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A Community Affair

A weekly show focusing on community issues that impact the residents of Gloucester County and South Jersey. Airs Mondays at 5:00 p.m
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John Hupalo on Planning, Saving, and Paying for College
(Aug 29, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa speaks with John Hupalo, author of "Plan and Finance Your Family's College Dreams: A Parent's Step by Step Guide from Pre-K to Senior Year". John gives parents and students the helpful information they need to plan, save, and pay for their college education. He also gives tips on how to conquer student loan debt and much more.

Dr. Anne Speckhard on ISIS Defectors
(Aug 22, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa speaks with Dr. Anne Speckhard, author of the book "ISIS Defectors: Inside Stories of the Terrorist Caliphate". Anne will share what she has learned about the group through her research and interviews with former ISIS members.

Dr. Richard Jacoby on the Dangers of Sugar
(Aug 15, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa speaks with Dr. Richard Jacoby, author of the book "Sugar Crush". Richard will talk about the serious health issues brought on by eating too much sugar and give a few tips on how to reduce sugar consumption.

Rodney J. Walker on Finding Success Despite Your Circumstances
(Aug 08, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa speaks with Rodney J. Walker, author of "A New Day One: Trauma, Grace, and a Young Man's Journey from Foster Care to Yale". Rodney will share his inspiring story on how he found success despite his circumstances.

Larry Powalisz on the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service
(Aug 01, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa speaks with author and National Park enthusiast Larry Powalisz. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, Larry will tell us about the history of the service and some local parks we can visit.

A Day At The Democratic National Convention
(Jul 25, 2016) Play Dowanload

Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa is joined by News Director Geneva Gerwitz and Co-Operations Manager Kelly Green on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. They cover the Black Caucus, disgruntled protesters, Bernie Sanders supporters, and much more in a special broadcast from Philadelphia.

Emily Slingluff on Raising Happy Children
(Jul 18, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa speaks with author and parenting expert Emily Slingluff. With all the tragedies we see in the news lately, Emily provides a new take on the issue and how raising happier children can be the cure to it all.

Stacey Gorlicky on Body Image and Eating Disorders
(Jul 11, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa speaks with Stacey Gorlicky, author of the book "Food, Sex, and You". Having struggled with an eating disorder herself, Stacey wants to shed some light on the issue and give tips to help others overcome it.

Dr. Jim Roach on the Zika Virus
(Jul 04, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa and co-host Kyle Thomas talk with Dr. Jim Roach, president and owner of the Midway Center. Jim talks about the history of the Zika virus, how it is spread, and how we can protect ourselves from it.

Nathan's Famous Turns 100 Years Old
(Jun 30, 2016) Play Dowanload

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa and co-host Kyle Thomas talk with William Handwerker, author of "Nathan's Famous: The First 100 Years". As the grandson of the founder, Bill talks all about the history behind America's favorite hot dog company and the man who started it all.

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