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Non-Stop Music

Listen “commercial free” to the best of the 70’s, 80’s and all decades always playing the hits!

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Overnight with “Nat the Cat”

Up late then you’re in for a treat! It’s four full hours of music… commercials, no interruptions. It’s “The Best Music” from the 50’s through today!

Natalie Gubala-Magdon


The Frank Truatt Morning Show

NY and NJ’s #1 Drive Time Morning Show! Frank with co-host Taylor and your favorite daily co-hosts so get your day started every Monday through Friday with author, athlete and celebrity interviews, news, sports, traffic,  weather and local politics and plenty of laugher, the 2 second song contest, celebrity birthdays and this day in history!

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“Roundtable” Michael Sweeton and Tony Cardone

Michael Sweeton – In 2001, Michael ran as a Republican for Town Supervisor of Warwick, the largest town in Orange County. He was re-elected in 2003, 2007 and 2011 by ever-increasing margins, winning the election with 70% of the vote in a town where Republicans comprise only 35% of voters. He has received the endorsement of the Republican, Conservative and Independence Parties for each of his elections. He has since won two uncontested elections and has been serving as Supervisor for 18 years.

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As Supervisor of the Town of Warwick, Michael serves as the chief executive and fiscal officer and oversees a budget of $18 million and 140 employees. His tenure has been marked by many innovative programs including a program to preserve farmland, implementing the use of solar energy to power the Town Hall, and updating the Town’s zoning regulations, earning statewide recognition for forward-thinking land use management including Wickham Woodlands.

Tony Cardone – Tony Cardone, Supervisor of the Town of Monroe since January, 2018.  Previously, Tony served as a Monroe Town Councilman for two years.  Tony, along with his fellow Town Board members are dedicated to “Making An Impact” every day in the Town through transparent government, fiscal responsibility, support of small businesses and community-oriented events.

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Prior to assuming the role of Supervisor, Tony and his wife, Fran (a Cardiac Nurse and Front Line Responder) were the proprietors of Fran’s Hallmark for 30 years with store locations in both Monroe and Mahwah, New Jersey.

His Monroe roots are strong, having moved to the area from Brooklyn, New York at the age of seven.  Tony previously served as the Commissioner and Chairman of the Monroe Joint Parks and Recreation Commission for 25 years and has been an active member of the Pop Warner Organization for the past 37 years, both as a coach and Executive Board member. Tony continues to remain active in the Make-A-Wish organization, where he spent six years as a Board Member, one of which he served as Board Chair.  A proud alumnus of Marist College, Tony earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and remains an active Alumni Association member.

Tony and his wife Fran are the proud parents of Joanna, Anthony, and Gina.  His most recent joy and pride comes from his role of “Poppy” to his new grandson, Brayden, thanks to his daughter Joanna and her husband, Adam.


Michael Sweeton

Supervisor of the Town of Warwick

Tony Cardone

Supervisor of the Town of Monroe


SPEAK UP! with Zach Kruk

Zach is also the Sports Director on WTBQ and WGHT for the “The Frank Truatt Morning Show“ and resides in Warwick with his wife, Amy and their two sons, Carson and Gavin.



“The Non-Profit Notebook”

with the Child Care Council of Orange County, OCRDAC and RECAP.

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Chief Operating Officer Michele McKeon brings 20 years of not-for-profit leadership and social justice expertise.

Learn More About Greystone Programs

Greystone Programs is a nonprofit human services agency that provides essential services and life- enriching opportunities for children, adults and families living with autism and other developmental disabilities. Founded in 1979 by Marc W. Kelley, Greystone Programs offered the first privately run home in New York State for people with autism. Our groundbreaking initiative was the first to provide residential support in a community environment. Greystone has 17 homes in Ulster, Dutchess and Orange counties and we are proud to provide essential services and life-enriching opportunities to more than 600 children, adults and families with autism and other developmental disabilities throughout five counties in the Mid-Hudson Valley. We employ a diverse team of more than 400 professionals who provide exceptional care and support through a variety of programs and services.

Learn More About Michele Lawrenson of Greystone Programs

Michele Lawrenson is the Assistant Executive Director of Administration at Greystone Programs and oversees the Human Resources function at Greystone Programs for the past 17 years. She has a degree in Business Administration and over 25 years’ experience in the field of Human Resources, both with for-profit and not-for-profit industries. 

Learn More About Samara Enders of Greystone Programs

Samara Enders is the Director of Philanthropy in the Advancement Department at Greystone Programs. She has a degree in Communications and has extensive experience in not-for-profit development.

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“The Non-Profit Notebook”

with HONOR, Hospice of Orange and Sullivan & BRIDGES

Christopher Molinelli is the Executive Director for HONOR, and has been with the Agency for 20 years serving in various roles throughout that time.

Liz Schmidt has worked with HONOR for 16 years. She served as the Agency’s Human Resource Manager for 13 years, until being appointed Chief of Staff and Employee Development a few years ago.

Janice Valentino is the Director of Marketing and Community Outreach for Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. since 2008. Her responsibilities are to educate all services and programs Hospice provides in both Orange and Sullivan Counties.

Patti Bassey is the founding Director of BRIDGES – SUNY Orange’s inclusive higher education program – the first of its kind in the Hudson Valley.

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As the Executive Director, Chris has the ultimate responsibility for the overall leadership of the Agency and management of the day to day operations of HONOR’s 15 programs.  Chris’ strengths are in assessment of organizational needs and managing the execution of Agency-wide strategies to support and sustain efforts to grow and strengthen the Agency’s infrastructure. In 2016, Chris worked with both New York State and Orange County in re-designing HONOR’s Substance Abuse program, being the first program in upstate New York to be approved for the Residential Stabilization and Rehabilitation program.Chris also serves as the elected President of Orange County’s Continuum of Care which serves as the entry point into the County’s coordinated homeless system as well as serving on the Orange County Veteran’s Taskforce.

Chris attended the College of Mount Saint Vincent and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology. He lives in Warwick with his wife, Stephanie, and two children, Samantha and Michael.Chris is very active in his community where he coaches and supports his son’s local Little League and Basketball teams, and volunteers with the VFW.He has championed and supported cancer research by assisting Westchester / Connecticut LLS and serving on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Cancer Fund out of Westchester Medical Center.

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Liz is passionate about the work HONOR does providing individualized and integrated services to people who may be combating chemical dependency, in need of transitional housing, or requiring crisis intervention. In this role she is a strategic partner who plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs, and evaluates the Agency’s Human Resource and training functions as well as HONOR’s Vocational Services and Public Relations. She has had the opportunity to help design programs, assessing the overall direction and strategy and how these programs will impact Orange County and those residing here needing HONOR’s services, all while maintaining a culture of integrity and high quality care.Most recently she worked with both the State and the County in re-designing HONOR’s Substance Abuse program, HONOR Recovery.

Liz attended State University of New York College at Brockport and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications. She lives in Middletown with her husband Pete and son Trevor.Liz is very active in her community where she supports her son’s local Little League, Soccer, Basketball and Lacrosse teams.

Learn More about Janice Valentino

Janice Valentino is the Director of Marketing and Community Outreach for Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. since 2008. Her responsibilities are to educate all services and programs Hospice provides in both Orange and Sullivan Counties.

Before joining Hospice, Janice was Senior Account Executive with Sunrise Broadcasting (WGNY) from 1997 – 2008, working closely with local businesses and non-profits assisting with their advertising for the communities they serve.  Janice was the first woman President of the Newburgh Rotary club from 2000-2001, a Board Member of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Orange 2013. Janice is also a member of the Senior Citizen Advisory Board for Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney.

Hospice provides support and care for persons in the final stages of incurable illness so that they live as fully and comfortably as possible. The philosophy and culture are built around having highly experienced healthcare professionals who work together in an interdisciplinary team providing the necessary care and support for patients and families and they also offer bereavement services for our communities. The mission of Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties is to be the leading community resource for providing patients and families with compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual end of life care with comfort, dignity and respect.

Learn More about Patti Bassey

Patti Bassey is the founding Director of BRIDGES – SUNY Orange’s inclusive higher education program – the first of its kind in the Hudson Valley.   In 2016, BRIDGES welcomed its inaugural class and continues to grow thanks to the varied educational offerings that promote learning, social engagement, and acquiring skills not traditionally taught in school but key to being successful.  Patti began her career as a legislative attorney beginning on the personal staff of Senator William S. Cohen, and was later invited to join him on the Judiciary Committee.   After stints in private practice and corporate law, Patti took time off to raise her family, opting not to return to work after her son Kevin was diagnosed with autism.

To better support Kevin and meet his unique needs, Patti enrolled in SUNY Orange’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program, graduating in 2014 with honors.   While an OTA student, Patti researched the emerging field of inclusive higher education, advocated for program after graduation; eventually accepting the invitation to become BRIDGES’ first Director.  Patti is a 1988 graduate of St. John’s University with a degree in Government and Politics and a 1991 graduate of Fordham University School of Law.  She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Access Supports for Living, Inc., serving as the current chair of its Program and HR Committee, the Ramapo Catskill Library System Coordinated Outreach Services Advisory Group (COSAG) and SUNY Orange’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program Advisory Board.  Patti resides in Blooming Grove with her husband Peter and is very proud mom to Kathryn and Kevin.

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Christopher Molinelli

Janice Valentino Hospice of OandS

Janice Valentino

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Patricia Bassey


“The Lawyer Guy” with Bob Krahulik and co-host Tony Houston

Robert Krahulik is a partner in the law firm of Beattie and Krahulik, a full service law firm. His program “The Lawyer Guy” airs every Tuesday at 12:00 Noon.Mr. Krahulik’s experience encompasses the following areas: residential real estate, commercial real estate, real estate lending and finance, real estate titles and title insurance, leasing, foreclosures, commercial, corporate, land use, planning and zoning, municipal, estate planning and administration, special education, state and federal regulation of banks, thrift institutions and their holding companies, and board of director governance matters.

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Mr. Krahulik serves as Trustee of SUNY Orange/OCCC, and has served as the President and Board Member of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce, Trustee, Secretary and Treasurer of the Orange County Citizen’s Foundation, Trustee of Orange County United Way, Chairman of the Orange County Municipal Park Advisory Committee, and Director of Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center. He is a graduate of Leadership Orange

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“Intelligence for your Life” with John Tesh

Six music Emmys, two Grammy nominations, three gold records, seven Public Television specials and 8 million records sold. After more than three decades as an international entertainer,

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