Newsletter for Jan 1, 2019

Schenectady Today In & Around the Capital Region

Now in our 21st Year!

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 in THE ADDY THEATRE 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.

January 1, 2019 – #1065

Happy New Year!!!!

(Filmed on Location)

            This show is dedicated to the Festival of the Trees at both the YWCA and the Schenectady Historical Society. We’re celebrating the Holidays with a visit to both facilities.

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January 8, 2019 – #1066

Topics Listed Alphabeticaly (with guests) – Subject to Change

2019 Changes in Law

            John A. Musacchio, Esq

Beat the Snow Concert Series (Jan 6 to Mar 31)

            Janice Walz, Organizer

Schenectady Light Opera’s The Wild Party (Event Jan 18-27)

            Brian Clemente, Director (TBD)

            Amy Clark & Michael Camelo, Producers (TBD)

Schenectady Education Foundation’s Gala (Event Jan 17)

            Elaine Picket, Gala Chairperson

            William J. Schultz, President

January 15, 2019 Show #1067

(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)

Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate NY – Fences (Event Jan 31 to Feb 3)

               Jean-Remy Monnay, Artistic Director

               Other Guests TBA

Capital Repertory Theatre (theREP) – Red Maple (Event Jan 25 to Feb 17)

               Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill

               Other Guests TBA

Downtown Schenectady Event – Annual Soup Stroll (Event Jan 26)

               Jim Salengo

               Other Guests TBA

Martin Luther King Celebration 2019 (Event Jan 20)

               Ang Morris, Executive Dir. Human Rights Commission

               Other Guests TBA

Proctors Collaborative

               Michael Eck

Wildwood Theater Arts Show (Date to be announced)

               Melinda Burns

               Other Guests TBA

January 22, 2019 Show #1068

(Topics listed alphabetically – subject to change)

Author – Surgion’s Mate (Historical Novel)

               Gerald Stulc MD, Author

Save the Pine Bush

               Lynn Jackson, Volunteer

Sch’dy Civic Players – Babylon Line (Event Jay 25 to Feb 3)

               Christopher Foster, Director

Storytellers – Season at Proctors

               Kate Dudding, Storyteller

Tax Season Kick Off

               Andrea Scott, Sch’dy CA$H Chapter & CA$H Coalition Chair

               Tracy Randle, CA$H Coalition Program Director – United way of the GCR and Follow us on

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Schenectady Today

Now in our 17th Year of giving voice to Capital District / Tech Valley communities. To receive our weekly announcements & guest list by e-mail, send your name & e-mail address to: How to watch the Show: Live Streaming on the web when aired on Channel 16 in Schenectady County: Schenectady County — Channel 16– starting on Wed. 10 am and 6 pm and continuing throughout the week depending on time availability Now on FIOS in Sch’dy – on Channel 36 – see above for times: Amsterdam – Channel 16 – Tuesday 3 pm (one week later) Albany (City) – Channel 18 on ChannelAlbany on Sunday at 5 pm – Same week as filmed Albany County, Clifton Park, Saratoga, Rensselaer, Troy — Time Warner Cable – Regional Public Access –– Tuesday 3 pm (one week later) Bethlehem/Delmar – Channel 18 – Wednesday 2:30 pm. (One week later) We can also be found on Facebook: Schenectady Today – In & Around the Capital Region. Please join our page. You can also watch many show segments, read about guests and browse / search our archives, here on the site. Show Content: The show usually includes six segments with a variety of guests interviewed each week. Regular guests include Representatives from the Animal Protective Foundation; faculty from the various area institutions of higher learning discussing health and community issues; Representatives from City, County and State agencies; actors and directors from the theREP, Proctors Theatre, Circle Theatre Players at Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Schenectady Civic Players, Schenectady Light Opera, Albany Civic Players, Classic Theater Guild, and many other area theatrical groups; Tax Specialists from the Internal Revenue Service (during tax season); Representatives from Schenectady County Library; area museums including miSci & ESAM and many area non-profit organizations. We also try to highlight local artists and musicians whenever possible.