Summary: AM Quincy is a live audio show that can be heard Monday-Friday, 7am to 9am on QATV-8 (Quincy Access Television, Quincy, Massachusetts) and QATV.org. AM Quincy features news, weather, traffic and music to get your day started. Hosted by QATV's Joe Catalano, the program also features interview segments with non-profit agency representatives, local politicians, directors from various City of Quincy departments and other individuals representing a myriad of topics and groups. AM Quincy is the only locally produced, daily show covering news and events in the City of Quincy.
Donna Shecrallah, Bridget Campbell, Alex Colbert, and Jody Hodgdon of South Shore Elder Services of Braintree discuss the many different programs available to help seniors and others, especially during the pandemic.
Interfaith Social Services of Quincy Executive Director Rick Doane says their food pantry, counseling center, housing assistance, and thrift store are as busy as ever as they prepare for the holidays.
Lori Earl, Co-founder of the This Star Won't Go Out organization in Quincy to support families dealing with childhood cancer, chats about their annual fundraiser and auction.
Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O'Donnell provides an update on real estate activity and how the registry is operating during the pandemic.
Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch explains that Beth Israel Lahey Health of Milton is opening a new urgent care center in Quincy Center. The expansion of the Pine Hill Cemetery, and President John Adams birthday anniversary celebration.
City of Quincy Director of Marketing and Tourism Dagny Ashley talks about how the pandemic has impacted the local tourist industry, and their efforts to draw visitors back to the city in 2021.
Executive Director of Quincy After School Child Care Sarah Morrison describes how they are adapting to the pandemic and plans for the future.
State Representative Tackey Chan, D - MA 2nd Norfolk District chats about the recent presidential debate, Governor Baker's budget proposal, and the Covid 19 Pandemic.
Kim Calvi of the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library in Quincy talks about the variety of virtual programs available at the libary as well as curbside pickup of books and materials at the main branch in Quincy Center.
BID Milton Hospital President and CEO Richard Fernandez explains their new Urgent and Primary Care facility that will open in Quincy Center on October 28th.
Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch announces the cancellation of the annual Christmas Parade due to the pandemic, discusses the status of Quincy College, and reports on the increase in trash.
Quincy Councilor-At-Large Nina Liang explains actions taken at the October 19th city council meeting, including discussion of short term rental regulations, and observing Filipino American History Month.
State Representative Tackey Chan, D - MA 2nd Norfolk District chats about the Governor's budget proposal, the eviction moratorium, and how the second wave of the coronavirus will impact the economy.
Mimi Balsamo of Stand Out for Black Lives Matter Quincy Group, Reverend Rebecca Froom of the United First Parish Church, and Pastor Mat Thomas of Bethel Church of the Nazarene in Quincy speak about efforts to develop a conversation about racism in Quincy with the goal of bringing about change.
Quincy School Committee Vice Chairman Anthony Andronico provides an update on the hybrid learning model now that all students are able to be back in classes 2 days per week.