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Troy MLK event aims to turn discussion into community action | Troy Record | 1/20/2020


https://www.troyrecord.com/news/troy-mlk-event-aims-to-turn-discussion-into-community-action/article_bb269e98-3bb5-11ea-9fb4-fbfabf722def.html

by Michael Gwizdala

TROY, N.Y. — The Sanctuary for Independent Media hosted an MLK Holiday Labor Celebration on Monday in Troy.

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, the community gathering sought to promoted a participatory discussion on social, national and international …

Save Our Stained Glass Windows!


Have you ever noticed the magical glow inside the Sanctuary? Century-old stained-glass windows help …

“Soildarity:” Troy Farmers Market Compost Collaboration


Jim bringing compost to the Collard City Growers garden

We are excited about our compost collaboration with Troy Waterfront Farmer’s Market, voted the best farmer’s market in the Northeast region! Trojans are invited to bring their compost to the market, which then makes its way to a demonstration …

North Troy Peace and Justice Holiday Celebration 2019


Check out these photos by Johnathan DeSousa from 2019’s Peace & Justice  Celebration

Sanctuary Youth MEDIA Club | Troy Prep High School | Fall 2019


Hello everyone! There were seven of us who joined this club in fall 2019 and we discussed topics within our community through multiple radio interviews. Our names are Aaron Pinder, Keimesha Kelly, Chris Timbaland, Madison Cora, Cederic Wilson Decent, Jamari Patterson, and Breanna Whiteback. Over the past ten weeks, each of us have …

Fall 2019 Brochure cover

Fall 2019 Sanctuary Season Announced


The Fall 2019 season at The Sanctuary for Independent Media
kicked off on November 1 with a free event celebrating the great work
of Riverkeeper volunteers on the Hudson River and concludes on
December 14 with the free 8th annual North Central Troy Justice &
Peace Holiday Celebration.

In …

Albany Times Union 11-12-19 “Filmmaker Penny Lane headed to Troy for ‘Hail Satan’ screening, workshop”


https://www.timesunion.com/entertainment/article/Filmmaker-Penny-Lane-headed-to-Troy-for-Hail-14829086.php

Albany Times Union
By Amy Biancolli
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Penny Lane, a documentary filmmaker who challenges expectations and flips subjects on their heads, will appear at the Sanctuary of Independent Media in Troy with her latest exercise in unconventional wisdom: “Hail Satan?,” a sympathetic look at Satanists. …

Albany Times Union 10-31-19 “Sanctuary plans events”


https://www.timesunion.com/entertainment/article/Sanctuary-plans-events-14704555.php

Troy venue to host live music, documentaries, NXIVM discussion
Staff report Published Thursday, October 31, 2019

Troy

A free event celebrating the work of Riverkeeper volunteers on the Hudson River will launch the fall season at The Sanctuary for Independent Media, located at the 3361 Sixth Ave. …

Sophia Cahillane

Capital Region Women in STEM


This page collects the various interviews done by NATURE Lab intern, Sophia Cahillane, with women in STEM fields. The idea for this came about before Sophia even joined the Sanctuary, but once she heard of the radio station here, she decided to put together a series of interviews with professional women in …

From WOOC (FM 105.3 Troy, NY) and The Sanctuary for Independent Media: The Spirit of the Suffragettes Rises in Troy’s Freedom Square


Posted on 11 July, 2019 by 

Suffragette Parade in New York City, May 6, 1912.

Suffragettes were out to change the world.  

They fought for the vote; they fought for workers, for sexual and reproductive rights, for abolition.  …

WOOC 105.3 FM

RADIO GA-GA: Sanctuary for Independent Media’s radio station nominated for national award


RADIO GA-GA: SANCTUARY FOR INDEPENDENT MEDIA’S RADIO STATION NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL AWARD

NEWS
 LAST UPDATED JUN 29, 2019

 
Given the limited range of WOOC 105.3 / Troy and its sister station WOOS 98.9 /Schenectady, you’d think the weeknight show …

Join the Sanctuary Sustainer Movement!


If you aren’t already a Sanctuary Sustainer, can you take a moment …

Troy Announces Slate Of Summer Events


WAMC Northeast Report

Mayor Patrick Madden joined officials with Downtown Troy BID and event organizers today to announce summer activities planned in the Collar City.

The calendar of 2019 concerts, cultural celebrations, street festivals, and sporting events kicked off …

How an LPFM Produces an Hour of Hyper-Local News Every Weekday


by  on April 30, 2019 in Community RadioJournalismLPFMPodcast

Podcast: Download

Every weekday an all-volunteer reporting staff produces an hour of …

More Power to Low-Power FM!


“Hudson Mohawk Magazine” demonstrates how hyperlocal news shows can make their limited broadcast range their strength rather than a limitation

ARTICLE BY GABE BULLARD

 

A view of downtown Troy, New York, where the Sanctuary for Independent Media serves the city of about 50,000 with a low-power FM hyperlocal news show, “Hudson Mohawk …

Sanctuary for Independent Media 2019 Spring Schedule


SPRING 2019 SEASON ANNOUNCED AT THE SANCTUARY FOR INDEPENDENT MEDIA! Schedule features musical performances, speakers, films, workshops, a gallery show, and more!

TROY – The Spring 2019 season at The Sanctuary for Independent Media kicks off on March 29 with a free show by the Afro-Latin-Reggae-Rock sensation Taína Asili and concludes …

Sanctuary Spring Season!!


SPRING 2019 SEASON ANNOUNCED AT THE SANCTUARY FOR INDEPENDENT MEDIA! Schedule features musical performances, speakers, films, workshops, a gallery show, and more!

TROY – The Spring 2019 season at The Sanctuary for Independent Media kicks off on March 29 with a free show by the Afro-Latin-Reggae-Rock sensation Taína Asili and concludes …

History of the Suffragettes


The history of the suffragettes can often be misled or embellished as time has passed. While it is good to recognize the accomplishments and successes of our ancestors, it is always important that we recognize their controversies, the problematic pieces of how they achieved success. In recognizing the problems of our predecessors, we can work …

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