Discussing end-of-life decisions is always a difficult task. But Sandra Lobert, CEO of Hospice of Cincinnati says including family members in the process can make things easier in the long-run. Ms. Lobert talked with WNKU's Matt Kelley about the topic and how a hospice can help.
Fall is here and the chill in the air has some animals looking to people’s homes for winter shelter. Steve Divine, the Environmental Director for the Northern Kentucky Health Department says a particular concern comes from the bat population in the Tri-State. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked divine why bats are dangerous to people and their pets. (get more information at www.nkyhealth.org )
Bill Maher will be bringing his “politically incorrect” style of comedy to the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati this Sunday. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with the political satirist to find out what he’ll be talking about when he comes to town. (get more information at www.centercincinnati.net )
The 35th annual Mainstrasse Village Oktoberfest will be taking place this weekend. Spokesperson Donna Kremer says they’re expecting more than one-hundred-thousand people to attend this year's festival. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Ms. Kremer about the event and why Oktoberfest takes place in September.
More than a quarter million people will line both banks of the Ohio River Sunday evening for the 37th annual Riverfest fireworks. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with two law enforcement officials to find out about street and bridge closings and what is permissible to take into the viewing areas.
Two local authors are celebrating the release of their book on Amazon and capturing the top sales spot. NKU’s Doctor Joe Moffett and Co-author Steve Mathes wrote “The Ultimate Hamer Guitars: An Illustrated History” to share their enthusiasm for the popular instruments. Doctor Moffett Stopped by the WNKU studios to talk to Matt Kelley about how he got interested in Hamer Guitars…
This Saturday, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is hosting a free reading of a new play called "Cincinnati King". It's the story of Syd Nathan and King Records. All of the seats for the reading are taken. But there will be a second free reading on Sunday at 2:00 pm; and reservations, as of Wednesday morning, August 28, were still available. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked playwright KJ Sanchez how she got involved in the project.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is welcoming a new president. Clarence G. Newsome; a Trustee and board member from Duke University was selected after a nation-wide search. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked with Mr. Newsome about his “vision” for the future of the Freedom Center. (get more information at www.nurfc.org )