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A weekly show focusing on community issues that impact the residents of Gloucester County and South Jersey.

A weekly show focusing on community issues that impact the residents of Gloucester County and South Jersey.
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Glassboro, NJ

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A weekly show focusing on community issues that impact the residents of Gloucester County and South Jersey.

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English


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A Community Affair

3/24/2014
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with award winning attorney and founder of Helfand & Associates, Tanya Helfand. Baird and Helfand discuss domestic violence in relationships and the rise in elderly divorce

Duration: 00:23:38


A Community Affair

3/17/2014
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Daniel Gottlieb. Daniel is a Psychologist, family therapist, radio personality on WHYY, and the author of the book The Wisdom We Are Born With. Baird and Gottlieb discuss the meaning of the books title and how ones experiences shape the person they are.

A Community Affair

3/10/2014
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Dr. Christine Horner. Dr. Horner is a highly regarded expert in the field of cancer prevention and treatment (specializing in breast cancer), and the author of the book "Waking the Warrior Goddess," which was just released in its 3rd edition back in October. Horner and Baird discuss why prevention is more important than treatment, how some traditional methods of dealing with cancer have become obsolete, and what courses of action she...

Duration: 00:27:37


A Community Affair

3/3/2014
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with Lisa Regina and Leslie Nicole Smith. The topic of the show is their upcoming movie "Shooter's Nail". Regina plays the role of writer and producer for the piece, and Nicole Smith holds an acting role in movie. Both women bring two very different but important experiences into the film, with Regina being a part of the movie industry for decades as an actress, writer, producer, and director, and Nicole Smith having served in the US...

Duration: 00:27:15


A Community Affair

2/17/2014
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird talks with Dr. Jamie Torres. Dr. Torres is the Director of the New York Regional Office for the United States Department of Health and Human Services, a position he has held since 2010. During the program, Torres and Baird discuss the very polarizing issue that is President Obama's Affordable Healthcare Act, which just recently went into effect. You'll hear who is eligible, what the benefits of the plan are, the different types of coverage plans you...

A Community Affair

2/10/2014
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Jason Didner founder of the kindie rock band the Jungle Gym Jam band. Jason and Baird discuss the Jungle Jam Bands newest album Everyones Invited and the inspiration for their songs.

A Community Affair

2/3/2014
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Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Philadelphia Phillies great Larry Bowa. Bowa coached the Phillies in the early 2000s and now has returned to the team. He talks about why he has come back to coaching along with what the big differences are from his playing days as compared to todays MLB. He also talks about about why the Shingles virus deserves national attention and who is at risk, along with prevention and treatment.

A Community Affair

1/27/2014
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with the co-author of the new book Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want and Why We Should Let Them, Jeffrey Wilhelm. Wilhelm and Baird discuss the topics covered in the book, such as the importance of choosing readings students will enjoy, discovering literature both new and old and why enjoyable reading can lead to a better educational experience.

A Community Affair

12/17/2013
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with CSA and author Brenda Hendrickson. Brenda discusses her recent book How To Be A Frugal Millionaire: Eight Simple Steps to Creating Personal Wealth and also explains the job of a CSA.

A Community Affair

12/9/2013
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with Janet Loren and Steven Sirot. Loren and Sirot find themselves on the program to talk about their company, College Benefits Research Group, a group that demonstrates how a private and/or public education is affordable and attainable and allows hard-working families to hit a home run in finding the right school, academically, socially and financially, for their child.

A Community Affair

12/2/2013
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird chats with childrens book author Kate DiCamillo. DiCamillo and Baird discuss the inspiration for her latest book, Flora and Ullysses: The Illuminated Adventures book, DiCamillos illustrious career, tips for aspiring writers and much more.

A Community Affair

11/25/2013
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with Leonard Degraff. Degraff and Baird discuss a wide range of topics dealing with the legendary Edison, including the many works he is credited with inventing and/or innovating, the truth behind his alleged feud with Nikola Tesla, and Edisons laboratories and work environments.

A Community Affair

11/18/2013
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On this special edition of A Community Affair WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird spends the first half of the show speaking with Vice President of Matrix New World Engineering Inc Andy Raichle. Matrix New World Engineering Inc. provides scientific and engineering expertise for a wide range of projects in the US and over seas. For the second half, is a recap of the opening of the Osteopathic School of Medicine.

A Community Affair

11/11/2013
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with Sid Blanchard. Blanchard is the executive director of Community Access Unlimited, a 501c-3 that is working to help Hurricane Sandy victims in their recovery efforts one year later. By providing generators and other services through their Keep The Power initiative, CAU is gradually helping New Jersey victims get their lives back to normal after the devastation Sandy caused last fall.

A Community Affair

11/4/2013
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speak with co-founder of the company Vitalsmarts, Ron McMillan.During the discussion, McMillan and Baird cover the subject matter of Crucial Accountability, what went into writing it, and also go over the practices and services provided at Vitalsmarts.

A Community Affair

10/28/2013
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On this weeks episode of A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird welcomes Al Bartolomeo onto the show. Bartolomeo is the founder and owner of Winterland Skating Rink, an ice rink that will be opening on Nov. 20 near the Rowan Boulevard dorm buildings. Bartolomeo and Baird discuss what kind of work had to be done in order to make Winterland a reality, what kind of work is currently being done at the site and what the attraction will look like once it is complete.

A Community Affair

10/21/2013
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On this Mondays edition of A Community Affair on Rowan Radio, WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird chats with Heather Simmons to discuss the latest developmental boom occurring at Rowan Boulevard. Simmons and Baird discuss how the current state of Rowan Boulevard has come to be and what else will be coming to the area in the near future.

A Community Affair

10/14/2013
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WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird welcomes Republican candidate Steve Lonegan and Democratic candidate Cory Booker onto the show to discuss the hot button issues of this election, their individual strategies and what they can expect out of their opponent. Then, in the second half of the program, Baird speaks with Harry Hurley, a political radio talk show host in Atlantic City for over 20 years, to get his take on what to look for in the waning days of the election.

A Community Affair

10/7/2013
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On this weeks edition of A Community Affair, Erica Milbourne steps in as guest host to talk to former school super intendment Dr. Phillip Cicerro. Dr. Cicerro talks about his book The Seven Deadly Sins of the K-12 Education System and also speaks about how homework quality is more important than homework quantity.

A Community Affair

9/30/2013
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This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with a lifelong real estate agent, Patricia Cliff. Baird and Cliff discuss the current state of the housing market, the effect the 2008 housing collapse had on the current economy, what makes a good real estate agent, and what people searching for homes should look out for.
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