Radio Show #66 – Kim Lee

The Cancer House of Hope has a very special remembrance ceremony this November 17th.

It will honor and remember those who have been lost to the illness.. and it is especially comforting to family and friends.

Here to tell us more is Brad’s special guest, Vice President for Development at the Center for Human Development, Kim Lee.

The Kateri Walsh Show: Michael Gordon, Photographer

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Kateri Walsh (l) interviews Michael Gordon (r), area photographer and award-winning photojournalist.

Be sure to visit a career retrospective of his photographs on view at the Jewish Community Center in Springfield from Oct. 26 through Nov. 11.

At Large with G. Michael Dobbs:
Carmine DiCenso, Executive Director of Dakin Humane Society

Carmine DiCenso is the new executive director of Dakin Humane Society, an organization that has made a huge difference in the Pioneer Valley. G. Michael Dobbs sat down with Carmine DiCenso to discuss his plans for the future – a Pioneer Valley Radio in-depth interview.

At Large with G. Michael Dobbs:
Jonathan Evans from The Herbarium in Chicopee

Small businesses face many challenges and Jonathan Evans, owner of the Herbarium in Chicopee, explains why he turned to crowd-sourced to help save his store. Jonathan and Mike also wax nostalgic about their time as talk shows hosts back in the 1980s.

Expert Neighbor: Massachusetts auto theft law anomalies and how best to protect yourself.

In this installment, Expert Neighbor will explore security – specifically how to best prevent your car from becoming a target for thieves.

Massachusetts has a strange anomaly (like other states) that could be a giant loophole for the police to adequately charge someone that has taken your vehicle. Find out how to prevent this from happening to you!

Additionally – how does one best prevent cars from being broken into at night? Doors locked? Windows open? Find out.

The Kateri Walsh Show:
An Interview with Bob McCarroll

Bob McCarroll explains the upcoming Question #5 on the November 8th Springfield ballot – The Community Preservation Act. The voting will determine if Springfield residents are willing to pay a slight increase in their property taxes to support historic preservation projects in the city.

At Large with G. Michael Dobbs:
Brian Hale of the Bing Arts Center

Brian Hale is the executive director of the Bing Arts Center located at 716 Sumner Avenue in Springfield’s Forest Park neighborhood. The Bing Arts Center is a multi-use hub for community cultural and artistic activity. The former Bing Theater opened in 1950 and served several generations of area residents until 1999 when it was taken by the City of Springfield for non-payment of taxes. The X Main Street Corporation a non-profit, purchased the property from the City in 2004 to create a catalyst for economic development and improved quality of life. The adaptive re-use of the building has created a place to enable citizens of Springfield and the Pioneer Valley to actively participate in a variety of artistic expressions.

G. Michael Dobbs is Managing Editor of The Reminder.

Expert Neighbor: 311 and Voting

Attorney Matthew B. Harrison explains how to best contact local government agencies for non emergent situations along with how to create or update your voter registration profile.