Street Talk

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Street Talk is a half hour public affairs program that airs weekends on our four Cumulus Media radio stations in Syracuse.

Hosted by Ted & Amy, the show features interviews with individuals and organizations that impact us all here in Central New York. On this page we will feature interviews and segments from the show.

If you have an event to promote or issues to discuss, EMAIL US and please allow two weeks advance notice.


Street Talk airing weekend of 2/22/19

The Central New York Boat show was just held last weekend, getting everyone ready for boating season ahead. And even though the boat show has passed, it’s still not too early to start thinking about planning for the warm waters soon to come according to Dave White of the New York Sea Grant. To find out more about the New York Sea Grant, visit http://seagrant.sunysb.edu

St. Joseph’s Health has launched a new audio podcast series called St. Joseph’s Health Medcast. It’s a way to keep Central New York residents informed about a number of different topics by hearing from the health professionals themselves. Today we feature a portion of the podcast “Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery with Dr. Charles Lutz.
Find the St. Joseph’s Health Medcast at http://sjhsyr.org/medcast

 


Street Talk airing weekend of 2/15/19

The WISE Women’s Business Center continues to provide mainly free services to women who are starting their own business or expanding their current one. Joanne Lenweaver once again joins us to fill us in on what’s happening at the WISE Center. And this month, Eileen Brophy, President of Brophy Services is our female entrepreneur. To find out more about the WISE Women’s Business Center, visit http://WiseCenter.org. For more on Brophy Services, go to http://brophyservices.com.

St. Joseph’s Health has launched a new audio podcast series called St. Joseph’s Health Medcast. It’s a way to keep Central New York residents informed about a number of different topics by hearing from the health professionals themselves. Today we feature a portion of the podcast ‘A Dog May be your Heart’s Best Friend’ with Dr. Russell Silverman. Find the St. Joseph’s Health Medcast at http://sjhsyr.org/medcast

 


Street Talk airing weekend of 2/8/19

The Freeze Out 5 K to End Homelessness is happening Friday, February 15th at Onondaga Community College. All proceeds will benefit the Rescue Mission. Gina Rapasadi from the Rescue Mission talks about how their winter is going. http://FreezeOut5K.com

Camp Kesem is a national non profit organization that provides a free summer camp and year long support system for children whose parents are touched by cancer. They have a local chapter right here in Syracuse made up of a lot of volunteers, many of them Syracuse University students. Three of them join us to talk about their upcoming Make The Magic Gala on March 2nd, using not only their names, but their “Camp Kesem” name as well: Madeline “Ohana” Merwin, Yvette “Snowflake” Rother and Ajene “Spice” Arokium. Find out more and buy tickets to the Make the Magic Gala at http://campkesem.org/Syracuse

 


Street Talk airing weekend of 2/1/19

The Workforce Development program at Onondaga Community College focuses on careers that are hiring here in CNY and can be completed in a much shorter time than a traditional college associate’s degree. Michael Metzgar is the Associate Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development at OCC. http://sunyocc.edu

It’s been a COLD winter and the Salvation Army is doing all they can to FIGHT THE FREEZE. Andrew Sabbaghzadeh from the Salvation Army explains. Again text the word FREEZE to 91999 to donate to emergency services at the Salvation Army. http://sasyr.org

As we just mentioned, the weather has been a cold one. And if you live in a rented apartment or house where the furnace constantly doesn’t work or turn on, what should you do? Lawyer Joe Stanley says it’s up to the landlord to make it right. http://stanleylawoffices.com

Friday February 1st was National Wear Red Day with the American Heart Association. Bea Gonzalez, this year’s Go Red for Women Chairperson, as well as Kristy Smorol from the Heart Association, joined us earlier to talk about the significance of wearing red. http://GoRedForWomen.org

 


Street Talk airing weekend of 1/25/19

GiveToOthers.com is a website that facilitates the transfer of goods from individuals who want to donate to non profits, specifically to the non-profits that are in need of those items. They have a new and improved website! Founder Amy Caputo fills us in on the improvements, and is joined by the Chief Development Officer of Catholic Charities Denise Headd who explains what an impact these donations have on those who receive them. http://givetoothers.com

St. Joseph’s Health has launched a new audio podcast series called St. Joseph’s Health Medcast. It’s a way to keep Central New York residents informed about a number of different topics by hearing from the health professionals themselves. Today we feature a portion of the podcast “Life After Bariatric Surgery” with Dr. William Graber.
https://www.sjhsyr.org/medcast


Street Talk airing weekend of 1/18/19

Aurora of CNY has been helping those who are blind, visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing and they have been doing it for 100 years! Assistant Director Anne Costa and Board Member and Client Jackie Doe talk about their services and how people can hear more about them. http://auroraofcny.org

The Consumer Electronics Show just finished in Las Vegas featuring some of the most innovative technology advancements that consumers will see in the next few years. Our tech guru Marc Saltzman was at the show. You can catch Marc in a number of different national publications throughout the country. He also hosts his own podcast. https://marcsaltzman.com


Street Talk airing weekend of 1/11/19

The WISE Women’s Business Center is off and running for another year at their new location in the AXA towers in downtown Syracuse, offering mainly free services to women who are thinking about starting their own business or expanding their current one. Joanne Lenweaver from WISE joins us, along with another female entrepreneur, Jessica Franklin Benedict, founder of Sixty55 Design.
To find out more about WISE, visit http://wisecenter.org
Jessica’s website can be found at http://SIXTY55.com

The 9th annual Scrabblemania to benefit Literacy CNY is being held on Friday, February 1st at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Executive Director Marsha Tait explains what Literacy CNY is all about, and how you can be part of the fun night. http://literacycny.org


Street Talk airing weekend of 1/4/19

Onondaga County is in desperate need for foster and adoptive homes for children that are currently in their care. Molly Prichard is a Home Finding Specialist, who recruits and trains foster parents in the county. http://onfostercare.org

Pretty much all parents know that giving young kids caffeinated products are not a good idea. But sometimes, it is hard to tell that they contain caffeine. Family Times writer and Nutritionist Molly Morgan explains. http://familytimes.biz

St. Joseph’s Health has launched a new audio podcast series called St. Joseph’s Health Medcast. It’s a way to keep Central New York residents informed about a number of different topics by hearing from the health professionals themselves. Today we feature a portion of the podcast “Heart Health for Women” with Theresa J. Waters, DO. Find the St. Joseph’s Health Medcast at http://sjhsyr.org/medcast


Street Talk airing weekend of 12/14/18

St. Joseph’s Health has launched a new audio podcast series called St. Joseph’s Health Medcast. It’s a way to keep Central New York residents informed about a number of different topics by hearing from the health professionals themselves. Today we feature a portion of the podcast “Fight the Flu” featuring Luis J. Castro MD, as well as “Staying Active After Joint Replacement Surgery” featuring Seth S. Greenky MD. Find the St. Joseph’s Health Medcast at http://sjhsyr.org/medcast

A new study by Stanford University found Americans produce 25% more trash over the holidays. Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency or OCRRA’s Kristen Lawton talks about all residents can do to recycle as much as possible. For more all everything Kristen talked about, go to http://ocrra.org


Street Talk airing weekend of 12/7/18

The WISE Women’s Business Center continues to offer mainly free services to women who are looking to start their own business or expand their current one. Joanne Lenweaver is in the studio once again to look at the end of 2018. Our featured female entrepreneurs are Jaime Venditti and Julie Miner, business partners of J Strategies Inc. For information on the WISE Women’s Business Center, visit http://wisecenter.org. For information on J Strategies Inc. go to http://jstrategiesinc.com.

Teracai is hosting a free cyber security panel for those who are worried about how cyber fraud can affect their small business or even at their place of business. A panel is set to speak at the event they are calling “Don’t Let the Cyber Grinch Steal Your Holiday Spirit”. It’s happening this Wednesday, December 12th and you can register right up to the event. To talk about what will be covered is Maria Poissant from Teracai and Joe Pedrotti from Citizen’s Bank. To register for the Cyber Security free event this Wed. go to http://teracai.com/grinch


 

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