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Hosted by Pete Mazzone. Edited and produced by Jeremy Cate.

    The Latest from the American Perimeter Trail Project

    The Latest from the American Perimeter Trail Project

    Franklin County native, Rue McKenrick gives us an update from the trail. McKenrick is a hiker, attempting to circumnavigate the continental United States and establish the American Perimeter Trail. We also hear from the trail project's coordinator, Leilah Grace. When we last visited with McKenrick in March, he was near the Alabama/Mississippi border. When we recorded this latest interview (via Zoom conferencing) he was a little closer to his first home. Listen in to hear more.

    • 35 min
    District Attorney, Matt Fogal

    District Attorney, Matt Fogal

    Franklin County District Attorney, Matt Fogal, a Republican, this week released a statement strongly supporting protesters who have been demonstrating in Chambersburg and around the world in the aftermath of the racist killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police. We spoke with Fogal about his statement and the state of policing in Franklin County, via Zoom conferencing.

    • 36 min
    Letrell Deshan Crittenden on "The Road to Making Small-Town News More Inclusive"

    Letrell Deshan Crittenden on "The Road to Making Small-Town News More Inclusive"

    Small-town newspapers continue a rapid decline across the country, but a lack of coverage of minority communities in small towns has always been present. Listen in as we talk about this issue and possible solutions(over Zoom audio conferencing) with Letrell Deshan Crittenden, PhD. He's a Chambersburg native who's recently been studying small town news coverage and conducting focus groups here in Franklin County, which you can read about here: https://www.cjr.org/tow_center_reports/the-road-to-making-small-town-news-more-inclusive.php. On Tuesday, May 12th there will be a community discussion about this work via Zoom, and you're invited to take part. RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1NY35ArWcBbNAR4Ohn2owDgZFx_PTvrX02BnrHg5Am_Q/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1s_zv4L3WfiEYENEN-n60l4ekVj32xW3iVthOzaOZBT2dpGngMsdxK_W8&edit_requested=true

    • 41 min
    Rue McKenrick and the American Perimeter Trail Project

    Rue McKenrick and the American Perimeter Trail Project

    Rue McKenrick is a native of Franklin County, PA undertaking a highly ambitious project to establish a hiking trail around the perimeter of the continental United States. We were able to catch Rue along his journey to talk about the project and how it could be affected by the current health crisis.

    • 41 min
    April Brown of Franklin/Fulton County Drug and Alcohol

    April Brown of Franklin/Fulton County Drug and Alcohol

    Listen in as we talk with April Brown, administrator of Franklin/Fulton County Drug and Alcohol. She gives us an idea of where our area currently stands in the ongoing opioid epidemic and talks about treatment and recovery services that are available for anyone needing help.

    • 38 min
    Female Firsts in Franklin County

    Female Firsts in Franklin County

    Listen in as we talk with Pam Anderson and Kira Coy and get to know some of the women from the Franklin County area who were the first women in their fields, professions or other endeavors. A photo and biography project about them will be on display at the Coyle Free Library during the month of March - Women's History Month.

    • 31 min

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