Month: November 2012

John and Becky Glezen,Shattered Lives, Donna R. Gore

Shattered Lives: Activism for the Gay Community

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE or podcast:  CLICK HERE In a time in our country where information and discussion about LGBT (lesbian,gay,bisexual,transgendered) issues is often controversial and many times wrong, Shattered Lives welcomes Becky and John Glezen, co-leaders of the Greater Hartford , CT PFLAG organization. Becky and John Glezen, of Glastonbury, CT, attended their first PFLAG meeting 23 years ago, shortly after their oldest daughter came out to them as a lesbian. Feeling isolated, confused and in need of support and accurate information, they followed the advice of a friend who suggested PFLAG as a good source of what then seemed to be lacking in other institutions in their lives. The acronym PFLAG stands for Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. It is a national organization with over 400 chapters nationwide. Its mission is support, education and advocacy for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, …

Holidays are a “Weighty” Subject! Take it Off with Dr. Dalal Akoury at AwareMed

Thanksgiving turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy and all the trimmings leads right into the holiday baking season with cookies, fruitcakes and  the temptation of eating the roof off the gingerbread house! And what about all that eggnog spiked with rum, bourbon or the liquor of choice!? It all adds up to calories and pounds and before you know it, your clothes no longer fit. Then comes the stress factor; shopping for the right gifts, hanging the holiday decorations, and dreading the family getting together with crazy Aunt Mary and Uncle Fred who will undoubtedly talk about their latest ailments and medications for hours. How will you ever pay for all the latest gadgets your kids have to have!? The constant whirl of holiday giving can be taking a great toll on your overall well-being. It doesn’t have to be that way this year. Dr. Dalal Akoury, MD and the staff at AwareMed can help you through the holidays with reduced stress, healthy eating habits, and increased exercise all designed to make the holidays the …

An Hour to Kill with Doc Bonn: National Family Caregivers Month

Drew University professor, author, and media analyst, Dr. Scott Bonn takes to the airwaves with a brand new crime related show, An Hour to Kill With Doc Bonn. Listeners can call in to the live broadcast to ask questions, or comment, and participate in weekly contests…yes, there are prizes! To listen LIVE Fridays at noon ET Click HERE Doc Bonn will discuss the importance and challenges of family caregiving with his special guest, the Reverend Greg Johnson, Creator Emblem Health’s “Care for the Family Caregiver” Program and member of the President’s Committee on Caregiving. National Family Caregivers Month is a time to recognize family caregivers for their good hearts and tireless support. Their love and devotion exemplify the true spirit of America. According to National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA), family caregivers provide “80% of our nation’s long-term-care services. Currently, family caregivers provide over $306 billion annually on “free caregiving services” to their loved ones.” If you are a family caregiver, take time this month to celebrate who you are, and the importance of what you are doing. While November may be …

Crime Wire, Dennis Griffin,Peter Hyatt,ImaginePublicity

Crime Wire: Who REALLY Killed Bugsy Siegel?

 CRIME WIRE Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern. Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE or to the PODCAST: CLICK HERE Host Dennis Griffin takes listeners back to a time when Las Vegas as we know it was in its infancy and one of the most famous, or infamous, gangsters was Bugsy Siegel. Known for his intense violence and quick temper, Siegel is a legend portrayed in movies and television dramas to this day over 65 years since his death. Good looking and sometimes called the visionary behind the creation of Las Vegas, the life and death of Bugsy Siegel, as reported in 1947, is the stuff Hollywood script writers would have a hard time creating, and has been duplicated through the years on film. Crime Wire will take another look at the unsolved murder of Bugsy Siegel in a 2 part series on November 27 and December 11. From Dennis Griffin: On the night of June 20, 1947, notorious mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was relaxing in the living room of  his girlfriend Virginia …

Vito Colucci Pays Homage to Susan Murphy Milano with Re-Broadcast of Interviews

  While in the midst of writing her last book, Holding My Hand Through Hell, Susan Murphy Milano was interviewed by colleague and friend, Vito Colucci, Jr. on his weekly radio show, Crime Time with Vito Colucci. As they spoke to one another during the 2 part interview they both realized there was something special being captured. First aired in June of 2011, and timeless, Vito Colucci is re-broadcasting both hours of his time with Susan starting Sunday, November 25 and continuing with the second interview on Sunday, December 2 at 11pm Eastern time at www.businesstalkradio.net   Listen to the interviews: Part I Part II What makes these interviews so special?  Vito says, “We had no outline, no preconceived format for the shows, we just started talking with one another and afterwards talked about it on the phone. Susan and I were blown away by both the questions coming from me and her responses. Susan touched on subjects she had never talked about on air before, going deep, very deep.” On October 28, 2012 Susan Murphy Milano …