Category Archives: Morning Mix with Jim Keedy

Thu, 4/2/15 – Patrick Berry, Jim Keedy

Shows in this Episode
The Westfield Show with Patrick Berry
Morning Mix with Jim Keedy

The Westfield News Show has as a guest Dan Howard, General Manager of the Westfield Gas and Electric with some exciting news about a new Pilot Project involving high speed internet.

Morning Mix and Making the List is a lot of fun and featuring “Creepy Songs”

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Thu, 3/26/15 – Patrick Berry, Jim Keedy

Shows in this Episode
The Westfield Show with Patrick Berry
Morning Mix with Jim Keedy

The Westfield News show talks to Mark Cressotti, Westfield City Engineer, about ongoing and upcoming city projects.

The Morning Mix tachles the hot topics of the day and Making the List features Ella Fitzgerald!

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Thu, 2/26/15 – Patrick Berry, Jim Keedy

Shows in this Episode
The Westfield Show with Patrick Berry
Morning Mix with Jim Keedy

Westfield News Radio show has Rick Sullivan as the guest. He is the New CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council.

The Morning Mix features Making the List. Today’s Category, 1990’s Pop Bands.

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Thu, 2/12/15 – Patrick Berry, Jim Keedy

Shows in this Episode
The Westfield Show with Patrick Berry
Morning Mix with Jim Keedy

The Westfield News show with Patrick Berry, features Mayoral Candiate Mike Roeder and his views on what the city needs in the future.

Morning Mix Features “Making the List” with Frank Sinatra Songs

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Thu, 2/12/15 – Patrick Berry, Jim Keady

Shows in this Episode
Westfield News Show Christmas Eve Special
Morning Mix-Making the list
The Westfield News show with Patrick Berry, features Mayoral Candiate Mike Roeder and his views on what the city needs in the future.

Morning Mix Features “Making the List” with Frank Sinatra Songs

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Thu, 2/5/15 – Patrick Berry, Jim Keedy

Shows in this Episode
The Westfield Show with Patrick Berry
Morning Mix with Jim Keedy

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Patrick Berry talks with Westfield school employees Rob Ollari and Tracy Gillespi about the new “Airframe and Powerplant” program they are getting off the ground at Westfield Vocational in preparation for September. Show notes:

0h 0m 0s Patrick Berry discusses weather
0h 0m 48s Guests introduced
0h 1m 20s Topic introduced
0h 1m 34s Current and future scope of program
0h 2m 30s Background of Tracy Gillespie
0h 3m 23s Background of Rob Ollari and his relationship with Tracy
0h 4m 7s How new vocational program got its start
0h 7m 34s What’s needed for program to open in September
0h 9m 30s Is there a need for this program?
0h 12m 48s Difference between Westfield’s program and other programs at other schools
0h 13m 21s Tracy Gillespie’s role
0h 14m 43s How are local businesses helping?
0h 16m 19s How program impacts student capacity
0h 20m 56s break
0h 31m 39s Comparison of Westfield aviation program to other existing programs
0h 35m 3s Westfield State University aviation management program and relationship to Voc’s program
0h 36m 33s Availability and desirability of local aviation jobs
0h 38m 53s Applicability of skills learned in program to industries outside of aviation
0h 40m 53s Student capacity of program
0h 41m 43s What program will be like for a student
0h 42m 8s Grade levels that will be eligible
0h 42m 30s Program curriculum and location
0h 43m 43s Reaction from middle school kids who learn about the program
0h 44m 18s Interest in the program in general
0h 44m 55s Open house for Westfield Voc is Wednesday, 6 to 8pm. Opportunity to learn about Westfield Voc
0h 46m 3s Value of Westfield Voc to the community
0h 46m 43s Changing nature and prestige of vocational schools
0h 47m 0s Hydroponic agriculture
0h 48m 0s Value of real world experience for teachers
0h 48m 43s “Career Technical Education” is new term for “Vocational” schools
0h 48m 59s Benefits of a technical career
0h 50m 46s Westfield Voc may change its name to “Westfield Technical Academy”
0h 52m 11s Break
0h 57m 49s Benefits of having radio show at Press Room Cafe
0h 58m 43s General chat about weather and news
1h 1m 48s When aviation program starts and how many students
1h 2m 8s Hangar at Barnes
1h 3m 3s Need for restoration of the hangar and how that happens
1h 4m 40s Tracy’s background
1h 6m 47s Rob’s background
1h 7m 53s Tracy sings praises of Voc staff
1h 8m 28s Other programs at voc
1h 10m 47s Pulseline call
1h 11m 48s Break
1h 17m 48s Banter about benefits of community radio and news
1h 19m 55s Patrick reintroduces guests
1h 20m 23s Value of Westfield Voc to the community and students
1h 16m 3s Readiness and preparation of program for September
1h 21m 33s Textbooks for the program
1h 21m 58s FAA’s standards for curriculum and educational requirements for the program
1h 24m 56s Coop opportunities for aviation technology students
1h 26m 53s 0% drop out rate at Westfield Voc
1h 27m 7s Providing good work habits to students
1h 27m 38s What kind of student should consider Voc?
1h 29m 38s Discussion of how students are exposed to all programs at Westfield Voc
1h 30m 58s Path from vocational high to college credit and degrees
1h 33m 3s Banter about birthdays
1h 33m 33s Break
1h 38m 9s Weather report and news and future shows
1h 40m 8s Coordination of aviation program with economic development officials
1h 41m 25s Impact on program on school and city budget and short and long-term financing of program
1h 43m 53s Voc brings in $1 million per year into community through Chapter 74 non-resident tuition
1h 44m 34s Possibility for adult education programs in the future
1h 45m 33s Banter about the opportunities the program offers for all stakeholders
1h 46m 33s Role of DOT and FAA in oversight of the program
1h 47m 13s Discussion whether pilot training is available
1h 48m 11s Closing comments and announcements