G-Town Radio Newsletter Fall 2023 Edition

todaySeptember 18, 2023


Germantown Community Radio serves the Northwest neighborhoods of Philly. Radiating from the center of Germantown to Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy to Nicetown, East Falls to West Oak Lane, and beyond.

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Welcome New Board Members

We are thrilled to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors, all of whom are Germantown residents!

Gary Hines is a seasoned business professional with over 30 years of experience in Workforce Development, Education, Project Management and Program Development. Gary is the President and Owner of The Gary Hines Consulting Group, LLC. He is a community activist and has served on boards and committees of numerous organizations, institutions, and local government. Gary is also a long-time supporter and former programmer for G-town Radio.

Paul Barrett serves as the Director of the Welcome Table, a community resource center based out of St. James School in North Philadelphia. He leads a team that develops programs addressing essential areas of need while facilitating neighbor-driven community development initiatives. Paul previously served in nonprofit public health and social service management roles in New York City after beginning his career as a high school teacher.

Hasan Ali is a Lead Generation & Analytical Specialist, helping business owners and agencies generate high-value leads using software systems and tools that turn into clients and customers. He was also the technical editor for the book, “Affiliate Marketing for Dummies.”

We are still looking for a few more folks to join our Board of Directors. If you are interested or know someone who is, please contact G-town Radio Board Vice President Julia Weekes.

92.9 Community of Joy Festival
Celebrate a Lifetime of Germantown Joy With Your Community Radio Station!


Join us and our partners in living that Germantown joy on Saturday, September 30th from 11am to 5pm at Maplewood Mall.

We have so much for you and your family to enjoy, including
-Bike Parade – Double Dutch – Face Painting – Photo Booth – Professional Headshots – Treehouse Bookmobile – Zine Making – Hula Hooping – Pick-A-Song – Paper Making – Farm Stands – Hand Cranked Ice Cream – Soft Pretzels Snacks & Vendors

Live music by Dok Downs

Bike Parade at 92.9 Community of Joy Festival

Decorate a bicycle, scooter, or the baby’s stroller! Come early for free decorating supplies and help.

Registration and decorating kick off at 11am.
Parade is 12-12:30pm

All kids will get a free swim lesson at Germantown Life Enrichment Center!

Check Out G-town Radio New Shows Living With Pets & Big Questions

Living with Pets is a show for people who share their lives with animals or just want to learn more about them. We explore the behavior of our pets and some of the latest research on how animals think and feel. Learn why our pets do what they do and how to influence their behavior to better fit in with their human family. We explore the ways that our pets perceive the world differently than we do as well as how they are much the same. Learn how you can enrich their lives in ways to build a stronger relationship with them. You can teach them new behaviors to make your life together work better or just for fun and games.

You can be part of the show by asking questions about your pet’s behavior or contact us just to brag about what your pet can do by calling or texting 267-591-9115, emailing or posting on the Living with Pets Facebook group page and they will be answered on the air.

Tune in the first and third Friday of every month at 9am

Nigel Ousey, a fifteen-year-old aspiring activist asks all the Big Questions. With new guests every month. Nigel boldly discusses race, community, politics, climate, and more. All the Big Questions are under his microscope!

Tune in the first Thursday of every month at 6pm

Sessions Mix > Rhythm Rug

The Sessions Mix will be changing names to the Rhythm Rug, taking a deeper dive into the eclectic sounds of Sessions Mix while exploring new releases and artist discussions behind their process.

Tune in Fridays 8pm to 10pm

G-town in the Neighborhood

G-town Radio was out and about this weekend!

Saturday morning, we joined PA House Representative Stephen Kinsey’s office, along with four other neighborhood groups including We Are Talking Trash Inc., We Are Smart 2, Helping Special Friends Inc., and Men Who Care of Germantown, in a community beautification project. Folks joined together at the underpass of 5799 Magnolia Street, where heaps of trash are illegally dumped regularly.

G-town Radio was playing music and sharing information at The Philadelphia Honey Festival at Wyck Historic House and Garden on Germantown Avenue.

We can’t wait to see you in Northwest Philly soon!

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Written by: Tom Casetta

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