Listen to archived shows on demand right now

Live HS Football Coverage And Scores

Latest News

One Life, One Chance Awareness Walk Coming Next Month

sunThe public is invited to a walk and forum next month in Fort Washington to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse. The sponsor is a group called One Life, One Chance.  Sal Rocco of Ambler, whose son Stephen died of a prescription drug overdose in early 2008 at the age of 21, says his best memories are of his son’s personality and smile.

“I don’t recall one picture where he was not having that beautiful smile, and he loved life, he loved football and he loved family.  Family was his all-in-all.  At our family celebrations right now there’s always that one plate where we’re missing Stephen there.”

Rocco says Stephen made a bad connection while serving a short prison term for fighting, and he died a month after his release, but he would love knowing that his parents are spreading the word about the dangers of drug abuse.  His mother, Kathy Rocco, says she and Sal decided to go public to help other families facing similar problems.

“Hopefully now they will see that these drugs are dangerous and maybe with this walk, hopefully, one child, just one person, would see the seriousness and save the pain of what Sal and I and our family went through.”

Rocco says she still sees her son and his smile every day.  She and Sal appeared Thursday on the WNPV talk program Comment Please by Univest.  The Awareness Walk In Memory of Stephen Rocco takes place on Sunday, September 19, between noon and 4:00pm, at Mondauk Common Park, Dillon and Susquehanna Roads in Fort Washington.
WNPV AM 1440 Happy Thanksgiving from all your friends here at WNPV Radio!
WNPV AM 1440 As you plan your shopping for Friday ... and Small Business Saturday ... be sure to include some of the locally owned and operated businesses in our area because, according to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (www.ilsr.org), locally owned businesses create more jobs locally and, in some sectors, provide better wages and benefits than chains do! "Shop Locally for the Holidays!"
Institute for Local Self-Reliance ilsr.org Building Community, Strengthening Economies
WNPV AM 1440 Planning to shop on Friday? How about Small Business Saturday? As you make your plans be sure to include some of the locally owned and operated businesses in the area! According to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (www.ilsr.org) there are "10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses." #5: Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship fuels America's economic innovation and prosperity and serves as a key means for families to move out of low-wage jobs and into the middle class. Shop Locally for the Holidays!
Institute for Local Self-Reliance ilsr.org Building Community, Strengthening Economies
WNPV AM 1440 As you plan your holiday shopping, think about the "Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses" from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (www.ilsr.org): Public Benefits and Costs. Local stores in town centers require comparatively little infrastructure and make more efficient use of public services relative to big box stores and strip shopping malls.
Institute for Local Self-Reliance ilsr.org Building Community, Strengthening Economies
WNPV AM 1440 As you plan your holiday shopping, think about the "Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses" from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (www.ilsr.org): Environmental Sustainability. Local stores help to sustain vibrant, compact, walkable town centers which in turn are essential to reducing sprawl, automobile use, habitat loss, and air and water pollution. "Shop Locally for the Holidays!"
Institute for Local Self-Reliance ilsr.org Building Community, Strengthening Economies

Listen Live

Full Programming Schedule

Internet Radio or Windows Media Player

TuneIn-2    or    Windows-mps-2

 

EEO Report

Get In Touch

Address: 1210 Snyder Road
Lansdale, PA 19446

Phone: (215) 855-8211

Phone: (215) 723-2116