Turn The Page – Episode 300a

Episode three hundred – part one

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Adelettes we bring back this classic episode. Kristin Howell and Lindi Bortney chime in with Sharon to discuss the origins and legacy of The Adelettes, the Syosset High School Barber Shop Music group. Stay tuned for some lovely music featuring several generations of Adelettes after the episode. Presented in moving Memory of Lindi Bortney who passed May 1, 2024.

Turn The Page – Episode 298e

Episode two hundred ninety eight – part five

Syosset High School Sophomore Grace Liu has written and published a love letter to research. Literally! Grace stops by to chat about RESEARCH TO EMPOWER, a practical research guide written by a student for students.

Turn The Page – Episode 222b

Episode two hundred twenty two – part two


Syosset Native and Filmmaker Steve Taub joins us to talk about his work, his time in Syosset as well as his film Impresarios and Visionaries which will be showing at Syosset Library on Friday, December 16.

Bio

Impresarios and Visionaries trailer

Day in the life of a stand-up comedian

Holocaust testimonial trailer

Elements – Lyrics Steven Taub Music Cathy Kreger

Turn The Page – Episode 219c

Episode two hundred nineteen – part three

Puja Shah, Syosset alum and author, joins us to chat about FOR MY SISTER, Shah’s debut novel finds twin sisters growing up outside of Mumbai who find themselves caught up in a world of human trafficking. Puja talks how her love of social justice and writing was sparked within the walls of Syosset High School.

Turn The Page – Episode 200a

Episode two hundred – part one


Kathy Kim (Sesame Street’s Ji-Young) and Jay Max (Song Writer) return to Turn the Page to chat about their friendship which began at Syosset’s HB Thompson Middle School and thrived throughout their time at SHS. Kathy and Jay treat us to their own origin stories as creatives and muse on the turns their lives had taken as they grew into success in the entertainment industry.

Turn The Page – Episode 200c

Episode two hundred – part three


Mother and Daughter novelists Hilma and Meg take a trip back to Syosset to chat about when they realized they were natural storytellers. The Wolitzers celebrate how the Syosset Library was a touchstone in their lives and tell us about their favorite area restaurants.

Turn The Page – Episode 200b

Episode two hundred – part two


Judd Apatow, who needs no further introduction was surprised when we invited him back only to have Jack DeMasi — SHS’s Faculty Advisor to the Radio Station and TV Production Teacher who had mentored Judd in High School. Judd and Jack tell us about some Syosset shenanigans at the radio station and beyond.

Turn The Page – Episode 200d

Episode two hundred – part four


Jack Demasi returns and this time he has brought Josh Rosenthal (of Tompkins Square Records) and Bob Goodman (TV Writer and Producer of CBS’s Elementary and other favorites) to chat about the boundaries pushed at WKWZ, Syosset High School’s own Radio Station which allowed its students a freedom few would have found everywhere else. Jack, Josh and Bob chat about interviewing politicians, getting free stuff from record companies and how their experiences shaped their careers today.

Turn The Page – Episode 199a

Episode one ninety nine – part one

It’s graduation season for some, and others are gearing up for the college search this summer. Syosset High School Principal John Durante joins us to chat about the inspiration behind his own podcast The College Admission Process Podcast which aims to help kids and parents ease the often overwhelming task of applying to college.

Turn The Page – Episode 192b

Episode one ninety two – part two


Woodbury resident Susan Lax joined us to chat about embracing moments in times of uncertainty and making time for joy. Susan shares the wisdom from over 10 years of writing morning emails to folks looking for a moment to breathe, and how these grew to become her book A HEART’S LANDSCAPE.

SUSAN’S WEBSITE https://susanplax.com/