New York, New Jersey and Long Island Viewpoints

May 7, 2009 12:16:51 PM PDT
Are you concerned about your community and your State? If you are interested in hearing about programs and community efforts that are improving the quality of life in your neighborhood, do tune in to "New York Viewpoint," "New Jersey Viewpoint," and "Long Island Viewpoint". These weekly round-table discussions focus on issues and events affecting all of our lives.

The program airs at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings.

NEW YORK VIEWPOINT for January 11, 2009

----Segment One:Memorial Sloan-Kettering - Skin Cancer----
Guests:
STEVE WANG, MD, Dir. of Dermatology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at Basking Ridge

TARA GORMAN
Patient, Memorial Sloan-Kettering

BONNY RUPPRECHT.
Patient, Memorial Sloan-Kettering

For more information:
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
908-542-3080
www.mskcc.org

----Segment Two: Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center----
Guests:
E. HANI MANSOUR, MD, Medical Director
Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Med. Ctr

SYLVIA PETRONE, MD, Assoc. Med. Dir.,
Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Med. Ctr.

CHRIS RUHREN, RN, CCRN, Asst. VP, Patient Care Services,
Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Med. Ctr.

For more information:
Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
973-322-5000
NJBurnCenter.com

Burn Foundation
973-322-4344

----Segment Three: Dr. Patient Relationships----
Guests:
KEN SCHLAGER
Editor, New Jersey Monthly

For more information:
New Jersey Monthly
www.NJMonthly.com

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NEW JERSEY VIEWPOINT for January 4, 2009

----Segment One:Memorial Sloan-Kettering - Skin Cancer----
Guests:
STEVE WANG, MD, Dir. of Dermatology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at Basking Ridge

TARA GORMAN
Patient, Memorial Sloan-Kettering

BONNY RUPPRECHT.
Patient, Memorial Sloan-Kettering

For more information:
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
908-542-3080
www.mskcc.org

----Segment Two: Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center----
Guests:
E. HANI MANSOUR, MD, Medical Director
Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Med. Ctr

SYLVIA PETRONE, MD, Assoc. Med. Dir.,
Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Med. Ctr.

CHRIS RUHREN, RN, CCRN, Asst. VP, Patient Care Services,
Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Med. Ctr.

For more information:
Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
973-322-5000
NJBurnCenter.com

Burn Foundation
973-322-4344

----Segment Three: Dr. Patient Relationships----
Guests:
KEN SCHLAGER
Editor, New Jersey Monthly

For more information:
New Jersey Monthly
www.NJMonthly.com

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NEW YORK VIEWPOINT for December 28, 2008

----Segment One: Meals on Wheels----
Guests:
MARCIA STEIN
Exec. Dir., Citymeals on Wheels
RACHEL SHERROW
Dir. of Programs & Community Affairs, Citymeals on Wheels

For more information:
Citymeals on Wheels
212-687-1234
www.CityMeals.org

----Segment Two: JazzReach----
Guests:
HANS SCHUMAN
Founder & Artistic Dir., JazzReach, Inc.

For more information:
JazzReach, Inc.
718-625-5188
www.JazzReach.org

----Segment Three: Jacob Burns Film Center----
Guests:
STEPHEN APKON
Founder/Exec. Dir., Jacob Burns Film Center

For more information:
Jacob Burns Film Center
914-773-7663
www.BurnsFilmCenter.org

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LONG ISLAND VIEWPOINT for December 21, 2008

----Segment One and Two: F.R.E.E.----
Guests:
ROBERT S. BUDD
CEO, Family Residences & Essential Enterprises (FREE)
ROSELLE JEROME
Mother of Program Participant HARVEY WEISENBERG
(D) Assemblyman, 20th District

For more information:
Family Residences & Essential Enterprises (FREE)
516-870-1622
www.FamilyRes.org

----Segment Three: Violence Against Women ----
Guests:
SHEILA DAUER, Ph. D.
Amnesty International, USA
MINDY PERLMUTTER, LCSW
Nassau Cty. Coalition Against Domestic Violence

For more information:
Amnesty International, USA
212-807-8400
www.AmnestyUSA.org/women
Nassau Cty. Coalition Against Domestic Violence
516-542-0404 (24 Hour Hotline)
www.cadvnc.org

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NEW YORK VIEWPOINT for November 23, 2008

----Segment One: St. John's Bread & Life----
Guests:
ANTHONY BUTLER
Exec. Dir., St. John's Bread and Life
RITA TRUCIOS
Social Services Dir., St. John's Bread and Life

For more information:
St. John's Bread and Life
718-574-0058
www.BreadAndLife.org

----Segment Two: MIAAC Film Festival----
Guests:

AROON SHIVDASANI
Pres. & Exec. Dir., Indo American Arts Council
SOONI TARAPOREVALA
Writer & Director, "Little Zizou"
DINAZ STAFFORD
Producer, "Little Zizou"
For more information:
Indo American Arts Council
212-594-3685
www.iaac.us


----Segment Three: ECPAT Child Exploitation----
Guests:
CAROL SMOLENSKI
Exec. Dir., ECPAT - USA
TARA RYBA
Teacher, High School for Global Citizenship.
For more information:
ECPAT, End Child Prostitution & Trafficking
718-935-9192
www.ecpat.net
High School for Global Citizenship
718-230-6300
www.hs-gc.org

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NEW JERSEY VIEWPOINT for November 16, 2008

----Segment One: Financial experts ----

Guests:

KEVIN DEMARRAIS
Consumer Columnist, The Record


For more information:

The Record
800-473-2673
www.NorthJersey.com

----Segment Two: Book "After The Fire"----

Guests:

ROBIN GABY FISHER
Author, After The Fire

ALVARO LLANOS
Survivor, Seton Hall University Fire

For more information:

After The Fire , Hachette Book Group USA
www.hbgusa.com
To learn more about AFTER THE FIRE, and read excerpts/ reviews, click here.

----Segment Three: Citizens' Campaign----

Guests:

HARRY S. POZYCKI
Chairman, Citizens' Campaign

For more information:

Citizens' Campaign
732-548-9798
www.JoinTheCampaign.com

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NEW YORK VIEWPOINT for October 26, 2008

----Segment One: Intrepid----

Guests:

BILL WHITE
Co-Author, Intrepid
Pres., Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

For more information:

Intrepid, Broadway Books
www.BroadwayBooks.com

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum 877-957-SHIP (7447)
www.IntrepidMuseum.org

----Segment Two: Museum of Arts & Design----

Guests:

HOLLY HOTCHNER
Dir., Museum of Arts & Design

DAVID MCFADDEN
Chief Curator, Museum of Arts & Design

BRIAN MACFARLAND
Assoc. VP of Education, MAD

For more information:

Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)
212-299-7777
www.MadMuseum.org

----Segment Three: Book, "Blue Genes"----

Guests:

CHRISTOPHER LUKAS
Author, Blue Genes and Television and Film Producer

For more information:

Book, Blue Genes
www.RandomHouse.com

GO TO AN EMERGENCY ROOM OR CALL 911 If you are in immediate crisis

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Amer. Foundation for Suicide Prevention 888-333-AFSP (2377)
www.afsp.org

National Hopeline Network
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

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NEW YORK VIEWPOINT for August 3, 2008

----Segment One: Premature births----

Guests:

ROBERT J. STONE
Father

SUSAN A. STONE
Mother

GRIFFEN J. STONE

KEITH KUENZLER, MD
Ped. Surgeon, Morgan Stanley Children's Hosp.

For more information:

Surgery, Morgan Stanley Children's Hosp.
www.BabySurg.org

March of Dimes Foundation
914-997-4488
www.MarchOfDimes.com

Griffen's Blog
www.GriffenJoe.com/Griffens_Blog

----Segment Two: Vet Confidential Book----

Guests:

LOUISE MURRAY, DVM
Author, Vet Confidential"

LOUISE MURRAY, DVM
Dir. Of Med., ASPCA Bergh Animal Hosp., NYC

For more information:

Book, "Vet Confidential"
www.VetConfidential.com

Amer. Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
212-876-7700
www.ASPCA.org

----Segment Three: Queens Botanical Garden----

Guests:

SUSAN LACERTE
Exec. Dir., Queens Botanical Garden

JOAN KREVLIN
Partner, BKSK Architects

For more information:

Queens Botanical Garden
718-886-3800
www.QueensBotanical.org

BKSK Architects
212-807-9600
www.BKSKarch.com

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NEW YORK VIEWPOINT for July 20, 2008

----Segment One: Puppies behind Bars----

Guests:

GERALDINE
Admin. Asst., Puppies Behind Bars, Former Puppy Raiser

ANNIE TEILLON
Development Dir., Puppies Behind Bars

For more information:

Puppies Behind Bars
212-680-9562
www.PuppiesBehindBars.com

----Segment Two: Planned Parenthood----

Guests:

PETER SERRANO
Assoc. Dir., Youth Programs, PPNYC

DOMONIQUE WILLIAMS
Teen Advocate, Planned Parenthood NYC

ADENA BARGAD
Lead Clinician, Planned Parenthood NYC

For more information:

Planned Parenthood of NYC
800-230-PLAN (7526)
www.PPnyc.org

----Segment Three: Brooklyn Children Museum----

Guests:

CAROL ENSEKI
Pres., Brooklyn Children'S Museum

WARREN TAYLOR
Live Animal Curator

For more information:

Brooklyn Children's Museum
718-735-4400
www.BrooklynKids.org

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NEW YORK VIEWPOINT for July 6, 2008

----Segment One: "Moving Forward" book----

Guests:

DAVID PELZER
Author "Moving Forward"

For more information:

Dave Pelzer's website

----Segment Two: Harlem Stage----

Guests:

PATRICIA CRUZ
Exec. Dir., Harlem Stage

CARL HANCOCK RUX
Artist

For more information:

Harlem Stage
212-281-9240
www.HarlemStage.org

Carl Hancock Rux Website
www.CarlHancockRux.com

----Segment Three: The Billionaire's Vinegar----

Guests:

BENJAMIN WALLACE
Author, "The Billionaire's Vinegar"

For more information:

Benjamin Wallace website
www.BenjaminWallace.net

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEW JERSEY VIEWPOINT for June 29, 2008

----Segment One: Table to Table----

Guests:

CLAIRE INSALATA POULOS
Pres. & Founder, Table to Table

ILENE ISAACS
Exec. Dir., Table to Table

ILLANA RAIA
Board Trustee, Table to Table

For more information:

Table to Table
201-444-5500
www.TableToTable.org

----Segment Two: Personal Economies----

Guests:

KEVIN DEMARRAIS
Consumer Columnist, The Record

For more information:

The Record, Business Section
www.NorthJersey.com

----Segment Three: Book "Souled Out?"----

Guests:

SHAUN POWELL
Author of Souled Out?, Sports Columnist, NEWSDAY

For more information:

Souled Out?
www.HumanKinetics.com/SouledOut

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEW YORK VIEWPOINT for June 8, 2008

----Segment One: Covenant House , Foster Grads----

Guests:

BRUCE HENRY
Exec. Dir., Covenant House NY

SIMONE THOMPSON
Dir. of Operations, Covenant House NY

For more information:

Covenant House New York
212 613-0300
www.CovenantHouseNY.org

Nineline - HelpLine
1-800-999-9999

----Segment Two: Sakhi for South Asian Women----

Guests:

PURVI SHAH
Exec. Dir., Sakhi for South Asian Women

For more information:

Sakhi for South Asian Women
212 714 9153
212 868 6741 - Sakhi Helpline
www.Sakhi.org

----Segment Three: Childhood & adolescent depression----

Guests:

KATHRYN SALISBURY, ED.D., PH.D.
Mental Health Association of NYC

For more information:

Mental Health Association of NYC
1-800-LIFENET (543 3638)
www.MHAofNYC.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 800 273 TALK (8255)

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LONG ISLAND VIEWPOINT for June 1, 2008

----Segment One: Driving in Safe Lane----

Guests:

WENDY TEPFER
Exec. Dir., Community Parent Center

INEZ BIRBIGLIA
Chairperson, Allstate Foundation

CANDICE STARK
Mom & Speaker, Driving In the Safe Lane

ADAM STARK
1982 - 2001

For more information:

Community Parent Center
(516) 771-9346
www.CommunityParentCenter.org

Allstate Foundation
www.Allstate.com/Foundation

----Segment Two: Autism----

Guests:

ELLENMORRIS TIEGERMAN, PH.D.
Founder and Exec. Dir., SLCD

TOYA DAVIS
Mother, Parent Liaison, SLCD

JONATHAN DAVIS
Former Student of SLCD

For more information:

School for Lang. & Comm. Development
516.609.2000
www.SLCD.org

----Segment Three: "In The Hamptons" Book----

Guests:

DAN RATTINER
Author, In The Hamptons

DAN RATTINER
Editor and Publisher, Dan's Papers.

For more information:

Dan's Papers

www.DansHamptons.com

"In The Hamptons"
www.DanRattiner.com

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