The Local Edition


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9/27/21

-Danielle Mann, Director of Social Services

Doreen Colon, Family Engagement Coordinator

Foster Care Update…

 

Bette Blau, Photographer

Remains…

 

 

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Past Shows

9/24/21

-Chris Rowley, Shawangunk Journal

“Live with Chris Rowley

 

Tina Spangler, Brandon & Lance Kramer

Big Eddy Film Festival 10 Year Anniversary…

 

9/23/21

 

Wayne County Update

Agricultural Innovation Center (AIC)

 

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

“COVID-19 Update and Booster Shots”

 

9/22/21

 

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

 

9/21/21

 

-Stephen Walker, Sullivan West School Superintendent

Back to School

-Callicoon PorchFest!

 

 

9/20/21

 

-Heather Brown, Sustainability Coordinator for the Sullivan County Sustainable Energy Office

NY to end the sale of gas-powered cars?

-Juanita Sarmiento, Rural Migrant Ministry

Excluded Workers Program…

 

9/17/21

Live with Barry Lewis

Unplug!…”

 

Eric Baylin, Sullivan County Poet Laureate

Poetry and Ducks in Jeff”

 

9/16/21

Wayne County Update

“Today’s Main Ingredient Podcast”

 

Mariel Fiori, La Voz en Breve

“Hispanic Heritage Month”

 

9/15/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

 

-James B. Huntington, WorkShift Live! 

“Local Economic Perspective” 

 

9/14/21

Nick Vallone, Rolling V

Bus Driver Shortage…

 

Kate Wilson and Roque Berlanga, Forestburgh Playhouse

“Beyond the Page to the Stage” 

 

9/13/21

Sullivan County Government Update: Superintendent James Arnott

Sullivan County Airport Update…

 

-Lou Monteleone

“St. Baldrick’s”

 

9/10/21

Chris Rowley, Shawangunk Journal

“Live with Chris Rowley

Noah Kalina, Photographer

“Over Time at CAS”

 

9/9/21

Arrah Fisher, The Cooperage Project 

NEPA Community Day

 

-Eugene Thalmann, Farmer

“Agriculture, Nutrition and Climate”

 

 

9/8/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

 

-James B. Huntington, WorkShift Live! 

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

9/7/21

The Kingfisher Project: Tracie Gardner, Legal Action Center 

The Kingfisher Project is a volunteer-based community information project aimed at creating greater awareness and understanding of the heroin and opioid epidemic in our community and across the nation

 

9/6/21

John Hauschild, Sullivan County Fire Coordinator

“9-11, 20 years”

 

9/3/21

Live with Barry Lewis

Back to School”

 

Kathleen Anderson, DVAA

Tuning Compositional Strategies”

 

9/2/21

Kelley Stewart, Forestry Specialist

“Varden Conservation Day”

 

-Meaghan Mullally-Gorr, Sullivan 180 

“Empowering a Healthier Generation”

 

 

9/1/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

 

-James B. Huntington, WorkShift Live! 

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

8/31/21

-Lou Setren

State and Local Covid Economic Relief Funds & Sullivan County Care Center”

Scott L. Minkoff, Political Science Associate Professor at SUNY New Paltz

“Governor: From Cuomo to Hochul”

 

8/30/21

Wendy Brown, Sullivan County Drug Task Force

“International Opioid Overdose Awareness Day”

 

-Akilah Sutphin,  Action Toward Independence

“Back to School Fair”

 

8/27/21

Chris Rowley, Shawangunk Journal

“Live with Chris Rowley

 

Tom Bosket, SALT

“Tik Tok Teen Contest Winners!”

 

8/26/21

Lyn Klingerman, Fair Association President

“Wayne County – GDS Fair Week”

 

-Eugene Thalmann, Farmer

SNAP at Farmers Market”

 

8/25/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

 

-Amanda Langseder, Sullivan 180 

“Coach to 5K Update”

 

8/24/21

SUNY Sullivan President Jay Quaintance 

“Fall Semester Outlook”

 

-Ron Littke, Icehouse Arts Film Camp

“Roll Camera…Action!”

 

8/23/21

Ed McAndrew, Sullivan County Public Works Commissioner

“Paving the way”

 

-Dr. Matthew Evans, Superintendent Monticello School District

“Fall Semester Outlook”

 

8/20/21

Live with Barry Lewis

Returning shopping carts. Do you?”

Luis Alvarez

“Liberty Unity Festival-POSTPONED”

 

8/19/21

Kellyn Williams – Chief Academic Officer Johnson College, Scranton

“High School Job Training”

 

8/18/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

-Erin Rion, New Hope Community

“Jeopardy!”

 

 

8/17/21

Robin Soares, Pike County Area Agency on Aging

7th Annual Elder Justice Day

 

Joseph  Abraham, Sullivan County Democrat

“Energy Tax, What’s going on?”

 

8/16/21

Christine Panos, Community Health Coordinator, and Wellness Coordinator

 

-Dr. Rajan Gulati, Middletown Medical

“Rising COVID-19”

 

 

8/13/21

-Chris Rowley, Shawangunk Journal

“Live with Chris Rowley

 

-Maria Muller

“The Flea Valley Festival”

 

8/12/21

Kelley Stewart, Forestry Specialist

“Wayne County Woodsmen’s Competition”

 

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

Climate and the Clean Energy Transition”

 

8/11/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

8/10/21

A special Summer Fund Drive edition of The Kingfisher Project, Part 2

 

 

8/9/21

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

“COVID-19 Update”

 

Chris Silva, Bardavon 1869 Opera House

“Vaccination Proof now required”

 

8/6/21

Live with Barry Lewis

Daisy Drop at Bethel Woods”

 

Tom Bosket, SALT

“Tik Tok Teen Contest!”

 

8/5/21

Jeff Firmstone, Wayne County Fair

Fair Week!

 

8/4/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

8/3/21

A special Summer Fund Drive edition of The Kingfisher Project.

 

8/2/21

Meagan Galligan Sullivan County District Attorney

“Hope Not Handcuffs”

Sandra Johnson Fields, NAACP

“Critical Race Theory in Schools”

 

7/30/21

Chris Rowley, Shawangunk Journal

“Live with Chris Rowley

Michael Coney, Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre

“Movies in the Park”

 

 

7/29/21

Chelsea Hill, Wayne County Penn State Extension

“Wayne County – 4-H at the Fair” 

Les Kristt 

43rd Annual Monster Run Classic

 

7/28/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

7/27/21

Dr. John Moore, Weill Cornell Virologist

“Delta Variant”

Jeff Allison & Karen London, Sustainable Bethel 

“Bethel Solar”

 

7/26/21

Freda Eisenberg, Planning, Community Development and Real Property Commissioner

Improving Route 17

-Marcia Fink, Hudson Valley Alzheimer’s Association 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

 

7/23/21

Live with Barry Lewis

Lost Phone at Lake George…Oh, Sister!

 

House of Yes: Hurleyville

7/22/21

-Holly Przasnyski, Chamber of Northern Poconos 

Leadership Northern Poconos Class of 21/22

 

-Ariel Shanberg, Executive Director of Delaware Valley Arts Alliance

31st Annual Riverfest” 

 

7/21/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

7/20/21

Jenny Rosenzweig, Executive Director, Roxbury Arts Group

“Porchfest”

 

Amanda Langseder, Sullivan 180 

“OFA on Wheels!”

 

7/19/21

Nancy McGraw, Sullivan County Public Health Services Public Health Director

“Vaccine Clinics”

 

Alycia Schwartz, Co-President Honesdale Rotary

New Leadership for Honesdale Rotary

 

 

7/16/21

Chris Rowley, Shawangunk Journal

“Live with Chris Rowley

 

Tina Spangler, Big Eddy Film Festival 

“Indie Film Music at Cochecton Pump House”

 

 

7/15/21

Tara Gross, Wayne County Office of Human Services

Wayne County: Now Hiring!

 

Jeremy Workman, Director

Lily Topples The World

 

7/14/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

7/13/21

Cat Wilson, Forage & Gather Market

Bubbie’s Kitchen: Benefit for Federation for the Homeless

 

Mariel Fiori, La Voz En Breve

Performance without Fear

 

7/12/21

Freda Eisenberg, Planning, Community Development and Real Property Commissioner Sullivan County

Small Business Grant Webinar

 

-Eugene S. Thalmann, Farmer

Nutrition & Wellness in the Catskills”

 

7/9/21

Live with Barry Lewis

Hiking and Gardening…In the Nude

 

Noah Kalina, Photographer 

The River

 

7/8/21

Helene Mancuso, Wayne County CareerLink 

Wayne Tomorrow! Youth Work Crews

 

Jörg Madlener, Artist

Panta Rhei: no man steps into the same river twice”

 

7/7/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

7/6/21

-The Kingfisher Project goes back to its origin story. Join us as Julie Pisall, mother of Rebecca, and Mr. O, John Ogazalik, the teacher whose writing assignment became the inspiration for all that has been accomplished in Rebecca’s name, talk about the beginning of the project and what it has done.

 

7/5/21

-John Conway, Sullivan County Historian 

Patriots and Loyalists

 

Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08)

Infrastructure and more…

 

7/2/21

-Susie Kaspar, Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River

“River Safety”

 

Kaitlyn Danielson, DVAA

Of Breath and Dust”

 

7/1/21

-Shanon Quick, Wayne County Center for Community Resources

“New Crisis Hotline”

 

Juanita Sarmiento, Rural & Migrant Ministry

“We Need a New Home”

 

6/30/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup” 

Brendon Cunningham, White Lake Fire Company 

“River & Water Safety”

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

6/29/21

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther & State Senator Mike Martucci

Working together

All this and more…

 

6/28/21

Janet Young, Sullivan County Budget Office

Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

 

WJFF Radio Catskill’s Groundbreaking Ceremony

 

 

6/25/21

Live with Barry Lewis

Congratulations to Class of 2021

Krissy Smith, The Callicoon Theater

“We Are Open!”

 

 

6/24/21

-Cheryl Davies, & Mary Noldy

“Wayne County Reassessment”

 

Brett Barry JBWL

“John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge Patch”

 

 

6/23/21

-Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

 

Dr. M Cecilia Escarra

The PRASAD Project

 

6/22/21

Gary Siegel, Liberty Rotary Club

Service Above Self

 

Marvin Rappaport, Delano Hotel

“Sports In The Borscht Belt”

 

6/21/21

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

“Vaccine Update”

 

Juneteenth in Monticello

 

Laura Kandel, HUDSY

“Community Content Fund”

 

6/18/21

Chris Rowley, Shawangunk Journal

“Live with Chris Rowley

 

-Borders with Ron Bernthal

“Frank Lloyd Wright, Buffalo”

 

Sally Wright, Catskill Art Society 

“The Trout”

 

6/17/21

-Wayne County Dairy Princess & Court

 

-Tiffane Jones, Sullivan County NAACP

Juneteenth Celebration in Monticello

 

 

6/16/21

-Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”\

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

6/15/21

-Steven Teague, TriVersity-The Pride Center

“Pride Month”

 

-Domingo Ramos, Hope Alive 845

Missing, Kidnapped, Trafficked or Exploited Children and Adults”

 

6/14/21

-Dan Hust, Sullivan County Government

“Early Voting”

 

-Jaime Schmeiser, Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO

“Business Outlook”

 

6/11/21

-Barry Lewis, Times Herald-Record

“Talks with Barry Lewis: Bethel Woods”

 

-Krystal Grow & Nick Clemente, Narrowsburg Union

“A New Lens on the Counterculture: Photographs by Mark Goff

6/10/21

-Vicky Wargo,  Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Wayne County 

Flag Day Ceremony & Women Veterans Day” 

 

Sally Wright, Catskill Art Society 

“CAS Pride”

 

6/9/21

-Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

Weekly Local News Roundup 

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

 

6/8/21

Isabel Braverman, Sullivan County Democrat

“Seeing Green: New Marijuana Law”

 

Roberta Byron-Lockwood, Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association

“Summer Tourism”

 

6/7/21

Lesia Snihura, Sullivan County Youth Bureau

“2021 Grant Opportunities”

 

Jack Chastain, Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association 

Solar Eclipse”

 

-Eugene S. Thalmann, Farmer

Nutrition & Wellness in the Catskills”

 

6/4/21

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

“Coach to 5K” 

 

Ellen Silberlicht & Phyllis Chekenian, Wayne County Arts Alliance Summer Arts Project

“YOU ARE HERE”

 

6/3/21

-Steve Price, Wayne County Emergency Management Agency

Natural Disasters

 

-Maria Ramirez, The Newburgh LGBTQ+ Center

Pride 2021

 

6/2/21

Liam Mayo, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

 

6/1/21

-The Kingfisher Project returns with guest Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa.

Sheriff Figueroa will be talking about Ulster’s County’s newly implemented ORACLE (Opioid Response As County Law Enforcement) program. 

 

 

5/31/21

A Special Memorial Day Edition. The Local Edition will rebroadcast The Veterans Service Agency Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery earlier today. 

 

 

5/28/21

-Barry Lewis, Times Herald-Record

“Talks with Barry Lewis: Memorial Day”

 

-Emily Casey, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

Bethel Woods is Back!

 

 

5/27/21

Ryanne Jennings, Executive Director of  the Wayne County Community Foundation

NEPA Gives Day

 

-Domingo Ramos, Hope Alive 845

Missing, Kidnapped, Trafficked or Exploited Children and Adults”

 

5/26/21

Annemarie Schuetz, The River Reporter 

News Update

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

 

5/25/21

Tyler Hutchens, Candidate for Sullivan County Sheriff

 

Juanita Sarmiento, Rural & Migrant Ministry

“What is YEG?”

 

5/24/21

-Christina Haff, RN, Sullivan County Public Health

“Bringing the Vaccine…Home” 

 

-Tasheca Medina, Capital Region Activist  

“Policing/George Floyd, One Year Later”

 

5/21/21

-John Bank, DVAA

Tactile

 

-John Conway, Sullivan County Historian

“Doctors Say, ‘Go to the Mountains!’”

 

5/20/21

Mary Ursich, Executive Director of Wayne County Area Agency on Aging

Older Americans Month

 

-Randy Resnick, Resnick Energy

“NY Carbon Tax”

 

5/19/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

 

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

 

5/18/21

Lisa Grecco,RN, Wayne Memorial

“National High Blood Pressure Month” 

Lianna Booth, Food Bank of the Hudson Valley

“Increase Access to Personal Hygiene Products”

 

5/17/21

-Leelani Voigtland and Michael Osepowicz, Home Finders Sullivan County Foster Care

“Foster Care Awareness Month” 

 

Dr. Ivannette Juarbe Ramos, Sun River Health

“Vaccines” 

 

 

5/14/21

Isabel Braverman, Sullivan County Democrat

“Catskills Confidential”

 

Nathaniel Lieb, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance

“Wad You Say?”

 

5/13/21

Roz Burke, Executive Director of Wayne County Children & Youth Services

Foster Care Month

-Borders with Ron Bernthal

“Welsh Village of Crickhowell”

-Nadeen Manzoni, the Pike County Elections Director,

“Pike County Elections”

 

5/12/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

 

-Pedro Tweed, Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library

“Handling Our Emotions”

 

5/11/21

Emelia Estep, Ellenville Public Library and Museum

“Invasive Species”

 

John Hellman, TriVersity – The Pride Center

Meet Your Pride Center! – A Virtual Town Hall

 

5/10/21

-Adrienne Jensen, Human Rights Commission

 

-Eugene S. Thalmann, Farmer

Nutrition & Wellness in the Catskills”

 

5/7/21

-John J. Lennon, Sullivan Correctional Facility

“Prison Journalism”

 

-Jenny Sanchez, Sullivan 180

Mental Health Month

 

5/6/21

-Jocelyn Cramer, Wayne County Commissioner 

“Weekly Wayne County Government Update”

Mario Cilento, President of the New York State AFL-CIO 

“PRO Act”

5/5/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

5/4/21

-The Kingfisher Project returns with guest Graham Campbell.

Graham Campbell has spent his life in public safety.  Starting with joining the NYPD after college and serving 5 years in Harlem, he then went on to work in emergency management for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts becoming the director of training for MEMA. 

5/3/21

-Brian Scardefield, Sullivan County Parks & Recreation

Director

“Parks, Recreation and Beautification”

-Jaime Snow, Livingston Manor Rotary

Livingston Manor Blood Drive

 

4/30/21

-Chris Rowley, Shawangunk Journal

“Live with Chris Rowley”

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

“COVID-19 Update and Vaccines”

 

4/29/21

Adam Baker, Wayne County Camp Alliance

“Summer Camps”

-Isabel Braverman, Sullivan County Democrat

“Legislature in Turmoil” 

4/28/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

4/27/21

Dr. John Moore, Weill Cornell Virologist

“COVID-19 Variants”

Phillip Pantuso, The River Newsroom

What to Know about New York’s Recreational Marijuana Law”

4/26/21

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

“Vaccination Clinics”

-Carol Montana, Barb Ward-Blank & John Zimmerman
“Vaccine Volunteers”

 

4/23/21

-Lori Orestano-James, Monticello Central School

“Graduation”

-Dayna Halprin, Community Activist

Hate Has No Home In Sullivan County: Liberty Edition”

 

4/22/21

-Molly Rodgers, Lackawaxen River Trails

“Trails Plan…Honesdale to Hawley and Beyond!

-Isabel Braverman, Sullivan County Democrat

“Upper Delaware Council Litter Sweep ”

-Amy Kolakowski, Catholic Charities

National Alcohol Awareness Month

 

4/21/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

4/20/21

Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre

“NatureSpeaks”

 

4/19/21

John Liddle, New Commissioner of the Division of Health & Family Services

“What’s Next?”

-Katherine Nadeau, Deputy Director Catskill Mountainkeeper

Waste, Worms, & Wonder

4/15/21

Michele Minor Wolf, Executive Director Wayne County Victims Intervention Program

“Sexual Assault Awareness Month

-Nicole Vallance, Callicoon Business Association

“Callicoon Depot

 

4/14/21

-Owen Walsh, The River Reporter 

“Weekly Local News Roundup”

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

“Local Economic Perspective”

 

4/13/21

Vanessa Garcia Polanco, National Young Farmers Coalition 

Immigrant and Workers’ Rights

-Marjorie Linko & Denny Daniel, Liberty Library

“Eureka! The Invention Show

 

4/12/21

-Delaware River Watershed Caucus

-Eugene S. Thalmann, Farmer

Nutrition & Wellness in the Catskills”

 

4/9/21

-MacKenzie Bachar, Fearless! Hudson Valley

RISE Program

-Phyllis Bulkin Lehrer, Artist

DVAA’s Inside Out Exhibition

 

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.