Newsletter – It’s Our 1000th Show on Sept 19 – GREAT LINE-UP

Schenectady Today In & Around the Capital Region

Guest Line Up for the next four weeks of filming. (May be subject to change)

Below you will find listings for our interesting on-air guests for the next four weeks.  Check out the lists below for our great variety of topics.  We start filming at 10 am at Proctors Underground on Tuesday. A live audience is always welcome and there are plenty of seats. You can meet the guests in person and learn more about their projects or even get involved yourself.

September 19, 2017 #100

It’s Our 100th Show and It Is a Celebration!

Held in Proctors GE Theatre and Atrium

Starting at 9 am – Two Shows Being Filmed

Sept 19, 2017 #1000
YES! It’s our 1000th show!!!!
~~~~~ Featured Musical/Entertainment Guests ~~~~~
FLAME the Band in the GE Theatre
Derrick Horton and the Jay Street Band in the Atrium

And alphabetical list of entertainers
Sherri Bellucci, Folksinger
Mark Carrigan with Domino, The Puppet People
Edd Clifford “The Human Jukebox
Don “The Soul Man” Hyman
Malcolm Kogut on Piano
Aaron Marquise Productions – Circus
Byron Nilsson “Songs to Amuse”
Persephone PommeBurlesque Tribute
Cindy Werner “Cher” from Zing A Gram
Wunsapana Farms in Altamont – Pastiche, The Llama

Warm UP – Jewish Community Center Trainers
~~~~~ Other on-air Guests – listed alphabetically ~~~~~
Greg Aidala, Area Personality – Co Host
Jon Russell Cring, Area Filmmaker
Greg Dewey PhD, President Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Bill Healy, Biblomania – Guest from our First show 1998

Karen Johnson, Vice Chair Sch’dy County Legislature & Former Mayor
Mayor Gary McCarthy

Gregg Millett Tribute
Philip Morris, CEO Proctors
Leesa Perazzo, President Sch’dy City Council
Angelo Santabarbara, NYS Assemblyman
Mike Seber, Sch’dy Asst. Police Chief
Jim Tedisco, NYS Senator

Paul Tonko, Congressman

Lots of entertainment and Coffee Bar and Breakfast Treats

Please Join Us – Come Early to get a good seat


Sept 26, 2017 #1001

Scheduled Topics on the Show with Guests

Circle Theatre Players “In the Heat of the Night”

  •             Patrick White, Director
  •             Aileen Penn, Actor
  •             Richard Cross, Actor
  •             Lee Lattimer, Actor

Hennessey Homebrew Emporium – Celebrating 20th Anniversary

  •             Roger Savoy, Owner

miSci – Museum of Innovation and Science – National Astronomy Week

  •             Valerie Rapson, PhD

National Association of the Blind Albany

  •             Cheryl Lawyer
  •             Clive, NABA Ambassador

One Walk Saratoga

Guest TBA

Upper Union Street BID – Harvest Fest

  •             Guest TBA

October 3, 2017 #1002

Scheduled Topics on the Show with Guests

Schenectady Today: Special Edition – Filmed on Sept 19, 2007 in GE Theatre

Schenectady Tomorrow
This show will consist of two panels. The first half hour will consist of Panel One
Economic Engines: Business and Non-Profits Working Together
Panel Members

Carm Basile, CEO Capital District Transportation Authority
Jeff Buell, President/CEO Sequence Development

Jayme LaHut, Executive Director, Metroplex
Ray Legere. Owner Legere Properties/Legere Group
Colleen Merays, Asst. Director, Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation

Fueling the Engines: Arts, Entertainment and Tourism
Panel Members

Maria Papa, Owner, Perreca’s and More Perreca’s Restaurant
Judy Patrick, Schenectady Daily Gazette
Mac Sudduth PhD, President miSci – Museum of Innovation and Science
Madelyn Thorne, Executive Director habitat for Humanity/ Community Projects
Mary Zawacki,  Executive Director, Schenectady Historical Society

October 10, 2017 #1003

Scheduled Topics on the Show with Guests

Author: The Inscription in the Window”

  •             Sylvie Briber

Epilepsy Foundation of  NENY – An Overview

  •             Gwennan Booth, Marketing & Communications
  •             Other Guests TBA

Lyme Action network

  •             Christine Fisk

Northeast Parent and Child  — “Give Hope a Home”

  •             Guests TBA

Proctors Historical & the Costumer

  •             Janice Walz, Committee member

Schenectady Civic Players “Fifth of July”  (Oct 13  – 22)

  •             Joe Fava, Director


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