In Touch

Welcome, Hudson Valley to IN TOUCH, the public affairs and issues program. In Touch is hosted and produced by Conor Walsh and Paty Quyn. It is a weekly program about and for the local Hudson Valley community.

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Listen to In Touch On-Air Sunday at 11 PM

Hudson Valley Organization Awards Over $90K in Emergency Assitanc
Hudson Valley Organization Awards Over $90K in Emergency Assitanc
Hudson Valley Organization Awards Over $90K in Emergency Assitanc
This week on In Touch, we speak with Nolly Climes, Marsi Ann Clark, Tara Bliss, and Barry Lewis from the People for People Fund. People for People helps local, self-reliant people who unexpectedly face an emergency through financial assistance. These one-time grants assist qualified applicants with things like housing, utilities, auto repair and media bills. The organization has awarded $5.2M since its launch, donating $90,000 in 2023 alone.
[EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] Hudson Valley Author Talks Latest Novel
[EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] Hudson Valley Author Talks Latest Novel
[EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] Hudson Valley Author Talks Latest Novel
Hey, you're Keepin' Company w/ Conor, and thank you for checking out another Townsquare Spotlight! Today, we are shedding some light on local Hudson Valley author Bree L Taylor. She is the author of the new book, "Walking in her Own Shoes." We discuss the novel, her faith which inspired her to write, and some of the amazing and unbelievable true stories that made their way into the book!
Dutchess County, New York Winery Announces New Head Winemaker
Dutchess County, New York Winery Announces New Head Winemaker
Dutchess County, New York Winery Announces New Head Winemaker
This week on In Touch, we speak with Ian Bearup, the new head winemaker at Millbrook Winery! His story is truly a tale of two coasts! We discuss how his experience on the West Coast has helped to elevate his winemaking skills, and innovate the New York wine scene! Ian and I also go into Millbrook Winery’s upcoming events like their annual Summer Jazz concert series, featuring a performance from former New York Yankee turned jazz musician, Bernie Williams!
Brewster Restaurant Honors "Stranger Things," "The Menu" and More
Brewster Restaurant Honors "Stranger Things," "The Menu" and More
Brewster Restaurant Honors "Stranger Things," "The Menu" and More
This week on In Touch, we speak with Rich and Cassie Parente from Clock Tower Grill. Rich and Cassie are committed to fighting the "broken food system" - the duo believes in serving high-quality, locally sourced food. We talk about their process and the amazing themed events they offer the Hudson Valley community, such as their Stranger Things night, The Menu viewing party, and so much more.
CAPE Receives New York State Opioid Response Grant
CAPE Receives New York State Opioid Response Grant
CAPE Receives New York State Opioid Response Grant
This week on In Touch, we speak Dora Celestino and Mike Balles from the Council on Addiction Preventions and Education, CAPE for short. We talk about their latest New York State Opioid Response Grant, and how they are using this recognition to benefit their youth intervention programs.
Film Company in the Hudson Valley Geared Towards Educating Youth
Film Company in the Hudson Valley Geared Towards Educating Youth
Film Company in the Hudson Valley Geared Towards Educating Youth
This week on In Touch, we speak with Stephen Velichko from Peers Influence Peers Partnership. They are an amazing film company that is celebrating 30 years sharing stories of perseverance and strength! They teach and empower students and young adults how to create films from the ground up and give incredible hands-on filming experience!
New York Charity Turned Crisis Into Mighty Mental Health Crusade
New York Charity Turned Crisis Into Mighty Mental Health Crusade
New York Charity Turned Crisis Into Mighty Mental Health Crusade
This week on In Touch, we speak with Donna Thomas of James’s Warr;ors. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we talk about how Donna uses her platform to spread mental health awareness to schools and the community. Donna recounts her story losing her son James, and how she is using her story to save lives.
Hudson Valley Actress Shines In Latest Film, 'Queen Of Knives'
Hudson Valley Actress Shines In Latest Film, 'Queen Of Knives'
Hudson Valley Actress Shines In Latest Film, 'Queen Of Knives'
Golden Globe nominated actress and Hudson, NY resident Mel Harris, known for roles in ABC's 'Thirtysomething,' NBC's 'Something So Right,' and Hulu's 'Shut Eye,' gives us an exclusive interview on her latest film 'Queen of Knives."
Dutchess County is in Desperate Need For Formal Health Aids
Dutchess County is in Desperate Need For Formal Health Aids
Dutchess County is in Desperate Need For Formal Health Aids
This week on In Touch, we speak with Jennifer Perris from AtYourHome LLC, a concierge home healthcare company that provides at home help for the elderly as well as acute medical emergency and needs assistance. Jennifer and I talk about the difference between formal and informal caregiving, and the landscape of the medical field in the Hudson Valley post-pandemic.
The Croce Legacy: AJ Croce Honors Father At Hudson Valley Theater
The Croce Legacy: AJ Croce Honors Father At Hudson Valley Theater
The Croce Legacy: AJ Croce Honors Father At Hudson Valley Theater
AJ Croce and his “Croce Plays Croce 50th Anniversary Tour” returns to the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater on Thursday, May 2nd. I got an exclusive interview with AJ ahead of the show, talking about love, loss, and his father, Jim Croce's legacy.

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