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 Quinn. It is a weekly program about and for the local Hudson Valley community.

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.
Hollywood Icon Clint Howard Makes Appearance in Hudson Valley
Hollywood Icon Clint Howard Makes Appearance in Hudson Valley
Hollywood Icon Clint Howard Makes Appearance in Hudson Valley
Before Clint Howard makes a guest appearance on CBS's "The Bold and the Beautiful," he spoke with us in the Hudson Valley to talk about working with CBS, plus his classic roles in Star Trek and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Mental Health Awareness Celebration Returns to Warwick, New York
Mental Health Awareness Celebration Returns to Warwick, New York
Mental Health Awareness Celebration Returns to Warwick, New York
This week on In Touch, we speak with Hannah McCarthy and Judy Battista from Warwick Cares. Warwick Cares is a community project comprised of volunteer individuals, groups, and local organizations who want to help save lives by addressing mental health and suicide prevention within their communities. We speak about their upcoming Mental Health Awareness Celebration on Saturday, May 4th, along with their Starfish Socials and other programs.
John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting Talks Music Matters Challenge
John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting Talks Music Matters Challenge
John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting Talks Music Matters Challenge
John and I talk about his latest "Music Matters Challenge" in conjunction with Music in Our Schools Month. We also talk about how John is no stranger to writing songs with strong social messages. His latest single "OK" dives into the catastrophes happening in Israel. John shares accounts of his recent visit to Israel and performing for refugees. Lastly, we talk of the legacy songs like "Superman (It's Not Easy)" and "100 Years" have had on the social consciousness.
You Can Win a Free Tandem Skydive Through Greystone Programs Inc.
You Can Win a Free Tandem Skydive Through Greystone Programs Inc.
You Can Win a Free Tandem Skydive Through Greystone Programs Inc.
This week’s returning guests are Samara Enders and Tracilyn Vaticano from Greystone Programs Incorporated. We discuss the goals and missions of Greystone, Greystone’s latest updates since we talked to them last year, and their upcoming skydiving charity event Leap for Autism happening Saturday, May 4th. Stick around to the end of the episode to learn how you could win a free tandem skydive with Leap for Autism!

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