11/21

Dr. Ivannette Juarbe Ramos, Sun River Health

“COVID-19 vaccine in the community”

 

2/9/21

-Oliver King, Writer & Actor

“Frederick Douglass & James Baldwin”

-On the Frontline Part 2: On the Front Line, is a multi-part series where WJFF’s Patricio Robayo talks to nurses, doctors, and healthcare workers who are on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, we speak with Dr. Rajan Gulati Emergency & Internal Medicine Doctor with Middletown Medical. 

2/8/21

-Lowell Feldman, Sunset Lake LDC Board Chair 

“Care Center Update”

-WJFF’s Patricio Robayo reports on Hudson Valley Civil Rights Advocates critique of Gov. Cuomo’s Police Reform Order. 

-Alisha Kohn, Director of Queer Justice Committee, The Newburgh LGBTQAI+ Center

“Orange County Political Power Analysis Part 1”

 

2/5/21

-Father Frank Alagna, Co-President, Ulster Immigrant Defense Network

Ulster Immigrant Defense Network

-WJFF’s Patricio Robayo speaks to Governor Andrew Cuomo on police reform and what happens after the April 1 deadline. 

-Dr. Bruce Ellsweig,  Medical Director for Sullivan County Public Health.

“COVID-19 Update and Vaccines”

 

2/4/21

Melinda Card, Wayne County Drug Court Administrator

“Weekly Wayne County Government Update”

Ray Donovan, Special Agent, DEA, New York

“Fentanyl Crisis in the Hudson Valley”

 

2/3/21

Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

James B. Huntington, host, WJFF’s WorkShift Live!

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

2/2/21

Amanda Langseder, Director for Sullivan 180 

“What is Sullivan 180?”

On The Front Line: Part 1

Dr. Maryann Park: Critical Care, Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine doctor with Middletown Medical.

 

2/1/21

Nancy McGraw, Sullivan County Public Health Services Public Health Director

“Vaccination Clinics”

Gary Siegel – President Liberty Rotary Club

“Service Above Self in Sullivan County”

 

1/29/21

Dayna Halprin, Community Activist 

“Police Reform in Fallsburg”

Isabel Braverman, Sullivan County Democrat 

“Legislature Update”

 

1/28/21

Jocelyn Cramer, Wayne County Commissioner 

“Weekly Wayne County Government Update”

Sandra Oxford, Community Activist

“What happened at the Legislature meeting today?”

 

1/27/21

Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

James B. Huntington, host, WJFF’s” WorkShift Live!

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

1/26/21

John Conway, Sullivan County Historian

“Borscht Belt In The Winter”

Jennifer Porter Tusten Energy Committee

“Tusten Food Digester”

Sarah Short, Financial Education Specialist

“Build a Better Budget”

 

1/25/21

Mike Brooks, Vice-Chair of the Legislature and Chair of the Sullivan Broadband Local Development Corporation

Lorne Green, Sullivan County Chief Information Officer and Commissioner of our Division of Information Technology Services.

Broadband in Sullivan

Gary Siegel – President Liberty Rotary Club

“Service Above Self in Sullivan County”

 

1/22/21

Randy Heller, Wayne County Recycling Director 

 Wayne County Recycling

Jay W. Walker, Activist

 Activism today

 

1/21/21

Jen Metzger, Former NY State Senator for the 42nd District 

 “Presidential Inauguration”

James B. Huntington, host, WJFF’s WorkShift Live!

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

1/19/21

SUNY Sullivan President Jay Quaintance

“Vaccine Site and Spring Semester”

Vara Neverow, Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Southern Connecticut State University

“The Queen’s Gambit Book Discussion”

 

Monday 1/18/21

Nancy McGraw, Sullivan County Public Health Services Public Health Director

“COVID-19 and Vaccine Update”

Janus Adams from the Janus Adams Show

“MLK”

 

Friday 1/15/21

Fred Jackson, Executive Director of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers

COVID-19 Vaccinations”

Russell Reeves, Sullivan County Clerk 

DMV and COVID-19

 

Wednesday 1/13/21

Dr. Ken Desa, Acting Chief Medical Officer of Sun River Health 

COVID-19 Vaccinations”

Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

James B. Huntington, host, WJFF’s WorkShift Live! 

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

Tuesday 1/12/21

Show canceled due to House of Representatives vote.

 

Monday 1/11/21

Melissa Stickle, Sullivan County Community Services Director will talk about mental health, alcoholism and substance abuse services available in Sullivan County. 

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons. We speak with the Owner and Coach of Pragmatic Spirit Meditation, Courtney Edwards about seasonal affective disorder and what we could do about it. 

 

Friday 1/8/21

Sandra Johnson Fields, Sullivan County Branch NAACP President, returns to WJFF Radio Catskill to give us an update on how police reform in the county and her thoughts on what happened on Capitol Hill.  

Steven Vegliante, Town of Fallsburg Supervisor, and Democratic Chair, Capitol Hill Reaction

 

Thursday 1/7/21

Yesterday’s events on Capitol Hill will certainly go down in history as a dark day, leaving four dead, police injured and dozens arrested. 

We get local reactions from elected officials about yesterday’s riots on Capitol Hill. 

Congressman Matt Cartwright, PA-8

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, 100th District

 

Wednesday 1/6/21

Show canceled due to Capitol Hill riots coverage

 

Tuesday 1/5/21

Wes Gillingham, Associate Director Catskill Mountainkeeper. Recently, Delaware River Basin Commission voted to approve the Gibbstown Fracking Terminal. How does that affect those living in the Delaware Valley?

Jennifer Holmes, Mamakating Trustee and Volunteer Every week, Jennifer Holmes can be found in Veteran’s Memorial Park in Wurtsboro reading, singing, and rhyming for young children. Find out why and how it can help during the pandemic.

 

Monday 1/4/21

Sullivan County Public Health Director, Nancy McGraw. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, Nancy McGraw discusses the latest developments of the county’s vaccine distribution plan and a look into Sullivan’s escalating COVID-19 cases.

Lisa Miller and Ed Grager, Delaware Valley Action With an upcoming historic US Senate election night in Georgia, Pike County’s Delaware Valley Action! is getting involved. Lisa and Ed from Delaware Valley Action! will tell us why this night matters? The Local Edition, Community News for the Catskills and Northeast Pennsylvania.

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