• 00:30

    New MTA Buses For Staten Island

    in Current Events

    If it's happening in Staten Island, we're talking about it!


    City Getting 120 New MTA Buses Over Next Two Years. Will this improve the current bus service? Will additional bus services be added with new buses?


    Cabs Are Key to Saving MTA Money with Access-A-Ride. Are new ADA accessible cabs endangering the future of Access-A-Ride services?


    Access-A-Ride: Affordable Help to Keep Staten Islanders Mobile. Great service for handicapped people, but why is Access-A-Ride costing the MTA so much money?

  • 00:06

    When Mortgages Confront Sea Level Rise

    in Environment

    When regularly and then permanently flooded in sea level rise vulnerable areas, homeowners will not want to make a choice between paying their existing mortgage obligations or, alternatively, defaulting and trying to qualify for a new place to live. Bad credit and a judgment against the borrowers would result from a default on the original mortgage commitments, making it almost impossible for the homeowners to qualify for a new loan. 


    To confront this scenario, society needs solutions for the near future. In this podcast, we explore one such opportunity for creative finance which is also environmentally smart. 


    Join sea level rise commentator Mitch Chester for a brief examination of this key issue. 


    For more information, please visit www.SLRAmerica.org and www.SLRSouthFlorida.com. 


     


     

  • 00:12

    Disclosing Sea Level Rise In Real Estate Transactions

    in Environment

    As sea level rise ascends as a priority issue for the general population in vulnerable regions, legislatures and real estate professionals need to consider fair and reasonable rising sea notice statutes in residential and even commercial realty transactions.


    If we can warn potential buyers about lead based paint and radon gas, surely we can make them aware of ocean inundation issues. 


    The failure to take on such initiatives on a state-by-state basis can result in litigation, not to mention broken dreams of residential property purchasers and business owners.


    Join host Mitch Chester for a quick examination of Sea Level Rise Disclosure forms. 


    For more information, please visit www.SLRAmerica.org. 

  • 01:16

    The Island of Grenada

    in Travel

     

    Happy Post Thanksgiving we hope you had a safe and wonderful time with family and friends.  I also hope you sat around and discussed what and where you would like to go for vacation in 2015 with your family and friends.  Looking for something or someplace you've never gone before?  Tired of the same old thing or places, well I've got an island I know you should consider.


    Today we have the pleasure of having . Chrislyn Lashington, Corporate Communications Officer, Grenada Tourism Authority on the show.  We will give tribute to and learn all about what even people from other islands consider their favorite island.  We'll find out why.  Its a wonderful little island in the South of the Caribbean, the Spice Island as it's known because of the wonderful spices grown there, like nutmeg.  There is even a nutmeg garden De La Grenade.  With new air lifts available from Miami now and hopes of other direct flights from Houston soon, this wonderful gem is getting easier to get to, but trust me it's worth the effort.


    For my foodies out there we'll discuss dining and the types of foods and drink indigenious to Grenada.  For our more adventurous traveler we'll discuss what activities are available for you to do. 


    We'll discuss how Hawaii is raising the bar with new programs, packages and perks in the luxury market.


    Of course end of year travel promotions and upcoming 2015 trips.  You don't want to miss this very exciting and fun episode of Travel Time with Karen as we are excited for you to learn about Grenada!


     

  • 01:05

    #1 Long Island Medium Offers Free Psychic Love Advice

    in Paranormal

    Cindi Sansone-Braff, the Long Island Medium known as "the Romance Whisperer," was named the #1 Psychic for 2011 by the Long Island Press, upstaging the internationally known psychic, John Edward.  She was also recommended by Newsday as one of the top psychic/mediums on Long Island.


    Cindi is also a Relationship Coach and the author of the spiritual, self-help book entitled: Grant Me a Higher Love:How to Go from the Relationship from Hell to One that's Heaven Sent by Scaling The Ladder of Love, which is an Amazon top ten selling book in the New Age/Channeling category. 


    Cindi has thousands of clients and many well-known celebrities are among her biggest fans, but you can call into her show and ask her for advice on any issue near and dear to your heart.


    Cindi tries to prove that death ends a life, but not a relationship.


    You will also come to love Nicole, the co-host and producer of this show.


    You can check out Cindi's web site at: www.grantmeahigherlove.com and please don't forget to vote for her for Best Psychic 2015.  The link and how to vote are on the homepage.

  • 00:04

    Sea Level Rise 2.0...Exploring Financial Tools For Adaptation

    in Environment

    Reports of scientific studies and local government initiatives to deal with the challenge of swelling oceans fill the internet and traditional media daily. Technical experts dealing with sea level rise are hard at work in South Florida, California, the Carolinas, New York, Virginia and other vulnerable areas the world over.


    But responsible action on sea level rise issues requires another dimension of planning, for which we have just begun.


    Wall Street has a role to play too, as does your local bank and credit union. You have a personal financial role as well.


    Monetary and budgeting strategies to cope with sea level rise, for the average homeowner, renter and small business owner need to be crafted today...to be ready for tomorrow.


    In this episode, we explore some proposed tools and blueprints that financial institutions, consumers and governments should consider to properly plan for the near-term.


    Failure to adapt your financial roadmap today will result in missed options tomorrow. 


    Here we cover the comments of Dr. Leonard Berry Director of the Florida Center For Environmental Studies at Florida Atlantic University and South Florida Attorney and sea level rise advocate Mitch Chester on this vital aspect of preparing for rising seas.


    Contact Mr. Chester here. 

  • 00:08

    Your Financial Literacy and Sea Level Rise

    in Environment

    The July 3, 2014 issue of Rolling Stone features an incredibly compelling article by former Vice President Al Gore. Entitled, "The Turning Point," Mr. Gore stresses we will ultimately prevail over climate change...but that irreversible serious damage is taking place.


    Stating there is a climate change "tunnel" and we are "well into it," Mr. Gore urges us to "put a price on climate denial in our politics." He discusses major economic trends in the climate change battle. In this show, we go one step beyond the Rolling Stone article...With regard to rising seas, I discuss how society also needs to put a value on responsible financial preparedness to protect the millions in harm's way as the oceans grow. Call it Sea Level Rise Financial Literacy.


    Join host Mitch Chester for a short, but compelling look at how your level of financial understanding can get you, your family and your community, ready for the consequences of sea level rise.

  • 01:03

    #1 Long Island Medium Offers Free Psychic Love Advice

    in Paranormal

    Cindi Sansone-Braff, the Long Island Medium known as "the Romance Whisperer," was named the #1 Psychic for 2011 by the Long Island Press, upstaging the internationally known psychic, John Edward. She has won the title of Best Psychic 5 years in a row.  She was also recommended by Newsday as one of the top psychic/mediums on Long Island.


    Cindi is also a Relationship Coach and the author of the spiritual, self-help book entitled: Grant Me a Higher Love:How to Go from the Relationship from Hell to One that's Heaven Sent by Scaling The Ladder of Love, which is an Amazon top ten selling book in the New Age/Channeling category, and Why Good People Can't Leave Bad Relationships.


    Cindi has thousands of clients and many well-known celebrities are among her biggest fans, but you can call into her show and ask her for advice on any issue near and dear to your heart.


    Cindi tries to prove that death ends a life, but not a relationship.


    You will also come to love Nicole, the co-host and producer of this show.


    You can check out Cindi's web site at: www.grantmeahigherlove.com and please don't forget to vote for her for Best Psychic 2015.  The link and how to vote are on the homepage.  Like her Facebook page: Why Good People Can't Leave Bad Relationships.

  • 00:46

    The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition with Queen Quet

    in History

    Join Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine, a published author, computer scientist, lecturer, mathematician, historian, columnist, preservationist, environmental justice advocate, environmentlist, film consultant, and the " The Art-ivist for a discussion on the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition.


    The Gullah/Geechee Nation exist from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL.  It encompasses all of the Sea Islands and thirty to thirty-five miles inland to the St. John’s River.  On these islands, people from numerous African ethnic groups linked with indigenous Americans and created the unique Gullah language and traditions from which later came “Geechee.”   The Gullah/Geechee people have been considered “a nation within a nation” from the time of chattel enslavement in the United States until they officially became an internationally recognized nation on July 2, 2000.   At the time of their declaration as a nation, they confirmed the election of their first “head pun de boddee”-head of state and official spokesperson and queen mother.  They elected Queen Quet, Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

  • 00:58

    The Sea of Emotions

    in Christianity

    God bless each of you and thank you for joining us on our program, The Sea of Emotions. We have been called to present this program by the spirit of God. We all have a purpose on this earth and we thank God that he has given us his favor and grace to help many find their way to God, understand his word and to be refreshed in his word. We are also called to pray for the sick, shut in, deprived, lost, hungry, misunderstood and the abused. 'We will conduct bible study of the New Testament in it's entirety. We truly hope that you will be with us on this journey to fulfill his purpose. Please don't hesitate to call in, sign in on the internet, blog with us, or listen to our daily program after the show on line. We desire to hear your comments during the show and also to read your comments, while we are in the studio. God has provided a place that you can come to for prayer, so, bring your request with you or send your request on line. You are welcomed to bring friends on line also. I and a host of other pastors and clergy people will be available to speak with you and to answer your questions. The one thing we ask is, that you do not use profanity or display anger toward us.


    As we go forward there is microphones for each caller (up to 50 callers) and the sound is controlled by us in the studio. If at any time someone can not mute their phones while there is loud noice in the background, we will mute the microphone for the comfort of the other callers and our staff. Now, please join our first show and again, thank you so much for joining us.


    Blessings unto you.

  • 00:11

    Fuel Produced From Oceans To Power Sea Level Rise Adaptation

    in Environment

    An amazing new technology under study by the U.S. Navy could produce boundless energy from salt water. 


    The science is clear...the oceans continue to absorb carbon dioxide, which is one of the reasons the seas are warming and rising each year. 


    Now the offending carbon dioxide can be taken directly from ocean water and turned into certain types of hydrocarbons. That means fuel to energize solutions. 


    How can we harness this new form of fuel, across the globe, to battle some of the adverse effects of rising seas? 


    Salt water intrusion, pushed by sea level rise into freshwater aquifers, is a problem that may have just found a partial and efficient solution. 


    The 2014 U.S. National Climate Assessment, released in July, points out, on page 401, "Sea level rise increases pressure on utilities-such as water an energy- by contaminating potential fresh water supplies with saltwater."


    One proven method of producing drinking water from intruding salt waters is by using desalination plants. While such conversion facilities are getting more efficient, they still take a lot of energy to produce potable water. 


    Significanlty reducing energy consumption demands of desalinzation plants may now be possible. 


    Join Sea Level Rise Radio Host Mitch Chester as we explore how, within 10 years or less, desalination plants and municipal pumping stations may be able to use what is currently carbon neutral military technology to convert sea water into clean energy in the fight against some of the threatening effects of encroaching oceans.


     

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