CB8 Speaks

A monthly broadcast covering various district issues, featuring Board Members and community leaders.

The Rat Academy with Caroline Bragdon

Episode Date: May 4th, 2017
Host: Cos Spagnoletti
Guests: Caroline Bragdon, Director of Neighborhood Intervention - NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene's Bureau of Veterinary & Pest Control


Sally Minard Vice-chair, Board of Directors of the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy

Episode Date: April 6th, 2017
Host: Ellen Polivy
Guests: Sally Minard, Vice Chair, Four Freedoms Park Conservancy


State Senator José M. Serrano, 29th Senate District

Episode Date: March 2, 2017
Host: Ellen Polivy
Guests: State Senator José M. Serrano


Loraine Brown and Tricia Shimamura new board members are the guests and a bonus short.

Episode Date: Jan 20, 2017
Host: Sophia James
Guests: Loraine Brown , Tricia Shimamura


Tricia Shimamura appointed to the Full Board on April 2016 is the guest.

Episode Date: Jan 20, 2017
Host: Carolina Tejo
Guests: Tricia Shimamura


Loraine Brown, appointed to the Full Board on April 2015, is the guest

Episode Date: Jan 20, 2017
Host: Sophia James
Guests: Loraine Brown


Recently appointed board members Sara Solomon, Michael 'Mick' Mellamphy and Lynne Strong-Shinozaki are the guests.

Episode Date: January 5, 2017
Host: David Rosenstein, Carolina Tejo
Guests: Sara Solomon, Mick Mellamphy and Lynne Strong-Shinozaki

2nd Avenue Subway Construction Update

Episode Date: October 6, 2016
Host: A. Scott Falk
Guests: M. Barry Schneider


Matt Bauer, President of the Madison Avenue BID, is the guest

Episode Date: July 7, 2016
Host: Christina Davis
Guests: Matthew Bauer


"Queensboro Oval Park: Public, Private or Both?"

Episode Date: June 2, 2016
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Peggy Price, Susan Evans, Ben Kallos


Judith Berdy, President of the Roosevelt Island Historical Society, is the guest

Episode Date: May 5, 2016
Host: Ellen Polivy
Guests: Judith Berdy


Annual chat with Community Board 8's Chair, Jim Clynes

Episode Date: April 7, 2016
Host: David Rosentein
Guests: James G. Clynes, Chair of CB8M


The Knickerbocker Greys

Episode Date: March 3, 2016
Host: David Menegon
Guests: Six cadets from the Knickerbocker Greys


William T. Castro, Manhattan's Parks Borough Commissioner, is the guest.

Episode Date: February 4, 2016
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: William T. Castro

Rebecca Seawright, NYS Assembly member for the 76th district, is the guest

Episode Date: December 3, 2015
Host: Ellen Polivy
Guests: Assembly member Rebecca Seawright


Peter Patch, Andrew Kalloch, Carolina Tejo, Gayle Baron are the guests

Episode Date: November 5, 2015
Host: Sophia James, Scott Falk
Guests: Peter Patch, Andrew Kalloch, Carolina Tejo, Gayle Baron


Daniel Dornbaum, Alida Camp and Katherine LaGuardia are the guests

Episode Date: October 1, 2015
Host: David Rosenstein, Allison Kopf
Guests: Daniel Dornbaum, Alida Camp and Katherine LaGuardia


Get to know your Community Board, first of a series

Episode Date: September 3, 2015
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: David Menegon, Glen Pandolfino, and Zoe Markowitz


Ellen Polivy chats Constituent Services with key staff of local electeds

Episode Date: August 6, 2015
Host: Ellen Polivy
Guests: Courtney M. Ferrissey, Shelby Garner, José-Ramon Perez-Lopez, Elsbeth Reimann [retired]


Letitia James, NYC's Public Advocate is the guest

Episode Date: July 2, 2015
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Letitia James


NYC Council Member Dan Garodnick is the guest

Episode Date: June 4, 2015
Host: David G. Liston
Guests: Dan Garodnick, NYC Council Member for District 4


United States Congressperson Carolyn B. Maloney is the guest [April 2011]

Episode Date: May 19, 2015
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Congressperson Carolyn B. Maloney


The Co-Chairs of the Communications Committee are the guests

Episode Date: May 7, 2015
Host: Allison Kopf
Guests: David Rosenstein and Will Sanchez


James G. Clynes, newly elected Chair of Community Board 8

Episode Date: March 5, 2015
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: James G. Clynes


How the Manhattan DA's Office Works to Protect Vulnerable Groups: Immigrants and the Elderly

Episode Date: February 5, 2015
Host: David G. Liston
Guests: Rosemary Yu, Co-Chief of the Immigrant Affairs Program, and Catherine Christian, Unit Chief of the Elder Abuse Unit

Domestic Violence Discussion with Audrey Moore, Chief of the Special Victims Bureau

Episode Date: December 4, 2014
Host: David Liston
Guests: Audrey C. Moore from the NYC DA's Office


"Gridlock" Sam Schwartz is the guest, Part 2 of two parts - a Traffic Discussion

Episode Date: November 6, 2014
Host: Nick Viest and A. Scott Falk
Guests: "Gridlock" Sam Schwartz


Domestic Violence Forum 2007 - Public Safety Committee

Episode Date: October 27, 2014
Host: Matt Bondy & Will Sanchez
Guests: C. Lydia Martinez, Dan Garodnick, more


"Gridlock" Sam Schwartz is the guest, Part 1 of two parts

Episode Date: October 2, 2014
Host: Nick Viest and A. Scott Falk
Guests: Sam Schwartz


Roosevelt Island Governance

Episode Date: August 7, 2014
Host: Ellen Polivy
Guests: Jeffrey Escober and Larry Parnes


Cornell/Technion NYC Project on Roosevelt Island

Episode Date: July 3, 2014
Host: Ellen Polivy
Guests: Jeffrey Escober and Larry Parnes


Hunger in the Upper East Side

Episode Date: June 5, 2014
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: David G. Liston and Stephen Grimaldi


Michele Birnbaum, Chair of the Vendor Task Force, is the guest - Part 2 of 2

Episode Date: May 1, 2014
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Michele Birnbaum


Michele Birnbaum, Chair of the Vendor Task Force, is the guest - Part I

Episode Date: April 3, 2014
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Michele Birnbaum


Council Member Ben Kallos is today's guest

Episode Date: March 6, 2014
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: Benjamin Kallos, NYC Council Member for the 5th District


Nick Viest is today's guest.

Episode Date: February 6, 2014
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: Nicholas D. Viest


NYS Senator Jose Serrano is tonight's guest

Episode Date: January 2, 2014
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: NYS Senator Jose M. Serrano, 29th Senate District

Part II: Small Business challenges and opportunities within CD8 and NYC

Episode Date: December 5, 2013
Host: Cory Evans, Chair Small Business Committee, CB8M
Guests: Andrew Kalloch and Kelvin Collins


Andrew Kalloch on small business challenges and opportunities within CD8 and Manhattan

Episode Date: October 24, 2013
Host: Cory Evans
Guests: Andrew Kalloch


Elizabeth Malone, New York Mortgage Coalition, discusses property insurance in plain English

Episode Date: April 25, 2013
Host: Jim Clynes, First Vice-Chair, CB8M
Guests: Elizabeth Malone of the New York Mortgage Coalition


Nicholas D. Viest, Chair of CB8 of Manhattan

Episode Date: February 28, 2013
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: Nick Viest, Chair, CB8M

Older Adult Services at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Part II

Episode Date: December 27, 2012
Host: Ben Kallos
Guests: Laura Lazarua and Carolyn Silver


Older Adult Services at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Episode Date: November 22, 2012
Host: Benjamin Kallos and Ellen Polivy
Guests: Laura Lazarus and Carolyn Silver from the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House


New Voting Machines - How does it work.

Episode Date: October 25, 2012
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Valerie Vazquez, Director of Communications for Board of Elections


A conversation with two of the folks who stand behind a state senator and a city council member.

Episode Date: September 27, 2012
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: Brad Usher, Liz Krueger's office, and Genevieve Michel, Dan Garodnick's office


Hydrofracking moderated by the Co-Chairs of Environment & Sanitation Committee CB8M

Episode Date: July 26, 2012
Host: Debbie Teitelbaum and David Kleckner
Guests: Kate Sinding and Dr. Stephen Corson


Domestic Violence Forum

Episode Date: June 28, 2012
Host: The Public Safety Committee of CB8M
Guests: In Memoriam of Det. C. Lydia Martinez Originally Aired: 2/27/2007


Jennifer Ratner, Residents For Sane Trash Solutions

Episode Date: June 7, 2012
Host: Benjamin Kallos
Guests: Jennifer Ratner


Deborah M. Sale, EVP, External Affairs, Hospital for Special Surgery

Episode Date: April 5, 2012
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Deborah M. Sale


The Fund for Park Avenue

Episode Date: March 1, 2012
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Barbara McLaughlin and Jo-Ann Polise


2012-02Rob Byrnes, President of the East Midtown Partnership

Episode Date: February 2, 2012
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Rob Byrnes


Nick Viest, newly elected Chair of CB8M

Episode Date: January 5, 2012
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Nick Viest

Assembly Member Dan Quart

Episode Date: November 3, 2011
Host: Monica McKane
Guests: NYS Assembly Member Dan Quart, 73rd Assembly District


Matthew Katz, President and CEO of RIRA, is the guest

Episode Date: September 29, 2011
Host: Benjamin Kallos
Guests: Matthew Katz


Guest: Allen Houston, Executive Editor of "Our Town" on its 40th Anniversary

Episode Date: August 25, 2011
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: Allen Houston, Executive Editor of "Our Town" and "The Spirit"


2011-07Dr. Arline Bronzaft, GrowNYC.org

Episode Date: July 28, 2011
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Dr. Arline Bronzaft, Ph.D. expert on noise


Street Life Committee

Episode Date: June 16, 2011
Host: Benjamin Kallos
Guests: Cos Spagnoletti and Nick Viest


United States Congressperson Carolyn B. Maloney is the guest [April 2011]

Episode Date: May 19, 2011
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Congressperson Carolyn B. Maloney


2011-04Housing/Public Safety Committee

Episode Date: April 21, 2011
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Sharon Pope and Caroline Winston, President of ESHC


2011-03Health, Seniors & Social Services Committee

Episode Date: March 17, 2011
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Ellen Polivy


2011-02Youth and Education Committee

Episode Date: February 17, 2011
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Judith Schneider and James Clynes


Jacqueline Ludorf, Chair of Community Board 8 of Manhattan

Episode Date: January 20, 2011
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Jackie Ludorf, Chair of CB8M 2009, 2010 and 2011

2010-11 Senator Liz Krueger, 26th Senate District

Episode Date: November 25, 2010
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: NY State Senator Liz Krueger, 26th Senate District


2010-10 Zoning & Development Committee

Episode Date: October 28, 2010
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: Elaine Walsh & Teri Slater, Co-chairs of Zoning&Development Committee


Introducing the new poll voting machines

Episode Date: September 23, 2010
Host: Monica McKane Sanchez
Guests: Valerie Vazquez, Director of Communications for BOE, and Stephen Thompson, a HAVA training specialist demonstrate the new poll voting machines


Street Fairs Committee

Episode Date: August 26, 2010
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: Barbara Chocky & Laura Lijewski


State Senator Jose M. Serrano

Episode Date: June 24, 2010
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Jose M. Serrano, Senator, 28th Senate District


Benjamin Kallos, Public Member

Episode Date: May 27, 2010
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Benjamin Kallos


Second Ave. Subway Task Force

Episode Date: May 2, 2010
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: M. Barry Schneider


Parks Committee

Episode Date: March 25, 2010
Host: Monica McKane
Guests: Peggy Price & Barbara Rudder


Jeffrey M. Wice

Episode Date: February 25, 2010
Host: Monica McKane
Guests: Jeffrey M. Wice, national expert on Census and redistricting


Jacqueline Ludorf, Chair of Community Board 8

Episode Date: January 28, 2010
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: Jackie Ludorf

New York State Assembly Member Micah Z. Kellner

Episode Date: December 24, 2009
Host: Monica McKane-Sanchez
Guests: Micah Z. Kellner


City Council Member Jessica Lappin

Episode Date: November 26, 2009
Host: David Rosenstein
Guests: City Council Member Jessica Lappin


Assembly Member Jonathan L. Bing

Episode Date: October 22, 2009
Host: Monica McKane
Guests: Assembly Member Jonathan L. Bing


Street Life Committee

Episode Date: May 28, 2009
Host: Monica McKane
Guests: Nick Viest & Faith Bondy

Domestic Violence Forum - Public Safety Committee 2007

Episode Date: Feb 27, 2007
Host: Madelaine Piel , Moderator
Guests: David Liston Chair