• 00:55

    Thomas Macentee - Geneologist

    in Lifestyle

    As a genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and to interact with others in the family history community, Thomas MacEntee relies upon his 25 years of experience in the information technology field.
    Born in the Catskill Mountain region of New York, Thomas was introduced to his ancestry in 1993 when he discovered a published copy of his family’s genealogy from 1916.  Working with a detailed accounting of his Dutch ancestry, Thomas has continued to trace the other roots and branches of his family for the past 15 years.
    After attending The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., earning a Bachelor of Arts in Art History with a minor in Spanish Language and Literature, a career involving computers and the Internet was not on the radar for this lover of history and the liberal arts.  But life has a funny way of interfering with “best laid plans.”
    While working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Thomas was asked to learn all about a new-fangled machine called the IBM Personal Computer and then teach others in his department. Thus began a fascination with desktop computer technology and training.
    By then an “accidental trainer,” for the next 22 years Thomas went on to work in some of the largest global law firms in the world including Skadden Arps and Latham & Watkins as a trainer, technical writer, applications analyst and project manager.
    Fast-forward to the present: Thomas now shares his knowledge of technology and experience as a genealogist with others through various forms of social media and speaking engagements.  Through his business High-Definition Genealogy, he provides consulting services in the genealogy industry covering such areas as market research, education, technology and more.
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  • 01:27

    Finding the Living with Thomas MacEntee

    in History

     
    Special guest Thomas MacEntee provided a lively discussion on resources to find the living.  Michael Williams  also shared his journey to find his biological family. 
    Thomas MacEntee is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and as a way to connect with others in the family history community.
    Michael Williams author of Black Essence Grammy Award Winning Memoir Native Womb: Going Back To The Beginning (A foster childs journey to connect with his family).  He began his life journey as a foster child in New York City's Child Welfare System and was placed in Angel Guardian Fostercare agency.  Inspite of insurmountable odds, Michael went on to become a Pennsylvanian Board of Governor's Scholarship recipient alumnus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Communications Media with minor academic concentrations in Pan- African and Musical Theater Studies. 
     
     
     
    Theme music - Sweet Mello Spice by composer / producer Alvin K. Alexander. 

  • 00:55

    The Thomas Loop Radio Show - Ultraman/Hockey on AM-1440 WJJL 2/25/2015

    in Sports

    Wednesday's edition of The Thomas Loop Radio Show on AM-1440, WJJL - features an interview with author over the phones, Jim Gourley - in support of his new book, The Race Within - Passion, Courage, and Sacrifice at The Ultraman Triathlon.  The book can be accessed on www.triumphbooks.com. At the top of the broadcast - I'll be over the phones talking conference playoff hockey with Head Coach of Buffalo State College Men's Hockey Program, Nick Carriere.  


    Overview of The Race Within - 


    The Ultraman Triathlon, one of the most remarkable endurance races in the world, is a three-day, 320-mile race that circumnavigates the Big Island of Hawaii. With only 40 competitors allowed in each year, this invitation-only event hosts some of the most superlative athletes on the planet. The Race Within discusses the 30-year history of the sport and race director Jane Bockus, former Pan Am flight attendant who has never done a triathlon, yet has dedicated herself to keeping the event true to its founding spirit for decades. This book follows Jane, her assistants, and a small cast of athletes through an entire year—from the end of the 2012 Ultraman to the 2013 event—and shows how they faced new challenges to the growth and well-being of the event, and were forced to question if old traditions could survive in a world of constantly-evolving sports entertainment. Granted full access to the race and the athletes, author Jim Gourley presents a look at this unique event and examines what it means to truly love sports.

  • 00:34

    Author2Author with Wendy Thomas Russell

    in Writing

    Bill welcomes author and publisher Wendy Thomas Russell to the show to discuss her book, Relax, It's Just God: How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You're Not Religious. Wendy Thomas Russell is an award-winning journalist, author and editor. Inspired by her own experience as a secular mother raising a young daughter, Russell in 2011 launched Relax, It’s Just God, a blog and book for secular parents unsure about how to address the topic of religion with their children. Relax, It’s Just God has been featured by dozens of print and online publications and blogs — including the Washington Post, the New York Times’ Sixth Floor Blog, Psychology Today and the Humanist Project at Harvard.

  • 01:47

    From Homeless to Hallelujah: The Derrell Thomas Story

    in Music

    Derrell started singing in his dad's church choir at 5 years of age. Derrell's love for God and Gospel music planted him in the music ministry for over 25 years.


    This constant exposure to the presence of God saturated Derrell with a powerful anointing. His gifts have made room for him to open for Yolanda Adams, Byron Cage and Josh Groban.


    Last year, Derrell appeared on the "Bobby Jones Presents" television broadcast where he performed his first single, "My All and All.


    "In February of this year, he was named “Most Inspirational Artist” during the New Artist Showcase he d at the Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards.


    Join us as we speak with our special guest Derrell Thomas.

  • 00:28

    Tired of Having It But Not Using It? Author Todd Thomas

    in Books

    Mental performance expert and personal achievement author Todd Thomas has seen many people throughout his life reach for their goals and fall short over and over again, including himeself. He's seen those who are wildly successful yet dissatisfied because there's a passionately held goal they never go for. Is it lack of ability, feeling stuck, getting up that one more time, pressing on, willingness to take the risk?


    With nearly 20 years of experience in coaching, speaking to and working with teams and individual athletes to help them reach for their potential, Todd brings a unique perspective to the science of personal achievement.


    Todd, sometimes referred to as the "people whisperer" for his coaching style and skill that brings out the best in people, is known for his practical, simple, and common sense style; Todd's fusion of real life stories and his conversational light hearted approach connects with his audiences at an intimate and individual level. 


    For Info:


    http://www.ItFactorBook.com

  • 01:00

    The Thomas Loop Radio Show - Jeremy Hoyle Music on AM-1440 WJJL 2/11/2015

    in Music

    Jeremy Hoyle is in studio for the February 11, 2015 edition of The Thomas Loop Radio Show on AM-1440 WJJL (Niagara Falls/Buffalo, New York) 


    Also, press coverage from First Niagara Center - As the Sabres take on the Senators from 2/10/2015.  


    Jeremy Hoyle's career in Buffalo, New York - has extended over three decades since 1999.  His solo project, along with his tribute bad (The Tragically Hip), The Strictly Hip - have played in venues all over the United States and Canada. 


    Jeremy Hoyle's Bio & Highlights are here - 


    - Raised on a farm in Sherkston Ontario
    - Began playing professionally at 15 years old
    - Became a full time musician in 1999
    - Toured nationally in US for 7 years
    - Strictly Hip winner of Buffalo Music Award 'Best Tribute Band' 11 years in a row
    - Strictly Hip awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at Buffalo Music Awards 2012
    - Strictly Hip awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at Buffalo Nightlife Awards 2013


    - Jeremy Hoyle winner of Buffalo Music Awards "Best Male Vocalist" 6 times


    - Jeremy Hoyle awarded Lifetime Achievement Award Buffalo Nightlife Awards 2015

    Discography
    - Jeremy Hoyle Band "Anyhere Everywhere" 2004
    - Jeremy Hoyle Band '...old friends" 2009
    - Jeremy Hoyle "Lost City Carols" 2012


    Influences - Bob Dylan / Johnny Cash / Bruce Springsteen / U2 / Ron Hawkins


     


     

  • 01:01

    Bert Martinez joined by Gary Getz, Thomas K.R. Stovall and guests

    in Business

    Thomas K.R. Stovall two-time author, cited as an expert in the area of Business Amplification. He is an entrepreneur with over 15 years of real-world business experience, in private equity, real estate investment and enterprise software. He is the Founder of CANDID Cup, the global leader in mobile microfeedback


    Andrew A. Arons founder and managing partner of Synergy Advisory Management Group. He is a Registered Financial Consultant, a Certified Senior Advisor, a member of the National Ethics Bureau and a licensed securities and insurance professional who holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses


    Gary Getz Partner and CEO of the strategy and innovation consulting firm Strategos.  In over 35 years as a marketer, strategist and consultant. Gary’s book, Customer Equity   focuses on how companies can evaluate the financial value of their customer relationships to guide all of the investments they make in customer-related activities


    Ohad Samet FinTech industry veteran and the co-founder and CEO of TrueAccord, the first-of-its-kind algorithmic recovery platform. TrueAccord is using machine learning, behavioral aanalytics and a humanist approach to help enterprises and small businesses recover outstanding payments and maintain positive customer relationships

  • 02:39

    The Sonny Thomas Show

    in Current Events

    The SONNY THOMAS Show is a hard hitting, in your face, making you think radio program from long time activist and music promoter, Sonny Thomas LIVE every Thursday Night!

  • 00:31

    Touching Em' All with Gary Phillips (Thomas Duffy & Matt Valentine)

    in Sports

    Join host Gary Phillips of Double G Sports, FaRag Sports and The Setonian this Monday for a new episode of Touching Em' All!


    Phillips will first be joined by Thomas Duffy from Bleacher Report, Nets Daily and The Setonian to talk about the end of the NBA season. Then, WSOU personality Matt Valentine will come on to talk about a wild first week of the MLB season. You are not going to want to miss "Touching Em' All with Gary Phillips" on April 13. Tune in and listen live at 11:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time!

  • 02:02

    SWU - Carolyn Thomas – No More “One Last Time” - Domestic Violence

    in Education

    Carolyn Thomas – No More “One Last Time”


    No should have been NO!!!! Domestic Violence


    Many women are in an abusive relationship and find it hard to get away from the abuser. Lives have been lost behind the act of a controlling, jealous, insecure, and obsessive man to where the woman often times lose her life or someone close to them.



    What are the warning signs to let someone know they are in an abusive relationship?

    How do you tell someone they are in danger if they don’t get out of the abusive relationship?

    Where can women go to seek shelter or help?

    Are you willing to step up and save a life if the opportunity arises?


    Upcoming Event OCT. 2015 – Krystal Holliday to do Spoken Word at event.  SWU Live Broadcasting from event. Carolyn needs a celebrity to draw the crowd.


     


    Teaching women self defense – Travis Evans Comment


    CarolynT70@yahoo.com


     


     


     


     

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