Showing posts with label liberty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label liberty. Show all posts

Sunday, April 24, 2022

FM #782 - Health Director Cathleen Liberty - 04/19/22 (audio)

FM #782 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 782 in the series. 


This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Health Director Cathleen Liberty  April 19, 2022. We had our conversation via virtual conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.


The recording runs about 28 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Cathleen. Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-782-health-director-cathleen-liberty-04-19-22



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Health Dept page  https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department


Health Dept - COVID reporting dashboard -> 

https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department/webforms/covid-19-dashboard-portal 


Board of Health page  https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department


Sign up for Health alerts via Regroup -> https://franklintown.regroup.com/signup 


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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial. 


This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.

 

How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know


Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.

 

For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/  or www.franklin.news 


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com


The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.


I hope you enjoy!

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You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"

 

Health Director Cathleen Liberty
Health Director Cathleen Liberty

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Danielle Hopkins & Heath Nisbett talk Music Therapy with Cathleen Liberty in this episode of "The Topic"

Danielle Hopkins & Heath Nisbett, Music Therapy

Danielle is Director at the Franklin Senior Center. Heath is one of the instructors of the “Tune It Out“ guitar program for veterans. Both are Board certified music therapists.




Brian Schreck is the music therapist Heath was referring to about "heartbeat" music therapy https://www.thebeatoftheheartmovie.com/ 

Berklee's free online course on music wellness https://www.coursera.org/learn/music-for-wellness 

American Music Therapy Association  https://www.musictherapy.org/

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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm). 

For additional information, please visit  the Health Dept page at www.Franklinma.gov   


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at  cliberty@franklinma.gov 


The music for the intro and exit is called “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes Music and is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License  


Scott Holmes Music => https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes


You can also subscribe and listen to "The Topic" audio on your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "The Topic


Danielle Hopkins & Heath Nisbett talk Music Therapy with Cathleen Liberty in this episode of "The Topic"
Danielle Hopkins & Heath Nisbett talk Music Therapy with Cathleen Liberty in this episode of "The Topic"

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Health Director Cathleen Liberty talks about COVID and other important Health Dept. work - 01/25/22 (audio)

FM #714 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 714 in the series. 


This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Health Director Cathleen Liberty  January 25, 2022. We had our conversation via virtual conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.


We talk about 

New year, some things remain the same, some things are new

  • Where are we at, 2 years in

  • COVID-19, vaccine clinics

  • Kids survey open now

  • At home kits, reporting skew

Metacomet Regional

  • Nurse, epidemiologist now in temporary office at the Senior Center

  • Inspector


The recording runs about 35 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Cathleen. Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-714-franklin-ma-health-director-cathleen-liberty-01-25-22



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Health Dept page  https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department


Board of Health page  https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department


Link to survey -> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1p4-syf7lDV6JcvpeY518Fli57fWurGIDg6G7oN8F6X-PLw/viewform 


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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial. 


This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.

 

How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know


Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.

 

For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/  or www.franklin.news 


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com


The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.


I hope you enjoy!

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You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"

 

Health Director Cathleen Liberty
Health Director Cathleen Liberty

Sunday, December 19, 2021

NEW HOPE, Inc. CEO Issues Statement On Alleged Domestic Violence Homicide Murder In Franklin, MA

Marcia Szymanski, CEO, New Hope Inc. offer condolences to the family of the Shirley Branco Owen who was murdered on Friday, December 17, 2021. New Hope also is able to offer support to family and friends of Ms. Owen.

In response to yesterday’s alleged domestic violence homicide in Franklin, the police were able to apprehend the suspect, Ms. Owen’s ex-husband, thus there is no danger to the community at-large.  

New Hope, Inc.’s Executive Director and President, Marcia Szymanski, issued a statement to inform the community about services available to them. New Hope, Inc. provides domestic violence services to 41 communities, including Franklin.  New Hope has offices in both Attleboro and Milford to assist survivors of domestic violence with safety planning, obtaining restraining orders, and other legal protections to ensure their safety. These services are free of charge.

New Hope President and CEO, Marcia Szymanski, stated, “We want to inform the public that New Hope has a 24-hour, toll-free hotline available to survivors and witnesses to violence, as well as to concerned family members, friends, co-workers and neighbors who may need support.  Our hotline is 1-800-323-HOPE (4673), and we encourage anyone who may be in need of our services to call and get help.”

New Hope, Inc.’s domestic and sexual violence services include the  24-hour hotline (1-800-323-HOPE), two emergency shelters for survivors fleeing violent homes, counseling services for adults and children, a supervised visitation center where non-custodial parents can visit in a safe supervised setting with their children due to domestic violence and other issues, court-based legal advocacy to help survivors obtain restraining orders, safety planning, an intimate partner abuse education program, education/outreach services.  

New Hope, Inc. is a registered 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization, whose mission is “To create communities free from violence and exploitation.”  For more information, visit www.new-hope.org.  

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Find out more about New Hope and their work. Listen to the recent episode of The Topic with Franklin Health Director Cathleen Liberty and Marcia Szymanski  =>   https://www.franklinmatters.org/2021/12/the-topic-003-marcia-symanski-new-hope.html


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Topic: 003 - Marcia Szymanski - New Hope

Cathleen Liberty, Franklin Health Director, talks with Marcia Szymanski, Executive Director of New Hope, in this episode of The Topic.


New Hope Hotline -> 800-323-HOPE or 800-323-4673

Web page = www.new-hope.org/ 


Audio file -> https://anchor.fm/franklin21/episodes/003---Marcia-Symanski---New-Hope-e1b1ubk/a-a70j0lp




We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm). 


For additional information, please visit  the Health Dept page at www.Franklinma.gov   


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at  cliberty@franklinma.gov 


The music for the intro and exit is called “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes Music and is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License  


Scott Holmes Music => https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes


You can also subscribe and listen to TheTopic audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "TheTopic" 



The Topic: 003 - Marcia Symanski - New Hope
The Topic: 003 - Marcia Symanski - New Hope

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The Topic: 002 - Jennifer Knight-Levine discusses substance misuse and the SAFE Coalition programs (audio)

Join Franklin's Health Director Cathleen Liberty as she talks with SAFE Coalition's Executive Director Jennifer Knight-Levine.




SAFE Coalition hotline - 508-488-8105

SAFE Coalition website - https://www.safecoalitionma.org/

We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm).

For additional information, please visit the Health Dept. page at https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department

If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at cliberty@franklinma.gov

The music for the intro and exit is called “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes Music and is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

You can also subscribe and listen to The Topic audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "The Topic" 


The Topic: 002 - Jennifer Knight-Levine discusses substance misuse and the SAFE Coalition programs (audio)
The Topic: 002 - Jennifer Knight-Levine discusses substance misuse and the SAFE Coalition programs (audio)

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

"The Topic" and "Talk Franklin" scheduled for wfpr.fm on Wednesday and Saturday

The wfpr.fm Franklin Matters Radio schedule for this week: Wednesday, Nov 3 and Saturday, Nov 6, 2021:

** Wednesday, November 3, 2021

9:00 AM/ 12:00 PM /6:00 PM
The Topic -  Cathy Liberty and Jennifer Knight-Levine 
  
11:00 AM/ 2:00 PM /8:00 PM Franklin Matters Radio 
Talk Franklin - Popup Shops 

** Saturday, November 6, 2021

9:00 AM - The Topic - Cathy Liberty and Jennifer Knight-Levine  

3:00 PM - Talk Franklin - Popup Shops 


Franklin Matters Radio schedule for Wednesday 11/03/21
Franklin Matters Radio schedule for Wednesday 11/03/21

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Franklin Matters Radio shows scheduled for Wednesday, Sep 15 and Saturday, Sep 18

The Franklin Matters Radio shows scheduled for Wednesday, September 15 and Saturday, September 18 are the following:


Wednesday
  • 9:00 AM / Noon / 6:00 PM  =  FM_#600_HealthDir-CLiberty_20210831 (~ 33 mins)
  • 11:00 AM / 2:00 PM / 8:00 PM  =  FM_#601_TC-NDanello_#602_DSpencer_Combo combination   (~ 45 mins) 

Saturday

The Health Director Cathleen Liberty meeting repeats on Saturday at 9:00 AM and Town Clerk Nancy Danello election info and SchComm candidate Denise Spencer sessions combined repeats at 3:00 PM.


You can also find each segment separately in your favorite podcast app or in the Franklin Matters Radio archive -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/p/fm-podcasts.html 


Franklin Matters Radio shows scheduled for Wednesday, Sep 15 and Saturday, Sep 18
Franklin Matters Radio shows scheduled for Wednesday, Sep 15 and Saturday, Sep 18

Thursday, September 9, 2021

FM #600 - Franklin's Health Director Cathleen Liberty - 08/31/21 (audio)

FM #600 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 600 in the series. 


This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Health Director Cathleen Liberty on August 31, 2021. We had our conversation via virtual conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.


We talk about the major topics of 

  • Protocol set for COVID-19 exposure

  • Public health nurse update

  • Metacomet Shared Service grant update

  • Tune it out program update

  • New podcast coming - “The Topic”


The recording runs about 30 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Cathleen


Audio file ->  https://player.captivate.fm/episode/f09f57cc-916a-403b-9ba7-a04a3420c2bd


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Health Dept. page https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department

Board of Health page https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department


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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm). 


This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.

 

How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know


Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.

 

For additional information, please visit   Franklinmatters.org/  or www.franklin.news/


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com


The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.


I hope you enjoy!


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You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"

 

Town of Franklin Health Director Cathleen Liberty
Town of Franklin Health Director Cathleen Liberty

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

FM #556 - Health Director Cathleen Liberty - 05/26/21 (audio)

FM #556 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 556 in the series. 


This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Health Director Cathleen Liberty  May 26 2021. We had our conversation via virtual conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.


We talk about the major topics of 

  • COVID-19 and the relaxation of protocols

  • Mosquitoes, ticks and other ‘normal’ Health items including Salmonella 

  • New Health Dept. podcast coming


The recording runs about 30 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Cathleen Audio file = https://player.captivate.fm/episode/d081316b-d574-43c2-b202-41f449658e66



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Health Dept. page  https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department


Board of Health page  https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department


Article on Healthy Families and Flocks  https://www.cdc.gov/healthypets/resources/salmonella-baby-poultry.pdf


Norfolk County Mosquito District https://norfolkcountymosquito.org/


CDC article on salmonella outbreak  https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-04-21/index.html


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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial. 


This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.

 

How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know


Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.

 

For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/  or www.franklin.news 


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com


The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.


I hope you enjoy!

------------------


You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"

 

Health Director Cathleen Liberty - 05/26/21 (audio)
Health Director Cathleen Liberty - 05/26/21 (audio)