Power of Three is a series of episodes where a guest will join podcast hosts Richie Woods and Tom Capone for a three-way conversation that will cover a variety of topics related to his/her interests, experiences and observations. It is our hope that these conversations will inform, entertain and inspire. We encourage our listeners to provide questions, comments, and suggestions specific to each episode, through the Anchor Voice Message feature. Input provided will help to enhance, enrich, and contribute to future episodes of our podcast. Cover art photo provided by JJ Ying on Un
Join us for a fun, and at times, moving conversation with Barry Kaplan. We included 3 surprise guests during our time together, each of whom expressed their heartfelt appreciation for the passion and commitment brought by Barry to his role as drama club director at Oceanside High School.
Oceanside High School graduate, class of ‘76, construction engineer/consultant, and author Dennis Freed joined us to talk about his his role of caregiver during his wife Hope’s 7 year battle with cancer. His book Love, Loss and Awakening: (Mis)Adventures on the Way Back to Joy is the basis for much of the conversation taking place during our most recent episode. We hope you join us and Dennis for this very honest assessment of his experiences.
Listen to Dr. Kenneth Azarow, recipient of the Malone Award, as the outstanding Senior Colonel Physician in the Army, speak about his experiences in the Middle East, in addition to his inspiring story, which took him from Oceanside, to Oregon, with several stops in between.
Mary Louise Hildebrandt, executive Managing Director of the Relationship Foundation, talks about building resilience through healthy relationships. What do healthy relationships look and feel like today? Join us for an enlightening discussion on the important work of TRF, designed to foster healthy relationships.
This episode was billed as an animated, lively and fun exchange between our podcast guest and podcast co- hosts. We think that you will agree that Dee’s Nursery’s very own “Tommy D” certainly fit the bill. Stayed tuned for the bonus segment immediately following our conversation.
Tony Award winning producer, husband, father of three, and Oceanside High School graduate, Larry Hirschhorn, joined Richie and Tom for a fun and informative conversation on his wonderful career. This reunion is something that we will not soon forget.
Listen to Tommy Maher talk passionately about his random acts of kindness in the wake of unimaginable tragedy. Hear about his 18 day cross-country journey to “pay it forward”, Tommy also shares his philosophy during our time together: “Believe there is good in the world.”
As the first Democratic supervisor in the Town of Hempstead in 112 years, Supervisor Laura Gillen has said that “we want to be a town associated with a bright future.” Listen to find out why things are looking bright for the 760,000 residents of the Town of Hempstead.
Join our conversation with Academy Award Nominee David Paymer, where you will hear about those who inspired him and what it was like to be nominated for an Oscar. You will also hear him sing a song about Oceanside, written by his parents in the early 60’s.
“This painting is yours if you promise to smile at random people more often.” Find out about artist Bren Bataclan’s request attached to his paintings that have been left in over 70 countries and each of the 50 states. If his goal as an artist is to make you smile, he has easily met that goal.
Oceanside, New York resident Steven Dodge speaks candidly about his opioid addiction and recovery, along with his efforts to educate young people and parents through his non-profit organization SLATE—-Saving Lives from Addiction throughTreatment and Education.